pre-application meetings

What is this service?

Pre-application meetings are intended to aid prospective applicants in understanding the required rules and regulations that apply to their project and to reveal potential problems. The goal of providing a pre-application meeting is to make the permitting process as efficient and understandable as possible.

What warrants this service?

Re-zoning, Variance, Use Permits, or Modification petitions. In addition, new development, annexation requests, ordinance amendment.

Is there a charge for this service?

No charge

What is this Process?

Step 1: Contact a Planner

Please email your request to Ryan Anderson at regarding your proposed project, OR if you have previously spoken with a planner and know you would like a Pre-Application Meeting, Proceed to Step 2 

Step 2: Submit Meeting Request

If the planner recommends a pre-application meeting, complete a Request for Pre-Application Meeting Form online.

  • Please complete this with as much detail and information as possible.
  • PLEASE NOTE: an address or an APN (parcel number); requests not including either of these will be deemed incomplete.
  • Requests are reviewed weekly by the appropriate staff. You will be contacted with a meeting time and a planner or planners will be assigned to your meeting.

Step 3: Attend Meeting

Attend the pre-application meeting and discuss your proposed project and any questions you have about the approval process with City Staff.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available every first Wednesday of every month at City of South Fulton, located at 5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard. Meetings begin at 9:30 am.