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A property owner can visit FEMA’s website at www.msc.fema.gov with their address and get a good idea of where the floodplain lies. For more detailed information that will show the location of the floodplain with respect to their particular property, the property owner should visit the Planning Department’s GIS office. For a nominal charge, a printout can be obtained if the property does lie in the floodplain, or they can simply verify that it does not.
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If you are installing a new driveway or repairing a driveway within the right of way, you will need to submit a Residential Driveway Permit Application. To view the technical standards and application, visit the Forms and Documents page. The fees for permit applications are $85 for a new driveway and $79 for repairs to an existing driveway.
In order to obtain a Driveway Permit, you must complete a permit application. This application must be accompanied by a scaled site plan and the application fee ($85 for new driveway, $79 for repair to existing driveway). Visit the Forms and Documents page to see the technical standards for driveways and the permit application.
The application can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at 120 West Dougherty Street (lower level). The permit is reviewed and approved/disapproved within 2-3 business days. (Cash, check or credit card accepted)
In order to obtain a Right-of-Way encroachment permit, please fill out a permit application. The application, along with a drawing of how you plan to encroach in the Right-of-Way, can be emailed to email@example.com or dropped off at 120 W. Dougherty Street. The application fee is $115 (cash, check or credit card). Your permit application will be looked at within 2-3 days..
Streetlights are leased by the Unified Government from the individual power providers and maintained by each power provider.
To address concerns about a street light outage or to request glare shields, follow the process below: Please have the following information ready when you call or email the provider about a streetlight concern:
Report an issue to Georgia Power
Report an issue to Walton EMC
Report an issue to Jackson EMC
Report an issue to Rayle EMC
Traffic Signal outages may be reported to the Traffic Engineering Division at firstname.lastname@example.org Pedestrian Lantern outages may be reported to the Central Services Department at email@example.com
For further information regarding Streetlights please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please call the Transportation and Public Works Department’s Engineering Division 706-613-3440.
Who you contact depends on where the drainage issue is located:
Any time that you are working within the ACC right of way you need to submit a permit application, a drawing of proposed work within the right of way, as well as the $115.00 permitting fee (cash, check or credit card). The application can be emailed to email@example.com or dropped off at the office at 120 W. Dougherty Street.
A FEMA Elevation Certificate is a form available on FEMA's website that is used to certify building elevations in order to demonstrate compliance with the A-CC Flood Protection Ordinance. It is also used to determine the flood insurance premium rate, and/or to support a request to FEMA to remove a property from the regulated floodplain.
A Stormwater Management Permit is needed for any land development that:
The permit is obtained from the Transportation & Public Works Department and requires an application, fees, and a stormwater management plan prepared by a professional engineer or landscape architect licensed in Georgia. The plan must meet ACCGov requirements, and must be reviewed and approved by the department prior to permit issuance.