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City Announces Public Service Opportunities on Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Commission

Post Date:11/14/2018 10:13 AM

The City of Suwanee is accepting applications for appointed positions with the City of Suwanee Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Planning Commission Responsibilities:  The Planning and Zoning Commission is a five-member board comprised of volunteers appointed by the Suwanee City Council.  Its duties and responsibilities include reviewing rezoning requests, special use permit requests and amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and making recommendations to the City Council.  Additionally, the Commission reviews and decides on proposed Waivers to the City’s Development Regulations and proposed Alternate Architectural Reviews for the Architectural Standards.  The Board may also undertake special studies and reviews as directed by the Council. 

Zoning Board of Appeals Responsibilities:  The Zoning Board of Appeals is a five-member board comprised of volunteers appointed by the Suwanee City Council.  Its duties and responsibilities include reviewing and issuing rulings related to variance requests and appeals of administrative decisions.  Decisions of the Appeals Board are not subject to the review of City Council and can only be appealed to Gwinnett County Superior Court.  

Persons interested in this position must be residents of the City of Suwanee.  Click here to download an application. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on December 3, 2018.

Contact Planning Director Josh Campbell if you have any questions at campbell@suwanee.com or 770-904-3372.  Resume and cover letter may accompany application.

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