Inspections, Forms, Loans and Bids


Building and Fire Inspection

For guidelines on scheduling inspections by the Building and Fire Department please download the following form or contact the Building Department at (478) 237-7025.

Guidlines and Fees (DOWNLOADABLE FORM)

Zoning Commission

Swainsboro’s Planning and Zoning Commission is a local appointed government board charged with recommending to the City Council the boundaries of the various original zoning district, appropriate regulations to be enforced therein and recommends proposed amendments regarding city planning and zoning. For more information on the Zoning Commission please contact the Building Department at City Hall at (478) 237-7025.

Rezoning Application                                                    Zoning Variance Application                                              Conditional Use Permit Application

City Forms

Application for a Business License (Adobe PDF)

Alcoholic Beverage Application (Adobe PDF)

Alcoholic Beverage Requirements (Adobe PDF)

Public Benefit Application (Adobe PDF)

Water Department Policies and Application (Adobe PDF)


The Joint Development Authority, County and City offer loans for qualified projects. For more information on loans for your upcoming project please contact the Joint Development Authority at (478) 237-6426.

Façade Easement

The Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro provides funds to be invested in the C6-D District and used to rehabilitate eligible facades (projects) to approved standards and within program guidelines. Facade grants require a cash match and adherence to program guidelines and standards.

View Current Bids

The City of Swainsboro posts current bids for Projects and Supplies on this site. A full list of bids are posted below. For more information on these bids please call the City of Swainsboro at (478) 237-7025.

There are no Bids at this Time

Please mail all bids to the following address by the above mentioned date: City of Swainsboro PROJECT NAME HERE 101 West Main Street Swainsboro, GA 30401