Category Archives: Planning & Zoning

WHY GET PERMISSION WHEN P&Z DIRECTOR ALLOWS ANYTHING—NO PERMIT, NO PROBLEM, JUST DO WHAT YOU WANT

May 6, 2018 INTENTIONAL NEGLECT OF ZONING LAWS AND ORDINANCES  The public hearing for the tournament lake has been cancelled.  Why bother having a hearing and getting permission when the P&Z director allows you to have a tournament anyway and … Continue reading

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PAY LAKE-TOURNAMENT LAKE-HEARING MONDAY, MAY 7 AT 6PM

May 4, 2018 Despite the P& Z Board voting 5-Ø to deny a “tournament lake”, because there is no definition of a tournament lake in the Jasper County code or table of uses, the BOC will have a public hearing … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE OF JASPER COUNTY—THE PLAN FOR GROWTH

April 25, 2018 Approximately 25 Jasper County citizens, who included some elected officials and Jasper County employees, discussed the Land Use Maps last night (April 24).  The land use maps show what areas of the county are designated as Agriculture … Continue reading

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PAY LAKE–CARP, SALT, & CITY WATER SUPPLY

April 22, 2018  The hearing concerning the Tournament Lake on Hwy 212 W  revealed some interesting facts.     Did you know that this “pay lake” has been registered as an LLC and operates as 212 Lakes LLC, Melanie Neal, Registered Agent, … Continue reading

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TOURNAMENT  FISHING  ON  A 2-ACRE POND?

April 16, 2018  The Planning and Zoning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 19, 2018 beginning at 6:00 pm in the Commissioners Meeting Room on the ground floor of courthouse (Suite 16).  Applicant Melanie Neal has applied for a … Continue reading

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DID THE DEVELOPERS OF THE PENINSULA AT JACKSON LAKE INCLUDE  VARIANCES INTO PRELIMINARY PLAT ?  HEARING MARCH 15th

DID THE DEVELOPERS OF THE PENINSULA AT JACKSON LAKE INCLUDE  VARIANCES INTO PRELIMINARY PLAT ?  HEARING MARCH 15th February 27, 2018 The developers of the Peninsula at Jackson Lake applied for several variances recently.  The extent of these variances would … Continue reading

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THE PENINSULA AT JACKSON LAKE REQUESTS VARIANCES THAT NEUTER THE CURRENT SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE

FEBRUARY 7, 2018 SHANE SEALY TRIES TO BY-PASS THE P&Z BOARD ONCE AGAIN—ISN’T THIS THE THIRD TIME?  A recent Advertisement for Variance Requests for Peninsula at Lake Jackson, LLC caught the attention of several people.  One because of the request … Continue reading

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