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In some cases, yes. Such cases are if you are performing what is called 'minor landscaping activities'.The germane ordinances incorporate minor landscaping activities as grading activities of less than 5,000 square feet (about a 70'x70' area). If you find your activites are greater than this, then you will need to obtain a development permit from the Community Development Department, located at 65 Lawrenceville Street, Norcross GA 30071.
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Use Gwinnett County GIS Data Browser to determine if a specific property is located within city limits or in unincorporated Gwinnett County. Click here for instructions.
The property owner is responsible for maintenance of a detention pond.
Yes, within limits. Clearing and pruning can occur with hand tools only and must be done manually. No track or motor powered vehicles for such activities are allowed in these buffer zones.
Contact the Deeds and Records Office of Gwinnett County at 770-822-8100 to determine if a property survey has been recorded with the county. If a survey is not on file with the Deeds and Records Office, it may be necessary to have a licensed professional surveyor prepare one for you.
A copy of your subdivision plat may be obtained at the Gwinnett County Deeds and Records Office in the Clerk of Superior Court at 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville, GA. All subdivision plats are recorded in the Deeds and Records office along with all revisions.
Send application requesting zoning certification and payment addressed to: City of Norcross Community Development, 65 Lawrenceville St., Norcross, Georgia 30071. Click here for procedures.