Land Use Coordinating Committee

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The Land Use Coordinating Committee (LUCC) is a subcommittee of ARC’s Community Resources Committee.

Committee meetings

LUCC meets monthly at 9:30 a.m. at ARC. Note that all meeting times and places are subject to change.

2021 LCI & CDAP: Call for Projects Ideas Exchange
2021 LCI & CDAP: Pre-Submittal Meeting
February LUCC Meeting

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LUCC Members

ARC Cities

City of Atlanta

City of Canton

City of Chamblee

City of Conyers

City of Douglasville

City of Duluth

City of Hampton

City of Jonesboro

City of Kennesaw

City of Palmetto

City of Sandy Springs

Town of Tyrone


Barrow County

Bartow County

Cherokee County

Clayton County

Cobb County

Coweta County

DeKalb County

Douglas County

Fayette County

Forsyth County

Fulton County

Gwinnett County

Henry County

Newton County

Paulding County

Rockdale County

Spalding County

Walton County


Georgia Department of Community Affairs



Categorical Members

American Institute of Architects, Atlanta/Georgia Chapters

Congress for the New Urbanism, Atlanta Chapter

Council for Quality Growth

Georgia Conservancy

Georgia Tech School of City & Regional Planning

Georgia Tech Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

Southface Energy Institute

Urban Land Institute, Atlanta District Council

Duties of the LUCC

  • Assist the Community Development Group of ARC in the performance of its duties in a manner determined by the Manager of Community Development;
  • Make technical recommendations to the Community Resources Committee (CRC) on the planning duties for which assistance has been requested;
  • Refine and detail the land use policies of the ARC Atlanta Region’s Plan including recognizing the varying needs of town and activity centers;
  • Develop and apply a mechanism for evaluating proposed system-wide (e.g., transportation, water and sewer) plans against the achievement of land use policies;
  • Develop and apply a mechanism for evaluating proposed major public investment (e.g., transportation, water and sewer) plans against the achievement of land use policies;
  • Participate in reviews of Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) and other reviews referred by the ARC staff to ensure consideration of land use implications of the proposals;
  • Conduct an on-going research program on the feasibility of or barriers to implementation of innovative land use tools and best development practices;
  • Conduct evaluations of potential land use modeling techniques and processes;
  • Prepare and conduct training for local governments on development tools and mechanisms for local government evaluation of land use impacts of transportation projects;
  • Establish appropriate development benchmarks and report regularly to the public on progress toward the achievement of these policies; and
  • Pursue other activities under the direction of the Manager of the Community Development Group of ARC or upon request of the CRC.


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