Community Development reviews proposed developments to ensure they meet the criteria for zoning, setbacks, buffers and other regulations to ensure orderly and quality growth and development in Johns Creek.

Zoning functions include reviewing and processing Administrative Variances, Administrative Permits (including event applications), Sign Permits, Fence Permits, and Building Permits for zoning purposes. In addition, staff reviews, processes and drafts recommendations of approval or denial for land use petitions and variances.