The Land Bank Authority (LBA) is a public entity authorized by state law and created pursuant to an intergovernmental contract between Floyd County and the City of Rome dated February 28, 2017. It is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Floyd County Commission and by the Rome City Commission.
The LBA is established to acquire the tax delinquent properties, surplus properties of the local governments, and other properties in order to foster the public purpose of returning land which is a nonrevenue-generating, nontax-producing status to an effective utilization status in order to provide affordable housing, new industry and jobs for the citizens of Georgia.
An application for purchase must be submitted for consideration by the LBA Board. Submitted applications will be process and posted to the public for a minimum of 30 days and scheduled for the next Land Bank meeting. (please call if unsure of deadline). A non-refundable processing fee of $35 is required for all applications.
If you have a parcel of land and/or property that you would like to donate to the Land Bank Authority, you may submit your information for consideration.
For more information on the Rome-Floyd County Land Bank Authority or to inquire about parcel donations or sales, please call Community Development staff at 706-236-4477, or email Bekki Fox, L. Drake, or S. Parris.
For Land Bank Authority Committee information click here.