Urban Development


By definition, urban development is the social, cultural, economic and physical development of cities, as well as the underlying causes of these processes. In Sandy Springs, the Community Development department is responsible for working with citizens, the development community, the Planning Commission, related boards, and the elected officials to manage current and long-range planning.  If you have questions or concerns about specific projects, call our 24/7 Call Center, and one of our representatives can help connect you with the correct person to answer those questions - 770.730.5600.

City Springs Development

This is an exciting time for the City, its residents and business partners, as plans take shape for the new City Springs downtown area.

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement division of the Community Development department is responsible for maintaining safe, healthy and attractive living and working conditions for residents, business owners and visitors to the City.

Planning and Zoning

The City’s Planning and Zoning Division of the Community Development department is is responsible for the implementation of rules and regulations regarding land use. The division also manages the City’s Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).

Policies, Plans and Studies

From time to time, the City creates polices, plans and conducts studies. You will find documents pertaining to current City operations aggregated here.

Green Communities Initiatives

The City is working to establish policies in support of its sustainability efforts. 

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