Community Development Agency

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Forms, Permits & Applications

Permits, Applications, Information requirements and Instructions are available for download for most of the processes that are required from the Community Development Agency. Select the link below to get access to information concerning:

Business Registration permits, applications and downloads

NOTE: Application may be made in person at 1150 Powder Springs St., Suite 400, Marietta, Ga. 30064 or by mail, after the fees have been assessed, to P.O. Box 649, Marietta, Ga. 30061-0649.

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Land Use permits, applications and downloads

  • pdf icon  2014 “Other Business” Application
  • pdf icon  Certificate of Appropriateness
  • pdf icon  Cobb County Local Historic Designation Nomination Form
  • pdf icon  Open Space Community application
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    Site plan review applications and downloads

  • pdf icon  Erosion and Sedimentation Control Site Plan Requirements
  • pdf icon  Plat Review Application
  • pdf icon  Site Plan Review Application Instructions
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    Building Permits, Applications and Downloads

    Effective June 15, 2011, the Cobb County Building Permit Office will accept the following items by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please scan your documents and attach to the e-mail. All e-mails received by 4:30 pm will be processed the same day. Effective January 1, 2012, the Building Permit Office will no longer accept these documents by fax.

  • Subcontractor Affidavits
  • Temporary Power Releases (Notorized)
  • Temporary Power Pole (Notorized)
  • Contractor Releases (Notorized)
  • Business License Updates SewerSewer Affidavits (Notorized)
  • State Card Updates (Contractors, Trade Licenses and Erosion Cards)
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    Signs permits, applications and downloads

  • pdf icon  Sign Application
  • pdf icon  Semi Permanent Directional Sign Permit
  • pdf icon  Temporary Display Application