Inside Peachtree Corners
News from Around the Corners
March 2021
Town Green Fun Mar2021
Spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of these warm-weather days and spend some time enjoying the sunshine at the Town Green.
From the Mayor's Desk

Live, Work, Play, or Understanding Mixed-Use Developments

When Peachtree Corners was founded in 2012, we adopted Gwinnett County’s zoning map and codes. One of the many zoning categories was a mixed-use development (MUD) classification. Mixed use refers to developing buildings and communities that blend business, retail and residential in a pedestrian-friendly environment—literally live, work, play.

However, Gwinnett’s MUD was developed many years ago and was intended to be used county-wide, including along the I-85 corridor, so there were aspects of the MUD that were not a good fit for Peachtree Corners. Read More
Mayor Mike Mason
Census volunteers recognized 2021
Volunteers Recognized
At its Feb. 23 meeting, the Mayor and City Council presented proclamations to residents Pam Glick and Nanette Freiman in recognition of their volunteer efforts during the 2020 Census drive. "Our city is fortunate to have citizens willing to step up and volunteer their time for the betterment of our city," said Mayor Mike Mason.
Former Fiserv Property Now 'Waterside'
The developer of the former Fiserv property, The Providence Group, has announced the name of its new development -- Waterside. The gated community located on East Jones Bridge Road, will include low maintenance single-family, townhomes and condominiums, independent living, assisted living and memory care facilities for owners 55 and older.

For more information or to join The Providence Group's email list, please send an email to or call Misty Hamlin at 678-472-0411.
Daylight Savings Time Change
Time to Spring Forward

Just a reminder ... Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 14. Officially the time changes at 2 a.m. but set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night to avoid being late for activities on Sunday.
Tech Park Entrance 2020
Curiosity Lab in the News ... Again

The city's Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, in partnership with Georgia Tech and T-Mobile announced the creation of the 5G Connected Future incubator program designed to support the growth and development of entrepreneurs and startups as they work to build the next big thing in 5G. Read More
New Health and Nutrition Business Opens
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On Feb. 18 Mayor Mike Mason and Councilmember Phil Sadd and members of the Peachtree Corners Business Association were on hand to celebrate the opening of Peachtree Corners' newest business, Profile by Sanford.

The company, which has locations nationwide, offers a health and nutrition program that includes personal coaching. The new business is located at 6135 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 201, next door to the tag office. Read More
Garbage and recycle rolling cans
Container Setout Instructions
Place cart on the street with wheels against the curb by 6 a.m. on collection days and remove same day. Keep cart at least three feet from parked cars, mailboxes and other obstacles that may prevent Waste Management team members from picking it up.
Free Photo & Video Classes for Residents Return

The city's free photo and video workshops are back. The Tytan Pictures crew is returning once again to provide instruction on a variety of photography and video topics. Due to COVID, the class size will be limited to allow for social distancing requirements.

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.
vaccine viles
Why You Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to transform life as we know it today and save hundreds of thousands of lives—but they can only be successful if millions of Americans recognize the urgency, safety and vital importance of getting vaccinated. To see common questions and get more vaccine information, visit:
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Apply for a Homestead Exemption

If you own and occupy a home in Gwinnett County as your primary residence as of January 1, you likely qualify for homestead exemption.

Apply at by April 1 for relief this year. If you already have an exemption in place, you do not need to re-apply.
City's Annual Spring Shredding/Recycle Event Canceled

The city's annual free electronics recycling and paper shredding event for Peachtree Corners residents that was scheduled for April 2021 will not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Now You Can Pre-register for COVID-19 Vaccine on State's New Website

Georgia officials have launched a new website to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

The new website allows Georgians to pre-register for a vaccine appointment even if they do not yet qualify under the governor’s eligibility criteria. They will be notified once they qualify and scheduled for an appointment.
Gwinnett coronavirus cases
Keep Up with Gwinnett COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code

The Gwinnett County Health Department gathers data on coronavirus cases and creates a weekly report with information on confirmed cases and deaths, cases and deaths by race, age and other criteria.

Check City Website for City & Community Events

Now it's easy to find community and city sponsored events. Visit the city's website to view the monthly calendar.

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34 New Peachtree Corners Business Licenses Processed in February

City Hall processed new occupational tax certificates for a variety of businesses last month. See the complete list of businesses along with contact information.
New Electrical Requirements for Residential Homes
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Every three years a new edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is adopted by the State of Georgia. In 2021 the 2020 version of the NEC was adopted starting January 1. There could be a noticeable change if you make changes in your electrical service outside.

Most homes have a disconnect at the meter outside the home. However, some older homes and a few new homes could at one time be code compliant without the outside disconnect. This has changed. Read More
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Homeowners Responsible for Exterior Maintenance, Landscaping

Spring is just around the corner, March 20th. We will start to see our grass and vegetation beginning to grow as the weather changes. Homeowners and business owners are responsible for providing regular maintenance of their property's landscaping. Read More

Five Environmentally Friendly Lawn and Garden Care Tips

Keeping your grass, plants and garden healthy all season long can require constant attention, but it doesn’t have to require the constant use of chemicals. Excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides leads to water pollution through the stormwater drainage system and groundwater infiltration.
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Support the Veteran in Your Family with a Personalized Brick Paver

The next big event at the Veterans Monument will be the installation of new pavers in late May before the Memorial Day ceremony which falls on May 31 this year.
PCVMA will accept orders for bricks for the Memorial Day installation until Friday, March 12. Here is the link to order pavers for the Veterans in your family. Orders received after March 12 will be installed in November. For questions, contact Bob Ballagh at
Curiosity Lab -- More Than Just a Test Track

Curiosity Lab’s Innovation Center offers more than 25,000 square feet of diverse space and serves as home base for tech startups and corporate innovation teams.

From private offices to suites and co-working options, innovators can take advantage of the Center’s video conferencing facilities, a 50-seat classroom, a prototype design studio, the network operations control center and large event space.  More information
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Judy Putnam, Communications Director
Peachtree Corners City Hall
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