Committed to Public Service!

The City of Covington is home to approximately 330 employees who work every day to serve 13,000 residents and tens of thousands of visitors each year. Dedicated first responders, electric, natural gas and public works crews along with the sanitation, administration and numerous other departments, all share the common goal of keeping Covington a premier destination to live, work and create.

City of Covington Environmental Compliance employee sitting at desk

Covington Community TV
Covington's local PEG (Public Education Government) Channel.  Airing on Charter channels 180, 183, and 184, and on AT&T U-verse's government channel section.

Covington Munincipal Airport
Serving Covington, Conyers and Atlanta, GA and their surrounding communities, KCVC provides the full spectrum of aviation services. 

Covington-Newton 911
The Covington-Newton County 911 Center is comprised of people dedicated to preserving the value of life of all citizens of, and visitors to, our diverse community. 

Covington Police
The philosophy of the Covington Police Department is to be on the cutting edge of providing effective, efficient and professional law enforcement services everyday with care to the community we serve.

Customer Service
The Customer Service department is here to assist you with your utility needs.

Electric
Local. Affordable. Dependable. Small town service with big city expertise.

City of Covington Electric Department employee smiling at camera

Environmental Compliance
The Environmental Compliance Department of the City Of Covington oversees three of the major areas of environmental concern; Oil & Grease Regulation, Cross-Connection Control, and Industrial Pretreatment.

Fire Department
The Fire Department's vision is to be recognized as a leader in being a progressive Fire/Rescue and Emergency Service, dedicated to excellence in serving our community.

Forest Preservation
Protecting and Preserving Covington's Natural Resource For Future Generations.

GIS
A geographic information system (GIS) consists of computers or workstations, mapping software, and geographic data that can analyzed, edited, queried, printed, and displayed in various forms.

Human Resources
The H.R. Department coordinates with other city departments, boards and commissions to attract, recruit, retain, motivate, develop and reward the city’s workforce.

Land Application System
The Land App. System removes nutrients in wastewater by irrigating.

Natural Gas
The City of Covington has been providing residents of Covington and Newton County with dependable natural gas service since 1956.

City of Covington Electric Department employee smiling at camera

Planning and Zoning
Working to improve and maintain the quality of life for all of Covington’s residents by protecting our natural environment and promoting health, safety and welfare through land use regulation and comprehensive planning.

Sanitation Department
Dependable curbside pickup for household items and lawn debris.

Stormwater Management
The goals of the stormwater management program are to reduce flooding and pollutants caused by stormwater runoff and their harmful effects.

Streets and Transportation
There are more than 100 miles of streets and 22 miles of sidewalks the Street Dept. is responsible for maintaining.

Water Department
The Water Department consists of 13 dedicated people with various degrees and state licenses.  These qualified associates have over 100 years of experience in the Water & Sewer Construction field.

Water Reclamation
Responsible for the ultimate disposal of the processed wastewater in a manner that is safe and acceptable to the environment and the law.

Engineering Department
Providing Civil Engineering guidance to the City Manager, other City departments, boards and commissions, and the general public.

Covington Firehouse Gets TV Makeover

The “Hollywood of the South” tacked on another film credit in 2018 when the Netflix original series “Queer Eye” reached out to the Covington Fire Department to make over the Pace Street station's kitchen and dayroom.

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