The average Cobb household pays approximately $112 for public safety services. This equates to about the installation fee charged for a home security system.
• The average Cobb household pays less than $15 per year - about the cost of a hammer - to provide Community Development Agency services. These include code enforcement, business license, building inspections, planning, zoning and historic preservation.
• Providing public health services that help families in need costs the average Cobb County household less than $7 each year, about the cost of a bottle of pain reliever.
• For about $11 per year, each Cobb County resident has access to one of the largest library systems in the state - less than the cost of one hardback book.
For more information on Cobb County departments and the services they provide, go to cobbcounty.org.