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

Documents

City of Dahlonega Zoning Map
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Special Called Board of Zoning Appeals Zoom Meeting Minutes – April 28, 2020
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Special Called Board of Zoning Appeals Zoom Meeting Agenda – April 28, 2020
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Building Demolition Permit Application
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – March 9, 2020
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2020 Georgia Residential Code Compliance Certificate
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – December 10, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – November 12, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – December 9, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – February 25, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – September 10, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – July 25, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – September 9, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – October 5, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – July 25, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – May 13, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – January 14, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – June 10, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – August 13, 2018
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – February 10, 2020
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General Contractor/Sub-Contractor Affidavits
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – November 12, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – September 9, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – May 13, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – December 9, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – June 10, 2019
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – January 13, 2020
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Application for Public Parking Permit
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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – May 13th, 2019
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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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Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda – December 10, 2018
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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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