804 S Laurel Street
Springfield, GA 31329
Phone: (912) 754-2128
0 - Inspection Scheduling, Business Licenses, Code Enforcement, and Operator
1 – Inspection Services
2 – Planning and Zoning Services
3 – Building and Permitting Services
4 – GIS Services
Fax: (912) 754-2151
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed the third Thursday of the month from 3:00pm – 4:30pm
**The GIS Department will be closed October 4-5 for training.
Find forms, links, contact information, and the Georgia Code.
This page includes basic information for acquiring a business license for the unincorporated area of Effingham County.
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.
Learn about the Planning Board.
The Comprehensive Plan is the overarching document that guides future growth and development within the County limits. The Code of Ordinances provides the land development regulations that enforce the vision in the Comprehensive Plan. The County is currently updating both as Effingham seeks to address current issues facing the community. We are asking the public to assist the County's planning team in understanding the community preferences and desires for the future of the Effingham County area.