Inside Peachtree Corners
News from Around the Corners
February 2019
Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument supporters braved chilly weather recently for a groundbreaking ceremony for the 3,000 square foot monument which will be located at the city’s new Town Center. Read the story below.
From the Mayor’s Desk

Transforming Tech Park from a Technology Campus to a Center for Innovation

Since the first businesses moved into the first buildings in Paul Duke’s Technology Park Atlanta, the 500-acre business park has been attracting companies from around the globe.

Businesses that focused on developing and perfecting cutting-edge technology like Hayes Modems, Scientific Atlanta and Quadram Corporation drew top engineering minds in the 1970s and ‘80s to develop technologies for computers and communications.  

Mayor Mike Mason
City, Sprint Partner to Create Smart City Transportation Lab
Sprint and the City recently announced an all-new ground-breaking project in Peachtree Corners where the city is building an intelligent vehicle test track which will feature Sprint’s low-latency 5G technology combined with Curiosity IoT.

Learn More About Transit Referendum
Visit  ConnectGwinnettTransit website  for details on the proposal for the transit expansion contract with MARTA.
Attend one of the upcoming public education sessions. Use this link for a list of locations, dates and times.
Veterans, Supporters Attend Veterans Monument Groundbreaking
Despite chilly weather, over 25 supporters attended the groundbreaking for the city's Veterans Monument on Jan. 15.
Waste Management Service Instruction Reminders
Please visit the Waste Management website for:
  • Set-out Instructions
  • Service instructions and limitations
  • Acceptable and non-acceptable materials
  • Request a new container, repair or replacement
  • Report a missed pickup
Garbage and recycle rolling cans
Cyber-security Software Startup to Open - Bring High-Paying Jobs
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A cloud-based identity and access management provider, based in San Francisco, announced recently that it would open a new East Coast Growth Center in  Peachtree Corners  bringing some 50 new jobs.

Did You Know Peachtree Corners Has its Own YouTube Channel?

Watch entertaining videos produced by award-winning Tytan Pictures that feature fun events, new restaurants and more on the city's own PCN Network.

Take a moment and subscribe so you don't miss any of these fun, entertaining videos about your city.
Take the Big-Tree Challenge
The Peachtree Corners Green Committee has extended a challenge to residents to identify the biggest tree in the city.

Sign Up for Free Photo and Video Classes
Interested in learning or improving your photography or video skills? Learn everything from camera basics, lighting techniques, landscaping photography and more.

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.
Business License Renewals Due March 31
Business owners, please remember the renewal of your city business tax certificate is due by March 31, 2019.

You may renew in person, online or by mail. Send your renewals to City Hall at 310 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 or renew online. For questions call 678-691-1208.
44 New Peachtree Corners Businesses Open in January
City Hall processed new occupational tax certificates for a variety of businesses last month. See the  complete list of businesses  along with contact information.
What Projects do not Require a Building Permit?
Most building and remodeling projects require a permit and inspection. But some do not. Check here for a list of projects that don't require a permit or inspection.

Attention Homeowner and Condominium Association Representatives

The city is currently compiling a list of representatives’ names and contact information for the HOAs and communities within the city limits of Peachtree Corners.

Why You Should Not Pour Fat, Oils, Grease Down Your Drain

Did you know that fats, oils and grease (FOG) can cause serious problems for our sewer system?

Pouring fats, oils and grease down your drain can completely block pipes and cause sewage to backup into your home or overflow from manholes and discharge into local streams. 

Shredding, Electronics Recycling Event
The city's annual free electronics recycling and paper shredding event will be held at the Peachtree Corners City Hall on Saturday, April 13.

Gates open at 9 a.m. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon or until trucks are full. Find out what's acceptable, what's not. Read More
Summer Coding Camp for Kids Offered at Peachtree Corners' Startup Incubator
For the first time a kids summer coding camp will be offered by Kids 4 Coding . The summer camps will be held at Prototype Prime . Full and half day camps offered June 1- 26 for ages 7-16.

Students learn to create and code games, mobile apps, electronics, websites, robots, drones, and more using programming languages like Python and JavaScript.

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Peachtree Corners City Hall
310 Technology Parkway NW,
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 | (678) 691-1200