Category: Decatur Heights Safety and Improvements

30 MPH speed limit signs have been placed

Sorry this is a bit late.

The 30 MPH residential zoning  for Sycamore Drive passed on May 5th and the signs were placed on May 19th.  A residential speed zone means police no longer have to allow a 10 MPH cushion before giving a ticket.  This will serve to prevent excessive speeding down our residential streets here in Decatur Heights.

Warning citations will be given until June 19th, with an exception for those who would have been speeding based on the previous speed limits.

30 MPH Speed Limit on Sycamore Drive Up for a Vote on Monday May 5th.

City Commissioners at their Monday, May 5 meeting will consider adopting speed limits for Decatur roads, including a reduced speed limit of 30 miles per hour for Sycamore Drive. City Commission meets at City Hall, located at 509 North McDonough Street.

Currently the speed limit on Sycamore Drive is 35 miles per hour.  If approved, the speed limit will be reduced to 30 miles per hour and designated a residential speed zone.

The 30 mph speed limit begin at East Ponce de Leon Avenue and .12 miles north of Forkner Drive.

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More information will be provided as soon as it is available.

Decatur Police Burglary Prevention Presentation

The Decatur Police Department will be hosting a burglary prevention presentation at The Decatur Recreation Center on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 from 6:30-8pm. The presentation will include an overview of burglary trends in Decatur, information on methods of intrusion prevention by hardening the target and prevention tips from a former burglar. A registration link and additional information will be sent out closer to the event.