4/9/2012 Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes

APRIL 9, 2012

The Gordon County Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Gordon County Administration Building for the purpose of hearing variance and zoning change requests.

Chairman Talley called the meeting to order and advised all present of the sign-up sheets available for those who wish to address the Planning Commission on any of the zoning or variance change applications.


A motion was made by Brad Rains to approve the minutes of the previous meeting of November 14, 2011. Ricky Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye. The minutes were approved as written.


Chairman Talley read rezoning application #Z12-01, Bobbie Fain requesting to rezone 4.846 acres located on Highway 225/Chatsworth Hwy., Calhoun, GA from A-1 to RA-1. The property is located on Highway 225 on left just past 2518 Highway 225. The applicant or the realtor was not present to represent the application. Chairman Talley allowed the adjoining property owners, Dottie and Ken Crawford to speak with their concerns. The Crawford’s feared that whoever bought this property may put a mobile home on the property which would decrease the value of their home. With the application not having someone present, Randy Rule made the motion to table the request until the May 14th, 2012 planning commission meeting. Ron Free seconded the motion. Ricky Smith and Brad Rains voted against the motion. Chairman Talley voted with the motion. The rezoning application #Z12-01 was tabled with a 3-2 vote.


Ursula Desrosier, Zoning Administrator, announced that the subject on the chicken coops would be delayed for several months. The subject of meeting times was discussed. Ricky Smith made the motion to change the future meeting time up to 6 p.m. Randy Rule seconded the motion. All voted aye. Future meetings will be advertised and held at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the Conference Room of the Gordon County Administration Building.

There being no additional business, Ron Free made the motion to adjourn. Randy Rule seconded the motion. All voted aye. The meeting was adjourned at 7:28 p.m.

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