The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission will prepare an update to the Northwest Georgia Regional Plan in accordance with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs’ Standards and Procedures for Regional Planning, Chapter 110-12-6. The Regional Plan update will include Regional Goals, Development Maps, Needs and Opportunities, and an Implementation Program for activities the Regional Commission will undertake in Northwest Georgia in 2024-2028.
The Regional Plan update will be prepared with guidance from a Steering Committee and will include a minimum of three public input meetings across the region. These meetings will be advertised and open to the public. The update must be approved by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and adopted by the Northwest Georgia Regional Council prior to July 1, 2024.
More meetings will be posted as the dates and locations are determined. Please see the schedule below for more information.
Regional Plan Update Schedule*
Below is the schedule for the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission to update the Regional Plan.
*Schedule prepared by DCA and represents one of many ways a commission can organize its plan development workflow. See regional planning requirements Chapter 110-12-6 for rule specifics.
Below are the meeting dates and times that have taken place during the Regional Plan Update process.
A public hearing on the Regional Plan update process was held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at the Rome Civic Center, 400 Civic Center Dr, Rome, GA 30161, during the meeting of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission Council, that began at 11:00 am. / Public Hearing Notice / Steering Committee Packet / Presentation