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Michele Coats

P.O. Box 998

Pascagoula, MS 39568-0998

Pascagoula Office

2915 Canty Street

Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(228) 769-3312

Building Department

(228) 769-3056

Building Permits

(228) 769-3057

Inspection Line

(228) 471-1142

Subdivisions & Storms

(228) 769-7458

Zoning & Enforcement

(228) 769-3056

West Jackson County Office

6900 Washington Avenue

Ocean Springs, MS 39564-2133

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

(228) 818-1891

Building Department

(228) 818-1890

Planning Department

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The Planning Department staff handles a wide range of activities and serves property owners in the unincorporated areas of the County. They handle everything from building permits to zoning administration and provide information on this site to better aid you in finding what you need.

Cook Road Corridor Plan

For more information on project and plans please visit our Codes, Forms & Plans page.


Michele Coats, Planning Director

(228) 769-3056

Flood Zone & Addressing

Jessica Baker, Planning Technician

(228) 769-3114

Building Department

Marcus Catchot, Building Official

(228) 769-3351

Zoning & Enforcement

Kathy Beaugez, Zoning Administrator

(228) 769-3115

Subdivisions & Stormwater

Darrell Stringfellow, Stormwater Management

(228) 769-7458

Jackson County is required to submit a Stormwater plan to MDEQ that meets certain criteria including adoption of ordinances that regulate run off as well as well as providing public education programs. More information about Stormwater Management can be obtained from the following sources:

Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Environmental Quality

Department of Marine Resources

Mississippi Department of Health

Jackson County Utility Authority

To file a complaint or notify us of any non-compliance, please call the Planning Department at
(228) 769-3056