Programs and Projects

Highway 78 - Douglas County's Main Street

Highway 78 is Douglas County’s Main Street.  The story of this corridor reflects key milestones in America’s history. In conjunction with the knowledge and memories of community stakeholders, Douglas County is using public records to document the evolution of this area in support of a small area plan for the community.   

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The Steering Committee for the Lithia Springs Small Area Plan met via Microsoft Teams on December 4, 2020.  The meeting summary and presentation are available below.  The next meeting will be held on January 15, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. Reach out to Allison Duncan at 678-715-5370 with questions. 

Thornton/Bankhead Urban Redevelopment Plan

The Urban Redevelopment Plan for portions of Thornton Road and Bankhead Highway was adopted on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. An Urban Redevelopment Plan is a general blueprint for redevelopment and targeting of public and/or private investments in an identified redevelopment area. The adoption of an Urban Redevelopment Plan is the first step in the process of receiving an Opportunity Zone designation. This area has been designated as an Opportunity Zone by the State of Georgia