The Building and Zoning Department administers current city land use policies and provides planning for future land uses. The Community Development Director for the Building and Zoning Department is Glenice Stephens and the Building Inspector is James Barker.

Building and Zoning

The Building and Zoning Department:

  • oversees ordinance changes
  • acquires and maintains all building permits
  • reviews plats, site plans, construction plans
  • reviews business license applications
  • prepares all zoning requests, by citizens and city, for public hearings
  • maintains current zoning maps and current code of ordinances for contractors’ review

Important Reminders about obtaining a Business Licesnse in Sylvester

Contact Info

Address
Building and Zoning Department
202 South Main Street
Sylvester, Georgia 31791

Phone: (229) 776-8512

EFFECTIVE APRIL 11, 2016

THE FOLLOWING OCCUPATIONS THAT DO NOT HAVE AN OFFICE LOCATION IN THE CITY OF SYLVESTER WILL BE REQUIRED TO GET A REGULATORY LICENSE:

  • GENERAL CONTRACTORS
  • ELECTRICIANS AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
  • PLUMBING and PLUMBING CONTRACTORS
  • HVAC TECHNICIAN and HVAC CONTRACTORS
  • GAS TECHNICIAN or GAS FITTER
  • ALL OTHER SUBCONTRACTORS
  • PEDDLERS
  • PAWN BROKERS
  • CARNIVAL/CIRCUS
  • TAXICABS and LIMOUSINE OPERATORS

PER THE CITY OF SYLVESTER BUSINESS LICENSE ORDINANCE AND AS PROVIDED BY O.C.G.A. 48-13-9

PERMIT FEES:

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