Planning & Zoning

Planning & Zoning

The mission of the Planning and Zoning Department is to provide information and process applications in land use, development and building issues. This would include creating Master Plans, creating and amending ordinances, rezonings, special use permits, variances, development permits, building permits, site inspections, building inspections, certificate of occupancies and zoning code compliance.

Contact Planning & Zoning:

Phone: 678.407.6583
Email: planning@lawrencevillega.org


Related Refernce Links:



Code Enforcement

Lawrenceville Code Enforcement is assigned to the Planning & Zoning Department. It is comprised of two Officers for Commercial Enforcement, two Officers for Residential Enforcement, and a Supervisor.

All property owners and occupants are responsible for maintaining their properties in accordance with certain standards. These standards are designed to protect the environment and maintain the appearance and property values within the City of Lawrenceville. Click here to review the Property Maintenance Ordinance.

*Our Process:

Lawrenceville Code Enforcement enforces violations of the City’s Ordinances, Zoning Codes, and Property Maintenance Codes. Our focus is to gain compliance with the cooperation of the Property Owners, Occupants or Agents. We issue ‘Code Compliance Advisory Notices’ as an initial step, to educate the Property Owners, Occupants, or Agents with the types of violations, a corrective action, and a corrective date. 

PLEASE NOTE: ‘Code Compliance Advisory Notices’ are not Citations to appear in Court.

Our efforts are focused on working with the Community to correct all violations. Citations are issued as a final means to correct the violation.

The various types of violations for Commercial & Residential Enforcement are:

  • Signs (we enforce the ordinance which regulates quantity, size, and locations of signs)
  • Unlicensed Businesses (an occupational tax certificate is required for all businesses)
  • Land Use (different zoning districts allow different uses of the property)
  • Illegal Construction (building permits are required for most construction)
  • Outdoor Storage (prohibited items stored outside a fully enclosed structure or business)
  • Property Maintenance (trash, debris, dead trees, high grass, exterior of buildings, etc.)
  • Zoning (junk vehicle storage, overcrowding, etc.)

PLEASE NOTE: We do not enforce Subdivision Covenant Restrictions.

*Options for Reporting a Violation:

Quick Links City Resources
Living In The City

A-Z Index

 

Alcohol Permits
Architectural Review Application
Board of Zoning Appeals
Budgets
Building Permits
Business Applications
City Council
City Council Goal
Clean Water Campaign
Close Business
Colleges & Universities
Customer Service
Development Ordinances
Development Permits
Directions
Directory
Distilled Spirits Excise Tax Form
Downtown Architectural Review Board
Downtown Development Authority

Elections & Voting
Electric Department
Employment
Engineering Department
Gas Department
General Code of Ordinances
Georgia Poison Control
Gwinnett County Fire Department
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful
Gwinnett County Animal Control
Gwinnett County EMS
Gwinnett County Extension Service
Gwinnett County Government
Gwinnett County Public Library
Gwinnett County Public Schools
History
How Do I
Lawrenceville Development Authority
Lawrenceville Housing Authority
Lawrenceville Police Department
Licenses & Permits
Master Plans
Mayor
Municipal Court
North GA Water Planning District
Planning & Zoning Commission
Public Parking
Public Safety
Renew Business
Rezoning Application
Rhodes Jordan Park
Sanitation Department
Schools, Private
Schools, Public
Sign Permit
Special Use Application
Start Business
Stormwater Applications
Stormwater Department
Stormwater Design Manual
Survey Control Points
Taxes
Things To Do
   - Visitors
   - Residents
   - Students
Utilities
Variance Application
Vision Statement
Water Department
Zoning Complaint
Zoning Ordinances

 E-Verify ID # 138972
Date of Authorization 07/24/08

Legal Disclaimer  •  Privacy Policy  •  News  •  Site Map  •  Secure Area

Copyright © 2015 City of Lawrenceville. All rights reserved.

Gwinnett Municipal Association