Atlanta is home to 242 distinct neighborhoods. The City of Atlanta supports neighborhoods through strong coordination with neighborhood planning units, support for community-based improvement and beautification efforts, and support for public festivals and programs.
About Atlanta’s Neighborhoods
Neighborhood Associations: Organizations that work to beautify and maintain neighborhoods
Atlanta Visitor’s Center Neighborhood Profiles: Brief overviews of Atlanta's numerous, vibrant neighborhoods
Atlanta Walkscore: Free web-based tool that evaluates neighborhood walkability
Neighborhood Planning Units: NPUs are citizen advisory councils that provide input to City Council and have some decision-making power over issues like zoning and land use
Neighborhood festivals: Directory and timeline of free neighborhood festivals
Farmer’s Markets & Community Gardens
Farmer’s Markets: Find location and schedule information, learn about SNAP benefits for farmer's markets, and get involved in the local food movement
Community Gardens: Park Pride has administered Atlanta's community gardening program since 2007, when the City passed legislation allowing gardens in city parks.
Report Vacant & Abandoned Properties: Send a report to the Office of Code Enforcement to take action on abandoned properties in your neighborhood
Love Your Block: Grants and services to support grassroots neighborhood beautification efforts. LYB is a partnership between City of Atlanta, the Neighborhood Fund, and Hands On Atlanta.
Keep Atlanta Beautiful: Public education and community improvement, including graffiti removal and community recycling
Graffiti Removal: Request a graffiti removal kit by calling the Office of Solid Waste’s customer service line at 404.330.6333
Adopt-a-Spot: Sign up to maintain a public space
Clean-up events: Review guidelines, schedule a pick-up
Last updated: 9/18/2013 10:41:48 AM