It's been a nearly eight-month process but the City of Peachtree Corners now has a City Hall, a telephone that rings and employees to assist its citizens.
Last Thursday, Dec. 6, the City Council held its first meeting in its new location, leaving behind the YMCA which had been its temporary venue for meetings since spring. And on Friday, the phone was ringing at City Hall.
The Peachtree Corners City Hall address and telephone:
147 Technology Parkway, Suite 200
Peachtree Corrners, GA 30092
Things to know this week:
1. The Planning Commission will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Check the city's website for the meeting agenda.
2. The city has free Ringling Brothers Circus tickets for Feb. 2013 performances offered to special needs families in Peachtree Corners.
Later in the month:
A City Council meeting will be held on Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m.
In early 2013, the City will begin managing two of its three services, Planning and Zoning and Code Enforcement. Garbage and recycling services will remain with Gwinnett County until a later date.
Anyone seeking a business license will soon be able to apply at City Hall. The city will begin processing business tax certificates (formerly business licenses) on Jan. 2, 2013. Application forms will be available at City Hall.
And on that same date businesses may apply for liquor licenses at City Hall. Application forms will be available at City Hall.
On Feb. 1, 2013 the city will begin processing building permits, applications will be available at City Hall.
Until those dates Gwinnett County is handling the services for the City. You can find more information on the city's website under the FAQ tab.
City Hall Holding an Open House
And On Jan. 6, 2013, the City will hold an Open House from 1 - 4 p.m. All are invited to tour the new City Hall. During the open house the city's new logo and tag line will be revealed.
If you haven't visited the city's website, there's a wealth of information on the site. The City also sends out periodic news bulletins, sign up to receive the newsletters which include events going on around town, important dates to remember and city news.
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Contact email addresses for the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, Community Development Director and City Clerk are listed on the city's website.