Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission

We are the bridge between Chatham County, metropolitan Savannah, and our neighboring low-country communities. We are privileged to work with our governmental partners at all levels to responsibly balance growth and development while preserving our unique natural and historic treasures. Through collaboration and uniting urban planning, development, transportation, zoning, historic preservation, and natural resource planning, we live our motto:

Planning the Future, Respecting the Past.


Webinar Series

In June, the MPC will be presenting a series of informative webinars aimed at providing useful information on current policies, available tools and updates to procedures.

June 4, 2020 - 12:00 pm
New Plan Submittal, Payment, Review Procedures during Covid-19 & beyond

May is Historic Preservation Month
Historic Preservation Month

Historic Preservation Month webinars

Statement regarding COVID-19

The MPC is committed to following Governor Kemp's Shelter In Place Declaration and the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to health protection and is therefore enacting measures to ensure our employees and the public are safe, secure, and healthy, while continuing to be open for business and provide services.

In an effort to adhere to CDC recommendations, we are requesting the following: 1) applications and other related documents be transmitted to our staff electronically, 2) any related payments be submitted via our website ( or by mail; and 3) applicants and members of the public call our office 24 hours in advance to schedule appointments with our staff members. Thank you in advance for your consideration and adherence to these guidelines as we work together to maintain the health of our community.

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Job Opportunities

The MPC is seeking qualified candidates for a GIS Programmer/Analyst position. First review of applications May 11, 2020. Send resumes to Lara Hall, SAGIS Director.

The MPC is seeking to hire a Planner. Send resumes to Pamela Everett, Assistant Executive Director.

Census 2020

The 2020 Census is more than a population count. Census results have an impact on planning and funding for everything from health clinics to disaster response, and so much more. Find out more about the 2020 Census and how you can help shape the future of your community at:

MPC Spring Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the MPC Newsletter

MPC Spring Newsletter

MPC's 2019 Annual Report

The MPC is pleased to present you with its 2019 Annual Report. We hope that you too will see the great amount of time, hard work, and dedication that this talented group of individuals have given to our community.

MPC 2019 Annual Report

Mobility 2045

The Coastal Region (CORE) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has just adopted the region's Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), for the Savannah metropolitan area.

The MTP is a comprehensive “blueprint” for area transportation services aimed at meeting mobility needs through the next 20+ years.

The Plan includes $1.8 billion in transportation improvements for the region over the next 25+ years.

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