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Land Development & The Environment


Building & Development also interprets and enforces federal, state and local laws relating to land development and the environment. This department serves as a liaison to federal and state agencies for environmental affairs. Additionally, the department issues Land Disturbance Activity permits and investigates environmental concerns related to Union County Code, Chapter 30 Environment Environment. Inspections are conducted to enforce the following ordinances:

  • Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
  • Water Supply Watershed Protection
  • River Corridor Protection Plan
  • Mountain Protection Plan
  • Wetland Protection

To file an environmental concern, call (706) 439-6057



-- Official Notice --

There will be a CALLED MEETING of the Board of Directors of the Urban Redevelopment Agency on Monday, January 30, 2023 at
5:00 p.m. located at 65 Courthouse Street, Blairsville, Georgia in Courtroom A.

Board of Directors of the Urban Redevelopment Agency


A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Union County Courthouse, 65 Courthouse Street, Blairsville, Georgia.

The purpose of this hearing will be for Union County to provide information and answer questions regarding the proposed
Short-term Rental Ordinance.

Please send your comments via regular mail or to the email address listed on our website at