Urban Development

Check Your Zoning

You can use Plan Sandy Springs to answer common Planning & Zoning questions. Select "Zoning Check" and search for an address to find relevant information such as the Zoning District, Land Use Code, Character Area, and Developmental Standards.

Visit Plan Sandy Springs

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.

Development Code and Zoning Maps

The Sandy Springs Mayor and City Council adopted the new Development Code and Zoning Map during their August 15, 2017 meeting and it became effective September 15, 2017. Subsequently, the Mayor and City Council adopted amendments to the code at the April 17, 2018 public hearing, effective May 17, 2018.

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).

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.

Revitalization Initiatives

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

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.

Renaming a Road

A road name can be changed if the existing road name may pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare. 

Green Communities Initiatives

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

PlanFirst Community

The City of Sandy Springs has been recognized by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) as a PlanFirst Community, recognizing the City as a community which clearly demonstrates an established pattern of successfully implementing their Local Comprehensive Plan. 

Housing Needs Assessment

The City of Sandy Springs is conducting a Housing Needs Assessment. The Assessment will provide a better understanding of the existing housing market and needs of current and future Sandy Springs residents.

Farmers Market emblem in front of vegetables
City Event

Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Saturday, April 20
The Sandy Springs Farmers Market, located on the Green at City Springs, opens Saturday April 20, 2024, rain or shine, 8:30 a.m. - noon. Enjoy an open-air shopping environment with more than 50 vendors, offering fresh produce and artisan foods; many offer pre-orders.
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Juneteenth Celebration
City Event

Juneteenth Celebration

Wednesday, June 19
The Juneteenth Celebration will showcase a captivating performing arts show, a STEAM digital art gallery, educational activities, food trucks, and more!
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Lantern Parade: Take It to the River
Event Information

Lantern Parade: Take It to the River

Saturday, April 13
The Lantern Parade is an evening filled with fantastical puppets and glowing lanterns! Families bring handcrafted lanterns, celebrate as the sun sets, then parade together down to Morgan Falls Overlook Park, right next to the Chattahoochee River!  
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