Planning & Zoning

Planning and Zoning Department Mission

The mission of the Planning and Zoning Department is to promote quality and sustainable growth and development in the community by ensuring that land use and development proposals are compatible with the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Code of Ordinances, and various planning studies and initiatives. 

 Planning and Zoning Department Purpose

The purpose of the Planning and Zoning Department is to provide planning, preservation, and design services to make Fairburn the most livable city in the country. The City of Fairburn is committed to improving the experience of residents, small businesses, developers, and other stakeholders needing these services. The department has undergone an extensive process to lay the groundwork to make necessary changes for Fairburn's future.

 Planning and Zoning Department Goal

The Planning and Zoning Department goal is to make the City of Fairburn a pleasant place to live, work, and play, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for its residents and visitors.


The City of Fairburn Planning and Zoning department oversees development-related issues including but not limited to:

  • Address Assignment
  • Code Enforcement
  • Building Permits and Inspections  
  • Comprehensive Land Use Planning
  • Concept Plans and Plat Review Coordination
  • Text Amendments
  • Variances
  • Zoning
  • Zoning Modifications

View more details about the City’s plans for future development with the 2040 Comprehensive Plan.



Denise Brookins

Director of Planning and Zoning
Phone: (770) 964-2244, ext. 120

Chancellor Felton

Department of Planning and Zoning
Phone: (770) 964-2244, ext. 138

Physical Address

Fairburn Administration Building 
314 NW Broad Street 
Fairburn, GA 30213

Office Hours:

8:30 am - 4:00 pm (M-F)



How do I find the zoning of a property?

Call the Planning and Zoning Department.  770-964-2244

Is my property located in the City of Fairburn

Go to the Fulton County GIS website and type in your address.

Rezoning application

Located in the Document section of Planning and Zoning.

Rezoning application