The Community Development Department administers the county’s comprehensive master plan, enforces state building codes and local zoning regulations, and maintains the official zoning map. The department also performs plan reviews to determine code compliance, issues building construction permits, occupational licenses, land disturbance permits, and conducts code enforcement activities. The department also administers the zoning and variance process, provides staff support to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments, and provides various services to the cities of Pine Mountain, Waverly Hall, and Hamilton. The Planning Commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the courthouse, 102 N. College St., in Hamilton. The Board of Zoning Adjustments meets as needed.