Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission

We are the bridge between Chatham County, metropolitan Savannah, and our neighboring low-country communities. We are privileged to work with our governmental partners at all levels to responsibly balance growth and development while preserving our unique natural and historic treasures. Through collaboration and uniting urban planning, development, transportation, zoning, historic preservation, and natural resource planning, we live our motto:

Planning the Future, Respecting the Past.

Important Announcements

NOTICE OF MPC OFFICE CLOSURE ON JUNETEENTH


➤ Please be informed that the MPC office will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth. We will resume normal operations on the following business day.

NOTICE OF MPC 2024 SUMMER HOURS


➤ The MPC has implemented summer hours beginning June 3rd and ending on September 6th, 2024.
➤ Please contact our staff at least 3 days (72 hours) in advance if you need to schedule a meeting on Friday after 12 noon.
➤ Our office hours will be as follows:

  • Mondays: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Tuesdays through Thursdays: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Fridays: 8:00 am to noon

MTP 2050


➤ Public involvement is crucial in the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan update! You are the transportation system users and all the decisions made will affect your everyday life. We need your input on updating the 2050 MTP. Your input will provide recommendations that reflect real world solutions to improve the overall quality of life for you and other residents in the region. Please use the following methods to let us know what you think of our transportation system and what kind of improvements you would like to see.

MPC releases Citizens Guide to Government, New District Maps

SAVANNAH (May 16) – The Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission recently released its “Citizen’s Guide to Government” digital document and the new district maps for Chatham County, the City of Savannah, and the Savannah-Chatham County School Board on its website.

The Citizen’s Guide to Government document is a comprehensive visual guide outlining all the elected officials serving Chatham County with contact information for citizens’ use. The list consists of officials from local to federal offices.

Chatham County and Savannah’s new district maps are now available at www.thempc.org. Individuals can download the maps as Adobe PDF documents for print.

News

The CORE MPO adopted the FY2024 UPWP at the Feb 2023 meeting

Job Opportunities

The MPC is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. These positions are open until filled.

➤ Part-Time Bookkeeper
➤ Planner
➤ Transportation Planner

Send resumes to Pamela Everett, Assistant Executive Director, Compliance & Operations at: everettp@thempc.org.


Subdivision Stakeholder Meeting Audio

Oct 17, 2022 Meeting


City of Savannah Redistricting

The City of Savannah provides linked documents for information regarding the redistricting process for the City Council.


Countywide Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) process

The countywide Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) process is being overseen by the MPC. Please go to https://mpc.compplan2040.org/Home/ServiceDeliveryStrategy for further details.


Newsletter and Special Publications

MPC's 2023 Annual Report

MPC 2023 Annual Report

MPC Fall Newsletter

MPC's Adventure Book

MPC's Adventure Book

CATCast Ep 8

➤ Faye DiMassimo, Executive Director/CEO Chatham Area Transit
➤ Melanie Wilson, Executive Director of Chatham County Metropolitan Planning Commission
➤ Ann Purcell, Vice Chairman of the State Transportation Board for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)

Together, they'll dive deep into discussions on transportation planning, regional development, and the visionary strides being made in shaping our community's transit landscape.