Community & Development Services

The Community and Development Services 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 and Development Services 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 and Development Services Department include:

Building permitting 
Planning and Zoning
Community and Downtown Development
Main Street
Conference Center
Welcome Center/Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  1. Downtown love

    Downtown Love: Shop Local, Win Big!

    Support your local downtown... Read on...
  2. Tourism Hospitality Arts Day at Capitol

    Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol

    We knew it was a lot, but WOW, a record!... Read on...

    Draft Douglasville Downtown Master Plan & 10 Year Strategic Plan

    What will downtown Douglasville look like in 2027?... Read on...
  4. Robinson-Segal Park ing

    PARK(ing) Day is September 15th!

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

Plan/Document Links

Zoning Code
Development Code
Douglasville Comprehensive Plan
Livable Centers Initiative Plan

The Community and Development Services 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