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Pet Chickens – OK for Your Community?

posted on November 28th, 2017  |  Read more

To peck or not to peck? That continues to be the question officials struggle within Georgia communities when considering whether or not to allow, prohibit, and/or regulate chickens and roosters in residential areas.

Georgia Walks Summit Call for Proposals

posted on November 21st, 2017  |  Read more

The Georgia Walks Summit is a statewide gathering of transportation and public health professionals, elected officials and community advocates committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk!

GPA to posthumously honor Mike Williams at the 2017 Fall Conference in Columbus

posted on September 25th, 2017  |  Read more

Michael C. Williams, local planning director and friend to many in our chapter passed away on September 13, 2017 of cancer.  Michael was a native of Atlanta and graduate of Fulton High School.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from West Georgia College and a Master’s Degree in City Planning from the University of Southern Mississippi.