Advertising & Signage

Except as specifically excluded from the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances of Gilmer County, Georgia, it is unlawful for any person to post, display, substantially change, or erect a sign in the county without first [...]

Advertising & Signage

Alcohol / Farm Winery Licensing

Application for Beer, Wine, & Malt Beverages License Application for Farm Winery License Publication Notice for Beer, Wine, & Malt Beverages Publication Notice for Farm Winery

Alcohol / Farm Winery Licensing

Buildings & Regulations

It is the intent of the Gilmer County Board of Commissioners to enforce the latest edition of each technical code, as adopted by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Building Permits must be obtained prior to beginning construction or [...]

Buildings & Regulations

Business Licenses

The Business License Office for the unincorporated areas of Gilmer County is also located at the Department of Planning and Zoning. A one-time administrative fee for new or lapsed business license applicants is $50. Other license fees are assessed [...]

Business Licenses

Comprehensive Plans

2020-2024 Joint Comprehensive Plan - 16.3 Mb (for Gilmer County and the cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay)

Comprehensive Plans

Environment

Section 70-39 of the Code of Ordinances, Gilmer County, Georgia states that a permit must be obtained from the Gilmer County Department of Planning and Zoning before any land-disturbing activity is begun. Applications for this permit must include five [...]

Environment

Excise Tax

Hotel / Motel Excise Tax Registration (pdf)

Excise Tax

Floods

All construction in Gilmer County must adhere to Chapter 74, Floods, of the Code of Gilmer County, Georgia. Prior to building within a flood plain, a permit must be obtained from the Gilmer County Department of Planning and Zoning. [...]

Floods

Land Use & Development

Gilmer County's Land Use and Development Ordinances are enforced by the Gilmer County Department of Planning and Zoning. A complete list of Gilmer County's agricultural, commercial and residential land use districts, along with their permitted uses is available from [...]

Land Use & Development
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