2013/2014 Regional Transportation Plan Update and Opportunity for Public Comment
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is in the process of updating PLAN 2040, the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) for the Atlanta area. The RTP is a planning document that addresses transportation, environmental, and land use considerations and provides a financially-constrained list of future transportation projects across the 18-county area. Visit the project webpage at http://www.atlantaregional.com/rtpupdate to learn more about the 2013/2014 RTP Update and see opportunities for public comment.
Press Release: 2013 Proved to be a Time of Governmental Cooperation
The new Board of Commissioners began the year by settling a year-long legal dispute with the local cities over the distribution of the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST). All parties agreed the new formula was a fair compromise, saying the positive outcome was the result of the local governments making a concerted effort to cooperate with one another.
The LOST agreement in the first two weeks of the 2013…read more
Fayette County Building Permits & Inspections will have exciting changes taking place early 2014. Our department will begin accepting credit / debit cards as forms of payment, over the counter and online. We are implementing our Citizen Access Portal (CAP) and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, where you can manage your permits, inspection request, and invoices online Please continue to check our department’s web page for additional information and the upcoming meeting for the overview of our changes.
Fayette County earns the 2013 Deal of the Year award from the Georgia Economic Development Association
The 2013 Deal of the Year award recognizes “outstanding achievement in the location or expansion of new businesses in the state of Georgia that meet the community economic development goals and involve significant community program support, such as financial or permitting assistance, workforce development, state financial support, etc”. On October 21, 2013, Governor Nathan Deal presented the Fayette County Development Authority this year’s Deal of the Year award, which was accepted by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners and Fayetteville’s Mayor Greg Clifton, for the development of the Pinewood Atlanta Studios which is scheduled to open January 2014. See photo.
To Register for DNR Hunter Safety classes call 770-305-5412
Kenwood Road Bridge Detour Notification
Kenwood Road remains closed to all thru traffic due to a bridge replacement project over Morning Creek. The project began in July, 2013 and has a seven month project schedule.