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  • Unified Development Ordinance: Public Review and Comment Opportunities The UDO process has taken our existing development regulations, tidied up their inconsistencies, incorporated certain goals from the Strategic Plan, and consolidated everything into a single, easy, unified document. It's now ready for your review and comments. Please join us at any of the drop-by open house meetings scheduled this month. 7/14/2014
  • 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
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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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    Filing requirements relaxed for businessesFunds for e-check/e-billing approved in FY14-15 budget