Development Services: Forms and Fees

Application Forms:

The following application forms may be submitted, along with any additional required informaiton, via email to  Please note that any permit is not considered complete until all required until all required documents are recieved, the permit is approved by City of Athens staff, and a copy of the approved permit is returned to the applicant.

Building Permit

Burn Permit

Certificate of Occupancy

Contractor Registration

Development Application (Plats, Zoning, Variances)

Garage Sale Permit

Registration for Non-Essential Businesses Under Disaster Declaration

Sign Permit

Temporary Use Permit

Tree Removal Permit

Fee Schedule:

This fee schedule was adopted by the City Council (O-50-18) on September 10, 2018, and became effective on October 1, 2018.  The residential building permit fees were amended by Council on June 17, 2019.   

Fee Schedule