City A - Z Directory




Bicycle registration is not required in the City of Americus but is provided as a free service for City residents. To register your bicycle, bring it to the Americus Police Department. For more information, call the Police Department.




Report bicycles stolen within the City to the Americus Police Department. For more information call the Police Department.

Bidding Procedures


See Purchasing


See Signs

Birth Certificates


The Sumter County Health Department, Rucker Street, issues birth certificates.

Boards, Authorities & Committees

City of Americus


We encourage residents to become involved in the policy making process of City government. More than 70 volunteers serve on the City's 15 advisory boards, authorities and committees. Anyone interested in a board, authority or committee appointment should obtain an application form from the Clerk's office, Municipal Building.


City of Americus


The City's annual budget is presented to City residents during a public hearing held in November. For more information about the City budget, contact the Chief Administrative Officer.

Building Inspections


The City requires inspections for construction, heating, air conditioning, mechanical, electrical and plumbing work. For more information, contact the Building Risk Management Department.

Building Permits


The City requires a building permit for the construction of any new building or the alteration of an existing building. A permit is also required for the installation of signs, swimming pools, garages and other building modifications. For information on building permits, contact the Building Risk Management Department.

Burn Permits


Open burning is prohibited within the City limits. For more information, please call the Fire Department.

Bus System

See Transit System

Business Licenses


All businesses and contractors operating in the City of Americus are required to obtain an occupational license. See Licenses and Permits. For information, call the Finance Director's Office.

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