The Department of City Planning leads urban design, review, planning, construction plan approval, code compliance, zoning enforcement and regulation, and affordable housing policy; provides support to Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs); and works with independent community organizations, residents, and the private sector to provide policy guidance assisting supportive community growth.
The total proposed operating budget for the Department of City Planning is $23,048,987. This is an increase of $1,276,099 (+6%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to increase from 233 to 294 (+26%).
The Atlanta City Council’s Community Development/Human Services Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of City Planning.