The Planning Department receives, processes, reviews and makes recommendations on applications to rezone property in the County. Some re-zonings require amendments to the land use plan. These proposed land use plan amendments are processed in conjunction with their related rezoning requests, and must be approved prior to rezoning.
The Zoning Handbook is intended to provide an overview as to the processes involved in zoning and the characteristics associated with different zoning designations and requirements.Zoning Handbook
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Steps involved applying for a rezoning case. See Process Flowchart.
For a complete listing of all zoning fees, please visit the Zoning Fees and Applications web page. The Zoning Variance and Rezoning Applications can also be found on the Zoning Fees and Applications web page.
The Department of Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division has a site that features interactive maps. The website has high-resolution color aerial photography and contains all new streets and subdivisions. People can search by address, owner name or parcel identification number. To use the GIS Interactive Map app, visit columbus.binarybus.com. From the site, click Launch the Free Standard Viewer button.
For assistance with zoning information, please contact Rosana Juestel (706) 225-3934.
Government Annex Building
420 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31902
Phone: (706) 653-4421
Fax: (706) 653-4534
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