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Community and Economic Development

A Message from the Director

Thank you for visiting the Community and Economic Development Department's web page.

We hope you find our page easy to navigate and are able to locate the information you are seeking. The Community and Economic Development Department serves as a liaison between the public and City government and is comprised of five separate divisions. For more information about each division please access the following quick links:

It is my personal goal to make sure every customer is treated with respect and in a timely manner. If you are in need of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.



Community and Economic Development Director - Rusty Ligon

Community and Economic Development Deputy Director - Matt Tate

Office Location:

311 Henry Ward Way is located at the intersection of Henry Ward Way and Broad Street across from the Administration Building and Hall County Courthouse.

Mailing Address:

P O Box 2496
Gainesville, GA 30503


(770) 531-6570


(770) 297-7826

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.