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  • Decatur's New Tree Canopy Ordinance is Here
    Decatur's New Tree Canopy Ordinance is Here Starting July 7th Decatur will measure trees in a whole new way. If you plan to remove a tree for any reason or if you have questions about the your options, click on the link above to visit the new tree ordinance webpage. 7/7/2014
  • New Parking Meters
    New Parking Meters The new parking meters in downtown Decatur accept credit cards, coins, and pay by cell methods of payment. Look for the Pay Here directional arrows on each block that direct you to the nearest pay stations. 6/30/2014
  • S Candler paving starts June 30
    S Candler paving starts June 30 The Georgia Department of Transportation has contracted with E. R. Snell Contractor, Inc. to mill and pave the South Candler Street section of Route 155 from College Ave. to Memorial Dr. beginning Monday, June 30. Work will take place between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. on weekdays only. 6/27/2014, 3:15 PM
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Unified Development OrdinanceUnified
The Unified Development Ordinance will take all of Decatur's existing growth and development regulations and consolidate them into one easy-to-use document.. Read on>>
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  • Decatur Minute
    Unified Development Ordinance: Public Review and Comment OpportunitiesFilming on Kings Highway this week
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  • Decatur Tax Blog
    Kennesaw hikes taxes 700 percent on blighted propertiesPart of HB 755 gets mixed reviews from tax officials