Assisting Local Governments

The Three Rivers Regional Commission (TRRC) provides a multitude of planning-related services to its member local governments. Examples include regional and local land use planning, solid waste management planning, transportation planning, and historic preservation.

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TRRC staff actively participates in several professional planning organizations to remain current on the latest trends and developments in the field. This helps ensure the timely delivery of best practices to member governments.

The TRRC Planning Department partners with Federal and State Agencies through contracts to offer planning services to the region and includes the following entities:
  • Georgia Department of Community Affairs
  • Georgia Department of Transportation (Planning and Transit)
  • DCA Historic Preservation Division
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration


The TRRC also offers the following technical assistance services to its member governments:

  • Assistance in developing comprehensive plans and Community Work Program goals and objectives
  • Natural resource protection planning, such as Watershed Management Plans            
  • Preparing and/or updating Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans and other emergency response or community preparedness plans
  • Developing and/or updating local Zoning and Land Use Regulations
  • Arranging and hosting training workshops covering a variety of topics for local community stakeholders
  • TRRC strives to be a regional convener that brings common issue topics and concerns that benefit local governments across the region
  • Historic preservation planning, including local historic preservation commission support and Section 106 reviews
  • Promotion of expanded bike and pedestrian connectivity, Safe Routes to School, and Complete Streets policies

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