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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENT TO ADOPT REVISIONS TO THE

STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING REGIONAL PLANNING

     
     

   

Notice is hereby given that the Department of Community Affairs will hold one public hearing in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act, O.C.G.A. §50-13-1, et seq.  The hearing will afford all interested persons reasonable opportunity to provide data, views, or arguments regarding proposed revisions to the Standards and Procedures for Regional Planning (“Regional Planning Requirements”).

   

A public hearing will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in the Boardroom (room 302) of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 60 Executive Park South, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329. 

   

Any party wishing to provide data, views, or arguments regarding the proposed rules in writing may do so by submitting them—to: Regional Planning, Office of Planning and Environmental Management, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 60 Executive Park South, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia  30329, or by presenting them at the public hearing.  These comments should be received no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday, July 14, 2017.

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Notice is hereby given that at a meeting beginning at 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in the Education Center at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 1400 River Place, Braselton, GA 30517, the Board of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) intends to adopt revised Standards and Procedures for Regional Planning (“Regional Planning Requirements”).

   

If adopted by the Board of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, the proposed rules will become effective on October 1, 2017.

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The Department’s authority to administer this program is recognized in the Georgia Planning Act, O.C.G.A. 50-8-1, et seqA complete copy of these proposed rules is available for public inspection in the Office of Planning and Environmental Management, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 60 Executive Park South, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., each Monday through Friday (excluding State holidays).  A complete copy of each of the proposed rules can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Planning and Environmental Management (404) 679-5279 or by accessing it on the Department’s website, on this webpage, below.

      

This 14th day of June 2017.

  

Camila Knowles

Commissioner

  

   

     

  

Program Description

Regional Plans are wider in scope than local plans, and deal with broader issues that involve a variety of entities, including state and federal agencies, local governments and private organizations.  Each of Georgia’s twelve Regional Commissions develops a regionally-specific plan, which must  be adopted by its Regional Council.

Information and Resources

Adopted Regional Plans

Regional Planning Documents for Review & Comment

DCA Rules for Regional Planning 110-12-6

Regional Commissions

Regional Planning Schedule

 

Contact Information

For more information about Planning and Environmental Management, please contact the Office of Planning and Environmental Management at 404-679-5279.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-2231