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The City of Forest Park, Georgia is located in northern Clayton County, nine miles south of the City of Atlanta. With convenient access to Interstates 75 and 285, and being just five miles east of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Forest Park has an advantageous geographic location in the southern metropolitan region. View Map

News & Notes

Christmas Parade & Celebration
Parade down Main Street to Starr Park
Monday, November 27th
6:00 PM


Breakfast and Pictures with Santa
Senior Center
December 2, 2017
$1 - Children 6 year & under
$2 - Children 7-12 years old
$2.50 - Seniors

Starr Park and Neighborhood Master Plan Survey

The City of Forest Park's Recreation& Leisure Department in collaboration with Planning, Building and Zoning Department would like your input to help determine park and recreation priorities for our community.  This survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete. We greatly appreciate your time.

English Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/starrparkeng

Spanish Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/starrparkspn

Georgia Open Records Requests to City of Forest Park:

The City Clerk of the City of Forest Park is designated in the City Code as the custodian of all City records. All written Georgia Open Records Requests must be submitted to the City Clerk. Written requests may be submitted by mail, fax, or email. Three-day response period begins when the City Clerk actually receives the request.

Michael Blandenburg, City Clerk mblandenburg@forestparkga.org

Recent Announcements:

Main Street Brick Program

Road Resurfacing Projects

Submit a Tip - Forest Park Police Department

The Forest Park Police Department is pleased to announce its use of TipSoft to allow community members to anonymously provide tips to the Police Department either online or by text message.

When submitting a tip using a cell phone:

  • Text your tip to 274637 (CRIMES)
  • Start your message with the agency keyword FPPD plus your message. Standard rates may apply.

When submitting a tip using the web:

  • Click on the Submit a Tip link on the Forest Park Police Facebook page or select the tipsoft web link at www.forestparkga.org
  • Fill out the form and submit your crime tip

Tips submitted through these methods are encrypted, entirely confidential, completely anonymous, and they are immediately and securely transmitted.

We look forward to receiving your tips, but remember if there is an emergency, always dial 911 so that Police and Emergency Services can respond as quickly as possible!

https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1294

Forest Park

The City of Forest Park is now accepting applications for Police Officers.

Pay Range $38K-$45K
Great Benefits
For additional information or to download an application, please visit http://www.forestparkga.org/pdf/police/Police%20Officer%20Application.pdf

Main Street Redevelopment

Phase I of the LCI Main Street Downtown Streetscape Project has been completed. The project consisted of constructing brick paver handicap accessible sidewalks, landscaping, bicycle racks, trash receptacles, benches, and decorative pedestrian lighting on Main Street. The realignment of College/Ash/Main Street is the location for the new Town Center complete with a water fountain and town clock. This project is the catalyst for the overall redevelopment of Main Street.

Phase II of the Main Street Streetscape project, which will terminate at Highway 54 (Jonesboro Road) is in the engineering phase.

More on this Project »

The City of Forest Park has recently upgraded its emergency notification system. The City of Forest Park is now using CODERED Emergency Notification System and it is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications and the distribution of information considered to be important. Learn More »

The Recycling Center

continues to be open for your convenience Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon. You may bring paper goods including newspaper, magazines, phone books, and cardboard as well as metals, plastics, aluminum, and appliances. If you do not want to put your small yard debris in the paper recycle bags, you may always bring them and your longer limbs (limited no bigger in diameter than 4" and one pickup truck load) to the Recycling Center free. Click Here for More

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Calendar

Thursday, November 23
Thanksgiving Holiday
City Offices Closed

Friday, November 24
Thanksgiving Holiday
City Offices Closed

Monday, November 27
Christmas Parade & Celebration
Main Street to Starr Park
6:00 PM

Thursday, November 30
Urban Redevelopment Agency, 5:00 PM
Development Authority, 5:30 PM
City Hall - Council Chambers

Saturday, December 2
Breakfast and Pictures with Santa
Senior Center
For more information, call 404-363-2908

Monday, December 4
City Council Meeting
City Hall - Council Chambers
Work Session, 6:00 PM
The Regular Meeting begins immediately after the Work Session.

Thursday, December 14
Urban Redevelopment Agency, 5:00 PM
Development Authority, 5:30 PM
City Hall - Council Chambers

Monday, December 18
City Council Meeting
City Hall - Council Chambers
Work Session, 6:00 PM
The Regular Meeting begins immediately after the Work Session.

Friday, December 22
Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed

Monday, December 25
Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed