Departments

  1. Airport

    Learn about the services available at the Decatur Municipal Airport.

  2. Animal Control

    Adopt a dog or cat from Decatur Animal Shelter.

  3. Cemetery

    Oak Lawn Cemetery

  4. City Hall

    Sitting right off the square, City Hall is the heart of the city's government.

  5. City Secretary

    The City Secretary's office records, certifies, preserves, manages and makes accessible sufficient information to ensure continuity in government and the documented accountability of City of Decatur policies, functions, and transactions in order to protect both the legal and financial rights of the citizens of the city.

  6. Civic Center

    The Decatur Civic Center and it's amenities were designed with a meeting and event planners needs in mind.

  7. Emergency Management

    The Emergency Management Department, located inside the Decatur Police Department building, is dedicated to mitigation, prevention and recovery of disasters.

  8. Finance

    Finance Home Page

  9. Fire Department

    Our firefighters provide top-level fire, medical, and rescue services year round whenever duty calls.

  10. Human Resources

    Discover current job openings for the City of Decatur.

  11. Library

    The Decatur Public Library provides a wide range of materials available for checkout including books, DVDs, audiobooks, libros en espanol, and large print books.

  12. Main Street Program

    The Main Street Program hosts many special events throughout the year designed to bring old and new friends to historic downtown Decatur.

  13. Municipal Court

    The Municipal Court is located inside City Hall and handles only Class C Misdemeanors filed by the Decatur Police Department.

  14. Parks & Recreation

    The City of Decatur Parks Department is dedicated to providing the citizens of Decatur with a place to relax and have fun.

  15. Planning & Development

    The Planning and Development Department manages the growth of the City by implementing and maintaining the City's long-range vision, the Long Range Master Plan; administering the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations and Design Standards relative to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and civic development; administering the adopted International Codes; conducting studies and plans on existing and future community conditions and needs; and assisting with economic retention, attraction and expansion. The Planning Department is also responsible for updating and maintaining the City's official land use and zoning maps. The Department is comprised of three sections: Planning and Zoning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Inspections.

  16. Police Department

    The Decatur Police Department is dedicated to providing citizens and businesses a safe environment to live and work.

  17. Public Works

    The Engineering and Public Works departments are key to the service and maintenance of the city.

  18. Utility Billing

    Located in City Hall, the Utility Billing department is the main point of contact when you want to setup service or pay your water bill.