The Chattooga County Land Development Commission
Created in 2022, the Chattooga County Land Development Commission oversees the activity of both commercial and residential subdivisions within the county, using the Chattooga County Land Development Ordinance, which lists the purpose of the commission below:
(1) To promote health safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity, and general welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the county.
(2) To encourage economically sound and stable land development.
(3) To encourage the development of economically sound and stable communities.
(4) To ensure the provision of required streets, utilities, and other facilities and services to new land developments;
(5) To ensure the adequate provision of safe and convenient traffic, access, and circulation both vehicular and pedestrian, in new land developments.
(6) To ensure the provision of needed natural areas, public open spaces, and building sites in new
developments through the dedication or reservation of land for recreational, educational, and other purposes.
(7) To ensure, in general, the wise development of new areas, in harmony with the comprehensive plan of the county.
(8) To lessen congestion in the streets and roads, to secure safety from fire and other dangers, to provide adequate light and air, to promote such development of land as will tend to facilitate and conserve adequate provision for transportation, water supply, drainage, sanitation, and for other purposes.
The members of the commission are as follows, and are all volunteers:
- Eddie Willingham (Chairman)
- Myra Green
- Grey Winstead (Vice Chairman)
- Ansley Smith (Secretary)
- Lee Hamby
- BJ. Hall (Staff Member/Director)