NOTE: If you are a state licensed contractor, architect, engineer and have not been previously been issued a permit in the City of Perry, please contact 478-988-2720 prior to online submittals. All submittal attachments must be in a PDF format. Click here for further details and instructions for the online development services portal. The portal also has a help feature which can further assist you.

Responsibilities

Following a Public Hearing, the Planning Commission is authorized to make the final decision on the following types of applications:

  • Variances
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Preliminary Plats

Following an Informational Hearing, the Planning Commission makes a recommendation to Mayor and Council on the following types of applications:

  • Rezoning & Annexations
  • Special Exceptions
  • Zoning Map Amendment
  • Land Management Ordinance Text Amendment
  • Comprehensive Plan

Planning Commission Function

The Planning Commission consists of seven City of Perry residents appointed by Mayor and Council. The function of the commission is to make informative recommendations and plans for the physical, social, and economic growth of Perry to promote the public health, safety, and welfare. Members are appointed to four-year terms, coinciding with the appointing council member’s term.

Board Members

Name Representing Term Expire
Amy Kemp Mayor Randall Walker 12/31/2021
Patricia Jefferson Council Member Bynum-Grace 12/31/2021
Eric Edwards (Chairman) Council Member Robert Jones 12/31/2021
Jim Mehserle Council Member Darryl Albirtton 12/31/2021
Lawrence Clarington (Vice Chairman) Council Member Willie King 12/31/2023
Charlie Griffis Council Member Joy Peterson 12/31/2023
Brince Coody Council Member Riley Hunt 12/31/2023

2021 Planning Commission Meetings

Unless otherwise posted, all meetings of the Planning Commission and the City Council begin at 6:00 PM and are held at the Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Road, Perry, Georgia.

Application Filing Deadline Planning Commission Hearing City Council First Reading City Council Second Reading
December 14, 2020 January 11, 2021 February 2, 2021 February 16, 2021
January 11, 2021 February 8, 2021 March 2, 2021 March 16, 2021
February 8, 2021 March 8, 2021 April 6, 2021 April 20, 2021
March 15, 2021 April 12, 2021 May 4, 2021 May 18, 2021
April 12, 2021 May 10, 2021 June 1, 2021 June 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 June 14, 2021 July 6, 2021 July 20, 2021
June 14, 2021 July 12, 2021 August 3, 2021 August 17, 2021
July 12, 2021 August 9, 2021 September 7, 2021 September 21, 2021
August 16, 2021 September 13, 2021 October 5, 2021 October 19, 2021
September 20, 2021 October 18, 2021 November 16, 2021 December 7, 2021
October 11, 2021 November 8, 2021 December 7, 2021 December 21, 2021*
November 15, 2021 December 13, 2021 January 4, 2021** January 18, 2021**
December 13, 2021 January 10, 2022 February 1, 2022** February 15, 2022**

*Meeting date subject to change or cancellation. **Meeting dates not finalized by City Council