4/14/2014 Planning & Zoning Commission Minutes
GORDON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
APRIL 14, 2014
The Gordon County Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on Monday, April 14, 2014 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.
Chairman Rains 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 Butch Layson to approve the minutes of the previous meeting of March 10, 2014. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. All voted aye. The minutes were approved as written.
REZONING APPLICATION #Z14-01, PRACHI HELI, LLC (Timakiben Rasikal Patel)
Chairman Rains read rezoning application #Z14-01, Prachi Heli, LLC (Timakiben Rasikal Patel), requesting to rezone a 1 acre tract located at 2929 Highway 411, Oakman, GA from A-1 to C-G. The applicant was not present to represent the application. Ron Free made the motion to table the rezoning application identified as #Z14-01 until the May 12, 2014 meeting. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. All voted aye. The rezoning application #Z14-01 was tabled until May 12, 2014.
VARIANCE APPLICATION #V14-03, JEFF SHICK
Chairman Rains read variance application #V14-03, Jeff Shick, requesting a variance on 17.40 acres located at 287 Hayes Road, S.E., to reduce required setback, when replacing poultry houses that were destroyed in tornado of 2013, to adjacent property line and dwelling. Mr. Shick represented the request explaining that he would like to build 2-50X500 poultry houses to replace 4-40X400 foot houses that were built in 1990. The same access would be used. Mr. Shick stated that he needs to build back in same location as the original poultry houses which is 50 feet to rear property line instead of required 100 feet and 325 feet to nearest adjacent dwelling instead of required 500 feet. All adjoining property owners had been notified.
Ursula Desrosier, Zoning Administrator for Gordon County, recommended that the variance request identified as Application #V14-03 be approved.
Butch Layson made the motion to approve the variance application identified as #V14-03 as requested. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. Ron Free stated that since this is just to replace destroyed poultry houses he was voting with the motion. All voted aye. The variance was granted. The thirty- (30) day appeal period was explained.
REZONING APPLICATION #Z14-02, WILLARD CHILDERS
Chairman Rains read rezoning application #Z14-02, Willard Childers, requesting to rezone 1.01 acres located on Belwood Road, from A-1 to C-H. Mr. Childers represented the request stating that he wanted to build an 80X120 metal building for major repair vehicle shop and use existing repair shop as a paint shop. Ron Free and Jerry Lovelace praised Mr. Childers as to the cleanliness of the business. All adjoining property owners had been notified.
Ursula Desrosier, Zoning Administrator for Gordon County, recommended that the rezoning request identified as Application #Z14-02 be approved.
Jerry Lovelace made the motion to approve the rezoning request identified as Application #Z14-02 from A-1 to C-H. Ron Free seconded the motion. All voted aye. The recommendation for approval was sent to the Board of Commissioners.
There being no additional business, Butch Layson made the motion to adjourn. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. All voted aye. The meeting was adjourned at 6:17 p.m.