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2016 Awards of Excellence Nominations are now open!

Get the nomination form and information here. 

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

2016 Comprehensive Development Plan
The City of Atlanta’s 2016 Comprehensive Development Plan is currently underway! To view the 2016 CDP fact sheet along with information about community engagement opportunities please Click this link.

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 Tuesday-Thursday and after 1:00 pm on Monday. 

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.

2015 Connect Atlanta Plan Appendices 

To view the Four Appendices to the Connect Atlanta Plan Click this Link.

City of Atlanta Sign Ordinance Amendment

The proposed Sign Ordinance Amendment responds to the recent United States Supreme Court unanimous decision in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Arizona 2015 WL 2473374, that, with few exceptions, sign regulations cannot vary based on the type of information a sign conveys. 

A public hearing by the Zoning Review Board (ZRB) regarding the Sign Ordinance Amendment will be held on October 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm in Atlanta City Council Chambers, Second Floor, Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue. 

Sign Ordinance Amendment - Fact Sheet
Sign Ordinance Amendment - Proposed Text
Sign Ordinance Amendment - Matrix of Zoning Districts 

Neighborhood Planning Unit E-mail List

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

Charletta Wilson Jacks

Brandy N. Crawford
Assistant Director, Interim
Zoning & Development Review

Jessica Lavandier
Assistant Director
Strategic Planning

Jonathan Lewis
Assistant Director
Transportation Planning

Doug Young
Assistant Director
Historic Preservation

Paul Thomas
GIS Manager

Last updated: 5/10/2016 9:39:04 AM