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Those without access to the internet may make an appointment with the Development Department. Those wishing written confirmation of the zoning of their property may contact the Development Department and request a zoning verification letter.
A zoning verification letter may be required in order to obtain financing or execute sale or lease of a property, or to qualify for an Occupational Tax Certificate from the City of Chamblee.
The Development Department makes a recommendation to the City Council for disposition of the application. The City Council makes the final decision to approve or reject the rezoning request. The Council may also place special stipulations or restrictions on approved rezoning.
See the Applications, Forms, and Documents section for submittal information. Applications, Forms, and Documents
Pruning, planting and removal of trees within the public right of way requires an encroachment permit. Contact the Chamblee Public Works Department at (770) 986-5019.
See the Tree Protection FAQs for more information.
Tree removal on privately-owned property may require a permit depending upon the use of the property. Property that is being used for single-family residential may remove no more than 5 non-specimen trees from a property in one given year without a permit. The removal of 6 or more non-specimen trees or a specimen tree will require a permit. Tree removal in the building or development process is subject to a land disturbance permit and must conform to the City’s tree preservation and replacement standards in Chapter 320 of the UDO.