Inside Peachtree Corners
News from Around the Corners
May 2019
On Saturday, April 27 , Peachtree Corners unveiled its new Town Green and celebrated the official opening of the Town Center. Over 4,000 attended. The festivities included a ribbon-cutting, parade, flag raising on the veterans monument, food, live entertainment on the Green and finished with a concert and an awesome drone show that lit up the sky over the Town Green. Read More
From the Mayor's Desk

Town Center Grand Opening, a Day to Remember

The last Saturday in April turned out to be a picture-perfect day to celebrate the grand opening of our new Town Center. It was six years in the making to get to this day, and all of us on the council and city staff worked tirelessly to design a place that would serve as a gathering place for the community for years to come.

Mayor Mike Mason
Keep Up With Upcoming Events at the Town Green

Now that the Town Green is open, you may expect a slate of activities, concerts and other events to take place on the Town Green throughout the year. Events are posted on the City Calendar which is located on the City's website.

To ensure you don't miss out on any of the upcoming events, sign up to receive email reminders. It's easy to subscribe. On the city's website, click on the link at the top of the page labeled " Notify Me!," select eNotifications, then select the topics you are interested in. Email notices are sent out six days in advance of the event.
Government Finance Officers Association
Finance Department Earns 2nd Budget Presentation Award

For the second straight year the city's Finance Department has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.

The award reflects the city's commitment in meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. Read More
The Ribbon Cutting Report

It's been a busy year for new business openings in Peachtree Corners. Since January 2019, the city has issued 201 new business licenses. There has also been a flurry of ribbon-cutting activity to celebrate several Town Center businesses and a luxury apartment community. Read More
Peachtree Corners Festival
Annual Festival and Concert 2nd Weekend in June

The 9th Annual Peachtree Corners Festival begins on Friday, June 7 with an outdoor concert followed by a weekend filled with arts and craft booths, food, music, kids' activities, a car show and more. Visit the Peachtree Corners Festival website for more.
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Memorial Day Holiday Trash and Recycle Pickup Schedule

This year Memorial Day is observed on Monday, May 27, which means there will be no garbage and recycle pickup on this day. The pickup date for this week only will be pushed back one day. If your pickup date is Monday, it will be moved to Tuesday and so forth. Those residents scheduled for Friday pickup will receive service on Saturday.

For questions Contact Waste Management by email at or by telephone: 404-794-6707.
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Traffic Alert:
For those who travel on S.R. 141 south of Holcomb Bridge Road, please be aware of overnight lane closures.
Georgia DOT is repaving S.R. 141 between Holcomb Bridge Road and I-285; work will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Please use caution and expect traffic to slow while the work is done.
The road improvement project includes milling, inlay and resurfacing -- the work is expected to be complete by the end of August barring any weather delays. Before heading out, call 511 or visit   Georgia 511  to get the latest on traffic conditions.
Have You Downloaded the Fix-it App?
See a pothole that needs repairs or a streetlight that's not working? Now reporting it is just a click away on your smartphone or computer.

For those with a smartphone, download the city's app called "PC Fix-it." It's free and available for both Android and iPhones. Browse the app store using the search term "Peachtree Corners" to locate the app.

You can also submit a service request using the city's website,
City Celebrates Arbor Day at Paul Duke STEM High School

On Friday, April 26, the Peachtree Corners community joined Paul Duke STEM High School students, faculty, the mayor and councilmembers to celebrate its fourth Arbor Day Event.

The festivities took place on the school grounds and included planting three Serviceberry trees. During the event students learned Read More
Free Photo & Video Classes for Residents
The City is working with  Tytan Pictures , an Emmy-award-winning company, to provide instruction on a variety of photography and video topics.

The classes cover everything from camera basics, lighting techniques and landscape photography to tips for advanced photographers. Check the  city calendar  for upcoming classes and information on how to register, location and times. Classes available only for those who live or work in the city.
Recycle-Shredding Day Results
The city's recycle-shredding day was a big success. A total of 17,400 lbs. of paper was shredded and 14,321 lbs. of electronics were collected for recycling.

The city's event takes place each April to coincide with Earth Day and is open to Peachtree Corners residents only.
45 New Peachtree Corners Businesses Open in April

City Hall processed new occupational tax certificates for a variety of businesses last month. See the  complete list of businesses   along with contact information.
Check City Calendar for Upcoming Events
The  City Calendar posted on the  city's website is full of upcoming events that take place around the city. Be sure to check regularly - or sign up for e-notifications to ensure you stay informed.  Use this link to sign up for email notices.
Why You Need a Permit to Build a Deck
Permits and inspections are very important, whether you are building the deck yourself or having a contractor do it.

Obtaining a permit comes with great benefits to ensure a quality deck is built. I'm sure you have seen news reports covering decks that have collapsed causing injury, property damage or worse. Read More
Residential Parking Reminders

In any residential district, the parking of any motor vehicle except on a hard-surfaced driveway or in a carport or garage is prohibited. 
Stop Stormwater Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Never dump anything down storm drains as they lead directly to our waterways where they are discharged with no treatment.

Flag-raising ceremony
Veterans Monument Dedication June 15

Mark your calendars for the formal dedication of the Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. on the Town Green.

Sculptures representing the five branches of the Armed Forces and a sculpture of an eagle atop the central pillar will be unveiled as part of the ceremonies. Visit the Veterans Monument website for more information.
Coming Soon:
Coding and Data Science Boot Camps
coding school
The first Coding Boot Camp was so popular, Prototype Prime is again collaborating with Georgia Tech to offer a second Coding Boot Camp.

The 24-week classes begin on May 28 and cover front-end and back-end technologies. Visit Georgia Tech Professional Education coding boot camp for more information.

Additionally GTPE will offer two Data Science Boot Camps beginning in early August. Contact Betsy Plattenburg for more information on the classes.
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Judy Putnam, Communications Director
Peachtree Corners City Hall
310 Technology Parkway NW, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 | 678) 691-1200