The election for Mayor and six (6) Aldermen will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

The qualifying fee for Mayor is $72.00 and $27.00 for Alderman.

The Clerk of Council shall hold the qualifying for positions of Mayor and Alderman beginning 8:30 A.M., August 21, 2017 and ending at 4:30 P.M., August 25, 2017.

The deadline for registering to vote in this election is October 7, 2017.

To obtain information on absentee voting, contact:

Chatham County Voter Registration Office
1117 Eisenhower Drive, Suite E
PO Box 13757
Savannah, GA 31416

Phone (912) 790-1520    Fax (912) 790-1519

Thunderbolt Library Proposed Closure
The Library Board of Trustees has postpone their vote to close the Thunderbolt Library to their next Regional Board Meeting, September 19, 2017, 5:00PM at Bull Street Library, 2002 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401 (this meeting is open to the public)

Mayor and Council requests letters of concern or comments to be dropped off at Town Hall, 2821 River Drive, Thunderbolt, GA 31404 or emailed to

Click here for Library Board of Trustees 



Click image for 2017 Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy


See Planning and Zoning Page for 
River Drive District Information


Town Hall
(912) 354-5533

Police Department
(912) 354-3818

Police After Hours
(912) 652-6500
*Ask for Thunderbolt Officer

Chatham County
Animal Control

(912) 652-6575

Town Information Line
(912) 651-3855
Citizens can call our
Town Information Line
to get communication information, updates on projects, or scheduled water shut offs notices.