Grading Permits and Policy

The intended purpose of this policy is to safeguard life, limb, property and public welfare by regulating clearing, earthwork, excavation, and other land disturbing activity and by requiring temporary and permanent provisions for it's control. It should be used as a planning and engineering implement to facilitate the necessary control of grading and earthwork.

This policy sets forth standards and rules for grading and earthwork and establishes the requirement of a formal permitting procedure. This policy applies to all areas within the City Limits and establishes administrative procedures for the issuance of permits and the enforcement thereof, requires the submission of necessary plans (Site or Conceptual Plans) for such work, and the observation & inspection of grading and/or earthwork operations.


Grading permit

Check out the Grading Permit Application you need in the City of Athens