Planning & Government Services (PGS) Division
The Planning & Government Services (PGS) Division's staff assists local governments in a range of programs and services on a local and regional level. These services cover two areas: 1. local and regional planning; and 2. community and economic development. For more detail on PGS programs and services, see the "Services List" section below and left tabs for program and/or project information.
How can local governments request our assistance? Please see sample project request letter.
- ACC CAPER available for public comment until Sept. 25,
- Shields-Ethridge Farm event Oct 18, 2014. Info here.
- ReCommunity Recycling Quality Alert issued here.
- "Bon Appetit Appalachia" map launched here.
Items Under Review
- City of Jefferson Comprehensive Plan Update 2014 (DRAFT)
- City of Arcade Comprehensive Plan Update 2014 (DRAFT)
- City of Talmo Comprehensive Plan Update 2014 (DRAFT)
All Comprehensive Plans are available on the Georgia Department of Community Affair's website here.
Local Planning Due Dates
Governments are required to periodically update their local plans in order to retain Qualified Local Government status and remain eligible for various forms of grant funding and permitting. Check your due dates to ensure that your eligibility for state assistance is not interrupted.
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