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Pop-Up Event

Saturday, April 8
12pm - 3pm

Social Fox Brewing
Bring your family out to the ShopHop Eggstravaganza downtown, and stop by our table at Social Fox to share your input about the future!

If it's raining, join us at 45 South Cafe instead!

What is a Unified Development Ordinance?

The Unified Development Ordinance is a regulatory tool for implementing the vision for future growth established by the Comprehensive Plan.  It is a new, more comprehensive type of ordinance for Norcross that will combine several sets of existing ordinances into one unified document. 

The current Zoning Ordinance, Development Regulations, and other regulations for how property is developed will be folded into the UDO and updated to improve their legibility, reflect best practices in development, and encourage sustainability.  By bringing them together, we have eliminated inconsistencies in the code and streamlined the development approvals process by using a single, clear set of required permits, processes, language, and definition.

Zoning Ordinance

The Zoning Ordinance regulates how land can be used, including allowable uses, site configurations, parking and loading, signs, and other requirements that help maintain the compatibility of neighboring uses. 

Read the previous version of Norcross Zoning Ordinance here

Development Regulations

The Development Regulations focus on how things get built. They address issues such as the subdivision of land, stormwater management, stream buffers, erosion control, and land development activities.


Read the previous Development Regulations here. 


The new UDO was adopted on June 3, 2019.  

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UDO Draft Materials

Do you have a comment about the new UDO?

Send us a message below.

Planning & Zoning Board Hearing 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:30 PM 
City Hall Council Chambers
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Community Market

Saturday, August 11th

9 am to 1 pm

Lillian Webb Park

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Gateway International Festival

Saturday, September 15th

3 to 7 pm

Lillian Webb Park

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Community Workshop

Thursday, September 27th

6 to 8 pm

Norcross Community Center

What's next?

City Council Kickoff Hearing 

Monday, March 6, 2023 6:30 PM 
City Hall Council Chambers
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