City Planning

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.

Budget Overview

The total proposed operating budget for the Department of City Planning is $26,569,507. This is an increase of $2,890,266 (+10.9%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to increase from 298 to 341 (+14.6%).

FY2025 Proposed Budget Book – Department of City Planning

Budget Briefing

The department had its Fy2025 budget briefing on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 1:00pm.

Budget Briefing: Department of City Planning – 05/21/24

Committee of Purview

The Atlanta City Council’s Community Development/Human Services Committee has jurisdiction over the Department of City Planning.

Community Development/Human Services Committee