Animal Control

All calls regarding animal issues in Stephens County are handled by the Stephens County Marshals office.  Please contact them as follows:

Non-Emergency issues:  – Stray/nuisance animals – CALL 706-779-3911

Emergency issues: – Animal bites to pets or people, stray or injured animals – CALL 911

Lost Animals

If you have lost your animal, you need to visit the animal shelter located at 1747 Scenic Drive to positively identify and reclaim them.  Please bring proof of ownership (vet records, photos of animal) to assist in our verification of your ownership of the animal.  The shelter is open Tuesday – Friday 11 – 5 and Saturday 11 – 4.


Click to visit the shelter website

Click the links below for City of Toccoa and Stephens County animal ordinances.

City of Toccoa Animal Ordinances               Stephens County Animal Ordinances