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 volunteers of the commission are as follows:

  • Eddy 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 during 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. Also, they will be advertised in the local paper.

-- 23/01/17 Meeting Notes and Documents --

(Click Here to Watch the Recorded Zoom Meeting)

(Click Here to Download Minutes from the meeting)

-- 23/02/28 Meeting Notes and Documents -- 

(Click HERE to Watch the Recorded Zoom Meeting)

(Click HERE to Download the Agenda of the Meeting)

WAFFLE HOUSE (ID # 22-000002)= APPROVED (Download Document Here)

ATRIUM HEALTH ER (ID # 22-000001) = APPROVED WITH REVISIONS (Download Document Here)
----Document Requested by the Committee on their agreement with Walmart for the shared Egress from Hwy 27

(Click Here to Download the Minutes from the Meeting)

Proposed Ordinance Change Excluding Commercial Developments based on Public Input (DOWNLOAD HERE)

Proposed Ordinance Change Including Commercial Developments based on Public Input {aka. Redlin Version} (DOWNLOAD HERE)

-- 23/03/14 Meeting Notes and Documents -- UPCOMING MEETING!!

Meeting (23/03/14) Agenda  

-- Call to Order--

Preliminary Comments from the Public or Committee


Minutes From Last Meeting Read by Secretary

--Old Business--

Review and Decision on the Final draft of the revised ordinance after public input; send to Commissioner

--New Business--


 -- Public Comments and Questions-- 

--Adjournment of Meeting--

Current Meeting Notice (+ZOOM Link will be posted below)

public notice - meeting MAR14th

ZOOM LINK FOR MEETING------ (Posted Day of Meeting)

Chattooga County is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Land Development

Time: Mar 14, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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