Welcome to Lamar County!

Georgia county officials including members of the ACCG Board of Managers represented Georgia at the 2021 NACo Annual Conference this week. CONGRATS TO Lamar County Commissioner & NACo Representative Nancy Thrash

Welcome to Lamar County, Georgia, a place of growth and development filled with tradition and small town values. Lamar County, with rolling landscapes and pecan and pine trees, is a fantastic place to raise your family, start your business, or establish an industry. Home is Just Better Here!

                 Lamar County Board of Commissioners                     

Department Spot Light

Planning and Community Development

Picture (from left to right):  Buddy Lanier, Building Official; Anita Buice, Director; Katherine Smith, Administrative Assistant.

The Lamar County Planning and Community Development Office guides property owners and businesses through local, state, and federal regulations in building, licensing, and land use.  Building permits, land disturbance permits, film permits, occupation tax permits, hotel/motel permits, alcohol licensing, zoning changes, variance requests, special exception applications, code enforcement, right of way permits, and subdivision approval are all processed through this office with the help of the Board of Appeals and the Planning Board.

Department snapshot:

315 active building permits

372 active registered businesses

6 active land disturbance permits

44 active code enforcement issues




Photo credit of the “behind the scenes filming” to Dwight Dyer, Creative Director Film Locations.






Lamar County Notifications

Call 1-800-847-4262 Option 1
To Schedule Appointments for the COVID Vaccine.