Macon County Georgia

Board of Commissioners' Office
121 South Sumter Street
Oglethorpe, Georgia 31068

Zoning Commission

The Macon County Zoning Commission is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on rezoning cases, preliminary subdivision plans and zoning ordinance amendments.

This commission and a staffed zoning administrator was created by county ordinance and serves as advisors to the Board of Commissioners on matters pertaining to development, planning and zoning.

To serve as a member of this five-member commission, you must be a resident of Macon County for at least five years; have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and pass a criminal background check. Zoning commission members cannot hold public office and must agree to be disqualified to act upon a matter before the zoning commission with respect to property in which the member has an interest.

Members are appointed to four year terms on a staggered basis.

The responsibilities of this commission include:

The zoning administrator administers county zoning regulations and requirements in cooperation with the Macon County Zoning Commission and the Macon County Board of Commissioners.

The Zoning Administrator: