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Community Development
Welcome to the City of Norcross Community Development Department. The goal of the Community Development Department is to promote and protect the city through the use of planning and development practices while providing professional and efficient customer service.

The Community Development Department is responsible for working with:
  • Boards and commissions
  • The citizens of Norcross
  • The development community
  • The elected officials

The department manages:
  • Building construction
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendments
  • Current and long-range planning
  • Design and Construction of Grant Funded Projects 
  • Land Development
  • Permitting
  • Zoning              



Community Development office also acts as staff to the:
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Tree Board
  • Architectural Review Board
  • Construction Board of Appeals

Planning and Zoning, Board of Appeals, and Mayor & Council Policy
                                                2017 Meeting Calendar

Norcross 2034 Comprehensive Plan
The 2034 Comprehensive Plan is a policy guide for making rezoning and capital investments decisions and sets policies for City officials and staff concerning the future development of Norcross. This update of the Comprehensive Plan builds upon a long city tradition of planning and community involvement. At its foundation is the 2030 comprehensive Plan adopted in 2008, and its building blocks include the numerous planning studies undertaken over the past five years. This plan have been reviewed by the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and determined to meet the Local Planning requirements, effective March 1, 2014.

Contact Us
Tracy Rye

Tracy D. Rye, AICP
Community Development & Planning Director

65 Lawrenceville St.
Norcross, GA 30071

Ph: 678-421-2027
Fx: 770-242-0824

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.