NOTE: If you are a state licensed contractor and have not been previously issued a permit in the City of Perry, please contact 478-988-2720 prior to online submittals. All submittal attachments must be in a PDF format. Instructional sheets for permit filing can be found on the Building Permit page.

Citizens Self Service Portal FAQ’s
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Commercial
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Residential

Planning Commission Function

The Planning Commission consists of seven City of Perry residents appointed by the Mayor and Council. The function of the commission is to make informed recommendations and plans for the physical, social, and economic growth of Perry to promote public health, safety, and welfare. Members are appointed to four-year terms, coinciding with the appointing council member’s term.

Planning Commission 2023 Hearing Schedule

Planning Commission 2023 Work Session Schedule

Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes

Policies & Procedures Governing Zoning Hearings

Informational/Public Hearing Notices


Following a Public Hearing, the Planning Commission is authorized to make the final decision on the following types of applications:

  • Variances
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Preliminary Plats

Following an Informational Hearing, the Planning Commission makes a recommendation to Mayor and Council on the following types of applications:

  • Rezoning & Annexations
  • Special Exceptions
  • Zoning Map Amendment
  • Land Management Ordinance Text Amendment
  • Comprehensive Plan

Board Members

Name Representing Term Expire
Eric Edwards (Chairman) Mayor Randall Walker 12/31/2025
Patricia Jefferson Council Member Bynum-Grace 12/31/2025
James Moody (Vice Chair) Council Member Robert Jones 12/31/2025
Jim Mehserle Council Member Darryl Albirtton 12/31/2025
Chris Ross Council Member Willie King 12/31/2023
David Butler Council Member Joy Peterson 12/31/2023
Morrison Guidry Council Member Riley Hunt 12/31/2023