Atlanta Mayor Dickens Appoints Jahnee Prince as New Commissioner of City Planning

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has named Jahnee Prince to serve as the Administration’s Commissioner for the Department of City Planning. Prince brings more than 25 years of city planning experience to the post, having worked in both the public and private sectors. Jahnee served as the Council for Quality Growths Vice President of Policy from 2005 through 2009. The Council congratulates Jahnee and looks forward to working with her in this new capacity.

“We are pleased and excited that the City of Atlanta has chosen Jahnee as our next Planning Commissioner. Jahnee will bring many years of planning expertise and community engagement, affordable housing knowledge and historic preservation focus to the table. Along with her practical nuts and bolts experience to help fulfill  the Mayors goals of making permitting processes seamless and efficient for both homeowners and the development community, this is a winning combination” said Michael Paris, President & CEO at the Council for Quality Growth.

“Jahnee Prince is a trusted planning executive known for community engagement and consensus building with deep roots within Metro Atlanta communities,” said Mayor Dickens. “With major corporate expansions and Atlanta’s expanded influence in the arts, technology, finance and post-secondary education driving an increase in our population, Jahnee will be a valued partner working with neighborhood leaders and stakeholders to chart our course for inclusive, innovative and equitable city planning.”

Prince’s appointment is effective starting on September 26, 2022.

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