Rezone, Special Use & Variance Requests

Please note: public meetings are open for in-person attendance and are also live-streamed via zoom.  The zoom link will be posted on this page prior to each meeting. The public comment period for each hearing item will be open to those attending in person only, and written comments will be accepted in advance at ocplanning@oconee.ga.us.  

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The following items will be heard at the July 19, 2021, Planning Commission meeting and the August 3, 2021, Board of Commissioners Meeting (note: Variances are heard at the BOC meeting only):


Special Use #P21-0101; Ernest Rivera; Barbershop Home Business; ±0.69 acres; located at 1021 Greenbriar Court; Residential.

Rezone #P21-0102; Mary L. Bishop and Sue P. Roach; AG (Agricultural District) to AR (Agricultural Residential District); ±2.024 acres; located at 2011 Elder Mill Road; Residential.

Rezone #P21-0108; Jennifer D. Cawley and Lori D. Wagner; AG (Agricultural District) to OBP (Office Business Park District); ±13.53 acres; located at the northeast intersection of Jimmy Daniel Road and Vend Drive; Residential.

Special Use #P21-0109; SRC Development, LLC; Amenity Area; ±3.09 acres; located at 1225 Stone Road.

Rezone #P21-0110; Michael Thornton; AR (Agricultural Residential District) to B-2 (Highway Business District); ±0.59 acres; located at 1060 Hog Mountain Road; Commercial.

Variance #P21-0111; Michael Thornton; to waive the requirement for a 50-foot incompatible land use buffer; ±0.59 acres; located at 1060 Hog Mountain Road; Commercial.

Rezone #P21-0112; Jeffrey B. Bell; AG (Agricultural District) to AR (Agricultural Residential District); ±13.19 acres; located at the intersection of Colham Ferry Road and Greene Ferry Road; Residential.

Variance #P21-0113; Jeffrey B. Bell; to allow lots within a major subdivision to have access from an existing street; ±13.19 acres; located at the intersection of Colham Ferry Road and Greene Ferry Road; Residential.


The following items will be heard at the August 16, 2021, Planning Commission meeting and the September 7, 2021, Board of Commissioners Meeting (note: Variances are heard at the BOC meeting only):


Special Use #P21-0076; Ellington Farms Development, LLC;  for a continuing care retirement community (CCRC); ±62.32 acres; located at US Highway 78; Residential.

Rezone #P21-0077; Ellington Farms Development, LLC; B-2 (Highway Business District) and R-3 (Multi-Family Residential District) to R-3 (Multi-Family Residential District); ±62.32 acres; located at US Highway 78; Residential.

Rezone #P21-0078; Ellington Farms Development, LLC; B-2 (Highway Business District) to B-2 (Highway Business District); ±27.47 acres; located at 1011 Pete Dickens Road; Commercial.

Special Use #P21-0127; Rhonda Hayes; special use modification to conditional use permit #2892; ±22.23 acres; located at 1271 Old Watson Road; Residential.

Rezone #P21-0136; Kyle Scott; AG (Agricultural District) to AR (Agricultural Residential District); ±5.00 acres; located at 1370 Ridgeway Road; Residential.