Perry Main Street Coordinator Appointed to State Downtown Board

January 9, 2020

  Haley Bryant, Perry’s Main Street Coordinator, was appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association’s (GDA) Board of Directors.  She will represent Region 6 in Georgia. Bryant is one of fifteen elected members to serve on the GDA which includes twelve downtown program professionals and three representatives from private or government sectors. The GDA is a non-profit that promotes economic redevelopment of Georgia’s downtowns.  The association uses advocacy, education, and marketing to focus on the positive economic impact of downtown areas. Learn more about the GDA on their website at  

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community development open house

Community Development Building Ribbon Cutting

November 7, 2019

We’re ready to cut the ribbon on our new Community Development building and we want you to be part of it! Join us on Friday, November 22 for our ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at 741 Main Street. Can’t make it at 11? No problem! Feel free to drop by during the day and see the awesome work happening in the Community Development department. We’re always planning a great community #wheregeorgiacomestogether.

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city of perry & georgia department of community affairs representatives

City of Perry Receives Over One Million Dollars in Grants

November 6, 2019

The City of Perry received over one million dollars in grant money during the Georgia Department of Community Affairs conference in October. Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Christopher Nunn presented two checks to Councilman Willie King during the conference.  Community Development Director Bryan Wood and Assistant City Manager Robert Smith were also in attendance. The $300,000 Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) Grant will be used to improve five homes in the Sandhill community which will complete the housing improvements in the neighborhood. The $996,350 Community Development Block Grant is marked to be used for street and storm drainage improvements along with housing rehabilitation in the Creekwood area.  This project will benefit 124 citizens specifically along Riley Street, Gordy Street, Stanley Street, and Baird Drive. The City of Perry Community Development office is located at 741 Main Street in Perry. Quality of life is what we do #wheregeorgiacomestogether.

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Fall Neighborhood Clean Up Event

Fall Neighborhood Clean Up Event

November 5, 2019

The Perry Housing Team is hosting its annual Fall Neighborhood Cleanup event on Saturday, November 9 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Creekwood Park. Participants are provided with a light breakfast before separating into groups to begin collecting trash and recyclables around the neighborhood.  All necessary supplies will be provided.  They will be treated to lunch from Booger Bear’s Grill in appreciation of their efforts to keep Perry a beautiful place to live. Creekwood Park is located at 1107 Creekwood Drive in Perry. The City of Perry is committed to helping those in need.  If you or a neighbor is unable to tend to their yard due to a disability please contact Danny Hicks, Code Compliance Officer at 478-988-2704 or for assistance.

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Community Development has a new home!

October 17, 2019

Community Development has a new home!  Visit them at 741 Main Street, Downtown Perry. Learn more about Community Development at

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Perry Planning Commission meeting cancelled

May 13, 2019

The scheduled Monday, May 13, 2019 meeting for the Perry Planning Commission has been cancelled.

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New Development Services & License Renewal Portal

February 5, 2019

The Community Development Department has launched an online portal to better serve our community.  You can now submit electronic applications and plans, make online payments, schedule inspections, renew business licenses, and check the status of your license all online!  Click Here!

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Only Rain Down the Storm Drain

December 18, 2018

The City is participating in the “Only Rain Down the Storm Drain” sticker program. The goal is to educate and alert residents not to dump pollutants in or near the stormwater drain. Stormwater drains connect to local waterways and anything entering the drain will pollute those waters. Over the coming weeks, stickers will be placed on storm drain inlets throughout the city. For more information, please contact the City of Perry’s Stormwater Inspector, Sarah L. Nottingham, at 478-988-2735.

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Fall Neighborhood Cleanup

October 4, 2018

It’s that time of year again! The Perry Housing Team and Houston County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a fall neighborhood cleanup.  It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 in the Smoak neighborhood.  We will meet that morning at 8:00 a.m. at Perry High School on 1307 North Ave., Perry, GA 31069 for the cleanup and will finish at Noon with lunch and fellowship for our volunteers.   Sign up to volunteer at In addition to the traditional cleanup, Mike Wells Towing is supporting our efforts by committing to pick up any abandoned vehicles in the Smoak neighborhood the week of the cleanup (Oct. 29-Nov. 3).  Give them a call at 478-987-7311 if you need their help!  Also, if you are in that neighborhood and unable to tend to your yard due to a disability or know a neighbor that is unable, please call our Code Compliance Officer, Danny Hicks, for assistance at 478-988-2704 or

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