Planning Commission Meeting Held
The Walton County Planning Commission held a public hearing for the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code (LDC) updates on Monday April 16, 2018. At this meeting, the Planning Commissioners reviewed Part 3 of the Comprehensive Plan update, which included the Infrastructure Solid Waste Sub-Element and Transportation Element; as well as Part 1 of the LDC update, which included Chapter 2 – Zoning Districts, Chapter 4 – Resource Protection Standards, and Chapter 5 – Development, Design and Improvement Standards.
The Planning Commission approved the updated Solid Waste Sub-Element as written, and approved LDC Chapters 2 and 4 with conditions including a request that boat storage to be added as a use to the Parks and Recreation Zoning District in Chapter 2, and that aquifer recharge and wellhead protection areas in Chapter 4 are revisited at a future date. No action was taken on the Comprehensive Plan Transportation Element or LDC Chapter 5 which would be considered at a future Planning Commission meeting.