WHAT DOES THE CITY COUNCIL DO?

The City Council is responsible for:

  • Making policy for the City of Atlanta

  • Making laws to run the city government

    • Ordinances: official acts of the City Council with the force and effect of law 

    • Resolutions:express intent or support of various projects and enterprises or establish legislative policy of a general nature

  • Oversight of multiple agencies, boards, and commissions

  • Work to ensure safer and cleaner streets, bolster Atlanta’s economy, and institute many community-based programs. 

  • Budget process and financial well being of Atlanta.

ABOUT THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL

HELPFUL NUMBERS

Non-Emergency City Services, please contact ATL311 by dialing 311 within the city limits or 404.546.0311 outside the city limits.

 

Mayor's Office of Constituent Service 404.330.6023

Public Works 404.659.6757

Watershed Management 404.658.6500 

Planning 404.330.6070

Business license and renewal 311 OR 404.546.0311

APD/Code Enforcement 311 OR 404.546.0311

Zoning and Development 404.330.6150

Buildings/Permitting 404.330.6150

Housing Section 8 404.330.6390

Pension Services 404.330.6607

WorkSorce Atlanta 404.546.3000

Fulton County inmate information 404.612.5129

Office of Entertainment 311 OR 404.546.0311

Corrections 404.865.8001

Finance 404.330.6430

Fire 404.546.7000

Human Resources 404.330.6360

Information Technology 404.546.6110

Law 404.546.4100

Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Affairs 404.546.6788

Planning & Community Development 404.330.6070

Procurement 404.330.6204

Police (Non-Emergency) 311 OR 404.546.0311

Public Works 404.330.6240

Watershed Management 404.546.1290