Planning Commission & Zoning Board of Appeals

The Planning Commission was created by the city to hear all applications for rezoning, approve preliminary and final plans, consider amendments to the zoning ordinance and to recommend to the mayor and council any action on such applications. 

The Zoning Board of Appeals is empowered by the mayor and council to hear and decide all appeals of planning commission / staff decisions, grant conditional use permits and authorize variances.

The Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals consist of five members each and meet at city hall as needed.


Grovetown Planning Commission


  • Theo Knight, Chair; term expires: January 1, 2020
  • Deborah Fisher; term expires: January 1, 2021
  • Mary Ann Navarro; term expires: January 1, 2018
  • Michael Whittaker; term expires: January 1, 2018
The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on May 11 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. The single agend item is an initial plat approval for the Elm Street Cotages project.

Grovetown Board of Zoning Appeals


  • Vern Cargil, Chair; term expires: January 1, 2018
  • Virgil Hughes; term expires: January 1, 2021
  • Jonathan Fisher; term expires: January 1, 2018
  • Herman Ross; term expires: January 1, 2020
  • Laverne Lewis Gaskins; term expires: January 1, 2020

The next Board of Zoning Appeals will be held TBD in the council chambers of City Hall. 














Planning Commission Minutes









Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes