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Tagged With: Minor Modifications

Cobb County Civic Coalition Minor Modifications Presentation now Online

The Cobb County Civic Coalition made a presentation at the March 25th Cobb BOC meeting during the Public Comment Section about problems with “Minor Modifications” and how one Minor Modification has cost the County over $1 Million. The County now has the presentation online at Tab 3:  

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Braves Oust Turtles and Drain Retention Pond

From their video online, it looks like the Braves have already drained a man-made stormwater retention pond on the property they recently purchased in Cobb.  There is no mention of what stormwater measures they are implementing on the property so that they don’t flood their neighbors.  Maybe Cobb will just allow them to do a Fee-in-Lieu of … Continue reading »

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Cobb’s Fee in Lieu of Detention Program has the County Gasping for Air

Minor Modifications Part III While researching Minor Modifications and their abuses in Cobb County, I stumbled upon yet another program that I believe is majorly flawed and harming the taxpayers.  That program is called “Fee in Lieu of Detention”.  This is the type of Minor Modification that Cobb used in the previous example of Z-128 from … Continue reading »

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A Timeline for Disaster

Minor Modifications Part II One of the specific cases of abuse of the Minor Modification process the Cobb County Civic Coalition investigated was Z-128 from 2005.  I have put together a timeline of events that I uncovered from online research and numerous open records requests: June 2, 2005 – Zoning Application submitted to the County for … Continue reading »

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One Cobb Minor Modification cost taxpayers over $1 Million

Minor Modifications Part I The Cobb County Civic Coalition (CCCC) has been urging Cobb County for several years to change its process for Minor Modifications.  Their primary concerns with minor modifications in Cobb include: Occur AFTER the public hearing and BOC Final Zoning Decision No Public Notification No Public Input No Public Disclosure Before or … Continue reading »

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