(1) Contact the County Engineer to acquire a County Petition Form.
(2) The applicant shall get signatures of all property owners along the road to be paved (or as many of the property owners as possible) on the provided County Petition Form. Once all of the signatures have been obtained, return to the County Engineer.
(3) The Board of Commissioners, along with staff recommendations, will prioritize which roads are to be paved. Prioritization factors include such characteristics as, is the road prioritized in the Bulloch County Long Range Transportation Improvement Plan, the number of residences and amount of traffic on the road, difficulty of maintenance of the road, and ability to acquire the necessary right of way for paving the road.
(4) If a road is selected for paving by the Board of Commissioners, when funds are made available, the County will have the road surveyed.
(5) The County will contact the property owners along the road to get signatures on right of way deeds. The County requires a 60 foot right of way for paved roads, which is normally measured as 30 feet to each side from the center of the existing road.
(6) After all of the right of way has been acquired, the County will proceed with clearing and grading of the road base, followed by the paving of the road.
(1) Contact the County Engineer to obtain a County Petition Form.
(2) The County Engineer will perform a traffic study on the road in which factors such as traffic speed, length, and steepness of the road will be considered.
(3) If the County’s criteria for these factors are met and the petition has been completed with signatures of 80% of the property owners along the road, the Board of Commissioners will consider the request in a public hearing.
(4) If the request is approved by the Board, a special tax assessment district may be authorized to fund the traffic calming improvements. For more details, refer to Section 17 of the Bulloch County Roads, Highways, and Bridges Policies.
Schedule of Fees
The Public Works/Transportation Director strives to maintain all County owned roadway infrastructure and to provide the traveling public with safe, reliable and aesthetically pleasing public ways.