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Parks

The City of Hahira currently has seven parks located within the city limits.  The parks range from areas that include playground equipment, picnic benches, ball fields, green space, boardwalk, skate park and much more.  The six small parks are maintained by the City of Hahira and the one large park is maintained by the Valdosta Lowndes Parks & Recreation Authority (VLPRA).  There is no rental fee to have an event in any of the City maintained parks and are first come first serve.  Here is a map to view their locations.    


City Park (0.88 acres)

City Park is located on S. Church Street (between Grace and Randall streets) and includes playground equipment and picnic benches.  

Smith Park (0.85 acres)

Smith Park is located at the corner of E. Coleman Drive and Barfield Street.  This parks includes playground equipment, picnic benches, and a gazebo.

Lawson Park (1 acre)

Lawson Park is located between E. Main Street and E. Main Street Extension.  This greenspace park is great for relaxing and playing frisbee.  

Boone Triangle Park (0.35 acres)

Boone Triangle Park is located at the the corner of E. Stanfill Street and E. Lawnson Street.  This park includes playground equipment and benches.

Wyche Park (0.12 acres)

Wyche Park is located on W. Main Street near Hall Street.  This is a greenspace park with benches.

Webb Miller Park (5.09 acres)

Webb Miller Park is located on Blakley Street and includes playground equipment, covered picnic benches, and ballfields.

North Lowndes Recreation Complex  

North Lowndes Recreation Complex is located in the Industrial Park at the end of Sonny Rogers Memorial Drive.  This park includes multipurpose fields, playground, shelter, skate park, boardwalk, pond, picnic area and restrooms.  In addition, an eight-field soccer complex is under construction and will be opening in late 2019.  To learn more about this park and event rental information, visit VLPRA.  

For more information on any of the City Parks, please contact City Hall at 229-794-2330.

Water, Sewer and Sanitation

Water and Sewer

The City of Hahira is blessed with an abundant and reliable water supply that serves our great community.  In addition, we strive to provide high quality sewer and sanitation services to keep our community clean and environmentally sound.  All new service arrangements can be made at City Hall, which is located at 102 S Church Street Hahira, Georgia 31632.  The following items are required for new services:

  • Utility Services Application (2020)

  • Driver’s License

  • Copy of Lease Agreement (if renting)

  • $100 deposit for residential customers

  • $100 - $500 deposit for commercial customers (based on service requested)

  • $50 deposit for Military residents with valid ID

Sanitation

Sanitation service is mandatory for Residential customers in the City of Hahira.  Rollout garbage containers / cans are provided for each account.  All garbage is collected at curbside and garbage cans should be placed at curbside the evening before the scheduled pickup day.  Collections dates are:

  • Residential Pickup: Wednesday – Friday

  • Commercial Pickup: Days vary based on location

For your specific pickup date, please contact City Hall at (229) 794-2330.  Please note the following:

  • If your garbage can is not curbside, it will NOT be collected until the next scheduled pick-up (Handicapped excluded).

  • Boxes will NOT be picked up curbside.  They can be taken to the Recycle Center.

For an additional fee, curbside collection of yard waste and other non-hazardous material is available.  To utilize this service, you must call (229) 794-2330 to request pickup and the charge is $25.00 per dump-truck load.  This fee can be paid at time of request or can be billed on the following utility billing cycle.       

Yard Waste and Recycling

The City of Hahira offers a free option to dispose of yard waste and recycling to its customers.  The City encourages recycling and is proud to have offered this voluntary recycling program since 1993.   The Recycle Center is located just outside the city limits on Union Road (southbound from Exit 29) and is free to all current Hahira utility customers.  In order to dispose of items at the Recycling Center, a current City of Hahira utility bill and proper identification is required.  Hours of operation are:

  • Wednesday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

  • Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (closed 12:00 – 1:00 PM for lunch)

    Items Accepted Items NOT Accepted
    Yard Waste Household Garbage
    Appliances Paint
    Cardboard Tires
    Grills Building Materials
    Lawn Mowers Computers
    Equipment Motor Oil
    Furniture (Indoor and Out) Rugs
    Tools Pool Chemicals
    Children's Toys Any Hazardous Waste

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How to register my golf cart

Hahira is a golf cart friendly community!  In order to operate your golf cart in Hahira city limits, you must obtain a tag from Hahira City Hall.  There is a one-time fee of $25.00 for the tag that is good for the life of the cart.  The tag MUST be returned to Hahira City Hall upon the sale or disposition of the cart and is NOT transferrable to any other person/family not listed on the tag application.  

To apply for a tag, the application can be found HERE and must be signed off by an officer with Hahira Police Department to ensure that the cart meets the requirements of the orginance.  The cart will need to be taken by trailer to the Police Department for inspection and cannot be driven without the tag.  The City Ordinance can be found HERE containing the rules for use of golf carts within city limits.

If you have any questions, feel free to call City Hall at 229-794-2330.  

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

A Downton Development Authority (DDA) is a development agency responsible for many improvements including revitalization and redevelopment in the downtown area.  The Hahira DDA was created in 2016 and consists of seven board members.  

Board Members 
  • Ted Raker, Chairman
  • Kenneth Davis, Vice Chairman
  • Barry Robinson
  • Bert Chancy
  • Keith Barrett
  • Tim Coombs
  • Vicki Rountree
Facade Grant 
The DDA Facade Grant Program is adminstered and funded by the Downtown Development Authority of the City of Hahira.  The purpose of this grant is to aid property owners and businesses located in the DDA district interested in the rehabilitation of their exterior building facades.  To learn more, please view the Facade Grant Program Guidelines and Application or contact Ted Raker, DDA Chairman at 770-301-1059. Helpful Resources