Everyone moving to a new city requires a vast amount of information — details about neighborhoods and housing, automobile licenses, schools, cultural and recreational opportunities, and much more. This information should help you get started.
Within 30 days of moving to Georgia, newcomers must apply for a Georgia Driver’s license and a Georgia license plate for each vehicle. For registration you will need:
1145 Eisenhower Drive 912.652.6800
295 Police Memorial Drive 912.644.4010
461 Johnny Mercer Blvd 912.898.3307
1117 Eisenhower Drive, 31406
To transfer a valid license from another state in the United States or from the District of Columbia, you must present:
Chatham County Courthouse - 912.652.7850
Chatham County Department of Family and Children Services - 912.651.2216
Chatham County Health Department - 912.356.2441
Chatham County Tax Assessor - 912.652.7271
Georgia Department of Revenue - 912.356.2140
Wildlife Resources Division - 912.727.2111
State Bar of Georgia - 404.527.8700
Live Oak Public Libraries
Main Branch: 2002 Bull St., 31401
There are 14 branches throughout Chatham County, and library cards are free to residents.
Chatham County Animal Tags
1117 Eisenhower Drive, 31406 - 912.201.4300
295 Police Memorial Drive, 31405 - 912.644.4029
All cats and dogs must be registered with the Chatham County Animal Control Center. Vaccinations against rabies must be up to date. Tag fees are $5 for all animals that have been spayed or neutered; fees for all others are $35.
Case Veterinary Hospital, P.C. www.casevet.com 912.352.3081
Catnip ‘n’ Biscuits www.catnipnbiscuits.com 912.349.5838
Crossroad Animal Hospital www.crossroadah.com 912.927.4343
Dog Watch of the Low Country www.dogwatch.com 912.354.9004
To reach the main branch and other branches, call 800-275-8777 or visit www.usps.com
Main Branch 2 N. Fahm Street, 31402 235-4666
Bingville Station 3601 Montgomery St., 31405 234-8935
Eastside Station 1900 E. Victory Dr., 31404 232-0914
Oglethorpe Station 1348 Eisenhower Dr., 31406 351-0640
Port Wentworth 300 Cantyre St., 31407 963-0106
Garden City 4431 Augusta Rd., 31408 964-4033
Wilmington Island 897-4225
Telfair Square 117 W. State St., 31401 232-2952
Tybee Island 102 S. Campbell Ave., 31328 786-9632
Southside Station 10701 Abercorn Ext., 31419 925-9082
Chatham County Recycling 652-6858
Keep Savannah Beautiful 651-6948
Savannah Sanitation Bureau 651-6579
Atlantic Waste Services atlantic-waste.com 964-2000
Republic Waste Services of Savannah republicservices.com 964-2211
Waste Management of Savannah wm.com 965-0047
Waste Watchers of Savannah, LLC wastewatchersllc.com 964-7050
Atlanta Gas Light Company, atlantagaslight.com 239-6500
Georgia Natural Gas, southstarenergy.com 898-1987
Infinite Energy, Inc., infiniteEnergy.com 925-9329
K&M Utilities 927-6285
SCANA Energy, scanaenergy.com 478-743-1552
Southern LNG, Inc., elpaso.com 944-3800
City of Savannah 651-6460
Chatham Water Company 352-9339
Division II Contracting, LLC 330-8830
Kemira Water Solutions, 5kemira.com 234-860
1117 Eisenhower Drive, Suite E, 31406 790-1520
You must be a U.S. citizen of at least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 years to vote, mentally sound and not currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction.
You must register at least 30 days before an election in which you wish to vote.
You may register at the Voters Registration Office, one of the Chatham County libraries, the Driver’s License Office and certain other government offices.
Information adapted from Savannah Chamber of Commerce relocation guide.