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Floyd County Engineering - Permitting Office

Mike Rhinehart - (706) 291-5114
Scott Tierce - (706) 236-2986

Address Assignments

A new or verification of an existing address is required for all building permits in Floyd County. Applications for address assignments are available in the Floyd County Engineering Department and must be completed prior to an address being issued. When an application is received, department staff will process the application and issue an address as soon as possible. Applications are processed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Currently, there are no fees associated with this permit.

Driveway Permits

Floyd County requires that all new driveway connections to a county roadway be permitted prior to issuing a building permit. The permit insures that driveways are constructed according to county code, to include proper installation of driveway pipes as required. Additionally, all existing driveways being utilized for projects requiring building permits must meet current standards or be improved per current code. Applications for driveway permits are available in the Floyd County Engineering Department and must be completed and approved prior to construction activities. Department staff will conduct site visits prior to issuing a driveway permit to determine proper driveway location and pipe size. Driveways will be inspected after construction and must be approved prior to the county issuing a certification of occupancy for the project. Currently, there are no fees associated with this permit.

Pavement Cut Permit

All street cuts within Floyd County public rights-of-way must be reviewed and approved by the Floyd County Engineering Department. Permit applications for pavement cuts are available in the Floyd County Engineering Department. Engineering drawings outlining proposed construction must be attached to the application. A road cut and repair detail is included with the permit application. All work will be inspected by the Engineering Department. Whenever possible, pavement cuts should be avoided. Utility crossings across major roadways, as identified by Floyd County, must be bored, subject to local and state approval. Currently, there are no fees associated with this permit.