Planning / Development

For more information, please visit the Planning Department.

Planning / Public Meetings Schedules

ORGANIZATIONSDAYTIMELOCATION
Planning Commission

Reviews all applications made to the Planning Department
Last Tuesday of each month3:15 PMCity Council Chambers
Subdivision Committee

Reviews applications made to the Planning Department for subdivision of land, M-1A permitting, vacations of easements or right-of-ways, and annexation
The Tuesday prior to the Planning Commission meeting of each month1:15 PM7th Floor
Zoning Committee

Reviews applications for zoning or rezoning of land
The Tuesday prior to the Planning Commission Meeting

All meetings are held at City Hall located at 402 Lee St. NE. The applicant or his/her representative should be present.

Application Deadlines

All applications must be submitted to the Planning Department 21 days prior to the Planning Commission meeting except for a layout plat which is due 14 days prior to the meeting.

Applications & Documents

Annexations

B-4 and M-1A Site Plan Review

Certificate to Subdivide and/or Consolidate

Fee Schedule for Recording of Documents

Landscape Checklists

Subdivisions

Vacation of Easements or Right of Ways

Zoning and Rezonings

Recording and Processing Fees

Effective June 1, 2000

Recording fees are based on the following amounts:
$5.00 per page
$6.00 processing fee for County Courthouse
$5.00 processing fee for City of Decatur
Certified Letters $5.00 per adjoining property owner (if Planning Commission requires a public hearing)

Application Fees

Rezoning Request$300.00 per request non-refundable
Certificate to SubdivideRecording fee only
M-1A PermitNo charge
Annexation RequestNo charge
Vacation RequestRecording fee only
Preliminary Plats$100 + $5.00 per lot
Minor Plats$100 + $5.00 per lot
Plat Recording Fees$15 minimum - or $1.00 per lot + $6.00 processing fee
not to exceed $200
Copy of Zoning Ordinance$10 each
Copy of Subdivision Regs$10 each
Copy of 2010 Plan$50 each
Original CAD Maps$15 each
Copies of CAD Maps$5 each
Adjacent Property Owner Letters$5 each
Public Hearing AdvertisementsPaid by applicant

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