Planning & Development

There will be no inspections from June 7, 2021 to June 11, 2021.  Please schedule appointments prior to these dates, or after June 11th.  Thank you.

Thank you for visiting our page. We are currently working on updating information and links. Please contact our department directly to confirm accuracy of information at 678.407.6583. As a reminder, the 2020 Zoning Ordinance was approved in May 2020, therefore, all developments and permits have to conform to the new regulations. 

The Planning and Development Department is responsible for providing information and processing 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.

City of Lawrenceville 2020 Zoning Ordinance
Adopted May 2020


The City of Lawrenceville adopted the new Zoning Ordinance on May 20, 2020. The Zoning Ordinance contains local regulations concerning the use and development of land and buildings, including zoning. The purpose and intent of the rewrite is to create an ordinance that preserves, protects, and promotes the public health, safety and general welfare of the residents and businesses in the City. Goals for the rewrite of the Zoning Ordinance were:

  • Consistency with the Comprehensive Plan
  • Simple to implement/enforce
  • Accessible to the public
  • Easy to understand
For the full Zoning Ordinance by Article, please click on Regulations and Ordinances.

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