State agency reinstates Gwinnett radar permit

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs accepted Gwinnett’s paperwork and reinstated a permit to operate speed detection devices, County Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash said. The permit is effective immediately.

Gwinnett hasn’t been able to use radar since Jan. 1, 2011, a sanction the state imposed because Gwinnett and its cities were not able to reach an agreement over who provides and pays for a variety of services. The parties settled that lawsuit in February.

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