Land Development Commission

The Chattooga County Land Development Commission

Created in 2022, the Chattooga County Land Development Commission oversees the activity of both commercial and residential subdivisions within the county, using the Chattooga County Land Development Ordinance, which lists the purpose of the commission below:

(1) To promote health safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity, and general welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the county.

(2) To encourage economically sound and stable land development.

(3) To encourage the development of economically sound and stable communities.

(4) To ensure the provision of required streets, utilities, and other facilities and services to new land developments;

(5) To ensure the adequate provision of safe and convenient traffic, access, and circulation both vehicular and pedestrian, in new land developments.

(6) To ensure the provision of needed natural areas, public open spaces, and building sites in new

developments through the dedication or reservation of land for recreational, educational, and other purposes.

(7) To ensure, in general, the wise development of new areas, in harmony with the comprehensive plan of the county.

(8) To lessen congestion in the streets and roads, to secure safety from fire and other dangers, to provide adequate light and air, to promote such development of land as will tend to facilitate and conserve adequate provision for transportation, water supply, drainage, sanitation, and for other purposes.

The members of the commission are as follows, and are all volunteers:

  • Eddie Willingham (Chairman)
  • Myra Green 
  • Grey Winstead (Vice Chairman)
  • Ansley Smith (Secretary)
  • Lee Hamby 
  • BJ. Hall (Staff Member/Director)

Click Here to Download the Ordinance

Click Here to Download the Preliminary Plat Application

Meeting Information

Land Development Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the following months: January, April, July, and October. They will be held at the Chattooga County Civic Center (44 Hwy 48 Summerville, GA) at 6PM EST.

Current Meeting Notice (+ZOOM Link Below)

Public Meeting Notice on December 1st: Agenda concerns Waffle House and Atrium Health Decision


Chattooga County is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Land Development Meeting

Time: Dec 1, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 853 7815 5565

Passcode: 643974

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