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Planning Commission Meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes and Videos
Meeting notices, agendas, minutes and videos for the Planning Commission are located below:

Planning Commission Meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes and Videos

Resolutions adopting the final action by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioner for zoning cases are located at the link below:

Board of Commissioners' Resolutions

Zoning Information
The Current Planning Section is responsible for Zoning Administration in unincorporated Gwinnett County, including the acceptance of rezoning and special use permit applications, producing written reports and recommendations, disseminating zoning information to the public, conducting public hearings, and maintaining the Official Zoning Map.  The Current Planning Section provides staff support to the Gwinnett County Planning Commission.

Location and Contact Information
Current Planning Section
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street, Suite 250
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046
678.518.6000 (office)
678.518.6275 (fax)

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Directions from Google Maps

Current Planning Section Staff Contact Information
Staff and Email Title Phone Number
Jerry Oberholtzer Planning Manager 678.518.6215
Christine Callaway Planner III 678.518.6207
Todd Hargrave Planner II 678.518.6206
Abigail Harwell Planner I 678.518.6204
Alicia McElheney Planner I 678.518.6209

Open Records Requests
The Online Open Records Request Form may be used to request access to documents maintained by the department to inspect or obtain copies under the Georgia Open Records Act. This form is not required to request routinely available records such as agendas, minutes, site plans, ordinances, and resolutions. Although Open Records Requests are not required to be submitted in writing, use of this form will aid considerably in ensuring that each request is fulfilled as accurately as possible.

For copies of Residential Plats (Surveys) and Final Subdivision Plats please call the Deeds and Records office at 770.822.8100. These documents are not available at the Department of Planning and Development. In addition, Gwinnett County does not maintain copies of Residential House Plans for homes that are less than 5,000 square feet of heated floor area in size. If your home is less than 5,000 square feet, please contact the home builder. Please call the Building Permits Section at 678.518.6020 for assistance.

Gwinnett County Department of Planning and Development
Attn: Open Records Coordinator
One Justice Square
446 West Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Online Open Records Request Form

Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)

Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Amendments

Rezoning Process
Rezoning property is a public hearing process involving the Gwinnett County Planning Commission and the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners. The links below provide more detailed information concerning the rezoning process and specific procedures.

Rezoning Process
Public Hearing Schedule (PDF)

Current Planning Section Forms
Any property owner or authorized owner's agent can submit a zoning application on a property. Only complete applications are accepted, in person, at the Current Planning Section office. An application does not guarantee approval of a zoning case.

Listed below are the necessary forms of the Current Planning Section. Please read the Procedures and Instructions for Change-in-Conditions, Rezonings and Special Use Permit Applications (PDF) for information regarding the application materials and public hearing process. You may call 678.518.6000 if you have questions concerning any of these documents.

Current Planning Section Forms

Applications Received
Located below are links to applications that have been filed with the Current Planning Section for rezonings, Special Use Permits, Change-in-Conditions, Buffer Reductions, and Moved-in-Houses and to annual reports summarizing land development activity in the county. In addition, you can customize your case search by using the department's Online Search Cases Service. You can search for any of the department's permit or case types using your parameters.

Applications Received
Annual Development Activity Reports

Board of Commissioners Resolutions
Listed below is a link to the monthly PDF packages that contain the official (signed) resolutions for rezoning and zoning related cases heard by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners. The PDF documents contain the official resolution and legal land description for each case acted upon that month by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners. These official resolutions are available approximately one (1) month after the BOC public hearing date. Draft (unsigned) BOC resolutions are available from the Department of Planning and Development, Current Planning Section approximately 1-2 weeks after the BOC public hearing date.

Board of Commission Monthly Resolutions

Planning Commission Public Meetings
The Gwinnett County Planning Commission holds a public hearing on a monthly basis to consider rezoning, Special Use Permit and other applications. Information including meeting notices, agendas, minutes and videos for the Gwinnett County Planning Commission is available on the County website. The Planning Commission meeting videos can be viewed at approximately one to two days after the meeting. Planning Commission meeting minutes are usually available the day after the public hearing and are located at Planning Commission Meeting Minutes.

The Planning Commission Public Hearing Meetings can also be viewed on TVgwinnett Live. Please see the Planning Commission Public Hearing Schedule for specific meeting dates.

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