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Cobb County
Unified Development Code

Help shape Cobb County's future!

About the Project

The goal of the Unified Development Code (UDC) project is to produce a  document that encourages and enables development and redevelopment in identified centers while preserving the unique character of the County’s more rural areas, protects existing neighborhoods, conserves natural and historic resources, supports economic development, and provides opportunity for a variety of housing types.

The UDC will be set out in a way that easily organizes standards and regulations so that citizens, developers, and county staff and decision-makers know what is expected of any development proposal. Completing this rewrite with guidance from the Comprehensive Plan Update will help ensure that—moving forward—the County’s policies and regulations work hand in hand.

Project Updates

Upcoming Public Meetings

No meetings are currently scheduled. Stay tuned for more information about public meetings and other engagement opportunities regarding the Code Assessment, released on August 7, 2023.


A recording of the public kickoff meeting held on December 6, 2022 and other materials from the meeting are available on the Documents & Work Products page.

The Unified Development Code - What is it and why does Cobb need it?

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