Community Development

The mission of the Community Development Department is to promote and advance the City by guiding its physical and economic development through the use of comprehensive and sustainable planning and development practices while providing professional and efficient customer service.

The Community Development Department is responsible for working with the citizens of Doraville, the development community, Boards and Commissions and the Elected Officials while managing current planning and long-range planning, zoning/land use, land development, stormwater design management, arboriculture, building construction, sign permitting, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and code enforcement.

Department Contacts:
Name  Title  Phone  Email
 Austin Shelton  Director  470-622-9357
 Albert Trevino  Senior Planner  770-901-7945
 Diana Pitcher-Williams  City Planner  770-451-8745 x233
 Jude Waguespack  GIS + Stormwater Technician  770-451-8745
 Yzobelle Libosada  Permit Technician  770-451-8745 x225
 Kenny Barber  Chief Building Official  706-725-9034  
 Jonathan Tsaku  Building Inspector  770-355-3755  


Other Agencies
DeKalb County GIS
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC)
Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA)