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January 31, 2017
HEARD COUNTY, TOWN OF CENTRALHATCHEE, CITY OF EPHESUS, & CITY OF FRANKLIN PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE FOR 2017-2037 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE

Heard County, the Town of Centralhatchee, the City of Ephesus, and the City of Franklin are initiating the process to begin a full update of their joint comprehensive plan that was originally adopted in 2006.  The full comprehensive plan update is required and will be prepared according to new rules promulgated by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which became effective on January 1, 2013.

The purpose of the public hearing is to brief the community on the process to be used to update the joint comprehensive plan, opportunities for public participation in development of the plan update, and to obtain input on the proposed planning process.  Those interested in learning about and participating in the plan update should attend the meeting.

Following this process will allow participating local governments to maintain their Qualified Local Governments (QLG) status, and therefore be eligible for state grant funds, state loans, and state permits.

This public hearing will be held at the Heard County Courtroom, 215 E. Court Sq., Franklin, Georgia on
Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend and participate in this public hearing.
Public Hearing Notice for 2017-2037 Comprehensive Plan Update
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