The high quality of life in Diamondhead stems from our involved residents and thriving city government. With an attractive, safe and healthy living environment, our city provides ample resources and activities for all residents. With parks, recreation and club activities for all ages, Diamondhead is a doorway to where the living is easy! For more information about key amenities, services and government entities, please see the links and information below.

Animal Control

For Animal Control, call non-emergency central dispatch at 228-255-9191. For animal welfare issues or lost/found pets:

SPCA of Diamondhead

Thelma Hopkins 228-861-2287

Photos and information can be posted on Facebook: Diamondhead SPCA.
Hancock County Animal Shelter is located at 7175 Texas Flat Road,
Kiln, MS 39556. 228-466-4516 |


Elections and Voting

Voting is very important to the forward movement of our city. Please see the resources below for registering, election districts and more. Please note: voter identification is required for all elections. For more information, please visit:

City of Diamondhead Voter Registrar, Jeannie Klein
5000 Diamondhead Circle, Diamondhead, MS 39525
228-222-4626 |

The 2017 Primary Run-off Election for offices of Mayor and Councilman 4 will be held Tuesday May 16, 2017. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Election Day. Voters in Ward 1 will cast ballots at City Hall. Wards 2, 3 and 4 will vote at the Diamondhead Community Center. Absentee Voting for Primary Election Saturday, May 6th. The last day to cast an in-person absentee ballot in the run-off election is May 13th. City Hall is open 8 – 5 Monday – Friday and will be open Saturday, May 6th and May 13th from 8 until noon for absentee voting.

Election Districts and Polling Places

Mississippi Voter Election Information


Golf Cart Rules and Registration

Golf carts/low speed vehicles may be operated in most of the residential areas of the City of Diamondhead, but may not cross over I-10 nor be driven on I-10.  While participating in parades approved by the city, golf carts/LSV’s may be operated on parade routes. Failure to follow the steps required for golf carts/LSVs to be driven legally on a public street within the city limits may result in the operator receiving a traffic ticket. The cost of such violation is the same as if the infraction occurred while driving a car.

For more information about the golf cart/low speed vehicle ordinance or to get a decal for your golf cart/LSV, please see our golf cart registration packet.


Healthcare and Human Services

Healthcare and human services access for our residents is a top priority in Diamondhead! Below is a list of healthcare and medical offices located in and around Diamondhead.


Online Payment Services

Paying for services online is a convenience we are proud to offer our residents. Please see the links below for several services available.


Public Safety

Safety is a high priority for the City of Diamondhead. Police service in Diamondhead is provided through a contract with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. If you need assistance, please call 228-255-9191 or email  The Diamondhead Fire Department began as a volunteer department chartered with the State of Mississippi on January 19, 1974, and became a full-time, paid department in 1976.

In case of emergency, call 911.

More About Public Safety


Public Works and Utilities

Our office of Public Works and Utilities handles several issues and projects for our residents. For more information, see the links, forms and resources below.

Please contact City Hall at 228-222-4626 to make a work order request.

Culvert and Catch Basin Permit Application


Report an Issue

We welcome feedback and concerns from our residents. To report an issue, fill out this online form.