Welcome New Residents

Welcome to Lovejoy! We're excited to have you join the Lovejoy community. While moving somewhere new can be exciting, there are also many questions. Whether it's starting new services, finding local events, or even establishing your home based business, we are here to assist you the best way we can. 

Mayor and Council 

Bobby Cartwright, Mayor - mayor@cityoflovejoy.com
Rosannette Kirby, Post I - r_kirby@cityoflovejoy.com
Marci Fluellyn, Post II - m_fluellyn@cityoflovejoy.com
Rebekah H. Wright, Post III - r_wright@cityoflovejoy.com
Mary Ann Carp - m_carp@cityoflovejoy.com


City Council Meetings

City Council Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. Business Sessions begin at 7:00 pm. Meeting are open to the public.

Residential Trash & Recycling Service

Curbside trash service will be mandated for all single-family homes in the City of Lovejoy. This excludes mobile homes and apartments. Curbside trash service will continue with the current approved service provider, Waste Industries. The cost of this service is $168/Year ($14/Month) and will be added to the property tax bills. (To pre-pay for this service, download the Sanitation Fee Pre-Pay form (PDF)). To have a trash can delivered, please contact Waste Industries directly. 

Sanitation service includes: 

  • Weekly curbside trash pick-up
  • Bi-weekly recycling
  • Monthly Bulk Pick Up

City Property Tax

The City of Lovejoy collects property taxes separate from Clayton County. 

What you need to know

  • City of Lovejoy property tax bills are mailed to property owners every October
  • Payments are accepted in person at Lovejoy City Hall, by mail, or online. 
  • For property tax injury please contact Lovejoy City Hall (770) 471-2304 or complete the request form . 
  • The City of Lovejoy offers 2 property tax exemptions : (1) Seniors 65 and older, property owner, and must reside at the property. (2) 100 % Disabled Veterans, property owner, and must reside at the property. Property owners must complete, and have notarized the property tax exemption form
  • The City of Lovejoy does not offer the Homestead exemption

Water and Sewer

Water and Sewer service is conducted with the Clayton County Water Authority. www.CCWA.us


For information of election dates, registration deadlines, and local county voter registration, visit the Secretary of States website: mvp.sos.gs.gov or call (404) 656-2871. 

You may also contact the Clayton County Board of Elections and Registration at (770) 477 - 3372 for precinct locations and general information. The City of Lovejoy conducts municipal elections. 

Programs & More 

Elevate Lovejoy 

The Elevate Lovejoy Outreach Program focuses on encouraging and exposing Lovejoy citizens to the opportunities within their community and beyond. The outreach program has services such as youth mentorship, a community clothing closet, Lovejoy walking club, garden activities and events, spotlight and exposure for Lovejoy business owners and entrepreneurs, adult empowerment activities, community enrichment events and regular updates on topics that are important to our citizens. 

visit www.elevatelovejoy.org to find out more.

Lovejoy City Hall 

2296 Talmadge Rd, Lovejoy 30250
P.O. Box 220, Lovejoy GA
Ph (770) 471-2304 / Fax (770) 471 - 6499
Email: ljcity@cityoflovejoy.com
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Lovejoy Police Department 

2296 Talmadge Road 
P.O. Box 220, Lovejoy GA 30250
Ph (678) 610-9748 / (678) 610-9757
Email: lpd@cityoflovejoy.com

Lovejoy Community Center

11622 Hastings Bridge Road, Lovejoy GA 30250
Ph (678) 479-8655 / Fax (678) 479 - 3488
E-mail : communitycenter@cityoflovejoy.com

Lovejoy City Garden 

2635 Steele Road, Lovejoy GA 30250
(678) 479- 4525
Store Hours vary by season

Important Contacts: 

Clayton County Fire Department 
(770) 473 - 3806

Clayton County Police Department 
(770) 477 - 3747 

Clayton County Sheriff Department 
(770) 471 - 1122

Clayton County Landfill 
(770) 473 - 5795 

Clayton County Water Authority 
(770) 690- 5200

Lovejoy Post Office 
(770) 471-3936

Clayton News Daily