The Macon-Bibb County Land Bank Authority was established in 1996 as the second land bank in the State of Georgia through an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Macon and Bibb County. The Macon-Bibb County Land Bank Authority is a governmental authority under the laws of the State of Georgia for the public purpose of returning non-tax generating properties to a productive use. The Land Bank Authority works in a collaborative effort with Macon-Bibb County in the implementation of community and economic development; specifically providing land to be used in the production of housing and creation of jobs for low to moderate income citizens through residential, commercial and industrial development. The Land Bank Authority is a strategic tool that supports growth and investment in neighborhoods throughout the city.
The mission of the Macon-Bibb County Land Bank Authority, Inc. is to create vibrant communities through the elimination of blighted properties, creation of affordable housing opportunities and enhancing economic activities in a manner consistent with local government plans and priorities.