Welcome - this website is intended to promote awareness of our organization and our role in the local government process of planning and zoning in Georgia. It is also intended as a communication tool for our members regarding upcoming GAZA conferences, applications for membership and available scholarships, our Board of Directors, as well as other information. Please follow the link to the GAZA Mission Statement and Strategic Plan.


The link for the GAZA Facebook page is www.facebook.com/pages/Georgia-Association-of-Zoning-Administrators-GAZA/296774397161161. Please LIKE the page and SHARE with others!   


June 6 DCA-GPA planning & zoning FREE training 9:00 to 3:30 for appointed board members (BZA, PC) at the Waynesboro Ice Plant. Lunch will be provided. Elected officials and local government staff may also attend. Max 50 total attendees so reserve a spot ASAP by calling Richard Osborne 706-253-8852. Many thanks to Regina Pyles at CSRA regional commission serving East Georgia for coordinating this event. 


August 22-24 GAZA conference at the Jekyll Island Club on Jekyll Island. For a limited time, GAZA block rate for rooms at the Jekyll Island Club are only $115 per night! Reserve your room ASAP by calling 855-535-9547 and more info at www.jekyllislandclub.com Conference registration will be online soon at the UGA CVIOG website - details to be provided. 


September 5-7 GPA (Georgia Planning Association) conference on Jekyll Island - for more info go to http://georgiaplanning.org 


Please remember to renew your GAZA membership for 2018. The fee is $35 and an application may be found on this website by clicking on "Membership Application". 


Did you know that, as a GAZA member, you, your child, or your grandchild in college/university can apply for the $1,000 annual Betty Gecoma scholarship? Please check out the Betty Gecoma scholarship page for an application. If you or your child/grandchild is approved, you/he/she can re-apply each year to possibly receive additional funds. 


Want something posted on the GAZA website (job posting, event posting, etc.)? Call Richard Osborne at 706-253-8852. Thank you.


For more info on GAZA conferences, contact Jean Lord at the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Richard Osborne, AICP