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Who to Call - Cherokee County

Cherokee County

  • Erosion and Sedimentation - Cherokee Co. Engineering - (678) 493-6074
  • Buffers - Cherokee Co. Planning & Zoning - ( 770) 479-0504
  • Tree Ordinance -  (770) 479-0480
  • Environmental Marshall - Cherokee Co. Marshall’s Office - (770) 479-6153
  • Assistant  County Engineer - Brett Buchanan - (678) 493-6077
  • Planning and Zoning Director - Jeff Watkins - (678) 493-6101
  • Marshall’s Office -  (678) 493-6200

Canton

  • City Hall - (770) 704-1500
  • Stream Buffer Variance - Planning & Zoning - (770) 704-1518
  • Erosion and Sedimentation - Canton Planning & Zoning - (770) 704-1518
  • Erosion and Sedimentation - Building Dept. - (770) 704-1549
  • Planning and Zoning - (770) 704-1530
  • Erosion and Sedimentation - Development and Engineering - (770) 704-1539

Woodstock

  • Erosion and Sedimentation - Woodstock Planning & Zoning - (770) 592-6038
  • Buffers - Woodstock Planning & Zoning - (770) 592-6038
  • Planning and Zoning - (770) 592-6000

Who to Call - Dawson County

Dawson County

Erosion and Sedimentation - GA EPD - (770) 387-4900

Erosion and Sedimentation - Natural Resources Conservation Service - (706) 265-2374

Timber harvest sites - GA Forestry Commission - (770) 531-6048

Buffers - Planning - (706) 344-3604

Spills - GA EPD - 800-241-4113

Dawsonville

Dawson County Bldg. Inspector -  (706) 344-3604

Sewer Spills - GA EPD - 8am to 5pm  - (706) 216-8474 (Other hours: 911)

Who to Call - Other North GA Counties

Forsyth County

Erosion and Sediment/Buffer - Forsyth County Engineering - (770) 781-2165

Erosion and Sedimentation - Natural Resources Conservation Service - (706) 265-2374

Buffers - FC Planning and Development - (770) 781-2115

Tree Ordinance - FC Planning and Development - (770) 205-4562

Environmental Enforcement - Forsyth Engineering/KFCB - (770) 781-2165

Spills - GA EPD 

Director of Engineering -  (770) 781-2165

Planning Director-  (770) 781-2115

Lumpkin County

Erosion and Sedimentation - Natural Resources Conservation Service - (706) 265-2374

Timber Harvest Sites - GA Forestry Commission - (770) 531-6048

Pickens County

Erosion and Sedimentation - Rodney Buckingham

Buffers - Pickens Planning - (706) 253-8850

Spills - GA EPD - (800) 241-4113

Who to Call - State of Georgia

Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission

Region  1: Rome - (706) 295-6131

Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

Erosion and Sedimentation - (770) 387-4900 or (404) 675-6240

Open Burning - (404) 362-2671

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)

Georgia Department of Transportation - Environmental Compliance - Bill Phillips
- (404) 463-1050

Georgia Department of Transportation - Environmental Compliance - (404) 463-3042

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