The City of South Fulton reviews 4 types of zoning requests:
Applicant requests to rezone parcel(s) from one zoning district to another; heard by both Planning Commission and Mayor and City Council. Rezoning and Use Permit Application (PDF)
Applicant requests to operate a use that is neither permitted by right nor restricted, but is allowed through public process; heard by both Planning Commission and Mayor and City Council. Rezoning and Use Permit Application (PDF)
Parcel has special conditions previously placed on it, and applicant wishes to modify, delete, or add to the existing list of conditions; heard by Mayor and City Council only. Modification Application (PDF)
Applicant wishes to increase, reduce, or eliminate building height maximum, buffers, parking requirements and/or setbacks. Variances; heard by Zoning Board of Appeals only. Variance Application (PDF)
*Please note: a jump drive/thumb drive which contains the full application is required at the time of submittal of all applications.
Submitting an Application
Prior to submitting your application, contact Dana Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Pre Application Process
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.
Zoning Certification Letter
Applicant requests a statement from the Planning & Zoning division that identifies and describes the zone in which a property is located and may include information about the permitted uses in the zone.