Public Notice:

There will be No Inspections on the following days:  December 5, 2019 & December 6, 2019


Proposed Ordinance Revisions:

Mayor & Council will hold a public hearing on a revision to the City's Tree Ordinance, December 16, 2019, at 7 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall. The proposed ordinance and summary are listed below for review:

Proposed Tree Ordinance

Tree Ordinance Summary 



Offices in Brawner Hall
3180 Atlanta Road
Russell G. Martin, Director
(770) 319-5387

This department is responsible for the following functions: Planning & Zoning, Building Permits, Business Licenses, Signage, Code Enforcement, and Economic Development. Please consult the Staff Directory for department contacts ready to assist you.

Building Department

The Building Department provides inspections for new residential, office, commercial, and industrial developments as well as any residential additions and remodeling jobs. You may download permit and plan review applications online.


Business License

The Business License office issues the licenses and permits required to do business in the City of Smyrna. Applications can be downloaded online and submitted either electronically or in person.



Code Enforcement Code Enforcement provides information to residents concerning City code compliance, including business licenses, signs, property maintenance, and parking. You may contact the marshals with any questions about a notification you received. Citizens can also report violations themselves using the City’s online Service Request system.


Economic Development
The Economic Development office offers personalized assistance in identifying resources to help your business succeed. If you are looking to locate or expand in Smyrna, contact this office for demographics or incentive details. See also our online listing of available commercial properties.


Planning and ZoningThe Planning and Zoning Department performs ongoing and long-range (comprehensive) planning for the City. You may contact our planners with questions about zonings, permitted uses, variance requests, or acquiring copies of City maps.

Community Development coordinates Plan Review. Review times vary based on plan review volume and the complexity of each project. Click here to download Plan Review applications and checklists. Fees for Plan Review are due at the time of plan submittal. Please contact Community Development for the most current Plan Review fee schedule. After plans are approved a Land Disturbance or Building Permit is required prior to any construction activity.