Residential Zoning Requirments

The information provided here is general information about zoning requirements and is not intended to answer all questions. Please contact the office at 706-860-5094 for more detailed information. Here are the current residential districts and their usage according to the Zoning Ordinance:

  • R1: Residential District, rezoning may be required
  • R2: Residential District, rezoning may be required
  • R3: Residential District, rezoning may be required
  • R3A: Duplex Residential District, rezoning required
  • R4: Residential Townhouse District, rezoning may be required
  • PUD: Planned Unit Development, rezoning required
Zone Minimum Lot Area
Requirements (Sq. Ft.)
Min. Bldg. Line
Setbacks (Feet)
Minimum Lot
Frontage (Feet)
Max. Bldg.
Height (Feet)
R1 Single Family: 15,000
Mobile Home: 15,000
Two Family: Not Allowed
Multi Family: Not Allowed
Other Uses: 15,000
Front: 30
Side: 15
Rear: 25
Rectangular lot: 100
Radial lot: 75
All Uses: 35
R2 Single Family: 10,000
Mobile Home: 10,000
Two Family: Not Allowed
Multi Family: 20,000*
Other Uses: 10,000
Front: 25
Side: 10
Rear: 25’
Rectangular lot: 75
Radial lot: 50
All Uses: 40
R3 Single Family: 7,500
Mobile Home: 7,500
Two Family: Not Allowed
Multi Family: 20,000*
Other Uses: 7,500
Front: 25
Side: 10
Rear: 25
Rectangular lot: 75
Radial lot: 75
All Uses: 40
R3A Single Family: Not Allowed
Mobile Home: Not Allowed
Two Family: 10,000
Multi Family: Not Allowed
Other Uses: Not Allowed
Front: 25
Side: 10
Rear: 25
Rectangular lot: 50
Radial lot: 50
All Uses: 40
R4 Max. 10 units/gross acre
Max. 6 dwelling units/bldg.
25% open green space
Front:25
Side: 10
Rear: 25
All Uses: 35
PUD No less than 4 acres
Open Green Space Required
Development Plan required
Narrative required
City of Grovetown
103 Old Wrightsboro Road
Grovetown, GA 30813-3015
Phone: 706-863-4576