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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Road closures expected for Park Ave repairs

May 2, 2017

The City of Perry has scheduled the Park Avenue storm drainage repairs to begin May 8, 2017. This project will include pumping out the Park Avenue storm water retention pond, excavation of the original storm pipe and replacement with a new larger pipe. During this project there will be road closures and detours; signs will be posted.  Road closures are being scheduled for May 15, 2017 with an expected completion date of May 29, 2017. Please note these dates could change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Should you have any questions regarding this project contact 478.988.2733.

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BOOST Your Business!

May 8, 2015

The Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is excited to announce the BOOST Downtown Perry Investment Group. Designed to help small businesses in Downtown Perry, the BOOST program provides grant awards to businesses that show a clear need. The best part of the program is that it’s the businesses who participate that get to decide who is awarded grant funds! Let’s grow Perry together! For more information, please follow the link below or contact Ms. Catherine Edgemon, Main Street Coordinator with the City of Perry, at (478) 988-2758 or via email at BOOST Downtown Perry Investment Group  

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Perry’s Wayfinding Initiative

April 24, 2015

The City of Perry is working on a wayfinding initiative that will help the community to develop and implement a signage system that is effective and efficient. Led by a Wayfinding Committee, the system that is ultimately developed will help direct people into town and, once in town, will help them find areas of interest. These areas of interest will range from public buildings and parks to historical and commercial sites. With assistance from the Middle Georgia Regional Commission we have completed an inventory of our existing signage (please follow link below to view). This inventory will help to identify needs and priorities and set the groundwork for the new system. If you have any questions or would like to participate in the wayfinding initiative please contact Mr. Robert Smith, Economic Development Director, at (478) 988-2757.

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