Development Services

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Our Services

The Newton County Department of Development Services provides services for Unincorporated Newton County and consists of the following Divisions:

  • Building Permits (includes City of Mansfield, City of Oxford and Town of Newborn)
  • Business/ Alcohol Licenses
  • Code Enforcement
  • Planning and Development
  • Zoning

County Zoning Ordinances

The department is committed to providing excellent community service and follows the Newton County Zoning Ordinance and the Newton County Development Regulations.

Newton County Zoning Ordinance

Newton County Zoning Ordinance 2009, working copy with amendments through 2021

Newton County Development Regulations 

Newton County Water Resources Ordinance

        Newton County Water Resources Ordinance

Development Services Documents

Newton County Comprehensive Plan