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NEWS, MEETINGS & IMPORTANT INFORMATION

2015 Proposed Infrastructure Bond

Mayor Kasim Reed has made a commitment to address the city's pressing infrastructure challenges. Today, the city faces an infrastructure backlog of more than $900 million. In order to begin improving our city's roads, bridges, sidewalks and expand our green spaces, the city is proposing a bond infrastructure referendum to pay for these repairs and improvements. The Departments of Public Works, Planning and Community Development, in coordination with the Atlanta City Council, are seeking public input to determine priority and criteria for project selection for the bond.

A series of information/community engagement sessions will be held throughout the city to solicit public input on what types of projects should be funded with the bond proceeds. An overview of the state of the City’s infrastructure and the referendum process will be included as part of the discussion. There will be three (3) rounds of public information meetings held between June 2014 and February 2015. Residents are invited to attend one or more of these sessions. Click here to download the public information meeting flyer.

The Office of Planning helped to create new Urban Gardens ordinance.  Read the new guidelines here.

Planning Information Desk Hours:

Monday: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Friday: Closed

Applications for Rezoning, Variances, Special Exceptions, Special Use Permits, Special Administrative Permits, Urban Design and Subdivision related applications will not be accepted after 2:00 pm.

Applications for Appeals will be accepted during regular business hours Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Search Applications and Cases Online

Planning applications (re-zonings, variances, subdivisions, special use permits, certificates of appropriateness) may be searched online using the City's new permitting system, Accela. It is also possible to search building permits and code compliance cases onthis system. Click this link to launch Accela Citizen Access in a new browser window.

Neighborhood Planning Unit E-mail List

Sign Up Here - Add your name to our e-mail list to begin receiving monthly NPU notices. You can also help the City save on postage by having your name removed from our regular mailing list.

Atlanta's 10th Street Cycle Track

 

Contact Info
Office of Planning
55 Trinity Avenue
Suite 3350
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6145
Fax: 404.658.7491


Charletta Wilson Jacks
Director
cjacks@atlantaga.gov

Doug Young
Assistant Director
Urban Design Commission
dyoung@atlantaga.gov

Jessica Lavandier Assistant Director
Strategic Planning
jlavandier@atlantaga.gov

Jonathan Lewis
Interim Assistant Director
Transportation Planning
jlewis@atlantaga.gov

   
Last updated: 9/12/2014 11:23:20 AM