NOTE: If you are a state licensed contractor and have not been previously issued a permit in the City of Perry, please contact 478-988-2720 prior to online submittals. All submittal attachments must be in a PDF format. Instructional sheets for permit filing can be found on the Building Permit page.

Citizens Self Service Portal FAQ’s
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Commercial
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Residential

Planning & Zoning Division

The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the current and long-range planning activities which guide the orderly growth and development of the City of Perry. These planning activities are performed by implementing the Land Management Ordinance (LMO) and shaping growth and redevelopment to meet the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

Planning Commission 2024 Hearing Schedule

Planning Commission 2024 Work Session Schedule

Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes

Policies & Procedures Governing Zoning Hearings

Informational/Public Hearing Notices

Zoning Map

Types of Requests

The division is responsible for making administrative decisions on the following types of requests:

  • Sign Permit
  • Building Permit
  • Site Plan Permit
  • Final Plat
  • Minor Subdivision
  • Zoning Compliance
  • Certificate of Appropriateness (in historic districts)

For questions, contact Community Development at 478-988-2720.

Reports & Recommendations

The Planning and Zoning Division also staffs the City Council-appointed Planning Commission. The Division prepares Staff Reports and Recommendations to the Planning Commission on the following types of applications:

  • Variance
  • Administrative Appeal
  • Preliminary Plat
  • Special Exception
  • Rezoning
  • Zoning Map Amendment
  • Land Management Ordinance Text Amendment