Business owner Alan Kaplan, attorney Mark Middleton, CPA Mark Willis, project manager/landscape architect Matt Houser and project manager Italia Metts were appointed September 4, 2012 to serve on the Peachtree Corners Planning Commission.
The Planning Commission is a five- member board comprised of volunteers appointed by the City Council. Its duties and responsibilities include reviewing rezoning requests, special use permit requests and amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and making recommendations to the City Council. Additionally, the Commission reviews and decides on proposed amendments to the City’s Development Regulations. The Board may also undertake special studies and reviews as directed by the Council.
Members of the Planning Commission serve two-year, staggered terms.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Business owner Marcia Brandes, project manager Wayne Knox, international development specialist Amreeta Regmi, and attorneys James Blum and Matthew Gries serve on the Peachtree Corners Zoning Board of Appeals.
The Zoning Board of Appeals is a five-member board comprised of volunteers appointed by the City Council. Its duties and responsibilities include reviewing and issuing rulings related to variance requests and appeals of administrative decisions. Decisions of the Appeals Board are not subject to the review of City Council and can only be appealed to Gwinnett County Superior Court.
Members of the Zoning Board of Appeals serve two-year, staggered terms.
Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was created by a resolution approved by City Council on April 16, 2013. The seven-member authority has a number of duties, including the revitalizing and redeveloping of the central business district of the city. Board members serve two, four and six-year terms. The board is led by chairman Dan Graveline and vice-chairman Bob Saville. Other members are: Ruth Strickland, Gene Witkin, L.C. Johnson, Aaron Kappler, and Tim Le. The DDA meetings are open to the public.