Plan Review

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A Department of the Planning Services Division

 Paula Munger, PE, LEED AP, CFM
Plan Review Manager
(706) 312-7270 Office
(706) 220-3052 Cell
(706) 312-7290 Fax
Stacy Bargeron
Plan Review Specialist
(706) 312-7205  


Kevin Fort
Plan Review Specialist
(706) 312-7196
(706) 564-7030 Cell


Department Description

The Plan Review Department is responsible for the smooth progress toward approval of public and private site development plans as well as final and individual plats.

The review includes verification of compliance with local, state and federal regulations in each of the following 10 review areas:

  • Addressing/GIS
  • Engineering/Environmental Design
  • Erosion, Sedimentation, and Pollution Control
  • Fire Protection
  • Floodplain Management
  • Health Department (project with swimming pools or septic systems)
  • Landscaping
  • Planning/Zoning Compliance
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Water Utility

Plan Review Forms

Plan Review Application - Commercial

Plan Review Application - Major Subdivision

Plan Review Application - Final Plat and/or Asbuilt


Deadline Schedules

Preliminary Subdivision Plats

2018 Application Deadlines Preliminary Subdivision Plats

Final Subdivision Plats 

2018 Application Deadlines Final Subdivision Plats

Project Information

Early Assistance

Staff is available for pre-development consultations.  Understanding County's expectations is paramount to assessing a project's feasibility, cost and schedule.  Call to make an appointment with the Plan Review Team at 706-447-1376.

Minor Subdivision Plats

As per Columbia County Code Section 74-42, proposed subdivisions resulting in not more than 4 lots or tracts including the remaining portion of the original tract can be processed administratively. Please contact Kevin Fort at 706-312-7196 for additional information.

Land Disturbance Permit

On June 7, 2016, the Board of Commissioners adopted a policy to require all projects with land disturbing activity to complete a Land Disturbance Application. Click here for more information.






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