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North Augusta subdivision residents upset about water park

...code that would grant the city added flexibility in developing certain properties by giving added authority to the planning director in various corridor overlay districts to waive some development standards that might hinder development. The planning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-21/north-augusta-subdivisio
North Augusta leaders working to retool development code

...development code granting the city added flexibility in developing certain properties. It provided more authority to the planning director in various corridor overlay districts to waive some development standards that might hinder development. The planning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-07/north-augusta-leaders-wo
Storm fee will pay employee salaries

...existing city staff members and 18 vacant positions, most of which are in the city Engineering Department.While Planning Director Melanie Wilson, for instance, will receive $6,119 ? five percent of her pay ? from the fee for her role in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-28/stormwater-fee-will-pay-
Hammonds Ferry parking still raises concerns

...2010 ordinance, and which includes the plan for a riverfront stadium complex, office buildings and a hotel.City Planning Director Scott Sterling took officials and representatives of the various property development entities on a page-by-page...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-29/hammonds-ferry-parking-still-
Pleasant Home Road apartments fail to pass first round of approval

...with access to the site, alignment of the internal driveway and high traffic counts on Pleasant Home Road, leading Planning Director Melanie Wilson to recommend denial of the project.Foxhall subdivision resident Randy Sasser has spoken out against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-02/development
Panel approves modification to Hammond's Ferry development plan

...traffic congestion, overcrowding, the possible failure of the venture economically and loss of green space.Planning Director Scott Sterling said adoption of the modification will be done by ordinance after three readings by the city council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/panel-approves-modificatio
Columbia County commissioners resolve zoning issues with Lights of the South

...site's two parking lots, which Bell estimated would cost upwards of $500,000.At Tuesday's meeting, county Planning Director Andrew Strickland assured Bell that county staff intended to approve his use of gravel parking lots for the attraction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-21/columbia-county-commissi
Aiken getting Panera Bread, Starbucks and maybe Chipotle

...300-square-foot Chipotle Mexican Grill housed in the same building at 1935 Whiskey Road, said Aiken's interim Planning Director, Tommy Paradise.While Starbucks is a confirmed tenant, Chipotle is only a lease agreement, said Alan Gainsborg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-30/aiken-getti
80 years after historic preservation ordinance, Charleston worries about designs of new buildings

...peninsula, and the board is presented 2,000 project requests a year."We preserved the historic district," city Planning Director Tim Keane said last week at a meeting on the city's efforts. "The question is what is the city going to look like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/80-years-after-historic-prese
Grovetown preparing for growth

...I'm envisioning great things."Between 2000 and 2012, Grovetown's population grew by 100 percent to 12,210. Planning Director Frank Neal projects more than 14,000 residents by the end of this year.The growth pushed the property tax base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/grovetown-preparing-growth