2/14/2011 Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes

The Gordon County Planning & Zoning Commission held a Public Hearing on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Gordon County Administration Building for the purpose of hearing a variance request.

Chairman Talley called the meeting to order and advised all present of the sign-up sheet available for those who wish to address the Planning Commission on the variance application.

A motion was made by Brad Rains to approve the minutes of the previous meeting of December 13, 2010. Randy Rule seconded the motion. All voted aye. The minutes were approved as written.

Chairman Brant Talley read variance application #V10-05, Matt Hibberts and Mark Momon, requesting a variance on .46 acres located at 100 Stones Loop, Calhoun for the purpose of constructing a new office structure 10 feet from the north and west building setback line, instead of the required 20 feet, to be 10 feet from the north and west property line for the buffer strip, instead of the required twenty-five feet and to reduce acreage for group project from the required two acres to .46 acre. Ron Free made the motion to forego reading all the departmental reviews since it was tabled from the last meeting. Ricky Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye. Mr. Hibberts explained the two other requests.

Ursula Desrosier represented Paige Hatley, Planning Consultant with MACTEC which recommended that the requested variances as identified in Application #V10-05 be approved with stipulations. Randy Rule made a motion to approve the variance request. Ron Free seconded the motion. All voted aye. The thirty day appeal process was explained to Mr. Hibberts.

Chairman Talley stated that two Planning Commission members have been reappointed back to the Board by the Board of Commissioners and they had to re-elect new officers for the seat of Chairman and Vice-Chairman. Ron Free made the motion to retain the current Chairman Brant Talley as Chairman and Brad Rains as Vice-Chairman. Ricky Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye.

A brief discussion regarding placing certain stipulations and time limits on zonings, also, ordinance enforcements.

There being no additional discussion Ron Free made the motion to adjourn. Brad Rains seconded the motion. All vote aye. The meeting was adjourned at 7:18 p.m.

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