Planning and Zoning

The Comprehensive Plan describes the community's goals and aspirations regarding land use regulation and development strategy.
This handy online tool walks you step by step through the process to develop a new parcel of land in the City of Augusta.
The planning commission is a body appointed by the City Council to oversee the development of the community.

Subdivision regulations set standards for streets, drainage ways, sewage disposal, water systems, and subdivision of land.

Zoning regulations help ensure that incompatible uses do not develop next to each other, leading to conflict between neighbors.