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The Winder Planning Board consists of 7 members appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The primary role of the Planning Board is advisory in nature, but the Board is a vital part of the planning process of the City. In general, the Planning Board's responsibilities are as follows:

  1. To hold public hearings and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on zoning matters within the City.
  2. To appoint one of their members to serve on the City's Zoning Board of Appeals, and to make recommendations concerning matters coming before that body. The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of the Mayor, City Council and this appointed member of the Planning Board. The Zoning Board of Appeals deals primarily with requests for variances, conditional uses and appeals of building inspection decisions.
  3. To hold public hearings, review and approve subdivision plans.
  4. To perform any special projects as assigned by the Mayor and City Council.

The Winder Planning Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Winder Community Center at 113 East Athens Street, Winder, Georgia 30680. Members of the Planning Board serve a term of office of 5 years.

The Planning Board's activities are coordinated through the Planning Department. All inquiries regarding the Planning Board should be directed to the Planning Department.

Planning Board members and terms of office:

Board Member Expiration of term
Robert Lanham 12/31/2016
David Jackson 12/31/2016
Tom Settle 12/31/2014
Steve Crane 03/04/2016
Betty Segars 12/31/2016
Mary Ann Price 12/31/2016
Eloise Booth 12/31/2014

Planning Board Meeting Schedule

Last updated: 3/11/2014 10:37:42 AM