A current listing of news related to the Georgia Planning Association, the State of Georgia, Legislative Updates / Alerts, and more.
As many of you know, in 2014 the American Planning Association Conference will be here in Georgia with Atlanta serving as the host city. As the professional planning organization for the state, there are many of our members that have volunteered their time and efforts to help welcome everyone to our state and showcase the superb planning work we are undertaking. As part of these preparations, the Mobile Workshop Committee is seeking proposals for consideration to help conference attendees get out of the Georgia World Congress Center and see for themselves the planning topics of our region.
2013 Legislative Session – Calendar for Remaining Days
This legislation makes changes related to property in a Forest Land Protection Covenant (FLPA). The bill authorizes the transfer of land in a covenant less than 200 acres.
This legislation requires the Department of Transportation to perform a value engineering study on any project over $50 million except for design-build projects. Currently, a value engineering study is required on all projects over $10 million.