The ordinances of Johns Creek, Georgia, are the laws enacted by the City Council for the purpose of conducting the affairs of the City. For example, ordinances include rules and regulations regarding zoning, building, alcoholic beverages, taxes and budgets.
They are codified on a quarterly basis and incorporated into the overall City Code. Those awaiting codification are listed here.
Ordinances to be Codified
O2014-06-23, approved 6/23/2014: amended Sign Ordinance
Approved 01/26/2016: Recent Zoning Ordinance text amendment
O2015-12-42A AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ARTICLE III DEFINITIONS; ARTICLE IV GENERAL PROVISIONS; ARTICLE VIII OFFICE INSTITUTIONAL; MIXED USE DISTRICTS; ARTICLE XI COMMUNITY/ NEIGHBORHOOD/MOBILE HOME DISTRICTS; ARTICLE XII. E COMMUNITY STANDARDS; ARTICLE XVIII OFF STREET PARKING AND LOADING; ARTICLE XIX ADMINISTRATIVE PERMITS AND USE PERMITS; ARTICLE XXII APPEALS; ARTICLE XXVIII REZONING AND OTHER AMENDMENT PROCEDURES; AND ARTICLE XXXIII SIGNS, OF THE CITY OF JOHNS CREEK ZONING ORDINANCE
O2016-04-05 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 113 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA (DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS) TO AMEND PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF SURETY BONDS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
O2016-01-01 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE CITY OF JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA TO PROVIDE A NEW ARTICLE IX, CODE OF ETHICS, TO CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION; TO PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR CODIFICATION; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
The Johns Creek City Council regularly adopts resolutions – written motions – as it conducts its business as the legislative authority of the City.
The substance of the resolution can be anything that can normally be proposed as a motion (a formal step to introduce a matter for consideration by a group.)
Resolutions are public records. Copies can be obtained by completing a Request for Public Records or contacting the City Clerk's Office.