News & Events

Keswick Park Concepts

The City of Chamblee is seeking input from residents into the potential concepts of the Keswick Park softball and T-ball fields. Below are four different concepts along with a description of each and a cost estimate. Please let us know your thoughts by voting on the concept you prefer through this link. Please see the Kewswick […]

I-285 transit meeting is latest cross-city planning effort

By John Ruch – Reporter Newspapers A new multi-city group may form to advocate for mass transit on the top-end Perimeter following an informal Nov. 8 gathering convened by Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst. And that’s just the latest regional idea to spin out of a new four-city nonprofit called the Peachtree Gateway Partnership, which is […]

Chamblee Adds 16+ Acres to Park Land

The City of Chamblee recently acquired more than 16 acres of land for park space bringing its total of park land to more than 104 acres. The former Jim Hearn Golf Center, located at 4445 Buford Highway, was purchased for $4.5M through a low-interest lease program through the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). The addition of […]

Happy Hour & Fund Raiser on Monday, October 30th

Please join me for happy hour at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 30th at Bowlmore Lanes at 2175 Savoy Drive in Chamblee. Thank you to Scott Godwin for organizing this event! Details on Facebook.

Chamblee growth fed by lifestyle choices, city’s vision

By Michael E. Kanell – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution For Matthew Clark, it’s convenient, affordable and stylish, the kind of just-ahead-of-the-curve choice that could look pretty darned hip in a few years. And it’s home. “I like that this is brand new,” said Clark, 35, of the Olmsted Chamblee apartments where he’s lived since the spring. […]

Emory joins Peachtree Creek Greenway supporters

By Dyana Bagby, Reporter Newspapers Emory Healthcare jumped on the Peachtree Creek Greenway bandwagon as the presenting sponsor for a recent fundraiser that attracted dozens of supporters who sipped wine and snacked on hors d’œuvres on a recent sunny Sunday afternoon. The fundraiser, held at the Urban Art Collective in Chamblee, featured speeches by Brookhaven City […]

Chamblee Launches New GIS Portal

The City of Chamblee recently launched a new Geographic Information System link, which will put new mapping information into the hands of residents, landowners, developers and more. Five maps are featured on the site: The Open Data Portal, the City Map, the Zoning District Map, the Election District Map and the Road Projects Map. Complete […]

2017 Taste of Chamblee

The 10th annual Taste of Chamblee will be Saturday, October 7th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in downtown Chamblee, at the corner of Peachtree and Broad. Get all the details about the festival at  

Chamblee Customer Service Survey

Have you interacted with a department in the City of Chamblee? Please give your feedback by completing a customer service survey.

Chamblee increasing green space inventory by 33 percent

By Trey Benton, The Brookhaven Post The City of Chamblee is working through the process of purchasing two parcels totaling 25-acres, land deals that will add more than 33% to the City’s greenspace inventory. The price tag for these acquisitions is roughly $4.6 million. Chamblee Mayor Eric Clarkson said these two additions will “enhance the […]

Chamblee Town Hall Meetings

The City of Chamblee will be holding a series of Town Hall meetings over the coming weeks. Wednesday, July 26th at 7 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic High School Wednesday, August 9th at 7 p.m. at Keswick Park Wednesday, August 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Chamblee Civic Center Complete details can be found […]

Chamblee Mayor highlights progress during annual State of the City Address

By Trey Benton, The Brookhaven Post Speaking to a room of about 200 attendees during his eighth annual State of the City address held at the Century Center Marriott Hotel Thursday, Chamblee Mayor Clarkson highlighted some of the City’s recent successes, gave an update on progress and touched on some of the challenges he and fellow […]

Chamblee Summer Concert Series 2017

2017 Chamblee Summer Concert Series Lineup: May 6th- The Mike Veal Band June 2nd- Big Sam’s Funy Nation and Blair Crimmins and the Hookers July 4th- Band X August 4th- Everclear and The Bitterots Complete details on the City of Chamblee Website.

