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 April 19, 2014  
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Phone: 912.754-2105
Fax: 912.754-8450

Mailing Address
601 North Laurel St.
Springfield, Georgia 31329

Physical Address
Effingham Historic Courthouse
901 N. Pine St.
Springfield, Georgia 31329

Hours of Operation
8:30am -5:00pm
(except on county holidays)


Meet our Staff:

George Shaw M.P.A.

Zoning Administrator
Phone: 912.754-8009

Mike Wirth
Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: 912.754-2105
Ext. 4510



Our office has relocated to the Historic Courthouse located at 901 N. Pine Street in Springfield, 2nd floor (use door marked "GIS"). Should you have any questions feel free to contact us at  (912) 754-2105.

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      We support the county's mission by providing excellent customer service to the citizens of Effingham County, as well as business professionals and other governmental entities, by uniformly administering ordinances and policies to facilitate a safe and healthy environment for future growth and land use in the unincorporated areas of Effingham County. We perform a number of  functions which include:

  • Rezoning of property
  • Subdivision Regulations
  • Maintain Zoning Records & Subdivision Plats 
  • Home Occupations, Residential and Rural Businesses
  • Pond Approvals
  • Variances
  • Code Violations/Enforcement
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendments
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