Building, Planning and Zoning


The Building Division of Troup County’s Building, Planning, and Zoning Department is responsible for issuing various building permits for new residential & new commercial construction, structural repairs & alterations, additions & renovations to existing structures, accessory & storage buildings, garages & carports, telecommunication towers, swimming pools, driveway construction, and State of Georgia required erosion & sediment control plans.

The Building Division also conducts inspections related to the proper construction and maintenance of buildings in Troup County. These inspections help insure the safety, health, and general welfare of Troup County citizens by enforcing the State of Georgia mandated Standard Building Codes in relation to building construction, fire prevention, general site work, housing, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, manufactured homes, swimming pools, development & design standards, building setback requirements, proper zoning standards, and flood plain regulations.

The Building Division of Troup County’s Building, Planning, and Zoning Department is also responsible for issuing new business licenses, renewing existing business licenses, issuing new licenses to sell beer and/or wine, and renewing existing licenses to sell beer and/or wine.

Click Here, for more information about the Building Division and links to various applications.

Planning and Zoning

The Planning and Zoning divisions interact with citizens, businesses and developers to create and implement smart growth initiatives, comprehensive planning principles, and development standards throughout unincorporated Troup County.  These divisions are responsible for implementing the Troup County Zoning Ordinance, Quality Development Corridor Overlay and Subdivision Regulations in order to keep the County’s long range goals in line with local and state requirements. For more, click here.