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


  • Michael Whittaker, Chair; term expires: January 1, 2022
  • Theo Knight, term expires: January 1, 2020
  • Mary Ann Navarro; term expires: January 1, 2022
  • Edward Trimble; term expires: January 1, 2021
The Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of City Hall. 

Grovetown Board of Zoning Appeals


  • Vern Cargil, Chair; term expires: January 1, 2022
  • Virgil Hughes; term expires: January 1, 2021
  • Jonathan Fisher; term expires: January 1, 2022
  • Laverne Lewis Gaskins; term expires: January 1, 2020


Meeting Minutes

Planning Commison

Board of Zoning Appeals