Holly Springs has closed City Hall to the public, as well as all city-owned playgrounds and pavilions including the playground equipment at Barrett Park, Barrett Springs, and J.B. Owens Park, effective Wednesday.

City officials are asking that business be conducted via email at admin@hollyspringsga.us. The request will be routed to the appropriate department. For payment for permits, taxes, or applications, call 770-345-5536 to make payment via phone. For a citation payment, call 770-345-5538. Receipts will be sent via email for paid documents.

If customers need to submit any physical documents to the city, they may do so inside the Public Safety Building or at the mailbox located in the parking lot at City Hall 3235 Holly Springs Parkway. Further information can be found on the city’s website at www.hollyspringsga.us.

With this order, Mayor Steven Miller, city council, and city staff are encouraging the citizens of Holly Springs to stay safe and adhere to the guidelines and orders issued by Gov. Brian Kemp.

During his address to the state of Georgia on Monday, Gov. Kemp empowered the Department of Public Health to enforce the guidelines that he, with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has implemented. From his executive order, beginning at noon on Tuesday, “no business, establishment, non-profit or organization shall allow more than 10 persons to be gathered at a single location if such gathering requires persons to stand or to be seated within six feet of any other person.” The Department of Public Health will have the authority to shut down those who violate this order.

Gov. Kemp has also issued a shelter-in-place order for those who live in nursing homes, have chronic lung disease, are undergoing cancer treatment, have had a positive COVID-19 test, are suspected to have COVID-19 because of symptoms, or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

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