Cobb County Government

This division is responsible for enforcing the Cobb County Zoning Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, House Moving Ordinance, and Solid Waste Ordinance. Code Enforcement also assists the Planning and Zoning Divisions with zoning issues, as well as the Development and Inspections Division with enforcement.

Any person who violates any provisions of articles I –V of Chapter 134, after conviction upon a citation issued to Magistrate Court of Cobb County, in accordance with O.C.G.A. 36-1-20, may be incarcerated for a period not to exceed 60 days and/or shall be fined up to $1000 for violations within any 12 month period.



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Effective July 1, 2008 pursuant to Georgia law O.C.G.A. 43-41 Builders and General Contractors will be required to have a contractors license as issued by the State of Georgia Licensing Board in order to obtain construction permits in the State of Georgia. Some limited service and traditional specialty contractors are exempt from the licensing requirements.

Erosion Control

The Erosion & Sediment Control Division is responsible for the enforcement of state law and the county ordinance for erosion & sediment control to preserve the natural resources in Cobb County.

Quality of Life Taskforce

Police shieldQuality of Life Task Force In January, Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced a new Quality of Life Task Force, which brings together Code Enforcement Officers and Police Officers to work together as a unit to enforce zoning codes, as well as other laws generally under the enforcement of the Police Department.