Planning Commission

The Dahlonega Planning Commission is composed of seven members. Members are appointed by the Governing Body. Four members present at a meeting constitute a quorum. One of the members is appointed annually as Chairman of the commission by the Planning Commission members, and the Chairman does not vote except in cases of a tie-vote between the other members. All members of the Commission are city residents and serve a three-year term. Regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.

Upcoming Meetings

Functions, Powers and Duties

The Planning Commission has the following functions, powers, and duties:

  • Cooperate with, contract with, or accept funds from federal, state, regional, or local public or semi-public agencies or private individuals or corporations; expend such funds; and carry out such cooperative undertakings or contacts.
  • Make expenditures for the purchase of required equipment and supplies. Expenditures, exclusive of gifts to the Planning Commission or contract receipts, shall be within the amounts appropriated for the purpose by the Governing Body.
  • Conduct surveys and studies of existing conditions and probable future developments and to prepare and recommend to the Governing Body any plans for physical, social, and economic growth as will best promote the public health, safety, order, convenience, aesthetics, prosperity or the general welfare of the City of Dahlonega
  • Prepare and recommend for adoption by the Governing Body zoning regulations and official zoning map, subdivision regulations and other such land use regulations; prepare and recommend for adoption by the Governing Body amendments to any of the land use regulations; and to review and make recommendations concerning applications for zoning map amendment, conditional use approvals, variances, annexation or other such applications
  • Perform other planning functions and duties as may be required by the Governing Body

Current Members – 2021

Robert Conaway, Chairman

William McGraw, Vice Chairman

Joyce Westmoreland

Win Crannell

James Guy

Greg Fender

Michael Feagin

Department Contacts

Jameson Kingsley
Planning and Zoning Administrator

Documents

City of Dahlonega Zoning Map
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Building Demolition Permit Application
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2020 Georgia Residential Code Compliance Certificate
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General Contractor/Sub-Contractor Affidavits
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Application for Public Parking Permit
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Site Plan Checklist
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Preliminary Plat Checklist
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Minor Final Plat Checklist
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Final Plat Checklist
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Application for Appointment to Board, Commission or Committee
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Request for Open and Close of Cemetery Lot
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Dahlonega Comprehensive Plan 2017
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Occupational Tax Certificate (Business License) Procedure
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Rezoning Application
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Rezoning Variances Package
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Environmental Conditions Study 2013
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Dahlonega Downtown Development District Map
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Dahlonega Master Plan
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Dahlonega Master Plan - Part 2
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Dahlonega Master Plan - Part 3A
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Dahlonega Master Plan - Part 3B
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Dahlonega Master Plan - Part 3C
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Dahlonega Master Plan - Part 4
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Dahlonega Master Plan Appendix
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2005 – 2025 Comprehensive Plan for City of Dahlonega
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