COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

As Glynn County strives to accommodate those needing to conduct business transactions with the county while balancing the need for public health awareness during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we encourage our community to utilize the following methods before personally visiting any of our physical locations:

Updates on County Services:

  • BOC and Committee Meetings:
    • Public Meetings are currently being assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Board of Elections
    • The Glynn County Board of Elections and Registration will be closing our lobby to the public beginning Monday April 6. We will still have staff in the office answering the phones, responding to the public’s emails and preparing for the April 27th early voting and May 19th General Primary / Presidential Preference Primary combined election.
    • Telephone: 912-554-7060
    • Also, the Board has cancelled their scheduled April Board meeting.
  • Community Development
    • The Community Development department is still open. However, citizens are encouraged to refer to our website or call the office first to confirm if transaction needs can be met online or via telephone.
    • The following meetings have been cancelled:
      • Special Called Meeting of the Mainland Planning Commission - Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:00 pm - Historic Courthouse
      • Regular Meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals - Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 10:00 am - Historic Courthouse
      • For further information, please contact the Glynn County Planning & Zoning Division at 912-554-7428 or planningzoning@glynncounty-ga.gov
  • County Facilities:
    • At this time, County facilities will remain open during normal business hours.
    • The County has implemented enhanced cleaning practices.
  • Court Services:
    • Juvenile Court
      • In compliance with the directive of the Supreme Court of Georgia which has declared a statewide Judicial Emergency due to the COVID-19 Virus, the Juvenile Court of Glynn County will, until further notice, conduct all hearings by remote video and telephone conferencing.  Public access to any hearing will be allowed through video conferencing, provided that your email address is furnished to the Juvenile Court via email to juvenilecourt@glynncounty-ga.gov at least 24 hours in advance.
      • For more updates: https://www.glynncounty.org/297/Juvenile-Court 
    • Magistrate Court
      • All Magistrate Court hearings have been cancelled. 
      • The office is still open for critical functions which include search warrants, criminal arrest warrants, first appearance hearings and bond hearings.  Business can be conducted at the window. 
    • Probate Court
      • Marriage Licenses and Weapons Carry Permits will be processed by appointment only.
      • Estate filings can be mailed in or the personal representative can bring it in to file, and the oath can be completed at the counter.
      • No new appointments for Estates for at least 2 weeks.
      • Emergency hearings and mental health hearings are still on-going.
    • State Court has canceled non-essential court, and there is limited access to Clerk of State Court.
      • Accepting payments and filings at lobby window
      • Processing e-filing and online payments
    • Superior Court
      • Superior Court office is open for critical functions which include child support payment function, real estate recordings, property records search, passport applications to Glynn County Residents only, filings in civil and criminal cases, and family violence petitions. 
      • Electronic filing available for civil and criminal filings at https://georgia.tylerhost.net/ofsweb
      • All Superior Court civil hearings and trials, both jury and non-jury, have been cancelled through April 13th which includes domestic matters and chambers calendars.  Criminal hearings have been cancelled with the exception of inmate hearings which will be conducted by videoconferencing. 
  • Environmental Health
    • Environmental Health Operations are operating per usual.
    • Glynn County Health Department visits are available by appointment only.
    • For the Coastal Health District’s webpage: www.gachd.org
  • Finance
  • GIS
  • Human Resource
    • There is a hiring Freeze for non-public safety positions.
  • Library:
    • The Brunswick and St. Simons Island Libraries will be closed to the public through April 30, 2020, and the libraries will temporarily end telephone service and closing book drops on April 3 due to the Shelter In Place Order by Governor Kemp.
    • All due dates for physical items checked out have been extended, and no fines will accrue during this time.
    • Digital Access Library Cards are available by calling the numbers above. Go to www.moglibraries.org for eBook and Audiobook Collections.
    • The MOGL Board of Trustees Meeting scheduled for April 8, 2020 has been canceled.
    • Until the libraries can reopen, patrons can find an array of digital services on the libraries website and social media pages. For more information, please visit https://moglibraries.org/. You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Youtube.
      • The Libraries are continuing storytime, yoga and book recommendations on social media. Go to https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickGlynnCountyLibrary/ to join in.
      • Digital Access Library Cards are available by calling the numbers above. Go to www.moglibraries.org for eBook and Audiobook Collections.
    • Public Works:
      • Republic Services will be providing “cart content only” service.  There will be a temporary suspension of bagged pick up until further notice. No waste placed outside of trash carts will be picked up. 
        • Bagged yard waste collection is suspended until further notice.  
        • Trash overflow bag pick up is suspended until further notice.
        • Regular Trash and Recycling Cart services will continue as normal.
        • Drop off center are remaining open.
      • Community Building Rental reservations will be canceled for at least the next 4 weeks and no new reservations are being accepted at this time. Outdoor reservations have not been canceled at this time.
    • Parks and Recreation:
      • County owned Recreation and Park fields, courts, playgrounds, and picnic areas are also closed with the exception of walking trails, dog parks, marinas, and campgrounds.
      • Has suspended Spring sports and classes offered by the Glynn County Recreation and Park as well as the use of indoor facilities by outside (third party) groups and individuals for the foreseeable future. This includes the cancellation of meetings, activities and other private events held indoors at Recreation and Parks facilities owned and/or managed by the County. Refunds will be processed in the coming days.
    • Property Appraisal:
      • The March 19, 2020 Board of Assessors meeting CANCELED. The next meeting is scheduled for April 9, 2020.
    • Public Safety
      • Will operate per usual during this time. This includes: Police, Fire/EMS, the GB-911 Center, EMA, and Animal Control.
    • Sheriff’s Department
      • Only legal visitations are permitted at the Glynn County Detention Center. No family visitation is permitted.
      • No fingerprinting during this time.
    • Tax Commissioner Services:
    • Glynn County UGA Extension Office:
    • Visit the Glynn County School System webpage for updates on school closures and drive-thru meal service.  
    • Visit City of Brunswick Webpage for updates on the City of Brunswick.
    • Visit the Brunswick – Glynn County Joint Water Sewer Commission webpage for information on water and sewer.
    • For information on Jekyll Island Jekyll Island webpage
    • For more information on COVID-19, please visit Georgia Department of Public Health and Southeast Georgia Health System.
    • For more information on Glynn County’s Response go to https://www.glynncounty.org//2048/COVID-19.

  • Keeping your workplace safe 
    Keeping your school safe
    Keeping your home safe
    Keeping your business safe
    Keeping your pets safe
    Mitigation Strategies

    For more information go to the Georgia Department of Public Health