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.
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.
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).
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.
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. .
From time to time, the City creates polices, plans and conducts studies. You will find documents pertaining to current City operations aggregated here.
A road name can be changed if the existing road name may pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare.
The City is working to establish policies in support of its sustainability efforts.
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.
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.