big city quality with a small town flair.

From friendly neighborhoods to bustling business districts, Dunwoody offers connections to an enhanced quality of life. We invite you to explore the city's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2016 and discover what's keeping Dunwoody on a track for success.

Chris Pike, Finance Director

Our Dedicated Leadership Team

The City of Dunwoody operates under a council-manger form of government. The City Council is comprised of a mayor and six council members, each elected by the people to a four-year term.

We are Growing

By a wide variety of measures--infrastructrure to income...public safety to parks, it is clear the city is not only growing, but growing smart. Dunwoody's 2016 budget provided a means to invest and invigorate. Looking ahead, the city remains focused on delivering a fiscally sound blueprint, in line with the community's vision of a better Dunwoody.

2016. A year of progress, breakouts, breakthroughs and big wins.


Collected $2.7 million in occupational taxes and $2.6 million in hotel/motel taxes


Launched the Citizens on Patrol program to train and engage citizens with the Dunwoody Police Department.

Economic Development

Welcomed State Farm into a new 600,000 SF building connected to a MARTA rail station.


Opened a new five acre city park at Pernoshal Court with a multi-use trail.

Transparency and open government

Hosted more than a dozen city events, festivals and public meetings, connecting with more than 50,000 attendees.


Great. We have answers! Please browse our FAQs for some key information about this report and the topics it covers.

How can I contact the city finance department?

Click here to visit the finance department page on the city website. Or call 678.227.3000 x128

What is the city doing to control costs?

By embracing an innovative split Contract Service model, Dunwoody is able to maintain a high level of service while keeping costs near the levels established seven years ago in a down economy.

Has the City's Court Amnesty program been successful?

Yes. Through the program, 115 past-due citations were closed in 2016 and nearly $28,000 in fines and fees were collected.

What is the status of the New Dunwoody City Hall?

In 2017, the city purchased the property and building at 4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road which is the new address for Dunwoody City Hall. City staff, Municipal Court and the Dunwoody Police Department moved into the newly modified building on Jan 1, 2018.

Where can I get an overview of the capital improvement projects underway around the city?

Dunwoody is more committed than ever to improving congestion issues, improving traffic flow and adding more pedestrian-friendly areas and public spaces city-wide. To learn more, visit the Projects Section of the city website.

  • Did you know Dunwoody is one of the most business-friendly places in the state? Our 2,300 thriving businesses prove it!
  • Dunwoody takes infrastructure seriously! We compleed more than 18 lane miles of pavement resurfacing in 2016.
  • Dunwoody secured over $950,000 in state and federal grants for transporation and safety improvements in 2016.