1/14/2019 Planning and Zoning Commission
PLANNING and ZONING COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING MINUTES
JANUARY 14, 2019
The Gordon County Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Gordon County Administration Building for the purpose of hearing variance and zoning change requests.
Members present were:
Randy Rule, Butch Layson, Jerry Lovelace, Nathan Serritt, and Eddie Smith
Randy Rule 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.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Jerry Lovelace to approve the minutes of the previous meeting of December 10, 2018. Eddie Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye. The minutes were approved as written.
VARIANCE APPLICATION #V18-17 & REZONING APPLICATION #Z18-26, MARTY CARROLL
Chairman Rule read variance application #V18-17 and rezoning application #Z18-26, Marty Carroll, for a 4.69 acre tract located at 1420 & 1424 US Hwy. 41N, Calhoun. Mr. Carroll represented the applications explaining that he was combining the two parcels and would like to rezone from A-1 to C-G to develop a mini self-storage, indoor and outdoor facility and request a variance to reduce the county requirement for buffer strip to 15 feet from the south side of property line to utilize the area for parking and to allow extra space for trailers and trucks to have a turn around. All adjoining property owners had been notified.
On the variance application identified as #V18-17, Jerry Lovelace made the motion to approve the variance as requested to reduce the buffer strip to 15 feet from the south side of property line. Nathan Serritt seconded the motion. Butch Layson abstained from the vote. Eddie Smith voted with the motion. The vote was 3-0 to approve. The variance was granted. The thirty-(30) day appeal period was explained.
On the rezoning application identified as #Z18-26, Nathan Serritt made the motion to approve the rezoning request from A-1 to C-G. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. Eddie Smith voted with the motion. Butch Layson abstained from the vote. The vote was 3-0 to approve. The recommendation for approval was sent to the Board of Commissioners.
VARIANCE APPLICATION #V19-02, JESSICA & STEVEN BARTON (appl.)
Grover & Teresa Coggins (owners)
Chairman Rule read variance application #Z19-02, Jessica and Steven Barton, requesting a variance for a 4.04 acre tract located at 9096 Red Bud Road, Ranger. Mr. and Mrs. Barton represented the request explaining that Mrs. Barton’s parents own the 67.97 acre parent tract and only have a 25 foot easement into it and they would like to deed 4.04 acres to their daughter so they could build a house and they are asking to reduce the county road frontage to this 25 foot easement. All adjoining property owners had been notified.
Nathan Serritt made the motion to approve the variance application identified as #V19-02 as requested to allow access to new home site using an existing 25 foot easement. Eddie Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye. The variance was granted. The thirty-(30) day appeal period was explained.
Ursula Richardson, Zoning Administrator for Gordon County, announced that on the rezoning request #Z18-22 from November 2018 that the Board of Commissioners were going to re-visit the request at the February 5, 2019 meeting and that there was no further action required from the Planning Commission. There being no additional business, Nathan Serritt made the motion to adjourn. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. All voted aye. The meeting was adjourned at 6:14 p.m.
Zelda Gregg, Secretary
Randy Rule, Chairman
Butch Layson, Vice-Chairman