Zoning Department


The Zoning Administration develops long-range plans designed to direct and manage growth based on a wide range of diverse community goals. The staff then analyzes proposed changes in land use and administers regulations including the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations, in order to implement land use and development policies of the City of Buena Vista.

The City of Buena Vista’s Building Inspections enforces the International Building Codes as prescribed by the International Code Council, mandated by and amended by the State of Georgia.

All work to any structure, be it new construction, addition alteration to an existing structure, shall be approved and permitted by the Building Inspector before construction begins.

Building Inspections also enforces erosion and Sediment Controls in the City and any grading, clearing, grubbing or installation of driveways on any property shall first be required to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit from the City of Buena Vista Zoning Administration.

Our Staff

James Taylor

Part-Time Zoning Code Enforcement Officer

Animal Control

Contractor: Animal Control