Starting A Business

Starting A Business
“Shop, Dine & do Business in Downtown Hartwell!” 
City of  Hartwell Departments:
Building Permits/Inspections (706) 376-4756
Business Licenses (706) 376-4756
City Clerk (706) 376-4756
Downtown Development Authority/Main Street  Program 
(706) 376-0188
Utilities (706) 376-4756
Zoning (706) 376-4756
Hart County Health Department Food Permit Environmental Health Office,(706) 376-2582
Georgia Department of Agriculture Food Sales Establishment License
Hartwell Historic Preservation Commission Certificate of Appropriateness—A map of the
downtown historic  district is located at the City Zoning Office. , The commission meets the second Tuesday of every month
at 4:00 p.m. in the  City Hall Annex at 500 E. Howell Street. 706-376-0188
Sign Guidelines—Business signs must conform to city sign regulations and must also be approved by the
Historic Preservation Commission.
Fire and Life-Safety Inspection—. Hartwell Fire Chief Office is at City Hall, 500 E. Howell Street,
Hartwell, GA 30643. (706-376-4756)
Business License—In order to operate a business in Hartwell, you will need to fill out an annual Reporting Form
for Occupation Tax at City Hall.
Parking Ordinanace- currently suspended