Resource Directory

  • Columbus 311 - Request for Service
    You may use the Columbus 311 - Request for Service app for any non-emergency services. A request can be made for a variety of city services including potholes, street lights, drainage problems, missed garbage pickup, etc. The information will be sent to the 311 Citizens Service Center.
  • Accident / Incident Report
    Department: Police Department
    Location: 510 10th Street, Ground Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 3100
  • Address Validation Tool
    The GIS Division is responsible for assigning new addresses, researching inquiries regarding address discrepancies and correcting addresses that are found to be invalid. Use our Address Validation e-tool to ensure that your address is in the City's official address database.
  • Alarm Registration
    Columbus False Alarm Reduction Program:
  • Alcohol and Business License
    Department: Finance - Revenue Division
    Location: 3111 Citizens Way, 1st Floor
    tel: 706 - 225 4100
  • Application to Appear Before Council
    If you wish to appear before the City Council, please complete this application. By completing the application, your name will be placed on the Public Agenda of the council meeting.
  • Birth / Death Certificate (Vital Record)
    Department: Public Health (State Agency)
    Location: 2100 Comer Avenue
    tel: 706 - 321 - 6300
  • Board Member Nominee Form
    Nominate someone to one of Muscogee County's Boards. Nominee will be approved by council.
  • Building Permits
    Department: Inspections and Code
    Location: 420 10th Street, 2nd Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4126
  • Business Licenses
    Department: Finance
    Location: 3111 Citizens Way
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4100
  • Career Opportunities
    This service lists all of the city government's vacant positions. If you are interested in a position, you may apply online by clicking on the position's name.
  • Cemetery Records
    Search the city's cemetery records database for a relation, friend, or loved one.
  • City Council Meeting Videos
    Did you miss the last City Council Meeting? Stay informed by viewing the latest council meeting online at your leisure.
  • Columbus City Code
    View the most recent copy of the Columbus, Georgia City Codes. You may also purchase a copy of the City Codes.
  • Council Agenda
    View the latest City Council agenda.
  • Criminal History / Background Check
    Department: Police Department - Desk Services
    Location: 510 10th Street, Ground Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 3100
  • Current Bids & RFPs
    View the Columbus Consolidated Government's outstanding bids and RFPs.
  • Divorce Decree
    Department: Superior Court
    Location: 100 10th Street, 2nd Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4372
  • Employee Exit Survey
    We are sorry that you are leaving the Columbus Consolidated Government. Please fill out our Employee Exit Survey so that we may learn from your experiences of working with us to help us make improvements. A password is needed to access this survey.
  • Garbage Collection Information
    Department: Public Works - Waste Collection Division
    Location: 602 11th Ave. Bldg. E
    tel: 311 or 706 - 653 - 4160
  • GIS Maps of Columbus
    The Geographic Information Systems Division of Engineering has created a wide array of maps of Columbus containing valuable information. GIS has maps of school districts, voting precincts, garbage pickup, and much more. GIS also offers interactive maps that can be searched by address, owner name or parcel identification number.
  • Gun Permit
    Department: Probate Court
    Location: 100 10th Street, 6th Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4331
  • Handicapped Parking Permit
    Department: Muscogee County Tag Office
    Location: 3111 Citizens Way, Ground Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4208
  • Marriage License
    Department: Probate Court
    Location: 100 10th Street, 6th Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4331
  • Monthly Financial Reports OLOST & TSPLOST
    Department: Finance
    Location: 100 10th Street, 5th Floor
    tel: 706 - 225 - 4087
  • Municipal / Magistrate County E-Filing
    File your claim online. Filing online will save time and money. There are 5 to 7 data entry steps and payment by VISA, MasterCard and American Express Credit (and VISA/MasterCard Debit) cards will complete your filing in 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Muscogee County Most Wanted
    This database lists Muscogee County's Wanted Suspects/Fugitives. If you have any information concerning any of these individuals, contact the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office at (706) 653-4225.
  • Passport
    Department: Probate Court
    Location: 100 10th Street, 6th Floor
    Department: Post Office (Federal Agency)
    Location: 120 12th Street
    Department: Clerk of Superior & State Courts
    Location: 100 10th Street, 2nd Floor
    Contact: (706) 225-3208
  • Property Tax Information
    Find out the appraised value of your property.
  • Public Events and Meetings
    Search the city's calendar for all public meetings.
  • Register as a Vendor
    Register your company as a vendor for the city of Columbus, Ga. Complete the Vendor Information Form and identify the appropriate commodity your company provides and you will be added to the city's vendor list.
  • Register to Vote
    Department: Elections and Registration
    Location: 3111 Citizens Way, 2nd Floor
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4392
  • Request a Recycling Bin (Columbus 311 app)
    Department: 311 Citizen Services
    Location: 3111 Citizens Way, Ground Floor
    tel: 311 or 706 - 653 - 4000
  • Request for Proclamation
    In order to be presented at Council, proclamations should address topics of widespread interest. Please note that proclamations are only presented at council the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm.
  • Sex Offender Database
    The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office has established a registered sex offenders database called OffenderWatch. OffenderWatch is used to manage and monitor the whereabouts of registered offenders in Muscogee County. OffenderWatch provides the most accurate and timely information available.
  • Verify Citizenship - "SAVE"
    Department: Homeland Security
    Location: 510 10th Street, 2nd Floor
    tel: 706 - 225 - 4213
  • Parking Tickets (for tickets issued by METRA)
    Parking tickets issued by METRA or other Parking and Transportation Agencies.
    Department: METRA Transit, Parking Management
    Location: 814 Linwood Blvd.
    tel: 706 - 225 - 4581
    Online: Pay METRA Parking Tickets OnLine
  • Parking Tickets (for tickets issued by Public Safety Agencies)
    Parking tickets issued by Public Safety Agencies (Columbus Police Department / Georgia State Patrol)
    Department: Recorder's Court
    Location: 702 10th Street
    tel: 706 - 653 - 4256
    Online Calculator: MyFine Calculator