What is a Development Code?
Learn about the tools cities use to determine what is allowed to be built and where.
The Code and the GVL2040 Comprehensive Plan
Learn how the new development code will relate to, and promote GVL2040, our Comprehensive Plan.
Growth and Development
Across the board, the upstate has grown significantly, and there are no signs that demand is going to subside anytime soon. Learn about the city's work to grow responsibly.
Learn about the different types of code used to regulate development.
When a property is subdivided and sold, what the new owner is allowed to build and do on the property is spelled out precisely in the development code.
Regulations on the flow of storm water are a key part of the existing and future development code.
Development Code Impact on Affordable Housing
Learn about how the development code rewrite will impact the City's goal to increase affordable housing opportunity.
Learn how rewriting the development code will ensure open space is preserved throughout the City.
An urban development plan creates opportunities for people to live in denser population centers with stores services accessible via public transportation or by walking or biking.