Planning & Zoning

The Local Urbanist
The purpose of the Planning and Zoning Department is to provide planning, preservation and design services to make Fairburn the most livable city in the country. The City of Fairburn is committed to improving the experience of residents, small businesses, developers and other stakeholders needing these services. The department has undergone an extensive process to lay the groundwork to make necessary changes for Fairburn's future.


The City of Fairburn Planning and Zoning department oversees development related issues including but not limited to:
  • Address assignment
  • Annexation
  • Comprehensive Land Use Planning
  • Development review coordination
  • Film Permits
  • Text Amendments
  • Variances
  • Zoning
  • Zoning Map updates
View more details about the City’s plans for future development and re-development initiatives with the Fairburn Comprehensive Plan 2035 (PDF).

City of Fairburn Zoning Ordinance


  1. Tarik Peek

    Tarika Peeks

    Planning and Zoning Director
    Phone: 770.964.2244 ext. 120