Subdivision, Multifamily or Commercial Plans

Subdivision, Multifamily or Commercial development plans are to consist of not less than the following and are to be prepared in accordance with the City's Development Regulations and Zoning Ordinance 91-9 which are available at City Hall or on the website: dahlonega-ga.gov

  • Development/Site Plan - i.e. building footprint, parking, setbacks, landscape strip, etc.
  • Street Improvement Plan, if applicable
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Plan
  • Grading and Drainage Plans (include a Storm Water Plan)
  • Tree Plan per City's Tree Ordinance
  • Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) from State. If required will take two months or longer, the City will coordinate this review.
  • The initial review process takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Project Approval can take several weeks, submit your plans early.
  • If a variance, rezoning or annexation is involved, this process can take up to several months.
  • GA Department of Transportation (GDOT) Permit is required if driveway access is from state road. Contact: 770-532-5563.
  • NPDES Permit from EPA is required for any project which disturbs one acre or more. Contact: 770-387-4900
  • Street Improvement Plan, if applicable
  • State approved water and sewer utility plans
  • As built plans, if applicable
  • And any other informatin that may be requested.