Community Development Department

Carroll County Community Development has updated the county's Comprehensive Plan.   An important component of that plan is the Future Land Use Map.   Please see the map by clicking:  2018 Future Land Use Map.   To view the Plan, visit:  2018 Comprehensive Plan Update.
Please send any comments to County Planner Janet Hyde via Email or call 770-830-5861.

Duties & Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Department of Community Development are the regulation, review, and inspection of land development and building construction. Our daily responsibilities include the following:
  • Planning and zoning
  • Enforcement of Carroll County Ordinances
  • Issuance of occupational tax certificates
  • Residential and commercial building inspections
  • Commercial and residential plan review
  • Issuance of beer and wine licenses
  • Soil erosion and sediment control ordinance
  • Issuance of building permits
  • Staff support for the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Staff support for the Board of Appeals
  • Applications for rezoning, variances, and conditional use requests