The petition process allows eligible entities to submit data showing that locations and/or census blocks should be designated differently than what is shown on the Department of Community Affair’s website.
Starting August 1, 2023, the Georgia Broadband Program will be accepting registration requests for qualified individuals and organizations to petition changes to the Georgia Broadband Map. The petition window is open for 45 days and closes on October 15, 2023. Upon receipt of a petition, DCA will render a decision within 75 days.
Please start the petition process as soon as possible to allow the maximum amount of time to assemble the required documentation.
Per Georgia Code (O.C.G.A. 50-40-22), eligible petitioners include:
· Local governments providing broadband services
· Broadband service providers
· Entities providing broadband services that are authorized to apply for a certificate of authority pursuant to O.C.G.A. 45-5-163