Community Development
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The Community Development Director is responsible for the administration of Community Deveopment which includes plan review for subdivision, multi-family and commercial development, zoning administration, land use regulations, plat approval, building permits, sign permits, business license initial approval, and the administration of annexations, variances and appeals.

Community Development Director - Kevin Herrit



City staff includes a Code Enforcement Officer who enforces city ordinances and regulations which include building inspections and soil erosion regulations.

Building Inspection & Code Enforcement Officer - Tim Martin

Helpful Links

City Applications and Forms

Special Events Permit

Building Permits

Business Licences

Historic Preservation

Planning & Zoning



Development Regulations

Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance 91-9

Comprehensive Plan

The State of Georgia requires all cities and counties to have a Comprehensive Plan. The City of Dahlonega is updating its Plan to be approved and adopted by February 2017, the next public hearing has not be scheduled. For more information contact Chris Head at 706-864-6133.

Want to tell your civic leaders what your community should be like in 20-30 years? Want to tell them which issues you feel are most important? The City of Dahlonega's Comprehensive Plan process is your chance.

Please complete and submit the form below. Surveys can be to submited electronically through the form, emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , mailed or hand delivered to City Hall (465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533). Citizens are also invited to complete the form in person at City Hall.

2016 Comprehensive Plan Survey