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Important Notice Regarding Transfer of Planning and Permitting Services for City of South Fulton.  

Notice Regarding Sewer Review and Permitting:

Effective July 1, 2017 Fulton County Planning and Community Services will no longer have sewer permitting authority for unincorporated South Fulton and the City of South Fulton.   All sewer permitting, plan review and inspections will be handled by Fulton County Public Works. Starting Monday, July 3rd, all customers seeking sewer connection permits and sewer engineering for new projects will need to make application to Fulton County Public Works located on the 6th floor of the Fulton County Government Center at 141 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 or at the Water Resources Office at 11575 Maxwell Road, Alpharetta, GA 30009.   Public Works permitting staff can be reached at (404) 612-7429 or (404) 612-2093.   Their offices are open for permitting Monday – Friday from 8:30am to 4pm.  

Notice Regarding Land Disturbance:

The City of South Fulton does not have Local Issuing Authority (LIA) so all land disturbance plans must be reviewed and issued by the Georgia EPD.   To prepare for this July 1, 2017 transition, Fulton County Planning and Community Services has established the deadline of Monday, June 19th for the final date that Fulton County will receive any LDP applications for review and approval by Fulton County.  PLEASE NOTE ALL LDP’S MUST BE ISSUED BY NOON ON FRIDY, JUNE 30TH.  

Starting Tuesday, June 20th all plans must be submitted to Georgia EPD for review.   Specifically all Land Disturbance Permit ‘Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plans’, including ‘Primary’ and ‘Tertiary’ must be sent to Georgia EPD for review and approval at the below address.  

Please send plans to:  Mr. Michael Berry, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, Watershed Protection Branch, 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 1462, East Tower,   Atlanta, GA 30334, 404-651-8554


The Fulton County Planning and Community Services Department is committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life for citizens. The Planning Division oversees the land use map, the comprehensive plan, zoning applications and procedures, policy regulation and community outreach and liaison services.

The Department of Planning and Community Services promotes the County's vision, mission, and goals by:

Planning and promoting the orderly growth and development of the county;

  • Creating a favorable environment for business activity;
  • Providing a healthy and appealing environment for residents; and
  • Encouraging the most effective, efficient and equitable uses of the County's human and fiscal resources.



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