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!   


August 24-25: GAZA Summer conference in the beautiful mountains of Helen on the main tourist road at the new Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center. Lodging rates are $109 standard; $149 queen/king suite; $199 two-bedroom suite. To register for the conference, go to www.cviog.uga.edu/gaza  For info on the hotel, call 706-878-1084 or go to www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/helen/ahnhe/hoteldetail  


February 8-9, 2018: GAZA Winter conference at Georgia Veterans State Park on Lake Blackshear near Cordele. Activities to do include golf, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, frisbee golf, bicycling, hiking, and the nearby SAM Shortline Excursion Train. For more info, www.gastateparks.org/georgiaveterans 


Please remember to renew your GAZA membership for 2017. 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..


Allison Slocum, AICP