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Columbia County offices, parks and facilities will be closed through Monday, April 6, 2020. To learn more about Columbia County closures, cancellations and postponements, please review the news story regarding COVID-19 updates. For the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please reference the Georgia Department of Health's website

 

The offices of the Tax Commissioner of Columbia County (Evans and Grovetown) will be closed to walk-in customer service as of Tuesday March 17, 2020, until further notice. Citizens can continue to use mail service, online services and phone call services for certain transactions. Drop boxes at both locations, 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans and 101 W. Robinson Ave., Grovetown, will continue to be monitored as well.Please visit the Tax Commissioner's website for contact information. 

Planning Commission

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Planning Commission Members

Chairman/District 1-Jim Cox

1419 Ashwood Drive
Evans, GA 30809
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Vice-Chairman/District 3- Richard Henderson, Sr.

630 Cavanaugh Way
Evans, GA 30809
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Countywide-Russell Wilder

3010 Haseley Court
Grovetown, GA 30813
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District 2- Gene Futch

152 Stone Mill Drive
Martinez, GA 30907
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District 4- Al Dempsey

2357 Louisville Road
Appling, GA 30802
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When Does the Planning Commission Meet?

The Columbia County Planning Commission meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Evans Government Center Auditorium.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend their meetings. If you have particular interest in an upcoming agenda item, and are unable to attend the Planning Commission meeting, you are welcome to e-mail the Planning Department with your comments. All public comments received will be forwarded to Planning Commission members for their consideration.


What Does the Planning Commission Do?

Appointed by the Columbia County Board of Commissioners, the Planning Commission's purpose is to conduct public hearings relating to the Growth Management Plan and other special studies, rezonings, and variances. They are also charged with reviewing new preliminary subdivision plans and final plats. The information gathered at public hearings and the recommendations of the Planning Commission are forwarded to the Board of Commissioners.

The Board of Commissioners takes the final action on matters presented to them based on information from the public hearing, the recommendation of the Planning Commission and debate among the Board at the Commission meeting.