Planning & Zoning

The mission of the Richmond County Planning Department is to plan for growth and to protect the rights, health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Richmond County.

The mechanism for implementing such recommendations and for insuring the County has controlled, balanced growth is through the development of planning ordinances and regulations.

The Richmond County Planning Board directs the planning staff in identifying needs and formulating policies for governing growth in Richmond County for the ultimate purpose of promoting the public health, safety and general welfare of its citizens.