Department of Planning and Development Forms
Listed below are many of the forms required by the Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development to process various permits, submittals, cases, and other requests. Most of these documents are in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat reader is required to open these PDF documents. You can download a free version of this software from www.Adobe.com. Gwinnett County does not provide technical support concerning the downloading or use of the any of the Adobe products.

Affidavit Forms

Appeal, Modification, Waiver and Variance Application Forms

Building Permit Forms

Building Plan Review Checklist Forms

Current Planning Section Forms
Any property owner or owner's agent can apply for a rezoning, Change-in-Conditions or a Special Use Permit on a property. Only complete applications are accepted in person at the Current Planning Section office. An application does not guarantee an approved rezoning or Special Use Permit.

Listed below are many of the necessary forms from the Current Planning Section. Please read the Procedures and Instructions for Change-in-Conditions, Rezonings and Special Use Permit Applications PDF for instructions regarding required tasks and necessary items. Please call 678.518.6200 if you have questions concerning any of these documents.


Current Planning Section Forms

Development Plan Review Checklist Forms
Effective January 2015, the Development Plan Review Section of the Department of Planning and Development revised the Section’s plan review checklists by combining the documents listed below into a master checklist. The revision to the documents included amending the comments to correlate with the Gwinnett County Unified Development Ordinance.

  • Accessory Dwelling
  • CDP Activity Center/Corridor Overlay District Checklist Form
  • CDP Commercial Sites Checklist Form
  • CDP Sewer Outfall, Force Main, Water Main Pump Station Facilities Checklist Form
  • CPL Concept Plan Checklist Form
  • CPL Concept Plan for Open Space Conservation (OSC) Subdivisions Checklist Form
  • FPL Final Plat Checklist Form
  • LDP Clearing, Grubbing, Grading Checklist Form
  • MDP Multifamily Development Checklist Form
  • SDP Subdivision Development Plan Checklist Form
  • SDP Subdivision Development Plan for Conservation (CSO) and Open Space Conservation (OSC) Subdivision Checklist Form
  • STC Specimen Tree Concept Plan Checklist Form
  • XPL Exemption Plat Checklist Form

The new Development Plan Review Section Master Checklist begins with a project information sheet and County contact information. The comment section of the Master Checklist is organized into categories, which are outlined in the Index listed below. The comments received by the design professional and the developer will include only those comments that are applicable to their project.

Index of the Development Plan Review Section Master Checklist (PDF)
Development Plan Review Section Master Checklist (PDF)

For questions regarding the Master Checklist please call 678.518.6000 and ask to speak to a Planner in the Development Plan Review Section of the Department.


Development Plan Review Checklist Forms

Plan Review Application (Submittal) Forms

Development Plan Review Data Charts
Listed below are links to the Development Review data charts for various types of development. These data charts are fillable - either as a Microsoft Word document or Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Please attach a completed data sheet to your plan submittals as appropriate.

Development Plan Review Data Charts

Property Maintenance Ordinance Forms

Registration Ordinances

Sign Forms

Specimen Tree Forms

Vacant or Foreclosed Real Property Registration Information

Other Forms