Community Development

  • Ordinance Amendments – Planned Residential Development (10/14/2021) Posted in: Public Notice

    The Mayor and Council of the City of Calhoun will hold public hearings at the Depot Community Room, 109 South King Street, Calhoun, GA on November 8th at 7:00 pm for an ordinance to amend, strike or change certain sections of Part II – Code of Ordinances, Appendix A – Zoning, Article VII – Use Requirements by District, Section 7-14, PRD, Planned Residential Development; to repeal all conflicting ordinances, to fix an effective date; and for other purposes. The public is invited to attend. A copy of the proposed ordinance is available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street, and online here:

    PDFMoratorium – PRD Zoning

    PDFORDINANCE – Zoning to Change PRD


The Community Development Department functions to insure the safety and health of the public. This department performs reviews of blueprints and inspections of new structures to be built and occupied by citizens. It works to insure maintenance of guidance for citizens relating to zoning issues. It provides code enforcements/nuisance services to the citizens as needed.
The overall goal of Community Development is to provide the City with a quality plan and administrative code that enhances and protects the economic, environmental, historical and cultural resources of the City of Calhoun.

Zoning Advisory Board

George Govignon- Presiding Officer
Jackie Palazzolo
Jerry Carroll
Stacey Abernathy
Lynn Rutledge
Tony Swink

The Zoning Advisory Board consists of five voting members appointed by the City Council.  This is a voluntary Board who review annexation requests, rezoning requests, variance requests, and other zoning items in the context of the City’s long range growth plans.  The Board will then make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.  If you are interested in serving on this Board when future opening occur, please contact City Hall at 706-629-0151.

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