The Planning and Zoning Department is a one-stop shop for your building and development needs in Auburn. From concept to construction, plan review to permitting, and inspection to occupancy, we are here to serve and eager to please. The department has a real-world, common sense approach to its interpretation of codes and ordinances. We all want to help resolve situations and offer alternatives. Customer service is priority number one. Your success is our goal.
In addition to working with the public, planning staff work closely with the Planning Commission and Board of Appeals. Planning and Zoning staff work closely with the Auburn Downtown Development Authority, the Barrow County Chamber, the Gwinnett Chamber, and the Atlanta Regional Commission in promoting the city.
Read the Comprehensive Plan, the community's long-range planning guide.
TheComprehensive Plan consists of three basic components:
Community Participation Program
Adopted every four years by the mayor and council, the Comprehensive Plan serves as the official long-range policy for guiding future decisions concerning land use, zoning, and public facilities for the City of Auburn.
The Strategic Implementation Plan
Cover and Table of Contents
Part 1 Existing Conditions
Part 2 Recommendations
Part 3 Implementation
City Construction Projects
Map Activity Community Piece
Check out the Community Garden, Whistlestop Shops, and Fourth Avenue Streetscape projects.
Planning and Zoning Department Documents
Official Zoning Map
Future Use Map
General Construction Best Practices
Zoning Use Matrix
Planning and Zoning Agendas and Minutes