The Department of Planning, Zoning, and Community Development is responsible for issuing permits and conducting inspections for new construction, modifications, and other building-related activities within Meriwether County. The department reviews plans prior to construction and inspects projects at certain phases of the construction process to ensure compliance with local and state standards, and enforces the building, electrical and plumbing codes of Meriwether County and the State of Georgia.
The Building and Zoning Department is also responsible for the administration of Meriwether County’s zoning ordinances. The department provides assistance to the public on zoning issues as well as to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and Board of Commissioners.
This Building and Zoning Department is also responsible for investigating violations of the ordinances of Meriwether County.