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Cobb County District Three Commissioner JoAnn Birrell took her oath of office for her second term with the assistance of her husband, Dave, and Senior Judge Conley Ingram and Superior Court Lark Ingram, on Jan. 6, 2015.

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District 3 Commissioner, JoAnn Birrell
100 Cherokee St
Marietta, GA 30090

770-528-2606 fax

District 3 Commission Assistant, Inger Eberhart



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Monthly Zoning Information Available Online

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Every month the Cobb County Zoning Division prepares information, which provides analysis and staff recommendations for all rezoning, special land use permit and land use permit requests. These items are presented to the Planning Commission (PC) and Board of Commissioners (BOC) for their review, recommendation and consideration.

The Planning Commission hears the cases and provides recommended actions to the BOC. Both hearings will begin at 9 a.m. and are held at the Board of Commissioners building at 100 Cherokee Street, 2nd floor meeting room, Marietta 30090. View a list of cases scheduled to be heard.

Animal Services

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Cobb County Animal Services is a great place to find that addition to your family.

Adoption fees are $115 for all animals. All animals have been spayed/neutered and are current on all vaccinations. Dogs over 6 months old have been heartworm-tested and cats over 6 months have been combo-tested. Visit Animal Services or call 770-499-4136 for more information. Sign up for the new electronic newsletter from Cobb County Animal Services. You will receive updated information about shelter operations, special events and opportunities to get involved, as well as other important information concerning the safety and welfare of our community. To sign up for the newsletter, visit and click on the "News & Alerts" tab. Enter your email address and select department newsletters based on your interests, including Animal Services.

Like Cobb County Animal Services on Facebook and follow Cobb County Animal Services on Twitter for more up-to-date information.

Also check the Facebook page for Superior Pets for Patriotic Pets.

To stay updated on Animal Services and ways to get involved, sign up for our new animal services newsletter.

Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) training

CERTLogoDisasters begin and end locally. The CERT Program provides an opportunity for Cobb County citizens to learn about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their areas and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

These classes are 20 hours of free instruction. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others when professional responders are not immediately available.

To enroll or learn more visit Cobb County CERT or call 770-499-4567.