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Videos: One Valdosta case on Eager Road @ ZBOA 2020-01-07

The one case at ZBOA last month, a duplex on Eager Road in Valdosta, was quite contentious, because of its potential intended use.

The first speaker against, Deb Cox, wanted to know if it would be used as a halfway house for felons. The applicant, Lawton White, said, “stated he rented some properties to Greenleaf for folks who were attending Alcoholics Anonymous, and while this was not one of those properties, two people who are licensed for such treatment wanted to rent a property for similar type folks.”

Ms. Cox came with many facts and figures, not surprising, since she also happens to be the Lowndes County Supervisor of Elections. Much discussion ensued.

Deb Cox at ZBOA 2020-01-07
Deb Cox speaking against APP-2019-09 Lawton White (318 Eager Road) at ZBOA 2020-01-07.

However, “Mrs. Quarterman stated that ZBOA’s concern was land use, not who lives in them. Mrs. Quarterman stated that if it had not become nonconforming, it would not be on the agenda. Mrs. Quarterman asked Continue reading

One Valdosta case on Eager Road @ ZBOA 2020-01-07

Only one case this afternoon at ZBOA, a duplex on Eager Road in Valdosta.

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The entire ZBOA board packet is on the LAKE website, courtesy of ZBOA member Gretchen Quarterman. Here is the agenda:

Valdosta – Lowndes County Zoning Board of Appeals

Valdosta Planning and Zoning Office
300 North Lee Street, Valdosta, Georgia
(229) 259-3563

Lowndes County Zoning Office
327 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia
(229) 671-2430

January 7, 2020
2:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order


  2. APP-2019-09 — Lawton White (318 Eager Road)
    Request for a PELUC (Certificate of Previously Established Land Use Conformity) to re-establish a duplex in a R-15 Single Family Residential District


  3. Approval of Minutes: December 3, 2019
  4. Attendance Review
  5. Adjournment


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