Board of Tax Assessors

MEMBERS: 3 members
TERM: Staggered-no limit
AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: Georgia O.C.G.A. § 48-5-290

MEMBERS / TERM EXPIRES
Louise Darley / 1-1-2021
Beverly Bowen / 1-1-2023
Joe West / 1-1-2022
Darlene Paul, Chief Appraiser / NA

CONTACT
Darlene H. Paul, Chief Appraiser
229-995-5210

METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
County Governing Authority

MEETING INFORMATION
• Regular meetings: Second Thursday of each month at 9:00 am
• Special meetings: determined at the time of call
Meeting place: Courthouse Annex (Old National Guard Armory) Room F 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
To investigate diligently and to inquire into the property owned in the county for the purpose of ascertaining what real and personal property is subject to taxation in the county and to require the proper return and assessment of the property for taxation.

REQUIREMENTS:
• At least 21 years of age
• High school diploma or its equivalent
• Successfully complete assessor examination
• Successfully complete at least 40 hours of approved appraisal courses within 180 days of appointment and an additional 40 hours of training during each two calendar years (January 1 through December 31) or tenure.

Not sure which office provides the services you need?
Review the lists below to help you get to the right place:

SUPERIOR COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
Deed, Lien, Plat, UCC Records
Criminal Records
Civil Action Records
Child Support Orders
Juvenile Records
Military Discharge Records
Jury Records
Passport Acceptance Agency

MAGISTRATECOURT OFFICE
Dispossessions (Evictions)
Civil Actions (Small Claims)
Writ of Possession (Repossession)
Garnishments
FiFas (Small Claims)

PROBATE COURT OFFICE
Birth Certificates
Marriage Certificates
Death Certificates
Estates/Wills
Gun Permits
Traffic Court





TAX ASSESSOR'S OFFICE
Property Information Records
Board Of Tax Assessors Records
Tax Exemption Information

Board of Equalization (Tax assessment Appeals)

TAX COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE
Tax Billing Records
Vehicle Tag & Title Records

PLANNING & ZONING
Business License for Terrell County
Building Permits for Terrell County
Sign Permits for Terrell Coutny
Zoning Records for Terrell County


CODE ENFORCEMENT
Code Violations for Terrell County

ANIMAL CONTROL


Contact Us

Superior Court Clerk's Office
229-995-2631

Magistrate Court 
229-995-3757

Probate Court
229-995-5515

Tax Assessor's Office
229-995-5210

Code Enforcement, Planning & Zoning, Animal Control
229-995-4410

Tax Commissioner
229-995-5151

Terrell County
Courthouse Annex

499 Rountree DR SW
Dawson, GA 39842

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