Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA


Planning & Zoning

The Rome-Floyd County Planning Department serves as the staff of the Planning Commission. The Department provides citizens, developers, realtors, and other staff persons with information relating to land use and development; carries out long-range comprehensive planning activities, and implement zoning and land use standards that are described in the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) for Floyd County and the City of Rome. The Planning Department also administers the county-wide Geographic Information System (GIS), Transportation Planning, and Historic Preservation.

Planning Commission Minutes

Planning Commission Agenda


The deadline for applications is the 10th of the month.

Rezoning & Special Use Permit Application     

Annexation Application

The Rome-Floyd County Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. in the Sam King Room at 601 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30162.


Other Planning, Zoning, and Transportation documents can be found here.

Unified Land Development Code (ULDC)

Initially adopted by Floyd County and the City of Rome in August 2001, the Unified Land Development Code regulates the use of land, the location and use of buildings and other site improvements, and the construction of public facilities and private improvements related to the development of land in each jurisdiction.

Rome-Floyd County Comprehensive Plan

The Rome-Floyd County Comprehensive Plan is a guide to ongoing growth and development occurring in the City and the County. The Comprehensive Plan identifies goals for the City and County, establishes policies to be used in making decisions, identifies what development types are appropriate in specific areas of the City and County, and proposes implementation strategies for the City and County to use to achieve its goals. The 2040 Comprehensive Plan is currently under development. 


  • Artagus Newell, Planning Director  706.236.5024
  • Brice Wood, Associate Planner 706.236.5022
  • Brittany Griffin, Community Planner 706.236.5025
  • Kayla Schaaf, Transportation Planner 706.236.5026
  • Ted Edwards, GIS Administrator 706.802.6703