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Local Government Assistance

Georgia DCA provides services and programs that help local governments create quality communities. These include technical assistance, capacity development, best practice identification and implementation in areas such as local government planning, incorporating volunteerism, and downtown development, as well as wise resource management and conservation. In addition, DCA provides significant research and survey assistance to local governments, and is responsible for Georgia‚Äôs building and construction codes.

DCA facilitates and convenes advisory groups for specific topics related to building and community development and leads the adoption of statewide standards. DCA also provides technical assistance to local communities by drafting model codes and resolutions, and by offering workshops on code and...
DCA's Office of Planning partners with local governments and authorities, regional commissions, and other state agencies on a variety of planning, land use and environmental programs. Our planning staff can provide hands-on assistance to address issues specifically identified in local comprehensive...

Through a number of forums and initiatives, DCA fosters partnerships to help communities achieve their goals. We encourage collaboration in specific areas through the Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism, the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council, the Georgia Academy for Economic...