Category Archives: Planning & Zoning

STATE HAS TO SHUT DOWN KENNEL BECAUSE SHANE SEALY REFUSES TO DO HIS JOB

July 4, 2018 Back in May of this year, TWG sent out a blog about several violations being allowed by Shane Sealy, who is over Code Enforcement.  One was the Peach State K-9 Kennel on Hwy 212 W near Larry’s … Continue reading

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COUNTY ALLOWS DEVELOPER TO TEAR UP ROADS WITH NO CONSEQUENCES—EXCEPT TO THE TAXPAYERS

June 27, 2018 It is hard to deal with county officials and their employees that do not seem to understand the rules or enforce the existing rules/ordinances.  The developers tearing up county roads with heavy equipment are given more time … Continue reading

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JACKSON LAKE ROAD—DANGEROUS AND GETTING MORE DANGEROUS WHILE COUNTY IGNORES PLEAS

June 23, 2018 Despite pleas from neighbors on Eagle Dr., both the County Manager, Mike Benton, and the P&Z Director, Shane Sealy, have ignored the dangerous situation reported on Jackson Lake Rd. at the entrance to the new subdivision (“The … Continue reading

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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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