Category Archives: Code Enforcement

“CAMPGROUND” DENIED –NO REZONING FOR PROPERTY

The way this rezoning was attempted, proves that people must be aware of what can actually happen if the rezoning is approved. What you  are told and what you hear could be very different from what could happen! February 8, 2019 The hearing … Continue reading

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REMINDER-ZONING HEARING -CAMPGROUND OR TRAILER PARK?

February 1, 2019 The BOC will hear the zoning request to turn a 2.3 acre piece of land into a “campground”, that will be an extension of the current “campground” (which is really a trailer park) at Bear Creek Marina. … Continue reading

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CAMPGROUND OR TRAILER PARK? AND THE SEPTIC SYSTEM IS WHAT??

January 20, 2019  There is a law/ordinance in Jasper County that states you can not permanently live in a camper.  However, the “campground” at Bear Creek Marina is proof that not only is that being done, but it has been … Continue reading

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BUILDING INSPECTOR RESIGNS DUE TO CONFLICTS—COMMISSIONERS ALLOW REHIRE AS SUBCONTRACTOR TO DO BUILDING INSPECTIONS

January 18, 2019 At the end of September 2018, Keith Smith, the building inspector resigned due to conflicts.  He was having a hard time building his own spec house and doing contractor work while serving as the county building inspector.  … Continue reading

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PUPPIES FOR SALE—BUT NOT REALLY

November 28, 2018 Despite seemingly ample evidence presented in Magistrate Court of “puppies for sale,” Magistrate Judge Tim Lam dismissed the case against David Williams for selling puppies without a license for “lack of evidence.” Williams has a business called … Continue reading

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LOGGING IN THE RAIN—A BIG PROBLEM FOR ROADS IN JASPER COUNTY

November 15, 2018 Logging in the rain has been a problem in Jasper County for a long time.  In 2009 an updated and revised logging ordinance was passed, which included a ban on logging when it was raining or when … Continue reading

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BOOM!  MORE BLASTING ON EAGLE DRIVE

November 9, 2018 Shane Sealy is finding more ways to get around the people living on Eagle Dr. This week the developers blasted with no real notice to the residents living near the blast site. We have obtained an email … Continue reading

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