Thank you for reading this edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta Update As many of you know, the City of Atlanta is in the middle of the process to rewrite their Tree Protection Ordinance;...

Thank you for reading the first edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta In late June, GAHBA members held a very productive follow-up meeting with Atlanta officials including Planning Commissioner Tim Keane, Project Manager Elizabeth Johnson,...

Thank you for reading the first edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta: The Atlanta Tree Ordinance Task Force has been actively engaged with the City of Atlanta over the past several months regarding the Tree...

2019 Legislative Priorities – Housing For All 1. Trade Policy 2. Housing Finance Reform 3. Lasting Flood Insurance Solution ▪ More than 4 million Americans work in the residential construction industry, and millions more are engaged in businesses directly relating to home building. ▪ Given that home construction accounts for...

Our Greater Atlanta HBA members met with Atlanta officials today including Project Manager Elizabeth Johnson, Arborist David Zaparanick, and Andrew Walter to discuss the tree protection ordinance rewrite.  This meeting is part of the ongoing long-term strategy of the GAHBA to ensure that builders have...

City of Atlanta Electric Vehicle Charging Station Requirements: Solution: An engineer needs to do an electrical panel schedule***Calculations are NO LONGER required Pre-Demolition Procedure: The City’s Arborist Division has issued new pre-demolition procedures for tree protection. Install tree protection fencing per approved Arborist stamped plans Schedule an...

HB 493 – Private Plan Review Reform Click here for full bill Why You Needed HB 493 Existing law, O.C.G.A. 8-2-26, allows a local permitting authority to take 30 business days to complete a plan review and 2 days to complete an inspection. Click the following...

Thank you for reading the first edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta Members of the Atlanta Tree Ordinance Task Force will be meeting with the City of Atlanta to discuss the rewriting the Tree Protection...

By: Bill Torpy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE Van Hardimon, the inner-Atlanta chapter president of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, said builders worry about “not having a voice in the rewrite.” Hardimon, who as a builder focuses on mid-range homes in the city, said...