Movie theater still coming to Village at Riverwatch

...located near the Savannah River, the city's Planned Riverfront Development Review Board must sign off on the project.Bob Austin, zoning administrator with Augusta's Planning and Development Department, said Wednesday that the development is...

Daniel Field operator raises concern with proposed Verizon cellphone tower

...Development Director Melanie Wilson said Tuesday she is waiting for more information before making a recommendation.Bob Austin, zoning administrator for Augusta-Richmond County, said the 105-foot tower has less than 100 feet of clearance under...

Rezoning for outlet mall at the Village at Riverwatch to go before planning commission

...according to the rezoning report.The report, prepared by city planning and development staffers Paul DeCamp and Bob Austin, said that the Augusta Canal Authority supports the proposed outlet mall. The canal adjoins the east end of the tract...

Work underway on area's first Wal-Mart market

...Way in Augusta, though details for the project aren't firm, Wertz said.Augusta planning and zoning administrator Bob Austin said he does not have a site plan for that project.Site work on a 148,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter...

North Carolina fast-food chain adding Walton Way location

...site.An estimated opening date has not yet been announced.The owners could not be reached for comment Wednesday.The Augusta restaurant will be about 1,400 square feet, said Bob Austin, Augusta's planning and zoning administrator.

Augusta National Golf Club plans major clubhouse renovation, addition

...the kitchen area, and an adjacent building on the northeast side of the clubhouse to make way for the new structure. Bob Austin, of Augusta Planning and Development, said the plan shows a large, two-level structure will be built, with the...

Sporting retailer eyes site near I-20

...feet, and the new Dick's Sporting Goods store that opened last year at Augusta Mall covers 51,200 square feet. Bob Austin, a building official with Richmond County's planning and zoning department, said companies submit preliminary plans...

Augusta Target won't be 'Super'

...Exchange store, which opened in 1997, would lose several parking spaces on the south side because of the expansion. Bob Austin, the county building official, said the store did not need a variance to reduce parking because the department recently...

Zoning board denies proposal for towers

...established by county ordinance, they exceeded the six-story limit and needed a variance, county building official Bob Austin said. Attorney Pat Rice, representing Augusta National Golf Club, called for the denial, citing security concerns...

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Infill developments breathe life into urban areas

...development gets under way, it's often perfectly legal to divide a big property into smaller residential lots, said Bob Austin, Augusta's zoning and development administrator. Because land prices are going up, demographics are changing and...