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Board of Adjustment

The Rockdale County Board of Adjustment conducts public hearings, requests and receives studies and reports from staff, and makes decisions on the following matters brought before them:

  • Appeals:
    • Application;
    • An appeal to the Board of Adjustment can be initiated by any aggrieved person, or by the department, official, agency or board of the Rockdale County affected by any decision, final order, requirement, determination, or interpretation of any administrative official of Rockdale County with respect to the provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).
  • Variances:
    • Flood Damage Protection;
    • Stream Buffers;
    • Other Variances;
    • Board of Adjustment Variance Application and Instructions;
    • variance refers to a special permission granted to allow relief from one or more zoning or development regulations when the strict application of the particular regulation would impose on a property owner an exceptional and undue hardship. An example of a variance request might be to reduce a required minimum yard due to an odd configuration of a property.
  • Administrative Variances:
    • Some types of variance requests may be reviewed and granted or denied administratively by the Director of Planning & Development while other requests must be considered and decided by the Board of Adjustment:
    • Administrative Variance Application and Instructions.

Decisions made by the Board of Adjustment shall be final. All appeals of decisions made by the Board of Adjustment shall be by writ of certiorari from the Rockdale County Superior Court pursuant to Sec. 238-13.

Calendar

The Board of Adjustment meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Rockdale County Assembly Hall or Auditorium, unless otherwise noted or except in the event of lack of business, in which case a public notice of the cancellation will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.

All meetings are held at the Rockdale County Assembly Hall, 901 N Main St NW or Auditorium, 903 N Main St NW, Conyers, GA, 30012.

Filing Deadline BOA Public Hearing
04/27 05/25
05/14 06/22
06/18 07/27
07/16 08/24
08/20 09/28
09/17 10/26
12/17 01/??/22

 

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Address
Planning & Development

1117 West Avenue SW, Conyers, GA 30012 

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Numbers
Telephone: (770) 278-7100

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Code Enforcement:

Rockdale County Code Enforcement
2570 Old Covington Highway
Conyers, GA  30012 (map)
Phone:  770-278-7103 

Code.ViolationsMailbox@rockdalecountyga.gov 

 

Report a Violation Report a Code Violation  

Business Licenses –Option 1
Residential Building Inspections & Permits –Option 2
Zoning –Option 3
Code Enforcement –Option 4 or 770-278-7103
Commercial Development/Building Permits –Option 5

Emails:

Open Records Request
PnDOpenRecords@rockdalecountyga.gov
Business Licenses

businesslicense@rockdalecountyga.gov

Permit Inspections
inspections@rockdalecountyga.gov

Code Enforcement
code.violationsmailbox@rockdalecountyga.gov

Building Permits
buildingpermit@rockdalecountyga.gov

Board Members

Elections for officers are held in February.  No member shall be eligible for more than two (2) terms.  Terms are four (4) years, staggered, as per UDO Section 238-7 (b)(1) as adopted November 28, 2006 and amended 

NAME
BEGIN 
END
Edward Davis
02/01/2022
Appointed
08/08/2023
02/01/2026 
Nichele Ford
02/01/2020
Appointed
06/23/2020 
02/01/2024 
Bridgett Howell
02/01/2019
Re-appointed
08/08/2023 
02/01/2027 
Judith Barnes 
02/01/2022
Appointed
08/08/202
02/01/2026 
Ronesha Bourne
02/01/23
Appointed
08/08/23 
02/01/2027 

 

Proposed Budget Information 2024
Transit Development Plan Survey
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Envision Rockdale
Rockdale Economic Development
UGA Extension