Address: 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-7526 / Fax: (770) 288-7550
Director: Daunte' Gibbs
The following case was advertised for the May 11, 2017 Zoning Advisory Board meeting. This case is being withdrawn.
REO Funding Solutions III, LLC of Atlanta, GA requests a rezoning from R-2 (Single-Family Residence) to R-3 (Single-Family Residence) for Lots 203-210 of the Bridgeport subdivision in Land Lot 232 of the 6th District. The property consists of 2.9+/- acres, and the request is for single family detached housing. City of Hampton
The following Planning & Zoning items were advertised for the April 4th BOC Regular Meeting, but all have been postponed by applicant until further notice:
Public Hearing: (AP-17-02) Drew McCrite of McDonough, GA requests an appeal of a ZAB decision to deny a conditional use request for an event facility. The property located at 287 Rocky Creek Road in Land Lots 237 of the 6th District. The property consists of 3.45 +/- acres. District 2
The following Planning & Zoning items were advertised for this meeting, but have been postponed at the request of the applicant. These cases will be heard on April 18, 2017 and the property will be reposted:
D. Public Hearing: (MC-13-01) Builders Professional Group of Jonesboro, GA requests a modification to zoning conditions for property located within the Madison Square Subdivision, west of Kendra Drive in Land Lot 82 of the 6th District. The request is to modify multiple zoning conditions. District 3 (Exhibit 15)
G. (REMOVED) Public Hearing: (COMP-AM-15-04) Raco Greenwood Business Park, LLC of Atlanta, GA requests an Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for property located west of the intersection of Highway 155 South and Greenwood Industrial Parkway, in Land Lots 254 & 255 of the 7th District. The request is to amend the Future Land Use Map designation from Commercial and Industrial to High-Density Residential. District 2 (Exhibit 18)
H. (REMOVED) Public Hearing: (RZ-15-12) Raco Greenwood Business Park, LLC of Atlanta, GA requests a rezoning form M-1 (Light Manufacturing) to RM (Multi-Family Residential) for the property located west of the intersection of Highway 155 South and Greenwood Industrial Parkway in Land Lots 254 & 255 of the 7th District. The property consists of 40.297 +/- acres, and the request is for the development of apartments. District 2 (Exhibit 19)
The following cases scheduled to be heard by the Zoning Advisory Board on March 23, 2017 have been postponed to May 11, 2017:
Debbie Elliott and Holly Redeker of Suwanee, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential – Agricultural) to C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) for a property located on Old Kellytown Road, at the intersection of Highway 155 and Kellytown Road in Land Lots 58 and 71 of the 11th District. The property consists of 5.00 +/- acres, and the request is for general commercial. District 4
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT:
Debbie Elliott and Holly Redeker of Suwanee, GA requests a Comprehensive Plan amendment for a property located on Old Kellytown Road, at the intersection of Highway 155 and Kellytown Road in Land Lots 58 and 71 of the 11th District. The property consists of 5.00 +/- acres, and the request is to amend the Future Land Use Map designation from Rural Residential to Commercial. District 4
The mission of the Planning and Zoning Department is to effectively manage community change in the short and long term with regards to land use, transportation, historic preservation and overall development, in order to create a sustainable, livable, and economically successful future for the citizens of Henry County.
The means by which the Planning and Zoning Department is effectively manage community change is the comprehensive review and approval of all developments within the City of Stockbridge and unincorporated areas of Henry County. In addition, the Planning and Zoning Department interprets and implements the goals and objectives of the Joint Comprehensive Development Plan and interprets the regulations and requirements of the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances.
The Unified Land Development Code (ulDC) was adopted by the Board of Commissioners on September 15, 2009 and amended in 2010. The ULDC replaces Chapters 3-6 through 3-11 of the Henry County Code of Ordinances.
In 2010, the ulDC became accessible via MuniCode as “Appendix A” and multiple ordinance amendments have been approved by the Board of Commissioners since that time. For a hard copy of the current ulDC document, please contact our offices at (770) 288-7526
To submit questions about the ulDC, please contact us.
The Henry County Board of Commissioners officially adopted the Joint Henry County/Cities 2030 Comprehensive Plan on March 17, 2009. On April 20, 2009, the Board made minor amendments to the Plan and Future Land Use Map. The Comprehensive Plan, Unified Land Development Code (ulDC) and the Official Zoning Map have been adopted and are in effect as of the Board of Commissioners' meeting on September 15, 2009.
