ZAB denies conservation subdivision on Elliot Road; rezoning request goes to the BOC.

A request to build a new subdivision on Elliot Road did not go as planned for the developer when it was first presented to the zoning advisory board, following strong turnout from nearby residents in opposition. The ZAB denied the conditional use permit for a conservation subdivision and recommended denial of the rezoning request. Builders... Continue Reading →


State Route 81 and McDonough Parkway headline SPLOST V recommendations in districts I and III

SPLOST V committee chair Clayton Carte speaks during Thursday’s meeting. (Henry Herald photo/ Joe Adgie) The SPLOST V committee met last week at Heritage Senior Center in McDonough to discuss recommendations for commission districts I and III. The most significant transportation projects proposed within the districts are widening state route 81 in Ola and completing... Continue Reading →

Townhomes proposed along Willow Lane

A new rezoning request along Willow Lane looks to build a combination of townhomes and single-family residences if approved by the board of commissioners. The Reservoir Group of Watkinsville, GA has requested a rezoning from RA (Residential Agricultural) to RS (Residential Suburban) for 23 +/- acres located on Willow Lane north of the existing Pembrooke... Continue Reading →

RaceTrac proposed at Jonesboro and Willow

The applicant has withdrawn their application. The rezoning request will no longer be considered by Henry County. RaceTrac Petroleum has requested a rezoning from RA (residential agriculture) to C-3 (highway commercial) for the purposes of building a new service station on the southwest corner of Jonesboro Road and Willow Lane. The request will be heard... Continue Reading →

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