Planning & Zoning

The Planning Department’s mission is to promote quality sustainable development within the City through such programs as growth and land use management, community development and historical preservation.  Our goal is to provide all services and information in an efficient and customer-focused manner.

The Planning Department administers the regulations that govern how land is developed within the City of Covington.  Also, the department is in charge of long-range planning efforts and special project plans.

Listed below are the department’s core land development services:

  1. Zoning Verification
  2. Sign Permits
  3. Subdivision Process
  4. Rezoning Process
  5. Covington Historical District Review Process
  1. Street / Alley Revocation Process
  2. Annexation Process
  3. Conditional Use Permit Process
  4. Occupational License
  5. Alcohol Beverage License(s)

Ellen Agee
Planning & Zoning Administrator
(985) 867-1214 ext. 241
[email protected]