The Comprehensive Plan was a major initiative that engaged its citizens in a collaborative effort to ultimately create more vibrant and livable communities in Henry County. A team of consultants worked with County and City staff, residents and other interested stakeholders to prepare a comprehensive plan and new ordinances that guide the future growth and preservation of one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Also, this summer, the Unified Land Development Code (ulDC) will be adopted by the Board, as well. The ulDC will implement the goals and policies of the Joint Henry County/Cities 2030 Comprehensive Plan.
Henry County Community Assessment (10.97MB; Last updated: October 9, 2007)
Technical Addendum (15MB; Last updated: November 7, 2007)
Figures mentioned in the assessment are listed below with their appropriate links:
Land Use Maps:
Community Participation Program (225KB)
For more information, or if you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please contact Planning & Zoning at (770) 288-7526.
The functions of the Long Range Planning Division of the Planning and Zoning Department relate to the long range quality growth and development of the County. Its activities include the preparation and maintenance of the County's Comprehensive Plan; updating and implementing zoning and land-use planning related policies, ordinances, and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan; updating the Short Term Work Plan for the County and the City of Stockbridge; and developing the Capital Improvements Element and Impact Fee sections of the Henry County's Financial Reports; as well as developing a Solid Waste Management Plan that meets the State of Georgia Department of Community Affairs local planning requirements for Qualified Local Government Status. Other activities involve, coordination with the Atlanta Regional Commission, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, other agencies, and municipalities, Small Area Plans and Studiesand managing projects, monitoring changes in demographic and economic data, and other related information and activity within Henry County.
The Solid Waste Management Plan is intended to provide a framework to facilitate and encourage integrated, comprehensive solid waste management planning at the local, multi-jurisdictional, and regional levels. A comprehensive solid waste management assists communities in meeting the statewide goal of reducing waste, providing for effective solid waste management, and ensuring ten years of collection capacity and disposal capacity.
Solid Waste Management Rules of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Chapter 110-4-3: the Minimum Standards and Procedures are designed to promote and reinforce the link between solid waste plans, the Solid Waste Annual Survey and Full Cost Report, and solid waste grants, loans, and facility permits. All solid waste management plans must include the following planning elements: waste disposal stream analysis; waste reduction; collection; disposal; land limitation; education and public involvement; and an implementation schedule. Specifically, the plan shall address the following: an adequate collection and disposal capacity; enumerate the solid waste handling facilities as to size and type; and identify those sites which are not suitable for solid waste handling faculties based on environmental and land use factor.
All local governments are required to complete an update to the "approved" Solid Waste Management Plan at least once every ten years. In addition, if any significant solid waste facility or program changes occur, an update to the Plan should be initiated to encompass the resultant actions that a major change in facilities or programs will create.
Henry County's current Solid Waste Management Plan was prepared by W.L. Jorden & Company, and approved on May 15, 1992. Then, it was revised by Henry County's Department of Solid Waste and Department of Community Development on December 23, 1994. A five year update to the Joint Henry County/Cities SWMP was completed in 2004 and adopted by Henry County and the Cities of Hampton, Locust Grove, McDonough and Stockbridge in 2005.
The Planning & Zoning Department is pleased to present the Joint Henry County/Cities Solid Waste Management Plan: 2008-2018 (SWMP) and Solid Waste Management Plan 2008-2018 Implementation Plan. Download the entire document in Adobe PDF format (2.4MB).
Solid Waste Management Plan Survey Results:
Below are some helpful links relating to the Solid Waste Management Plan:
A public hearing was held on Tuesday, March 20th at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the adoption of the map/plan. You may download the plans here:
Please see link below for the Fairview Overlay Facebook page as well as a link to the Visual Preference Survey (VPS) for anyone who was not able to complete the VPS at the Community meeting held on Tuesday, October 8th.
Please see links below for upated information on the Fairview Road Overlay District. A public hearing is scheduled for June 17, 2014.
Pre-application meetings are required before acceptance of any zoning application. chedule your pre-application meeting via the form below.
Below you will find some helpful Planning & Zoning related links and resources:
James F. Risher
Vikki Consiglio | Chairman
Delander Nelson | Vice-Chairman
The Henry County Zoning Advisory Board meets bi-monthly on the second Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Henry County Administration Building. (Note: A meeting date may be revised due to scheduling conflicts. An increased case load may also necessitate adding a second meeting during the month. Please contact Planning and Zoning for verification of meeting dates.) If you would like to speak at the public hearing, please fill out a Comment card with a Staff member. Minutes from the Zoning Advisory Board meetings will be approved at the next scheduled public hearing.
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