7/11/2016 Planning and Zoning Commission Minutes
PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
JULY 11, 2016
The Gordon County Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on Monday, July 11, 2016 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, Eddie Smith, Jerry Lovelace, and Nathan Serritt
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 June 13, 2016. Eddie Smith seconded the motion. All voted aye. The minutes were approved as written.
VARIANCE APPLICATION #V16-04, CLAY & DENISE WARD (Tabled from the June 13, 2016 Meeting)
Chairman Rule read variance application #V16-04, Clay and Denise Ward, requesting a variance on a .94 acre tract located at 102 Woodedge Dr., Calhoun. Ursula Desrosier, Zoning Administrator for Gordon County, announced that the application #V16-04 had been withdrawn. No additional action was taken.
VARIANCE APPLICATION #V16-05 AND REZONING APPLICATION #Z16-13, MYRA GWEN EDEN
Chairman Rule read variance application #V16-05 and rezoning application #Z16-13, Myra Gwen Eden, for a 3.17 acre tract located at 132 Swann Dr., Resaca. Mrs. Eden represented the requests explaining that this property had been in her family for many years and that she would like to sub-divide the property for her son to build a new home for his family and since the property was only accessible through an easement road they needed to ask for a variance as well as the rezoning. All adjoining property owners had been notified.
Ursula Desrosier, Zoning Administrator for Gordon County, recommended that the variance request identified as Application #V16-05 be approved, with the condition that evidence of a permanent easement for access to the property from Fite Bend Road is submitted to the Gordon County Planning and Development Department and on the zoning request identified as Application #Z16-13 also be approved.
On Variance Application #V16-05, Eddie Smith made the motion to approve the variance for access to the property using only an easement, with the condition that evidence of a permanent easement for access to the property from Fite Bend Road is submitted to the Gordon County Planning and Development Department. Jerry Lovelace seconded the motion. All voted aye. The variance was granted. The thirty-(30) day appeal period was explained.
On Rezoning Application #Z16-13, Jerry Lovelace made the motion to approve the rezoning application from A-1 to R-1. Nathan Serritt seconded the motion. All voted aye. The recommendation for approval was sent to the Board of Commissioners.
There being no additional business, Eddie Smith made the motion to adjourn. Nathan Serritt seconded the motion. All voted aye. The meeting was adjourned at 6:07 p.m.