Planning and Development

Effective January 1, 2017
Recording Real Estate eRecords (Plats)

Do you record maps, plats or plans? If so, effective January 1, 2017, the filing process in the state of Georgia has changed.  HB 1004 of the 2016 legislative session, relating to courts and property, will require the electronic filing of maps, plats and plans, 

All plats must be filed electronically at https://efile.gsccca.orgRegister at to begin the eFiling process. For more information regarding eFiling requirements, see the
Learning page of the GA Superior Court Clerk

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the eFile process, please contact the Richmond County Superior Court Clerk’s Office at 706-821-3461 or 706-821-2493 or the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority customer support at 1-800-304-5174 or


Please access the following link for additional information as to
what is required on the plat - HB 1004 Information

Reminder for Business Owners

Reporting Gross Revenue

The Gross Revenue request forms for the 2017 business license renewals are due in the office by October 31, 2016 or post marked by October 31, 2016 to avoid incurring fees for failure to submit on time.

On-Line Business License Renewal

Business license renewal fees can be paid on-line beginning January 1, 2017. If you will be paying on-line, you must register on the Augusta CityView Portal first. You may register early by using the steps provided to you with the gross revenue form. Registering early will assist in faster bill payment in January 2017.

For questions contact us at 706 312-5053.

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