This permit process was designed to provide a clear, straightforward process to obtain county approval for land disturbance.
An approved Land Disturbance Permit application is required for all projects in Columbia County.
Individuals desiring to conduct land disturbing activities can use the Land Disturbance Permit (LDP) table and supporting checklists to generate an application package based on the project details.
• Permit applications for common developments and commercial projects should be submitted to Plan Review. See the LDP table for the required documents. Only complete packages will be accepted.
• Permit applications for new home construction, pools, additions, etc. can either be submitted to Building Standards or emailed to LDP@columbiacountyga.gov. See the LDP table for the required documents. Only complete packages will be accepted.
George Eastman, EIT, CFM
Stormwater Plan Reviewer
Office: (706) 312-7278
Cell: (706) 394-7883
Shari Mendrick, P.G., CFM
Environmental Plan Reviewer
Office: (706) 312-7247
Erosion & Sediment Control Plan Reviewer
Office: (706) 706-868-3422
Cell: (706) 836-5072
For questions please call the Stormwater Utility Department, 706-855-7246
Picture of Mullins Pond
Double row of silt fence
Temporary Sediment Trap