The City of Dahlonega Community Development Department strives to provide professional assistance in planning, development, and construction by adopting, promoting, and enforcing codes and standards in a uniform and unbiased manner, to establish and maintain a sustainable, healthy, and resilient community for all residents and business owners.
The City of Dahlonega is approximately 8.60 square miles with a population of 7,007. The Historic Business center located in beautiful downtown has at its core the Historic Courthouse and Gold Museum. The surrounding downtown boasts a variety of local businesses and The University of North Georgia.
The Community Development Department provides a full range of planning, zoning and building development services through the following key functions:
- Administration and Development/Redevelopment
- Planning and Zoning
- Building & Code Enforcement
- Administration of Annexations, Variances, and Appeals
- Business/Occupational Tax Certificate Approval