706-632-8361 phone
706 258-3695 fax

Chief Land Development Officer: Marie Woody 706-258-5170
Clerk: Candace Graham 706-258-5173

The Environmental Compliance section of the Land Development office enforces the laws that protect the public and preserve the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains that surround us. We enforce the laws to preserve the water that is important to the survival of the citizens of Fannin County and our nation. We offer assistance with environmental concerns such as illegal dumping, litter, old tires, chemical spills, soil erosion, solid waste, air/water pollution and many other problems. Our office issues land disturbing permits, septic permits (through the Health Dept.), driveway permits and building permits. Please review the appropriate ordinances posted on this web site.

Materials that are available for review either on line or in the office include:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources – Environmental Protection Division
Land Disturbance Activity permitting information
FEMA flood plain elevation certification
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
Georgia State Department of Health
Environmental Health Information
Soil Scientists (list available upon request) 706-632-3024

Download information and forms below

25 foot Vegetative Buffer Application
50 foot Vegetative Buffer Application
Building Permit – what you need
Building within 200 feet of Water requirements
Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance
Land Development Ordinance
Land Surveyors who are registered
Mobile Home Ordinance
Outdoor Sign Ordinance
Pond Guide for Citizens
Recreational Vehicle Ordinance
Scrap Tire Management Ordinance
Erosion & Sedimentation Control Report Form – semi monthly
Soil Classifiers – Please contact the Fannin County Health Department at 706-632-3024 for current list of soil classifiers.
Solid Waste Ordinance
Streambank & Shoreline Stabilization Guidance