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Planning and Zoning Commission Vacancy Announcement

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners is accepting letters of interest to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission/Board of Adjustment.  There is currently a vacancy on this board.  The Planning and Zoning Commission is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on: rezoning, conditional use, and preliminary plat applications; proposed zoning and subdivision ordinance amendments; and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan.  Additionally, this board reviews and makes final decisions on minor subdivision applications and modifications to design criteria.  The Planning and Zoning Commission also serves as the Board of Adjustment.  In this capacity, the Board of Adjustment reviews and is the final decision maker on variance applications and appeals of administrative decisions.

Any Bryan County resident over the age of 18 interested in serving on this board may submit a letter of interest to the County Clerk, Donna Waters, either via email  – or U.S. mail – 51 North Courthouse Street, Pembroke, GA 31321.  This board meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.  Meeting locations alternate each month: even month meetings are in Richmond Hill and odd month meetings are in Pembroke.  Anyone interested in serving must commit to attending these meetings and any special called meetings or workshops.  If you have any questions, contact Donna Waters – 912-653-3837.  Letters of interest will be accepted until the opening is filled.


2019 Planning & Zoning Public Meeting Schedule

Submission Deadline
Meeting Date
November 30, 2018 January 2, 2019* Pembroke
January 4, 2019 February 5, 2019 Richmond Hill
February 1, 2019 March 5, 2019 Pembroke
March 1, 2019 April 2, 2019 Richmond Hill
April 5, 2019 May 7, 2019 Pembroke
May 3, 2019 June 4, 2019 Richmond Hill
May 31, 2019 July 2, 2019 Pembroke
July 5, 2019 August 6, 2019 Richmond Hill
August 2, 2019 September 3, 2019 Pembroke
August 30, 2019 October 1, 2019 Richmond Hill
October 4, 2019 November 5, 2019 Pembroke
November 1, 2019 December 3, 2019 Richmond Hill

*Meeting day moved to Wednesday on account of New Year's Day holiday


All meetings are at 6:30 PM.

The Pembroke meetings are held in the Bryan County Courthouse in the Commissioner's Meeting Room. The Richmond Hill meetings are held in the Administrative Complex on Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive.

Planning & Zoning Commission Bylaws

Agendas and Packets


January 2, 2019 Agenda and Packet

February 5, 2019 Agenda and Packet

 Updated Wexford Report and Packet

March 5, 2019 Agenda and Packet

April 2, 2019 Agenda and Packet

May 7, 2019 Agenda and Packet

June 4, 2019 Agenda and Packet

July 2, 2019 Agenda and Packet

August 6, 2019 Agenda and Packet - Rescheduled for August 8, 2019 (Special Called Meeting)

September 3, 2019 Agenda and Packet Part 1

September 3, 2019 Agenda and Packet Part 2

October 1, 2019 Agenda and Packet Part 1

October 1, 2019 Agenda and Packet Part 2

October 1, 2019 Agenda and Packet Part 3


October 2, 2018 Agenda and Packet

November 6, 2018 Agenda and Packet

December 6, 2018 Agenda and Packet

Updated Woodland Trails Staff Report 12/4/18




Chairman Vice-Chairman
Steven M. Scholar
Ronald Carswell
Member Email
Alex Floyd
Joseph Pecenka, II
 Stacy Watson
 Boyce Young