Community Development Department

The Community Development Department is committed to providing excellent services necessary for Douglasville to continue and progress as a thriving community in the Southeast. 

Mission Statement

In close partnership with our growing and diverse community, the Community Development Department
is committed to providing the highest quality of services to the City of Douglasville by: continuing to foster smart and innovative growth in the community; consistently engaging in various methods of public participation; providing excellent customer service; striving to increase stewardship through sound technical expertise; promoting Douglasville as the destination of excellence in the region; and fostering an engaging climate for residents, businesses, and working partners.

Services provided by the Community Development Department

Building permitting 
Planning and Zoning
Community and Downtown Development
Main Street
Code Compliance

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  1. UDO 5-7-19

    Unified Development Ordinance Project Is Complete

    Looking towards future development... Read on...
  2. Main Street Accreditation
  3. Com101 at 810x225

    Community Development 101 Program

    There has been a date change for the April meeting... Read on...
  4. Web Economic Development Lunch n Learn

    Economic Development "Lunch & Learn" Program Kicks Off 4/11/19

    Want to learn more about doing business in Douglasville?... Read on...

    Douglasville Downtown Master Plan

    What will downtown Douglasville look like in 2028?... Read on...
  6. McKown

    Douglasville Main Street Manager April McKown Is A Georgia Downtown Development Professional

    Only 47 downtown professionals in the state of Georgia have achieved this designation... Read on...
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  8. Robinson-Segal Park ing

    PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

    Celebrated around the globe... Read on...

Plan/Document Links

The Community Development Department
is also responsible for a variety of special projects, including those related to: 
  • Cemeteries
  • Filming
  • Historic Preservation
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Project-related grant writing and administration 

 The staff of the Department also represents the City on a number of boards and commissions, including the: 
Downtown Development Authority 
Main Street Program