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.
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.