1. Current zoning classification
2. Building setbacks
3. Off-street parking availability and service entrance requirements
4. Buffer yards or required screening
5. Lot area minimum
6. Sign regulations
*** Sign permits are required for erecting and placing any mounted or free-standing signs. Applications are filed through City Hall for Dahlonega or The Lumpkin County Planning Office for the county. For specific information about signage, Dahlonega City Hall can be reached at (706) 864-6133 and The Lumpkin County Planning Office can be reached at (706) 864-6894.
If your plans do not/cannot meet these specifications, you can discuss options with Dahlonega City Hall or The Lumpkin County Planning Office. If you find the current zoning classification of your potential location does not allow for your business, you may file an appeal for rezoning. In order to file this appeal, contact Dahlonega City Hall. There are no zoning regulations for the county, only land use regulations.
Dahlonega City Hall
465 Riley Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533