- Business & Development
In order to promote the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity or the general welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the city; and to lessen congestion in the streets; securing safety from fire, panic and providing adequate light and air; to prevent the overcrowding of land, avoiding both undue concentration of population and urban sprawl; facilitating the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks and other public requirements, protecting property against blight and depreceiation, encouraging the most appropriate use of land, buildings and other structures throughtout the city; securing economy in government expenditures, and for other purposes, the following regulations have been established and adopted.
Chapter 115, Zoning, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Norcross can be accessed by going to the Municode Website.
Established as a regulation in Chapter 105-1 of the City Code, the Development Regulations include information and instruction pertaining to construction and general requirements, permits, definitions, site prep, utilities, plat specifications, procedures, etc.
252 pages. Last revised April 20, 2010.
Development Permit Process and Checklists
Any land disturbance in excess of 5,000 sf or any land disturbance of any size on a property with a State Water must obtain a development permit from the City of Norcross. Please access the following links to download information on the development process in the City of Norcross and technical checklists associated with the development of construction plans.
The following checklists cover regulations enforced by the City of Norcross:
For information on the design of water and sewer utilities, please reference the checklists located at the Gwinnett County website.
All projects that require a development permit will need to be reviewed by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Please link to the Region 3 GSWCC website for information on plan review and submittal information.
Plan Checklist -Erosion Control for GSWCC review Please note that Appendix 1 is not applicable to the City of Norcross at this time.
Finalizing a construction project is marked by the obtaining of a Certificate of Occupancy or the recording of a Final Plat through the City. The City uses these processes to insure that the applicant has complied with applicable ordinances during the construction phase. The following package provides information on required documentation and forms in order to close out the construction phase:Approved Exterior Paint Palette for Use in Historic District