Zoning Applications

Overview

The City of South Fulton reviews 4 types of zoning requests.

Four Types of Requests

Rezoning

Applicant requests to rezone parcel(s) from one zoning district to another; heard by both Planning Commission and City Council.

Use Permits

Applicant requests to operate a use that is neither permitted by right nor restricted, but is allowed through public process (Article 19.4 (PDF)); heard by both Planning Commission and City Council.

Modifications

Parcel has special conditions previously placed on it, and applicant wishes to modify, delete, or add to the existing list of conditions; heard by City Council only.

Variances

Applicant wishes to: 

  • Increase, reduce, or eliminate building height maximum
  • Buffers
  • Parking requirements
  • Setbacks

These are heard by Zoning Board of Appeals only.

Submitting an Application

Prior to submitting your application, contact Interim Director Shayla Reed to schedule a Pre-Application Meeting. Select the links to access the application forms. The last page of each application provides the due dates and meeting schedule.