The city of Chamblee is the 11th local government in Georgia to decriminalize the possession of marijuana.
The brochure is available at city buildings, on the city’s website and in Georgia’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau network encouraging visitors and locals alike to make Chamblee a destination.
Chamblee’s police department is set to move into a new headquarters on Buford Highway as early as next year.
Two DeKalb County cities are joining forces to help residents safely dispose of waste that is too harmful to go with the rest of the trash. Dunwoody and Chamblee are holding a free “hazardous waste recycling event.”
Exceptions include: retail tobacco stores, hookah bars and lounges, adult entertainment establishments, designated smoking rooms at hotels and motels and outdoor areas of places of employment, except where owners declare a smoke-free environment.
It’s been about three years since one DeKalb County city made history with the most liberal marijuana enforcement policy in the state. Since then, several more municipalities have followed suit, eliminating the possibility of jail time and severely reducing the fine for possessing one ounce or less of weed.
Unless you’re inside a house or walking along a residential street, it’s now essentially illegal to smoke a cigarette in Chamblee.
The new Front Yard Tree Program allows homeowners to apply and to pay a $25 application fee to have a tree installed in the front yard by Trees Atlanta.
Chamblee Mayor Eric Clarkson clarified that the airport does not need the city’s permission to build the hangars, and the City Council is only voting whether to approve certain details regarding the look of the hangars near Clairmont Road.
The curriculum includes education on various de-escalation techniques as well as live role-play scenarios of officers responding to persons who need mental health assistance.