Connectivity is Key to Cities’ Success

By Dyana Bagby, Reporter Newspapers Connecting major metro Atlanta cities such as Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Chamblee and Doraville to one another through transit and multi-use trails is a major factor in developing and sustaining economic success for residents of the areas. That was a key message the mayors of the cities cited during the Nov. 17 […]

Chamblee Town Hall Meetings

Please join the Chamblee community at one of our upcoming town hall meetings: Monday, June 22nd, 6:30pm at Keswick Park Community Building (3496 Keswick Drive) Wednesday, June 24th, 6:30pm at St. Pius X Catholic High School (2674 Johnson Road NE)

Chamblee Wheels Out Once-a-Week Sanitation Service

Everything you need to know about once-a-week sanitation service: Complete details about the City of Chamblee sanitation services can be found at:

Statement on Georgia Supreme Court Ruling on Century Center Annexation

On March 2, 2015, the Georgia Supreme Court passed an order which denied Highwoods Properties, Inc. petition for certiorari regarding the legal dispute over whether Century Center was annexed into the City of Chamblee after Brookhaven tried to annex the property prior to Chamblee’s referendum but after the local act calling for the referendum was […]

Chamblee City Council gives ‘Whole Foods’ anchored development a unanimous

By Trey Benton The Chamblee Post The Chamblee City Council unanimously approved a new development Tuesday night called Peachtree Crossing, an 11.2 acre center with a 40,000 square foot Whole Foods planned as the anchor tenant. Read the full article at

Chamblee to get $45M mixed-use project

By LaTria Garnigan Neighbor Newspapers The city of Chamblee and developer Cocke Finkelstein Inc. — in conjunction with Macauley + Schmit and Origin Capital Partners — held a groundbreaking for the new Olmsted Chamblee project. According to Brett Oliver, director of development with the company, the $45 million project will be a powerful instigator for […]

Chamblee millage rate remains at 6.4 mills

By Lauren Ramsdell The Champion Newspaper At a called meeting June 30, the Chamblee City Council unanimously approved a millage rate of 6.4, the same rate as the previous year. Mayor Eric Clarkson said he would have preferred a millage rate decrease, but with the 2013 annexation of Dresden East Civic Association (DECA) neighborhoods, the […]

2014 Chamblee Summer Concert Series

Mark your calendar for the Chamblee Summer Concert Series! Schedule and more information is available on the City of Chamblee website.

Ice Cream Social and Campaign Kickoff

Please join me for my re-election campaign kickoff at Keswick Park on August 10th from 3 to 5pm.

Chamblee Mayor Joins ARC

By April Hunt The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Chamblee Mayor Eric Clarkson was recently named to represent DeKalb County cities on the Atlanta Regional Commission. Clarkson, who has been mayor since 2005, will serve on the planning group’s transportation and air quality committee, which works with the state Department of Transportation, MARTA and other agencies on policy […]

Congratulations for the citizens of Brookhaven

Published by Reporters Newspapers as part of the “Local mayors congratulate, give advice to Brookhaven’s Leaders” series. Congratulations to the citizens of Brookhaven on the incorporation of your new city! And congratulations to the newly elected officials that will have the opportunity to chart a new course for this vibrant, energetic and diverse area of […]

What is the significance of new construction for Chamblee High?

In this economy, there appears to be a collapse in home ownership, employment, and education. Budget cuts are commonplace throughout the nation in every industry and more prevalent in our U.S. public schools. Even with the economic situation, parents have the right to allow their children an opportunity to attend schools in or outside their […]

State of Chamblee? Lower millage, bigger surplus

By Rebecca Chase Williams, Dunwoody Crier In his third annual state of the city address, delivered to the Chamblee Business Association Thursday, Mayor Eric Clarkson had a lot of good news to talk about, from being able to lower the millage rate to giving employees a pay raise. “Things look great in Chamblee,” said Clarkson. […]

Chamblee Lowers Tax Rate

By Rebecca Chase Williams, Dunwoody Crier At a time when many cities and counties are looking to increase taxes to cover budget deficits, the Chamblee City Council Monday night, voted to lower the city’s millage rate from 7.95 to 7.4. Despite some debate as to how much to lower the tax rate, the city council […]

Planning and public health meet in Chamblee

By Doug DeLoach, Contributing Writer for Atlanta Business Chronicle One of the first cities to receive a development grants under the Atlanta Regional Commission‘s Livable Centers Initiative, Chamblee today is more walkable and may be growing healthier, too. See the full article here (PDF).

Georgia Trend 40 Under 40

Mayor Clarkson was listed in Georgia Trend Magazine‘s 40 Under 40 in 2004. Eric Clarkson Owner, EC Enterprises, Chamblee City Council Chamblee Age: 39 In his third year on the Chamblee City Council, Eric Clarkson has developed a reputation as a consensus builder. He is credited with working among the city’s diverse groups to achieve […]