Planning & Zoning
The Planning & Zoning Department will be CLOSED on July 3, 2015, for the observance of the 4th of July.
The Rome-Floyd County Planning Department serves as the staff of the Planning Commission. The Department provides citizens, developers, realtors, and other staff persons with information relating to land use and development; carries out long range comprehensive planning activities, and implement zoning and land use standards that are described in the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) for Floyd County and the City of Rome. The Planning Department also administers the county-wide Geographic Information System (GIS), Transportation Planning, and Historic Preservation.
Unified Land Development Code (ULDC)
Initially adoption by Floyd County and the City of Rome in August 2001, the Unified Land Development Code regulates the use of land, the location and use of buildings and other site improvements, and the construction of public facilities and private improvements related to the development of land in each jurisdiction.
Rome-Floyd County Comprehensive Plan
The Rome-Floyd County Comprehensive Plan is a guide to ongoing growth and development occurring in the City and the County. The Comprehensive Plan identifies goals for the City and County, establishes policies to be used in making decisions, identifies what development types are appropriate in specific areas of the City and County, and proposes implementation strategies for the City and County to use to achieve its goals. The Comprehensive Plan received final approval on April 8 and is now the adopted Comprehensive Plan for Rome, Floyd County, and Cave Spring.
- Sue Hiller, Planning Director
- Matt DeFoor, GIS Administrator
- Bryan King, Associate Planner
- David Thompson, Associate Planner
- Jalene Franks - Planning Assistant