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Fort Valley is a quiet and peaceful yet energetic and progressive city located near the geographical center of Georgia in growing Peach County. The city had a total population of 9,815 according to the 2010 Census, an astounding 22.61 percent growth rate over the 10 years since the 2000 census. The current estimated population is 9,935. The city, established in 1856, is the county seat of Peach County.

Fort Valley was long known as the Peach Capitol of the World and is the center of Georgia's largest peach producing area. It is also the birthplace of and corporate home to the Blue Bird Corp., one of the nation's largest manufacturers of school buses. The city is also home to Fort Valley State University and the American Camellia Society. Lane Packing Co. operates a sprawling peach packing and retail facility at the edge of town which has become a popular tourist attraction.

With quiet tree-lined streets and dozens of beautiful historical homes, Fort Valley is a city in transition. Served by a dedicated mayor and city council, progressive and professional fire and police departments and an innovative city-owned utility service, the city is preparing itself for tremendous growth over the next few years.




Public Notices 

“EXHIBIT A”

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Fort Valley provides notice, pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-131(a)(1), that the qualifying fee for City Council for East Ward – Post 1, West Ward – Post 2 and an at-large position on the City Council in the election to be held on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November in the year of 2021 shall be $180.00 and the Mayor position shall be $360.00. The qualifying fee for three positions on the Utility Commission for Post 3 At-Large, East Ward Post 1, and Westward Post 2 (Special Election) position shall be $180.00.  The qualifying fee shall be paid at the time a candidate qualifies. The Qualifying Period begin August 16th, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. and will cease at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 20th, 2021.
 

We have been notified of scammers contacting citizens advising them to pay their property taxes over the phone immediately. THESE CALLS ARE NOT COMING FROM THE CITY OF FORT VALLEY. If at any time you receive a call concerning property taxes please hang up and call us directly at 478-825-8261. 

"ATTENTION ALL FOOD VENDORS who will be setting up on "the strip" along State University Drive for Homecoming".
Please contact Ms. Tiffany Bland at the Fort Valley Department of Public Health for Food Safety Inspection Fees and requirements. She may be reached at 478-825-6939. You may also contact Fort Valley City Hall at 478-825-8261 to speak with the city marshal for further information.
 

Please contact Ms. Tiffany Bland at the Fort Valley Department of Public Health for Food Safety Inspection Fees and requirements. She may be reached at 478-825-6939. You may also contact Fort Valley City Hall at 478-825-8261 to speak with the city marshal for further information.

Please contact Ms. Tiffany Bland at the Fort Valley Department of Public Health for Food Safety Inspection Fees and requirements. She may be reached at 478-825-6939. You may also contact Fort Valley City Hall at 478-825-8261 to speak with the city marshal for further information. 

Due to a malfunction with the system, property taxes were generated at the  2019 appraised value. We will send out the corrected property tax bills with the 2020 appraised value. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

*If your court date was set for May 12, 2020, your new court date is August 11, 2020 *If your court date was set for June 9, 2020, your new court date is September 8, 2020

Our next scheduled court date is July 14, 2020 at 10:30am at City Hall.  Social distancing will be enforced and masks will be required for entry into the courtroom

Voting Precincts

November 2nd, 2021 Qualified Candidates

City of Fort Valley, Georgia Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 21) Budget Adoption Hearing

Request for Qualifications - ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN SERVICES

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AD VALOREM TAX RATE AND PROPERTY TAX FOR CITY OF FORT VALLEY

Now Accepting Credit Card Payments for Property Taxes - Click Here to make an online payment
Any questions contact our tax department at 478-825-8261 ext. 100

MUNICIPAL COURT VIRTUAL WRITE-UP 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2017 CDBG SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS

Peach County Executive Order

***The Fair Housing Initiative***

December 2019 Meeting Notice & Upcoming Events 

Notice of Millage Rate Adoption Hearing 2021

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