CHATHAM COUNTY - SAVANNAH
METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director

Comprehensive Planning and Natural Resources

James Small- Comprehensive Planning and Debbie Burke- Natural Resources

Savannah has served as a model of planned urban development since its founding by James Oglethorpe in 1733. The Comprehensive Planning and Natural Resources Department carries this tradition of planned development into the twenty-first century.

The long term success of Chatham County and Savannah is based on a strategic approach to balancing

  • a desirable built environment
  • economic development
  • natural resources
  • transportation options, and
  • a high quality of life for our residents
  • Learn more about Comprehensive Planning Learn more about Natural Resources Learn more about Chatham County and Savannah area resources