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
Conference Center
Welcome Center/Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

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Plan/Document Links

Zoning Code
Development Code
Douglasville Comprehensive Plan
Livable Centers Initiative Plan

The Community Development Department
is also responsible for a variety of special projects, including those related to: 
Historic Preservation;
Economic Development;
Downtown Revitalization; and
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