Planning & Zoning

Staff & Contact Information

Main Phone Line: 706-795-6340

Department Head - Christopher Roach

Phone: 706-795-6350

Email: croach@madisonco.us  

Zoning Administrator - Tracy Patrick

Phone: 706-795-6345

Email: tpatrick@madisonco.us 

The Zoning Department has recently moved to the Commissioners Hall

Planning and Zoning Commission 

Contact Information, Agendas & Minutes 

Zoning Clerk - Melissa Payne

Phone: 706-795-6349

Email: mpayne@madisonco.us 

This site will assist you with most of your zoning questions, however, please feel free to call or email if you have any questions. 

Madison County Zoning Ordinance  Codified 6/5/2023

For current year updates or changes you may refer to Amendments to Zoning Regulations/Ordinances tab.

For properties located within City Limits Please contact the appropriate City Hall.  Our department does not have jurisdiction within City Limits.  You can access the Cities information on the City Contacts page.

Area, Yard & Height Requirements / Building Setbacks 


Additional Setbacks:


Future Land Use

General Information

Mobile Home Park Information 

The following information is provided for reference only, and is not the official version of the Madison County Mobile Home Park Regulations. The official version can be obtained in the Madison County Planning & Zoning Department.

Manufactured Home Park Regulations   Codified 3/4/2019 

Open Records Request 

The County Clerk is designated as the Open Records Officer to act for Madison County.  

All requests for records made under the Act directed to the County shall be made in writing to the Open Records Officer; Christina Baxter at cbaxter@madisonco.us 

Plat Approval


Steps for Recording Plats

Application for Plat Approvals

Political Signs 

Poultry House Requirements 

Re-Zoning Applications

For all Rezoning, Conditional Use, and Variance applications, please call 706-795-6345 to make an appointment with the Zoning Administrator. This takes approximately 30-45 minutes. 

Application Fees:

Storm Water Ordinance 

Subdivision Amendments and Information  

Madison County Subdivision Regulations Codified 6/5/2023


Subdivision Regulations Amendments 2023

Subdivision Regulations Amendments 2022


The following information is provided for reference only, and is not the official version of the Madison County Subdivision Regulations. The official version can be obtained in the Madison County Planning and Zoning Department.

Zoning Applications 

Applications for the rezoning of property, for conditional uses, and for variances are accepted and reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department, and are brought before the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Commissioners for review and approval. The Planning and Zoning Department also reviews  preliminary and final plats for approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Commissioners. Please see the links below for additional information. 

Zoning Application Information 

Zoning Application Process