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​Welcome to the City of Covington's Planning and Zoning Department

The City of Covington's Planning and Zoning Department works to improve and maintain the quality of life for all of Covington’s residents by protecting our natural environment and promoting health, safety and welfare through land use regulation and comprehensive planning.

Planning and Zoning is responsible for reviewing, permitting, licensing and inspecting all construction within the Covington city limits. In doing so, the Department enforces all relevant codes and ordinances, and provides technical assistance to the Mayor and Council as well as many of the City's Boards and Commissions.

The following services are offered by the Planning and Zoning Department:
  • Review and Issue Permits (Building, Fence, Signs, Yard Sale, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, etc.)
  • Inspections
  • Code Enforcement
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Occupation Taxes
  • Business Licenses
  • Plan Review
  • Historic Preservation

You may view the Covington Municipal Code of Ordinances HERE​.

Corner Effect

Planning and Zoning
2116 Stallings Street
Covington, Ga. 30014
Phone (770) 385-2020
Fax (770) 385-2170


 MAPS (PDF Format)

City of Covington Zoning Map October 2017
Opportunity Zone November 2009LRG
Historic Districts
Covington Future Land Use
Covington Existing Land Use