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Planning & Development

Putnam County Planning & Development provides a wide range of services to the public from issuing residential and commercial building permits, reviewing residential subdivision requests, processing zoning applications to enforcing the solid waste and scrap tire ordinance (chapter 50) and the environmental ordinance (chapter 30). We have provided some information that we hope will be of interest to you as you browse our site. Our goal is to make the application and permitting process as simple as possible while enforcing and maintaining our various regulations and assuring legal compliance with applicable codes and laws.

Zoning Administration

The Zoning division is responsible for the processing of rezoning, variance, conditional use, preliminary and final plat applications and development site plans.

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement division is responsible for the enforcement of the Putnam County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 66 (Zoning), Chapter 50 (Solid Waste and Scrap Tire).  


The Permitting division issues permits for residential and commercial construction, signage, pools, logging/timber, special events and other uses.

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Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson

Director of Planning & Development

117 Putnam Drive, Suite B
Eatonton, Georgia 31024
Phone: (706) 485-2776
Fax: (706) 485-0552

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except holidays)

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