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You must live at the address used for the home business and be the homeowner or have notarized written permission from the owner. There is a one-time fee of $150.00, and the staff will assist you in filling out the necessary paperwork.
You must provide the following information:
• A brief detailed description of the business and/or service to be provided• A picture of the interior space to be used as the home office• A picture of any equipment used in the operation of the home based business if a service is provided away from the home office. i.e. landscape or construction trailer• A picture of any on-site vehicle parking or enclosed storage area used for the home based business
Should you not meet the above standards, a home based business might be approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals. We accept all forms of payment including electronic transactions. Board of Zoning Appeals
Manufactured Home Permits/Requirements Additional information.
ii. Home has public sewerage or applicant has a letter of approval from the Richmond County Board of Health
iii. Home is not in the floodplain iv. Applicant must provide proof of application for registration from the Georgia Department of Human Resources Day Care Licensing Unit
v. The lot on which the family day care home would be located is 10,000 square feet in area or greater vi. Hours of operation would not be greater than 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
vii. No persons listed with Richmond County Sex Offenders Registry reside within 1,000 feet of the property
For additional information and to have the 1200 foot search conducted please contact Planning and Development at 706-821-1796. Please note if you do not meet the above listed criteria you may petition for a Special Exception, please see Zoning-Rezoning on the Planning and Development website for more information.