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Planning Commission

The Municipal-Gwinnett Planning Commission was established in 1985 by ordinance.  The Planning Commission consists of nine appointed members, two from each of the four Commission districts who shall reside in the respective district, and one appointed at-large by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, plus municipal members.

  • Members serve at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners

County-appointed members are compensated $150 per meeting


Meetings

Municipal-Gwinnett Planning Commission public hearings are held each month. The Planning Commission currently meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046.

View Planning Commission meeting videos.

View Notices, Agendas, and Minutes.


Qualifications

No specific qualifications or training are required.


Responsibilities / Powers

Responsibilities and Powers of the Planning Commission:

  • To review and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on zoning map amendments, special uses, the Unified Plan, the Zoning Resolution, policies and procedures of the Department of Planning and Development, and related matters.
  • To assist the Department of Planning and Development and the Board of Commissioners in carrying out their various functions by making recommendations on planning issues to achieve desired benefits on behalf of present and future Gwinnett County residents and businesses.
  • To report to the Board of Commissioners after research and review on any matter or class of matter referred to the Planning Commission by the Board of Commissioners before action is taken.

Responsibilities Specific to Members Appointed by the Board of Commissioners:

Members of the Planning Commission are responsible for all items of business brought before them, regardless of the geographic location of the business item within the County.  The Planning Commissioners appointed by each District Commissioner shall determine how to best divide the business items within that Commission District.  Such division or assignment procedures shall have the concurrence of the District Commissioner making said appointments. The Planning Commissioner appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners shall not have an assigned planning district, but shall have "at-large" responsibilities to research and review zonings and other matters which may have an effect on Gwinnett County as a whole.


Active Members

Appointed By Position Name Representing Term Expires
Chairman's Appointment Larry Still At the Pleasure of the Board
District 1 Appointment Paula Hastings At the Pleasure of the Board
District 1 Appointment Earl Mitchell At the Pleasure of the Board
District 2 Appointment Richard Edinger At the Pleasure of the Board
District 2 Appointment Omar Zaman At the Pleasure of the Board
District 3 Appointment Jeff Tullis At the Pleasure of the Board
District 3 Appointment Chairperson Chuck Warbington At the Pleasure of the Board
District 4 Appointment Brad Crowe At the Pleasure of the Board
District 4 Appointment Clint Dixon At the Pleasure of the Board