(1) Applications for permits for the use of
speed detection devices shall be on a form prescribed and approved by the
Department of Public Safety and shall be submitted to the Special
Required information to be submitted by applicants shall be, but is not limited
(a) The name of the governing authority
or Sheriff seeking the permit;
The mailing address of the governing authority or Sheriff seeking the
(c) The name of the party
filing the application on behalf of the governing authority or
(d) The highway number,
street, or road name the device is to be used on, the speed limit on said
roadway, documentation confirming that these speed limits have been approved by
the Office of Traffic Operations of the Department of Transportation;
(e) A copy of the "Certificate of
Calibration" for each speed detection device in use by the police agency, a
copy of the "Speed Detection Device Operators Permit" for each officer
certified to operate the speed detection devices, and a copy of the police
agency's "Radio Station License";
(f) Responses to all questions or requests
for information in the application;
(g) Date of application;
(h) The application must state whether the
governing authority or Sheriff erected signs on every highway which comprises a
part of the State highway system at that point on the highway which intersects
the boundary limits of the governing authority or Sheriff which signs shall
warn approaching motorists that the use of such speed detection devices is
Applications submitted by a governing body shall be accompanied by a certified
copy of a resolution of the governing body seeking the permit showing that the
governing body approves of and desires the use of speed detection devices for
its law enforcement officers. Applications submitted by a Sheriff shall be
accompanied by an affidavit executed by the Sheriff certifying that the Sheriff
approves and desires the use of speed detection devices by that Sheriff
application shall state whether the existing speed limits at the specified
locations have been determined on the basis of an engineering and traffic
investigation as required by the Uniform Rules of the Road (O.C.G.A. §
and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. If so, confirming data must
(5) An application
which does not include the information required by 570-7-.02(2)(d) will be
considered incomplete and shall be returned to the applicant for completion.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted by the Department of Public Safety
and will not be considered for approval.
Ga. Comp. R.
& Regs. R. 570-7-.02
Original Rule entitled
"Application for Permit" was filed on September 19,
1968, effective October 8, 1968.
Filed January 2, 1985; effective
January 22, 1985.
F. Mar. 11, 1996; eff.
Mar. 31, 1996.
Feb. 16, 2000; eff.
Mar. 7, 2000.
F. May 18, 2011; eff.
June 7, 2011.
Amended: F. Jul. 15,
2013; eff. Aug. 4, 2013.