Land Use Coordinating Committee

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.

Next Meeting
Apr 25, 2019 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am | Atlanta Regional Commission | Room: Harry West Conference Center

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LUCC Members

Charletta Wilson Jacks – City of Atlanta

Gary Cornell – City of Chamblee

Marvin Flanigan – City of Conyers

Michelle Wright – City of Douglasville

Nick Colonna – City of Duluth

Nancy Moon – City of Holly Springs

Darryl Simmons – City of Kennesaw

Bill Johnston – City of Lake City

Bert Foster – City of Locust Grove

William H. Shell – City of Palmetto

Brad Townsend – City of Roswell

Dina Rimi – Town of Tyrone


Rebecca Whiddon – Barrow County

Brandon Johnson – Bartow County

Jeff Watkins – Cherokee County

Patrick Ejike – Clayton County

Rob Hosack – Cobb County

Robert Tolleson – Coweta County

Andrew Baker – DeKalb County

Tracy Rye – Douglas County

Pete Frisina – Fayette County

Tom Brown – Forsyth County

Randy Beck – Fulton County

Bryan Lackey – Gwinnett County

Daunte’ Gibbs – Henry County

Lloyd Kerr – Newton County

Ann Lippmann – Paulding County

Marshall Walker – Rockdale County

Chad Jacobs – Spalding County

Mike Martin – Walton County


Brian Johnson – Georgia DCA

Laura Beall – GRTA

Greg Floyd – MARTA


Andrew Jacobs – American Institute of Architects, Atlanta/Georgia Chapters

Geoff Koski – Congress for the New Urbanism, Atlanta Chapter

Michael Paris – Council for Quality Growth

Katherine Moore – Georgia Conservancy

Bruce Stiftel – Georgia Tech School of City & Regional Planning

Catherine Ross – Georgia Tech Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

Robert Reed – Southface Energy Institute

Stephen Arms – Urban Land Institute, Atlanta District Council

Duties of the LUCC

  • Assist the Land Use Division of ARC in the performance of its duties in a manner determined by the Chief of the Land Use Division;
  • Make technical recommendations to the ELUC on the planning duties for which assistance has been requested;
  • Refine and detail the land use policies of the ARC Regional Development 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 Chief of Land Use Division of ARC or upon request of the ELUC.