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Local leaders talk area growth

...that rapid growth is demanding change and requiring that officials respond.The county is currently updating its growth management plan and taking another look at high-density residential development to ensure future housing is affordable, yet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-25/local-leade
Moratorium on rezoning concerns property owners, developers

...homes priced below $175,000 that make up about 18 percent of the housing market, data shows.The county's Growth Management Plan, which was updated in 2011, only allows commissioners to approve 60 townhomes a year.According to records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/moratorium-rezoning-conc
Census: Richmond County population increases slightly

...update for the General Assembly in 2016.He said Columbia County has also started the five-year update of its Growth Management Plan, just weeks after commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on town house and residential cluster rezoning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/census-richmond-county-popula
Columbia County to save on growth plan

...regarding the county's growth management plan. Instead of revising the...partial revision. Governments use growth management plans to counter the potential...more of everything. "(The growth management plan) looks at the different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/25/met_549436.shtml
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Businessman hopes to rezone property

...when county planners revise a Growth Management Plan. But at least one county...his petition has failed. The Growth Management Plan designates certain areas...businesses that existed before the Growth Management Plan were allowed to remain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/10/met_551247.shtml
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Columbia County adds schools to plans for growth

...redrawing Columbia County's growth management plan, a 32-member steering...most primary focuses for the growth management plan." Revised every five...priorities for Columbia County's growth management plan update. At three public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/25/met_459585.shtml
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Columbia County shows growth plan

...at a proposed update to the growth management plan in two Thursday public...subdivision. Ms. Frasier said the growth management plan is a guideline for the...meeting on the Columbia County Growth Management Plan will be held at 6 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/24/met_456859.shtml
Metro | Harlem High School | Richmond County Board of Education
Plan in place to manage Columbia County growth

...recommendations in the county's latest growth-management plan. The preliminary document, called the Growth Management Plan 2025 Update, will be...Columbia County creates a Growth Management Plan every five years. Discussions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/21/met_24688.shtml
Metro
Planners to revise proposal

...the next two years to revise Columbia County's Growth Management Plan, which was developed less than a decade ago...made it obsolete. "That's been a very wonderful Growth Management Plan," Mrs. Jones said. "We use it every day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/25/met_248363.shtml
Metro
Choose smart growth

...officials and experts were crafting an update to its Growth Management Plan, participants at a public meeting were asked...request doesn't mesh at all with the county's Growth Management Plan or zoning code. It meets no criteria for approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/13/edi_176475.shtml
Editorials | Columbia County Commission