Planning and Zoning Division

The Planning and Zoning Department handles public inquiries, annexation and rezoning requests, subdivision and site plan review, short and long range planning, grants administration, mapping services, composition of land use regulations, and assures implementation of the community Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Subdivision Regulations.

Zoning Map for Douglas 2011 (PDF)

  1. Ebonee Dobson

    City Planner
    Phone: (912)389-3433

Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan is a document mandated by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and must be revised every 10 years.  The plan contains the city’s goals and objectives and covers topics such as transportation, population, housing, land use, economic development, natural resources, historic resources, community facilities, and land use.  The most recent Comprehensive Plan was adopted by the Mayor and City Commission in 2018.

Link to City-County Joint Comprehensive Plan 2007-2027 (PDF)

Link to Comprehensive Plan Short Term Work Plan (Update 2019 to 2023) (PDF) 


Urban Redevelopment Plan

The City of Douglas Urban Redevelopment Plan was adopted in 2020.  For more information, please contact Georgia Henderson at the City of Douglas, 211 S. Gaskin Avenue, call 912-389-3433 or email.

Download the 2020 Urban Redevelopment Plan (PDF)