For Immediate Release

October 25, 2021


ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Planning and Development is making it easier to do business with the department by increasing accessibility for customers with the new 24/7 Online Citizen Portal. This comes after the July 27, 2021 Voting Session Board of Commissioners approval.


Those visiting the website can complete and pay for all of the following actions online:

  • Apply for a building permit for different projects
  • Apply for a planning permit
  • Apply for a zoning permit
  • Apply for a new or renew a business license
  • Check the status and details of cases and print documents
  • Submit inspection requests


“The new portal gives our customers the ability to apply for certain permits from their office or home, 24 hours a day, without trips to our public offices,” Teresa Jacobs, Deputy Director of Planning and Development says. “We are so excited to offer this new, convenient service to the Rockdale community as we continue to streamline our processes and implement new technology.”


The new portal will be live on November 1, 2021.  Customers can visit  and click the banner on the homepage or visit the direct link at  to begin completing their forms online.


For more information on Building permits, call Planning and Development at 770-278-7100. For Land Disturbance permits, call Stormwater at 770-278-7155.