Welcome to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Good Plan Examples



The complete documents from which all of these examples have been drawn are available on the Current Plans page.






Community Goals



General Vision Statement



List of Community Goals



Community Policies

Colquitt County

Whitfield County



Character Areas & Defining Narrative

Colquitt County

City of Harlem

City of Statesboro

City of Tybee Island
Whitfield County


Needs & Opportunities



City of Covington
Oglethorpe County
Coweta County
City of Milton

City of Statesboro

Whitfield County



Community Work Program


    Whitfield County



Additional Required Elements

(Requirements based upon community dynamics. See the Minimum Planning Standards for details.)



Capital Improvements Element 


Economic Development


Land Use



City of Statesboro











Optional Elements



Areas Requiring Special Attention



City of Milton

City of Statesboro



Required Participation Documentation (Appendix)



City of Milton







Contact Information

Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-2231

For more information please contact the Office of Planning and Environmental Management at 404-679-5279.