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Department Head:
Barry Edgar

City Planner Barry Edgar

(678) 425-6812

23 North Jackson Street 
P.O. Box 566
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-3510

Planning Department Mission Statement

The City of Winder Planning Department is tasked with the responsibility of administering the City of Winder's Zoning and Development Regulations. The Department maintains a zoning map of all zoning categories within the City. The Department answers zoning and development questions from developers, the general public and other government employees.

The Planning Department is responsible for administration and coordination of the development review process. The process consists of the various City departments responsible for all local codes and regulations pertaining to land development and building construction prior to authorization of construction activities. Please call the Planning Department for more detailed information on the development review process and requirements for submittals.

All applications for annexations, rezones, variances and conditional uses must be submitted to the Planning Department, and must then go before the Planning Board and the City Council for review and recommendations. All applications must be complete and submitted to the Planning Department no later than 5:00pm on the submittal deadline date. Please call the Planning Department for a list of all submittal deadlines and the corresponding Planning Board and City Council meeting dates. Applications for annexations, rezones, variances and conditional uses are available for download here.

  • City of Winder Ordinances - The City of Winder ordinances are available for information purposes only. Please contact the City of Winder directly at 770-867-3106 concerning any questions, needed explanation or to inquire about updated ordinances.

2010 Winder Housing Inventory & Assessment Report

Planning Director

RFP: The Peskin Building
RFP: The Peskin Building Posted: 4/13/2016
The City of Winder ("City") invites developers, end-users and interested parties (collectively "Proposer") to submit a plan to purchase and develop in whole the property located at 21 East Athens Street zoned... Read »
PUBLIC NOTICE: McNeal Road Closed for Pipe Installation
Due to work safety concerns, the City’s contractor Strickland and Sons Pipeline, will need to close a portion of McNeal Road for storm water pipe installation... Read »
PUBLIC NOTICE: Rose Hill Cemetery
This notice is being sent to officially inform the public that the City of Winder is suspending the sale of any new... Read »

Last updated: 3/5/2014 4:55:10 PM