Aaron Whitely

Greetings from Chatham County District 6 Commissioner Aaron ‘Adot’ Whitely! 

Updates in the 6th District:

Turbine Bridge Ramp Set to Open on I16

The Georgia DOT expects the first new turbine bridge ramp that will carry I-16 westbound traffic to I-95 southbound, to open on March 23, 2023. The ramp replaces the existing cloverleaf, loop ramp on the west side of I-95 with a first of its kind for Georgia “partial turbine” configuration ramp. For more info click here!

Review of Animal Control Ordinance

Chatham County has been working with community partners and citizens to review the Animal Control Ordinance. Chatham County is responsible for animal control services throughout the entire county and changes are needed to the existing order to provide efficient coverage and sensible penalties for ordinance violations. For more info click here!

Updates on Revenue Ordinance

The Chatham County Revenue Ordinance was revised this year, and Commissioner Whitely is pleased to announce that daytime field usage fees for recognized community organizations have been waived. For more info click here!

Chatham County Police Department Launches New App

The Chatham County Police Department is launching its own app, which is designed to make it even easier for the community to connect with the department. For more info click here!

Youth Court pilot program announced

Commissioner Whitely, in collaboration with the Mediation Center and SCCPSS, will establish a pilot program this school year. he training for this program, which will be provided by UGA’s Fanning Institute will take place September 20th & 21s. For more info click here!

Recreation Center enters planning phase

Listed in SPLOST-7, a regional athletic facility to be built by Chatham County. Commissioners Whitely, Farrell, and Rivers (of Districts 6, 4, & 2) have been adamant about continuous forward progress on this venture. For more info click here!

Meet Adot

As the elected representative for the 6th District of Chatham County, Commissioner Aaron “Adot” Whitely will continue to use his position to ensure that southwest Chatham County thrives and the citizens of District 6 are engaged in the decision-making process. Adot believes in consistent engagement & partnership with local leaders & activists, community organizations, neighborhoods associations, small & large businesses, houses of worship, schools, and youth; through & with these connections, we will foster the development of the 6th District into a better place to live and work!



The Business Advisory Group (BAG) is a group of businesses in the 6th District that directly receive useful information (including events, resources, programs, and other important updates) from Commissioner Whitely. As a business owner, Adot knows how complicated operating a small business can be; as your elected official, he wants to help you and your business thrive by consistently communicating relevant & helpful business-related information! Together, we can make the 6th District a thriving business community. Sign up today to join the District 6 Business Advisory Group!