• Planning & Zoning

    Planning & Zoning answers public inquiries regarding zoning, special uses, buffers, development regulations, master plans and land use.

  • Building Construction & Inspections

    The Building Construction division answers questions about building codes, construction requirements and permit requirements.


The Community Development Department guides the growth and development of the City of Alpharetta to enhance the quality of life in our community while recognizing the City’s historic and natural features.


The Community Development Department led the City’s efforts in achieving a Gold Level Certification through the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Green Communities Program.


Alpharetta was the first city in the State of Georgia to achieve this accomplishment. This highest level certification demonstrates Alpharetta’s commitment to resource conservation and sustainability.

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