Educational Resources

Decisions are best made with the most and best information possible, so as part of its commitment to member governments, the GMRC works to provide educational opportunities and resources that improve the knowledge base for local leaders and stakeholders.  The GMRC will perform research upon request, share documents and news about critical issues, and conduct or facilitate educational forums that help give area leaders information that can assist their work on behalf of their respective communities.


Recent Lunch-and-Learn Program Materials:

Short-Term Rentals


          Notes 1, 2 & 3

          Article 1 & 2

Tiny Houses



          Article 1 & 2


Complete Streets Policies & Safe Routes to School programs

Historic Presentation Resources:

Preservation Resource

Dahlonega Design Guidelines

Toccoa Design Guidelines

Historic Preservation in the Mountains Presentation


Additional Resources:

Georgia DCA’s local success stories & best practices


Georgia Planning Association


American Planning Association


Georgia Mountains Regional Commission

Mailing Address:    

P.O. Box 1720

Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address:  

1310 West Ridge Rd.

Gainesville, GA 30503

Tel: (770) 538-2626 

Fax: (770) 538-2625

WorkSource Georgia Mountains

Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 2278

Gainesville, GA 30503

Physical Address:   

1856 Thompson Bridge Rd.

Gainesville, GA 30501

Tel: (770) 538-2727 

Fax: (770) 538-2729


Mon - Fri: 8 am - 6 pm

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