The Neighborhood Planning Unit (NPU) was
established in 1974 by Mayor Maynard H. Jackson, the NPU enables citizens to comment, express ideas and get information concerning all functions of Atlanta City government. The NPU, a citizen advisory council, makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on issues including zoning, land use and future planning.
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