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Planning Commission

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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  
December 31, 2022
Appt By: Chairman Johnston
Richard Weatherby
(678) 493-6101  
Term Expires December 31, 2020
Appt By: District 2 Commissioner Gunnin
Tom Ware
(678) 493-6101  
Term Expires December 31, 2022
Appt By: At-Large Board Appointment
Ken Smith
(678) 493-6101  
Serves until replaced by Council
Appt By: City of Waleska City Council
Lisa Tressler
(678) 493-6101  
Term Expires December 31, 2020
Appt By: District 3 Commissioner Carter
Marla Doss
678-493-6101  
Expires December 31, 2022
Appt By: District 1 Steve West

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 (Community Agenda and Future Development Map).
  • 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.
Article 18.3-8A; 18.3-9; 18.3-10
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