CHATHAM COUNTY - SAVANNAH
METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director
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The Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission

We are the bridge between Chatham County, metropolitan Savannah and our neighboring low-country communities. We are privileged to work with our governmental partners at all levels to responsibly balance growth and development while preserving our unique natural and historic treasures. Through collaboration and uniting urban planning, development, transportation, zoning, historic preservation and natural resource planning, we live our motto – Planning The Future ~ Respecting The Past.

Job Opportunity

The Chatham County – Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) seeks a GIS Coordinator - Public Safety to work with the Chatham 911 Communications Services under SAGIS direction to provide geospatial database management, design, implementation, and analysis required for public safety operations. Applications accepted through March 27, 2019.

The Chatham County – Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) seeks a Director of Comprehensive Planning and Special Projects to join a team of professionals responsible for preparing community plans, strategic plans, special studies, ability to interpret and analyze planning and public policy related data. This position is Open until filled with first review of applications February 19, 2019.

The Chatham County – Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) seeks a Cultural Resource Planner to join a team of professionals responsible for preparing community plans, strategic plans, special studies, ability to interpret and analyze planning and public policy related data. This position is Open until filled with first review of applications February 19, 2019.

CORE MPO wants you

The Coastal Region (CORE) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is in the process of developing an updated Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), for the Savannah metropolitan area. The MTP is a comprehensive “blueprint” for area transportation services aimed at meeting mobility needs through the next 20+ years. CORE MPO needs your input on recommendations that reflect real world solutions to improve the overall quality of life for you and other residents in the area.

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Status Report

The City of Savannah's Zoning Ordinance update is moving into Draft 6, with anticipated adoption in 2019. Important dates: Planning Commission- revised NewZo for recommendation to City Council on Apr 2, City Council Zoning Hearing on Apr 25, City Council 1st Reading on May 9, City Council 2nd Reading on May 23.
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