Zoning Applications


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

Four Types of Requests


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.


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.


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.