If you would like to request a proclamation from a commissioner, contact his or her office directly.
Proclamations are typically issued for special honors, arts or cultural celebrations, non-profit organizations or awareness campaigns. They are also issued to celebrate birthdays (90+) or anniversaries (60+). Proclamations must be relevant to DeKalb County.
If proclamation criteria isn’t met, a congratulatory letter from the CEO may be an alternative.
Requests must be made by a DeKalb County citizen or organization within DeKalb County. Only one proclamation can be issued for a person or organization per year.
Requests must be made using the form or PDF below, and can be submitted electronically or mailed. We cannot accept requests via phone.
Proclamation requests must be made at least 14 business days in advance of the date the proclamation is needed.