News & Updates

  1. 7/13/20 - City to Resume Processing Fees for Online Payments on August 15

    Processing fees for online payments of city utilities, fines, etc., which had been waived during the city and state's Stay At Home Order, will resume on August 15th. Details on all acceptable methods of payments may be found Read on...
  2. 6/25/20 - City Hall to Take Appointments Beginning July 1

    The city will begin allowing visits to City Hall and other city facilities via appointment on July 1st. Masks will be required, and hand sanitizing stations will be provided. With the rise in cases specific to our zip code (30071), we have been advised by Read on...
  3. 6/3/20 - Words From Mayor Newton

    We're not out of the woods yet with COVID-19. While many of us are ready to be done with the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus itself is not done with us. It is imperative that as we loosen restrictions to try and return to some semblance of normality, we Read on...
  4. 6/1/20 - COVID-19 Update from GNR Health Department as of 6/1

    COVID-19 Update from Gwinnett, Newton, & Rockdale County Health Departments as of June 1, 2020: Read on...
  5. 6/1/20 - Norcross' Plan for Returning to Normal Operations

    We are entering the first phase on the road to recovery and normalcy. Assuming further directives are not provided by the Governor, the following is an outline of actions the City of Norcross plans to follow in order to resume normal operations. Read on...
  6. 5/1/20 - Explanation of Governor's Regulations

    While the Governor's shelter in place order expired April 30th at 11:59 PM, that does not mean the pandemic is no longer a concern nor that health and safety precautions may be lessened. This is the first phase in our return to recovery–we are still Read on...
  7. 4/29/20 - COVID-19 Testing Sites in Gwinnett

    COVID-19 testing is open to those with symptoms at Gwinnett, Newton, & Rockdale County Health Departments's drive-thru COVID-19 Specimen Collection sites. A doctor's referral is not required. Read on...
  8. 4/22/20 - Municipal Court Update

    ?Due to the extension of the Supreme Court Judicial Emergency Order to May 13, 2020 Norcross Municipal court sessions will resume June 3, 2020. If this order is extended past the May 13, 2020 date all parties will be notified by phone and/or mail.? Read on...
  9. 4/21/20 - Amendment to Emergency Ordinance Deferring Payment of Electrical Service

    At last night's Special Called Meeting, Mayor and Council voted to further amend Sec. 43-1, subparagraph (12) of the city's Emergency Ordinance. The amendment provides a mechanism for Norcross Power customers to request deferment of payment due to Read on...
  10. 4/20/20 - New Event Cancellations

    After assessing the current outlook for COVID-19 and in adherence with advice set forth by the CDC and the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale Counties Health Department, the following events have been canceled. Read on...
  1. 4/16/20 - Reminder: Sanitation Pick-up is Cart Service Only

    In the best interest of the health and well-being of our sanitation employees, the city’s garbage collection service is cart service only. Please limit garbage and recycling to what fits inside of the respective carts with the lids closed. Read on...
  2. 4/16/20 - Reminder - Burning Ban in Effect

    A Burning Ban has been in effect since March 23rd per the Gwinnett Fire Marshal. Please refer to the Gwinnett Fire website for more information. Read on...
  3. 4/14/20 - Free Meals to be Provided to Citizens in Need

    Starting tomorrow, up to 500 meals a day/3 days a week will be distributed via drive-through in the Global Mall parking lot. Read on...
  4. 4/13/20 - COVID-19 Testing Sites Open in Gwinnett

    Due to the increased availability of testing supplies, COVID-19 testing is now open to those with symptoms at Gwinnett, Newton, & Rockdale County Health Departments's drive-thru COVID-19 Specimen Collection sites! A doctor's referral is no longer required Read on...
  5. 4/3/20 - Governor's Shelter in Place Order to Supersede City Order at 6 P.M. Tonight

    Update: This order has been extended through April 30th. Effective from 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 3rd, a Shelter in Place Order has been issued by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. The Governor’s Shelter in Place Order preempts all local emergency orders Read on...
  6. 4/3/20 - Drive-through Service at City Hall Suspended

    Beginning Monday, drive-through service at City Hall has been temporarily suspended for the duration of Governor Kemp's Executive Order. You may still use the night depository box, though we cannot accept cash at this time. Read on...
  7. 4/3/20 - Reminder: Sanitation Pick-up is Cart Service Only

    In the best interest of the health and well-being of our sanitation employees, the city’s garbage collection service is cart service only. Please limit garbage to what fits inside of the cart with the lid closed. No extra bags or household bulk waste Read on...
  8. 3/31/20 - Stay at Home Order in Effect!

    Effective last night, the City of Norcross is under a “Stay at Home” order through April 27th. Joining similar orders issued Friday by Gwinnett County and its 15 other cities, the “Stay at Home” order urges citizens to Read on...
  9. 3/31/20 - Change in City Hall Hours

    Hours for drive-through service at City Hall have changed to 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. M-F effective today. Customers should have their bill in hand if making a payment. Read on...
  10. 3/25/20 - Norcross Joins County in Closing Certain Businesses Temporarily

    Yesterday, the city issued a statement announcing a new Emergency Ordinance closing certain businesses temporarily, joining similar statements issued by other cities and the county; all 16 cities in Gwinnett have agreed to issue these orders... Read on...
  1. 3/25/20 - City Restricts Solicitation

    The city has announced they will not be issuing any permits for solicitation during the “state of local emergency” period and citizens should beware of potential scammers. Read on...
  2. 3/25/20 - Burning Ban Expanded, Effective Today

    Effective immediately, the Gwinnett Fire Marshall has expanded the Burning Ban from now until the end of September. (The usual Burning Ban period, as mandated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, runs May 1 – September 30.) Read on...
  3. 3/24/20 - Norcross Adopts Emergency Revisions to City Ordinance

    Amendments to the city’s Code of Ordinances were adopted by the Norcross City Council at a special called meeting Monday night. Read on...
  4. 3/20/20 - City Declares Local State of Emergency

    At a special called meeting on Tuesday night, mayor and council declared a local state of emergency by unanimous vote. Following this decision, the city has implemented various efforts, detailed here. Read on...
  5. 3/19/20 - Sanitation/Bulk Pick-up Update

    Effective March 23rd, Advanced Disposal will no longer be picking up bulk items (TVs, mattresses, furniture, etc.) or garbage bags left outside of the cart. This is for the safety of the drivers, as the virus can survive on hard surfaces such Read on...
  6. 3/18/20 - Update: City Hall is Closed but Operational

    Officially, today city hall is closed to foot traffic. We are still able to serve the public via email, electronic plan submission, online utility payments and conference calls. Read on...
  7. 3/17/20 - Special Called Meeting

    A special called meeting of Mayor and Council has been announced for tonight (Tues, March 17) at 6:30 p.m., to be held at City Hall in the Council Chambers in order to adhere to guidelines set forth by the CDC and Georgia State Dept of Health. The pur... Read on...
  8. 3/17/20 - Parks Update

    For the safety of our city staff, residents and visitors, all City Parks Facilities are closed until further notice to all private, permitted events... Read on...
  9. 3/17/20 - Message from Norcross PD's Chief Grogan

    The Norcross Police Department is committed to providing the best possible service to our residents and businesses, especially during times such as these. You have my commitment as your Chief of Police that... Read on...
  10. 3/16/20 - Important Update Regarding Tonight's Policy Session

    The scheduled Policy Work Session for tonight at 6:30 p.m. will be held as planned, with the only change being a location move from the City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room to the Council Chambers in order to adhere... Read on...