The Governing Authority of Walker County, Georgia proposes to amend the County Code of Ordinances:
- O-03-19 proposes to implement Title 48, Chapter 13, Article 3, Section 51 of the Official Code of Georgia placing an excise tax on rooms, lodging and accommodations.
- O-04-19 proposes to create the Walker County Business Code, aka a business license.
Public Hearings on O-03-19 & O-04-19 will be held on March 14, 2019 and March 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Walker County Courthouse Annex III, 201 S Main Street in LaFayette, GA.
Walker County, GA is part of the thriving Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA, featuring a population of 68,939 people, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimate.
The county boasts a labor force of 31,344. Nearly 39% of local jobs are in the service sector, while manufacturing accounts for 33% of all private employment positions. Roper Corporation, Shaw Industries Group and Nissin Brake Georgia are among Walker County’s top employers.
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