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Frequently Requested Information

The Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development regulates land development in the unincorporated areas of Gwinnett County. Several ordinances and resolutions including the Unified Development Ordinance and the Property Maintenance Ordinance provide the legal framework for regulating development activity in the county.

Menu items located on the left-hand column of this page will direct you to pages that reflect the most frequently requested information from the department's regulatory documents. The complete text of many of the department's regulations is available in PDF form on the Documents and Regulations page of the department website.