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Planning Commission

Upcoming Meetings

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    Members

    Bob Whitaker
    Chairman
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
    Appt By: At-Large Board Appointment
    Rick Whiteside
    Vice-Chairman
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
    Appt By: District 4 Commissioner Ragsdale
    Tom Hill
    678-493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
    Appt By: Chairman of the Board of Commissioners
    Tom Ware
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
    Appt By: At-Large Board Appointment
    Marla Doss
    678-493-6101  
    Expires December 31, 2022
    Appt By: District 1 Steve West
    Richard Weatherby
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2020
    Appt By: District 2 Commissioner Gunnin
    Lisa Tressler
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term Expires December 31, 2020
    Appt By: District 3 Commissioner Carter
    Ken Smith
    (678) 493-6101  
    Term: At the pleasure of Waleska City Council
    Appt By: City of Waleska
    Lee Lusk
    (678) 493-6101  
    At the pleasure of Ball Ground City Council
    Appt By: Term: City of Ball Ground

    About this Board

    The Cherokee County Municipal Planning Commission was established for the purpose of providing recommendations concerning re-zoning and special use permit applications, zoning, land use, and other development issues to the Board of Commissioners of Cherokee County. The Planning Commission shall consider any proposed zoning amendment in light of the following:
  • Factors set forth in Article 18 - Amendments and Zoning Procedures of the Zoning Ordinance.
  • Policy and intent of the Cherokee County Comprehensive Plan.
  • Purposes for the zoning district affected or considered.
  • The need to assure the compatibility of use of adjacent and nearby properties.
  • The need to preserve the economic value of adjacent and nearby properties and Cherokee County's tax base.
  • The need to enable a reasonable use of all property.
  • Regular Meeting Location: Cherokee Hall (Lower Level), Cherokee County Administration Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, Georgia 30114

    Work Session Location: Business Center (Ground Level), Cherokee County Administration Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, Georgia 30114

    Contact Information
    Michael Chapman, AICP
    Zoning Manager
    pluse@cherokeega.com

    Members noted as appointed by Board of Commissioners, those terms run concurrent with appointing commissioner.
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