Chatham County Development Ordinances

Chapter 24 of the Chatham County Code, which includes the Land Disturbing Activities Ordinance,  Stormwater Management Ordinance,  Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance, Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and other development-related ordinances can be viewed by clicking here.

Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance (FDPO)  

New Chatham County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance Effective 01/01/2019.

Georgia SWCC

This memo has been issued by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division regarding checklist requirements for projects less than 1 acre that are not part of a common development but are within 200 feet of perennial state waters (O.C.G.A. 12-7-17 (8). Click here for the memo

Streetlighting Ordinance  

Chapter 12 Article XII covers the Chatham County Streetlighting Ordinance.  More information can be found at the link below.