Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA

Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority

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  • Purpose

    The LBA is a public entity authorized by state law and created pursuant to an intergovernmental contract between Floyd County and the City of Rome dated February 28, 2017. It is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Floyd County Commission and by the Rome City Commission.
    The LBA is established to acquire the tax delinquent properties, surplus properties of the local governments, and other properties in order to foster the public purpose of returning land which is a nonrevenue-generating, nontax-producing status to an effective utilization status in order to provide affordable housing, new industry and jobs for the citizens of Georgia.



    The Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority is comprised of five members with two appointed by the City, two appointed by the County and one at large member appointed jointly. Members will serve a four-year term. The presence of the majority of members shall constitute a quorum.   

    Rome City:

    Roger Smith- Term Expires 12/2021

    Harry Brock- Term Expires 12/2023

    Floyd County:

    Davis Mathis- Term Expires 12/2023

    Lowery May- Term Expires 12/2023

    Joint/At Large:

    Rob Ware- Term Expires 12/2021


    The Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority generally meets on the first Friday of each month at 8:30am in the Carnegie Building Training Room. The meeting may be cancelled if there is no business to transact that month or for lack of a quorum available.

    Meeting dates for 2021:

       February 5th     March 5th     April 2nd     May 7th     June 4th     July 9th                                           August 6th     September 3rd     October 1st     November 5th     December 3rd


                      Land Bank Owned    

                      Floyd County Owned


    An application for purchase must be submitted for consideration by the LBA Board. Submitted applications will be process and posted to the public for a minimum of 30 days and scheduled for the next Land Bank meeting.  (please call if unsure of deadline). A non-refundable processing fee of $35 is required for all applications.

                                                                             Application form

    Interested in Donating Land/Properties

    If you have a parcel of land and/or property that you would like to donate to the Land Bank Authority, you may submit you information for consideration.

    More information

    For more information on the Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority or to inquire about parcel donations or sales, please call Community Development staff at (706) 236-4477, or email