Office of Zoning & Development

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(Formerly - Office of Planning)

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*Process Update: To best serve our customers and provide a more streamline intake and review experience, the below process updates beginning February 4th, 2019.
  • Over-the-Counter review hours are to be between 8:15a and 2:00p. After 2:00p, we will only accept up to 2 applications for submittal. This is to ensure all plans submitted for the day are processed and reviewed in a timely manner.
  • Applicants may submit up to 5 plans to be reviewed “while-you-wait.” If you have more than 5 applications, they are to be submitted as a “drop-off” and will be processed within 24 hours of submittal.
 *Email Address Update: For any zoning verification and non-conforming zoning verification letter requests, please use For any zoning complaints or investigations, please use
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District 3 Westside Revive Plan

D3:Westside Revive is a plan for Atlanta’s Council District 3 prepared under the guidance of former Council Member Ivory Lee Young Jr. Located on the west side of Atlanta, it  includes portions of NPUs E, J, K, L, and M.  Chapters 1-3 include an executive summary, 1- a brief history and  previous plans, 2-  existing conditions, 3. District wide recommendations. Chapters 4-5 include 4- Subarea plans for areas 1-5 and 5- Recommendations.
District 3 Westside Revive Plan
Fact Sheet

Greenbriar Town Center LCI Update
Atlanta City Councilmember Marci Collier Overstreet, the Department of City Planning, and the Atlanta Regional Commission invite all community members and stakeholders to participate in a major update of the Greenbriar Town Center Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) Plan. With extensive community input, the plan will include market analysis conceptual plans; recommendations for land use, zoning, urban design, and transportation; and an implementation plan. For more information, please visit

CD 12 Neighborhood Blueprint Plan
The Council District 12 Neighborhood Blueprint Plan for Adair Park, Capitol View, Capitol View Manor, and Sylvan Hills is underway! Initiated by Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, the goal of this planning process is to develop a community-supported master plan with involvement from the immediate and surrounding neighborhoods.More information, including the draft plan, is available at

Metropolitan Parkway Corridor Neighborhoods Bus Tour (Document links are below):

Hammond Park Final Legislation
Hammond Park along Steve Drive Final Legislation
Perkerson Final Legislation
Sylvan Hills Final Legislation
NC-District Regulations
NC-9 District Regulations
Metropolitan Parkway Corridor Map
Bus Tour Booklet

2015 Connect Atlanta Plan Appendices 
To view the Four Appendices to the Connect Atlanta Plan Click this Link.

The Office of Zoning and Development helped to create new Urban Gardens ordinance. Read the new guidelines here.

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 on this system. Click this link to launch Accela Citizen Access in a new browser window.

Neighborhood Planning Unit E-mail List
To receive monthly NPU meeting reminders, please email NPUmail@AtlantaGa.Gov specifying which NPU meeting notice(s) you would like to receive via email.  If you are not sure of the NPU, please utilize our convenient GIS tool (click here and enter property address).

Historic Preservation and Urban Design Commission
For information on historic preservation activities and Urban Design Commission Agendas, Staff Reports, and Meeting Results, please click here

Contact Info

Office of Zoning and Development
55 Trinity Avenue
Suite 3350
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6145
Fax: 404.658.7491

Keyetta M. Holmes, AICP
Interim Director

Christian Olteanu
Assistant Director
Land Development

Jessica Lavandier

Assistant Director
Strategic Planning

Erica Pines
Assistant Director
Neighborhood Coordination

Doug Young
Assistant Director
Historic Preservation
(Office of Design)

Planning Information Desk Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:15 am to 4:00 pm

Application Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:15 am to 3:00 pm

Applications for Appeals will be accepted during regular business hours Mon-Fri from 8:15 am - 5:00 pm

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