County Marshal

25 Justice Way, Suite 2322
Dawsonville, GA 30534


Grayson Smith
Code Compliance
(706) 344-3232 Phone
(706) 531-2730 Fax

Brendan Grindle
Animal Control
(706) 265-7387 Phone
(706) 531-2724 Fax

Contact by email

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our Mission

"Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Dawson County through proactive enforcement and effectively adjudicating all complaints from citizens and other departments regarding alleged ordinance violations without bias and serve as an educator and liaison between the county government and the general public to explain and effectively defend the ideals embodied in the ordinances of the county"

Licensing and Employee Permits

The Dawson County Marshal's Office is responsible for issuing employee permits. Relevant information and forms can be found on the Alcohol Licensing page.  Additionally the Marshal's Office issues employee permits for other types of businesses.  Employees may apply for permits Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. 

Background Check Consent Form (Server Permit)

Animal Control

The Dawson County Marshal's Office is responsible for the enforcement and administration of the Dawson County Animal Control Ordinance .

Surrender of Animals must be done directly to the Dawson County Humane Society, Animal Control does not provide this service.

Entrapment or Capture of Wildlife contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Division Region 2 #770-535-5700.

Removal of Deceased Animals from PublicRoadways:            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   State Highway #770-535-5759                               

   Public Road #706-344-3500 x 42232


All Other Codes and Regulations

In addition, the Marshal's Office is the enforcement agent for other county ordinances.  View other county ordinances

Marshal Statistics

2019 Code Complaints

2018 Code Complaints

2017 Code Complaints

2016 Code Violations

2015 Code Violations

2014 Code Violations

2013 Code Violations

2012 Code Violations

2011 Code Violations

2010 Code Violations