The Planning Commission

The Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission hears and makes decisions on zoning-related petitions in unincorporated Chatham County and the City of Savannah. The board is composed of 12 members appointed by Chatham County and the City of Savannah, as well as two ex-officio members: the County Manager and the City Manager. Staff support is provided by the Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission.

The Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission's regular meeting is held every three weeks on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at 112 E. State Street and is open to the public. Pre-meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Those with business to conduct with the Planning Commission are directed to the Applications, Instructions, and Forms section of this website to obtain the correct form(s). Please note the meeting cutoff dates on the calendar of meetings below. Cutoff time is the close of business (typically 5:00 p.m.).


Please register for the April 27, 2021 Planning Commission Pre-Meeting at 12:30 PM. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Register for MPC Pre-Meeting

Please register for the April 27, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting at 1:30 PM. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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2021 Meetings
Meeting Date Cutoff Date Agenda Minutes Audio
Jan 12, 2021 Dec 08, 2020 Agenda Minutes Audio
Feb 02, 2021 Jan 05, 2021 Agenda Minutes Audio
Feb 23, 2021 Jan 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes Audio
Mar 16, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 Agenda Minutes Audio
Apr 06, 2021 Mar 09, 2021 Agenda
Apr 27, 2021 Mar 30, 2021
May 18, 2021 Apr 20, 2021
Jun 08, 2021 May 11, 2021
Jun 29, 2021 Jun 01, 2021
Jul 20, 2021 Jun 22, 2021
Aug 10, 2021 Jul 13, 2021
Aug 31, 2021 Aug 03, 2021
Sep 21, 2021 Aug 24, 2021
Oct 12, 2021 Sep 14, 2021
Nov 02, 2021 Oct 05, 2021
Nov 23, 2021 Oct 26, 2021
Dec 14, 2021 Nov 16, 2021
Jan 18, 2022 Dec 14, 2021
MPC Board Members
Appointed By
Mr. Joseph Welch, ChairmanChatham County
Ms. Karen Jarrett, SecretaryCity of Savannah
Ms. Eula Parker, TreasurerChatham County
Ms. Loreen BolesCity of Savannah
Mr. Travis ColesCity of Savannah
Ms. Elizabeth EpsteinCity of Savannah
Mr. Joseph ErvinCity of Savannah
Mr. Ruel JoynerChatham County
Mr. Wayne NohaChatham County
Mr. Dwayne StephensCity of Savannah
Mr. Malik WatkinsChatham County
Mr. Tom WoiwodeChatham County
Mr. Lee Smith, County ManagerEx-Officio
Mr. Michael Brown, Interim City ManagerEx-Officio