Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Division’s professional staff handles a wide range of activities – residential building permits, new business permits, property inspections, and flood plain management.

This webpage is packed with valuable information for building and development. Below users will find information about the City’s Stormwater Management, zoning ordinances, permit applications and a variety of forms.

For additional information Contact Scott Ankerson at (228) 497-1878 ext. 318 or by email at

Stormwater Management

The City of Gautier is required to submit a stormwater plan to MDEQ that meets certain criteria including adopting ordinances to regulate run off as well as public education programs. The following websites and contacts can provide more information about Stormwater Management:

Environmental Protection Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Marine Resources
Health Department (State): Local Phone: 228-872-4861 (Ocean Springs) or 228-762-1117 (Pascagoula)
Jackson County Utility Authority: Phone: 228-762-0119

Additional Gautier Stormwater Information

“To report sediment, erosion control or illicit discharge issues, please contact Scott Ankerson at (228) 497-8000 ext. 318.”