Development Services Department


The Development Services Department serves all citizens of Rockdale by ensuring that building and development occur in a safe and organized manner. Department responsibilities include:

  • Administering building permits and fees
  • Administering the Zoning Ordinance, view the Code.
  • Enforcing city nuisance ordinances
  • Inspecting construction activities in the city limits
  • Providing advice to the city manager, Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council concerning zoning and planning matters


The department consists of the Building Inspections and Permits Division and the Code Enforcement Division. Each division monitors and enforces the adopted codes and ordinances of the City of Rockdale.