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Dobbins ARB Public Draft Light Pollution Study and Public Review Period

The Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB) Public Draft Light Pollution Study is available for public review and comment.   

      Click on the graphic to view the Dobbins Light Pollution Study. (hyperlink the graphic to the file dobbins_draft_lps.pdf in joomag)   
    Click on the graphic to download the Comment Sheet. This file (provided in Microsoft Word) can be used to submit comments on the Public Draft Light Pollution Study.       

Comments must be received no later than midnight on April 20, 2018.  

The contact person for this project is Jason Gaines with the Cobb County Community Development Agency.

Comments may be emailed to Jason in the comment sheet at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to him at:

Jason S. Gaines, AICP
RE: Dobbins ARB Light Pollution Study
Cobb County Community Development Agency
Planning Division Manager
PO Box 649, Marietta, GA 30061

Public Meeting Scheduled to Present the Light Pollution Study for the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study

Cobb County is hosting a presentation of the Light Pollution Study to implement the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study. Please join us at this event!  

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Jennie T. Anderson Theater
                  548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta, GA 30060

The Light Pollution Study is part of the Dobbins ARB Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Implementation that brings together Cobb County, the cities of Marietta and Smyrna, and Dobbins ARB, to understand and assess nighttime lighting conditions surrounding the base and propose recommendations to support the aviation missions at Dobbins ARB. The overall intent of the JLUS and Light Pollution Study is to support a healthy economy, environment, and community, while safeguarding the military mission. Come out and learn about the study and provide your feedback!          

thumb dobbins flyer     Click on the graphic to view the flyer for this event.

The Public Draft Light Pollution Study will be posted here for review and comment to coincide with the public meeting.


Welcome to the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) for Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB) website. As this project evolves, this website will be your primary source for access to all materials related to the project. Just use the menus located at the top of the page to obtain the information you need. The menus provide access to the following information:

Project Overview. This menu will give you access to background information on this project. Look here for frequently asked questions, a map of the Study Area, and the current Project Schedule.

Public Participation. Public input will be a major component in the success of this project. Your input is critical in this planning process and the success of this project. The Public Participation section of this website will be updated regularly to include information about the committees working on this project and guide you to upcoming public workshops.

Resources. Need a copy of a file? This is the menu to look under. All materials prepared for workshops, newsletters, and draft and final documents will be posted here for your review.

Contact Us. Sometimes you cannot make it to a meeting, but you have comments to provide. Use this menu to learn how to contact the Project Manager and provide your input.