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Norcross Development Authority Board

  • 6:00 p.m.        
  • First Thursday of each month
  • Second floor conference room at City Hall

Norcross Development Authority Design Committee
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Third Tuesday of each month
  • Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, in the downstairs meeting rooms

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes

The board consists of seven members with a four-year term of office, with one board member (Chairman) being the council representative/liaison. Members are appointed by the mayor and council. To contact the board, you may send an email to .

Board Member
Term End Date
Jim McGarrah, Chairman
April 6, 2019
John Bemis, Vice Chairman February 3, 2022
Brenden Frazier
February 3, 2022
Jim Eyre April 6, 2019
C. Norwood Davis March 6, 2020
Rob Girard
March 6, 2020

March 6, 2020

February, 2015- Expansion of the Development Authority Allows More Interaction with Our Economic Development Staff

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Members of the City Council were in overwhelming support of a request to expand the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) area. The expansion covers all commercially zoned properties. Read on..

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   Norcross Business News


The Development Authority is dedicated to the development, growth, and preservation of all business areas and works to advance projects.

Projects in Progress
The Development Authority has turned its promotional efforts to attracting economic development to the downtown area and expanding the area toward Buford Highway. In doing so, they are integrating the appropriate parts of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan, the 2010 Parking Study, the Town Center LCI, the Redevelopment Area Overlay District, the Gwinnett Village CID plan for Buford Highway, and additional input from the citizens of Norcross.


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Contact Us

Jim McGarrah
Development Authority of Norcross-Chairman

Cate Kitchen

Historic Downtown Manager

65 Lawrenceville St. NW
Norcross, GA 30071

Ph: 678-421-2049

Direct Web Link: NorcrossDDA.com