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Planning and Zoning

News and Announcements
90 Day Moratorium Highway 92 Overlay District

At their July 2nd regular meeting, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners did adopt and enact a 90-day moratorium on the acceptance of applications for land disturbance permits for residential development utilizing the Highway 92 Village Ordin

Posted: Jul-03-2019 | view story

National Community Planning Month

Planners work to improve the well-being of all people living in Cherokee County by taking a comprehensive perspective. This approach leads to safer, resilient, more equitable, and more prosperous communities. Cherokee County celebrates the role that planning plays in creating great communities in

Posted: Oct-01-2019 | view story

Conservation Design Community

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing on October 15, 2019 to collect public input regarding Article 23 - Conservation Design Community. The Board of Commissioners postponed a decision on the ordinance amendment until November 19, 2019.


A copy of the p

Posted: Oct-11-2019 | view story


Jeff Watkins, AICP
Director of Planning and Zoning
(678) 493-6107

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Zoning Ordinance

 
Table of Contents 20K
Article 1 - Title 16K
Article 2 - Purpose 17K
Article 3 - Short Title 16K
Article 4 - Rules and Definitions 94K
Article 5 - General Provisions 101K
Article 6 - Zoning Districts and Boundaries 19K
Article 7 - District Uses and Regulations
Table 7.1 - Minimum District Development Standards
Table 7.2 - Permitted Uses Table
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Article 8 - Traditional Neighborhood Development 8.2Mb
Article 9 - Home Occupations 27K
Article 10 - Buffer Requirements
Table 10.1 - Minimum Buffer Width Between Abutting Districts
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Article 11 - Signs and Outdoor Advertising
Table 11.1 - District Requirements for Permanent Signs
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Article 12 - Off Street Parking Regulations 36K
Article 13 - Non-Conforming Uses 14K
Article 14 - Administration 65K
Article 15 - Zoning Board of Appeals 25K
Article 16 - Overlay Zoning District Regulations
Bells Ferry Community Design Guidelines
717K
Article 17 - Interpretation, Purpose and Conflict 16K
Article 18 - Amendments and Zoning Procedures 154K
Article 19 - Remedies and Enforcement 11K
Article 20 - Severability 16K
Article 21 - Conflicting Ordinances 16K
Article 22 - Effective Date 23K
Article 23 - Conservation Design Community 174K
Article 24 - Cemetery Establishment and Preservation 38K
Article 25 - Outdoor Lighting and Road Glare Ordinance 38K
Article 26 - Part V DNR Environmental Protection Measures 70K
Article 27 - Tree Preservation and Replacement 837K
Acknowledgements & Special Thanks 8K
Appendix A - Index

 

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