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Our Services
The Newton County Department of Development Services provides services for Unincorporated Newton County and consists of the following Divisions:

  • Building Permits (includes City of Mansfield, City of Oxford and Town of Newborn) 
  • Business licenses  
  • Code enforcement
  • Planning & Development 
  • Zoning

The department is committed to providing excellent community service and follows the Newton County Zoning Ordinance and the Newton County Development Regulations.

Newton County Zoning Ordinance

Newton County Development Regulation Ordinances


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The Development Services Department invites you to participate in our Customer Service Survey. The Survey is short but will provide us with valuable information on what we are doing well and where we need to improve. Your feedback is most appreciated.

Development Services Customer Service Survey

For any questions regarding zoning please contact the Zoning Administrator @ 770-784-2018



Publications on the Newton County Board of Commissioners' website may vary significantly in format and/or content from the "official" printed publication. These documents and associated information are made available on the website for informational purposes only. Additional standards, regulations and/or ordinances may apply. Additional applications, permits and/or documentation submittals may be required. Please contact our Department at 678-625-1659 for additional information.



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