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Final Notice

The City of South Fulton Development Services offices will be closed for business on Monday, July 3rd to provide for a transition of services from Fulton County to the City of South Fulton. The City of South Fulton Development Services Department will be open and welcoming customers for our first day of business on Wednesday, July 5th at 8:30am. If you need to contact the City, the main number for the City of South Fulton phone number is 470-809-7700.



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.  

Important Update Regarding Land Disturbance May 31, 2017:  

Notice Regarding Land Disturbance:

Fulton County has received notice that Fulton County cannot accept any LDP applications for review and approval for the City of South Fulton.   Effective immediately 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

Fulton County will issue the LDP’s that have been submitted to date and previously approved.  (If you have LDPs currently in our office, please contact Frances Garmon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to discuss LDP approval status and issuance).  

Thank you for your continued cooperation.


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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