Planning & Zoning

The Planning Division of the Augusta Planning & Development Department manages the Comprehensive Planning and Zoning functions within Augusta government.

Comprehensive Planning

Develop, maintain, and implement the Comprehensive Plan that is the holistic blueprint for growth and land use development in Richmond County.


Administration of the local Zoning Ordinance to ensure that land uses are compatible with each other and as a tool in implementing the Comprehensive Plan.

Land Development Review

Serve as the clearinghouse for review and approval of all land development projects.