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Planning and Development


Contact Information

Teri Lewis, AICP
Phone: (912) 826-5996 or
(912) 826-2270

With growth and development as continuing issues in the City of Rincon, the Planning and Development Department plays an important role in the City’s government. Planning and Development strives to ensure compliance with building codes and zoning ordinances in a timely and professional manner. Offices are in City Hall at 302 S. Columbia Avenue, and hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City Ordinances

Amended Ordinances 

  +Adopted 6-10-2019 (Protect Groundwater Recharge Ordinance)  

  + Adopted 5-10-2021 (Buildable Acreage)

  + Adopted 5-24-2021 (CO Corridor Overlay District) 

  + Adopted 11-22-2021 (Self-Service Storage Facility)  

  + Adopted 9-12-2022 (Capital Cost Recovery)   

City of Rincon Zoning Map 

City of Rincon Joint Comprehensive Plan 

To reach Planning and Development staff, you can call 912-826-5996, Option 5. Faxes may be sent to 912-826-2083.

Planning and Zoning Board Meeting Schedule 

All ordinances of the City of Rincon, such as zoning information, land uses, municipal tree ordinance, open burning information, soil erosion & sedimentation control ordinance, etc., are available upon request for a fee.

Planning and Zoning Board: The Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 107 W. 17th Street.