Covid-19 Response


As of Mid June, 2020 Most Departments and Functions are operating under normal status except for social distancing requirements. Any major changes to operations and exceptions are noted as below.

Facility and Services Status (Last Updated 6/16/2020)


Operation Status & Contact & Services Information

Conceal Carry Permits    By Appointment Only - 706-387-6275

Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts Office is open by appointment only for title searchers, essential filings or emergencies per the Supreme Court Justice order thru 5/13 with social distancing restriction for in person traffic. 706-387-6246 or 706-387-6255

Extension Services & 4-H

OPEN but by appointment only to public.    706-367-6344

Health Department
Commerce 706-335-3895 – Jefferson 706-367-5204

Magistrate Court

Open for filings. Civil Filings ***     706-387-6246

Mental Health

Jefferson: (706) 367-5258

Commerce: (706) 335-5379

Probate Court

Effective Thursday, May 14, 2020, the Jackson County Probate Court will begin accepting applications for Weapons Carry Licenses (new and renewal) by appointment only. To ensure the safety of applicants and staff, we are not accepting walk-ins at this time. Please call 706-387-6275 to schedule an appointment.    706-387-6275

Senior Center

Meals are currently being delivered to seniors. Opening on a limited basis by assignment on July 6th. 706-367-5101

State Court & Solicitor General

Please contact the Solicitor General’s office or the State Court Judge’s office concerning matters dealing with State Court criminal cases. The phone number for the State Court Judge’s office is 706-387-6346. The phone number for the Solicitor General’s office is 706-387-6331.

Superior Court

The Superior Court Judges will address individually assigned cases that they consider necessary and essential to handle. Superior Civil Filings ***   706-387-6246

Tax Payment & Motor Vehicles

Open for normal hours but with social distancing restriction for in person traffic. 




Open by appointment only.    706-367-5288

Jackson County Georgia Response Plan & Information