In an effort to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all city facilities will be closed to public walk-ins until further notice. City services will be available online, by phone, and through limited in-person appointments. You can view the full press release and more information here.
To view the Governor's Executive Orders, please click here.
Barrow County Family Connection has pulled together a list of resources and information for the Barrow County area. You can view this list here.

Fire Prevention

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Fire Prevention is implemented in several ways by the department:

* Business Inspections

* Fire Prevention/Safety Classes at the station

* Fire Prevention Classes in the community, schools, and preschools

* Fire Extinguisher Classes

* Downtown Walk Around

* Education of officers and firefighters regarding Fire Prevention and Fire Safety.

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Georgia Law requires the City of Winder enforce a fire code that is equal to the minimum fire laws of Georgia. The City complies with this law.

  • Fire Codes
  • Pre-1948 Georgia Fire Law
  • 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • ADA Codes as required by the U.S Department of Justice
  • 1948 Fire Code (Building and Exit Code)
  • NFPA codes as adopted and/or modified by the City of Winder and/or the State of Georgia Fire Marshal's Office
  • 2006 International Fire Code          


Outdoor burn permits for the City of Winder are issued at Winder Fire Station #1, located at 96 North Broad Street. At this time please call 770-867-3212 to obtain a burn permit during the hours 8:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Citizens are also responsible for following the outdoor burn regulations set forth by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.


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