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Columbia County Business Rules for COVID-19 

To learn more about the two Columbia County test sites for COVID-19, please read the COVID-19 Testing Story on our website. 

 

Columbia County offices, parks and facilities will be closed through Monday, April 6, 2020. To learn more about Columbia County closures, cancellations and postponements, please review the news story regarding COVID-19 updates. For the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please reference the Georgia Department of Health's website

 

The offices of the Tax Commissioner of Columbia County (Evans and Grovetown) will be closed to walk-in customer service as of Tuesday March 17, 2020, until further notice. Citizens can continue to use mail service, online services and phone call services for certain transactions. Drop boxes at both locations, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans and 101 W. Robinson Ave., Grovetown, will continue to be monitored as well.Please visit the Tax Commissioner's website for contact information. 

Plan Review

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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 11 review areas:

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

Plan Review Forms

Deadline Schedules

Preliminary Subdivision Plats

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.

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