Cities In The News


Chamblee parks and recreation department recognized for excellence

October 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Chamblee’s Parks and Recreation Department won big at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 6 Annual Awards Banquet, according to a press release.

NEW FINDINGS: Chamblee decriminalizes marijuana possession

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Chamblee is the 11th local government in Georgia to decriminalize the possession of marijuana.

Chamblee honored for marketing brochure

September 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

DeKalb city to get new $22.5M public safety building, recreational complex

August 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Chamblee’s police department is set to move into a new headquarters on Buford Highway as early as next year.

Two cities unite to help you recycle hazardous waste for free

August 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.”

Chamblee passes smoking ban

August 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Marijuana decriminalization push rolls into another metro Atlanta city

July 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Metro city passes restrictive smoking ban, stricter than Atlanta’s

July 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Unless you’re inside a house or walking along a residential street, it’s now essentially illegal to smoke a cigarette in Chamblee.

Chamblee kicks off front yard tree program

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

City postpones vote on proposed PDK airport jet hangars

June 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

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