Development Pre-Application Meetings

Get a head start on your development plans by participating in a Development Pre-Application Meeting with the Effingham County Development Review Team. These meetings are held on Monday afternoons beginning at 1:30pm - by reservation only.

Business operators, design engineers, and developers will meet with staff from development-related departments including Engineering, Fire, Building, Planning, and Zoning. We will provide feedback on how to make your vision a reality.

In-person or virtual Development Pre-Application meetings are available.

To schedule a Development Pre-Application meeting, contact Planning staff at 912-754-2128 or email Please complete the Pre-Application Meeting Checklist and submit with a concept plan when scheduling the meeting, so we can be prepared to answer all your questions.

Pre-Application Meeting Form