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Building / Zoning Department

Planning and Zoning Administrator
Anita Buice

Building Inspector/Code Enforcement
Buddy Lanier

Office Address
408 Thomaston Street
Barnesville, Ga 30204

Office Hours
8:00am-5:00pm (M-F)



Department Information

The Building and Zoning Department is responsible for issuing building permits and conducting inspections for all construction activities in the unincorporated areas of Lamar County. The department insures compliance with the County’s Zoning Ordinance by issuing permits only for permitted uses within a particular zoning district. Rezoning, Special Exception and Variance requests to the Zoning Ordinance are processed in the office.

This department is also the County’s Planning Office, the Erosion and Sedimentation Control Review and Inspection Office, the Floodplain Management Office and the Code Enforcement Office.

The department is organized under a department head (Zoning Administrator) with an Administrative Assistant/Permit Clerk and a Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer to carry out the many and various tasks assigned to the department.

Forms & Resources

Important Numbers

Occupational Tax & License


Manufactured Home Placement Guidelines

Swimming Pool Guidelines


Checklist to Obtain a Permit

Building Permit

Fee Schedule 

Electrical Application

Mechanical Permit

Plumbing Permit Application

Appeal-Special-Exception Variance Application

“Come Visit Us in Beautiful Lamar County, Georgia!”