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Jahnee R. Prince

Associated Professional*
Atlanta | 678.690.5710
Fax | 404.869.6972

Jahnee Prince has more than 25 years of experience with land use and zoning. She brings a unique perspective as a former planning director and city planning consultant who has built relationships with local governments around the Southeast.

Jahnee helps commercial real estate developers, solar companies, and other clients analyze how local ordinances impact their projects and how projects can align with a city or county’s long-term planning. She drafts and proposes ordinance revisions based on her experience in local government. She also evaluates prior zoning and entitlement decisions for targeted properties. She handles rezoning applications and secures permits and entitlements as well.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Jahnee was the deputy director of DeKalb County's Department of Planning and Sustainability, where she managed long-range planning and zoning functions for unincorporated areas of the county. She previously served as community development director of Fayetteville, Georgia, and she has served as a planning consultant for a variety of cities and counties across Georgia.

Jahnee also has experience with economic development and government affairs, including as the vice president of policy for the Council for Quality Growth. In that role, she lobbied local, state, and federal officials on proposed policies affecting the real estate and development industry.

*Jahnee is not licensed to practice law and does not provide legal advice.

Representative Experience

  • Managed planning and zoning functions for the unincorporated areas of a county covering 148 square miles and a population of 421,000.
  • Supervised development of the largest movie studio outside of Los Angeles and associated 234-acre mixed-use project using the principles of New Urbanism.

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Memberships

  • American Planning Association
  • Georgia Planning Association
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)