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map of georgiaThe City of Forest Park is located in northern Clayton County nine miles south of the City of Atlanta. The city has an advantageous geographic location in the southern metropolitan region, having convenient access to Interstate 75 and Interstate 285 and five mile east of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. More on Forest Park>

Georgia Open Records Requests to City of Forest Park:

The City Clerk of the City of Forest Park is designated in the City Code as the custodian of all City records. All written Georgia Open Records Requests must be submitted to the City Clerk. Written requests may be submitted by mail, fax, or email. Three-day response period begins when the City Clerk actually receives the request.

Download: Tri-Cities Urban Redevelopment Plan (PDF)

Upcoming Events!


DECEMBER 1, 2015
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa
December 5, 2015
Senior Center
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Governor, GEMA/HS and Ready Georgia call for Georgians to Get Ready During This Year’s Winter Weather Preparedness Week

(ATLANTA) – Governor Nathan Deal proclaimed the week of NOV 30-Dec. 4 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week.  During this week, Georgians are encouraged to prepare for winter weather by replenishing necessary supplies, making a plan and learning about the different types of winter weather.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week focuses on a different preparedness topic each day. The GEMA/HS Ready Georgia campaign urges residents to learn about different ways to prepare throughout the week:


· Monday, Nov 30: Winter Weather in Georgia – Examine different types of winter weather that affect Georgia.


· Tuesday, Dec. 1: Winter Weather Terminology – Brush up on winter weather alerts and what they mean.


· Wednesday, Dec. 2: Preparing for a Winter Storm – Learn how to prepare a Ready kit and make a plan for winter weather.


· Thursday, Dec. 3: What to Do During a Winter Storm – Focus on best practices to follow during a winter storm, including tips for driving in winter conditions and what to do if caught outside during a storm.


· Friday, Dec. 4: Winter Weather Outlook – Take a look at what’s expected this winter.

To read the entire press release please click on this weblink.  http://ready.ga.gov/pressrelease/2540/ 

Please go to the Ready Georgia website to learn how to prepare for winter weather in GA.   http://ready.ga.gov/be-informed/winter-advisories-and-ice-storms/ 

Official Ward Map (PDF)

Keep Forest Park Beautiful Residential Yard of the Month



Keep Forest Park Beautiful Business Beautification Award of the Month






Forest ParkThe City of Forest Park is now accepting applications for Police Officers.
Pay Range $38K-$45K
Great Benefits
For additional information or to download an application, please visit http://www.forestparkga.org/pdf/police/Police%20Officer%20Application.pdf

Main Street Redevelopment
Phase I of the LCI Main Street Downtown Streetscape Project has been completed. The project consisted of constructing brick paver handicap accessible sidewalks, landscaping, bicycle racks, trash receptacles, benches, and decorative pedestrian lighting on Main Street. The realignment of College/Ash/Main Street is the location for the new Town Center complete with a water fountain and town clock. This project is the catalyst for the overall redevelopment of Main Street.

Phase II of the Main Street Streetscape project, which will terminate at Highway 54 (Jonesboro Road) is in the engineering phase.

More on this Project »

The City of Forest Park has recently upgraded its emergency notification system. The City of Forest Park is now using CODERED Emergency Notification System and it is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications and the distribution of information considered to be important. Learn More »

The Recycling Center
continues to be open for your convenience Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon. You may bring paper goods including newspaper, magazines, phone books, and cardboard as well as metals, plastics, aluminum, and appliances. If you do not want to put your small yard debris in the paper recycle bags, you may always bring them and your longer limbs (limited no bigger in diameter than 4” and one pickup truck load) to the Recycling Center free. Click Here for More »
Tuesday, December 1

Recreation Center
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 5
Breakfast with Santa
Senior Center
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Monday, December 7
City Council Meeting
Work Session, 6:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers
Wednesday, December 16
Development Authority Meeting, 5:00 pm
URA Meeting, 6:00 pm
Meetings are held in the Council Chambers
Monday, December 21
City Council Meeting
Work Session, 6:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers
Thursday, December 24
Christmas Eve
City Offices Closed
Friday, December 25
Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed
Friday, January 1
New Year's Day
City Offices Closed
Saturday, January 9
Clean Sweep
8:00 AM - Noon
337 Lamar Drive

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