Public Works

  • Timber Harvesting Ordinance of Candler County, Georgia

    Please click on the link for a copy of the new Timber Harvesting Ordinance of Candler County, Georgia adopted during the January 4, 2021 Board of Commissioners meeting. For further information, please direct any questions you may have to our Public Works department at 912-685-2822.
  • Road Issues & Requests for Service

    Click here to view the detour map.
    We are notifying everyone of a road closure. Excelsior Church Road at Ten Mile Creek Bridge south of I-16 at Pulaksi-Excelsior Road (Exit 111) interchange will close to thru-traffic for 120 days starting Monday, March 22, 2021 for a bridge replacement project. The contractor The Industrial Company (TIC) will prepare and maintain the detour around the closure, which utilizes Jones Road, Turner Road and Dutch Ford Road. Motorists can access residences in the area up to the work zone. For the safety of the public, unauthorized personnel and motorized vehicular are not permitted in the construction zone. 

    Please report any road issues or requests for service to Candler County Public Works at (912) 685-2822 or to the administration office at (912) 685-2835.

  • Curbside Waste Pickup

    New residents can arrange for curbside waste pickup through the Candler County Tax Assessor’s Office. Curbside pickup is included in Candler County property taxes.

    To arrange for, or make changes to, your curbside waste pickup in the unincorporated area of the county please call the Tax Assessor's Office at (912) 685-6346.

  • Landfill & Recycling

    Candler County Public Works operates the Candler County Landfill and Recycling Center. Curbside residential and commercial waste is picked up by the County and deposited at the landfill. 


    Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED

    Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED

    The Recycling Center is also open to residents drop of of recyclable materials.  Call 912-685-9579 to check acceptability if you have a question about your recyclable materials. 

    Recycling Center - Spring Hours
    Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to  4:00 p.m.
    Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Sunday - CLOSED

    The recycling center is currently accepting:
    Household Garbage (bagged only)
    Brown Goods
    Aluminum Cans
    Tires (for a fee - Please see the shop attendant before dumping)

    The recycling center is currently NOT ACCEPTING:
    Used Motor Oil
    Hazardous Materials

    Candler County Public Works
    Jerry Lanier, Public Works Supervisor
    Robert Hendrix, Landfill Manager
    Becky Loveall, Secretary 
    842 Landfill Road
    Metter, GA 30439
    Phone: 912-685-2822

    Recycling Center
    192 Landfill Road
    Metter, GA 30439
    Phone: 912-685-9579