Newton County Board of Commissioners

Special Called Meeting Agenda

7:30 PM

Historic Courthouse-1124 Clark Street

Covington, Georgia 30014

Thursday, November 2, 2023



  1. Call to Order: Chairman Banes
  2. Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Adoption of the Agenda
  5. Public Zoning Hearing

Rezoning, Future Land Use Map Amendment, Conditional Use Permit Petitions Shena Applewhaite, Director of Development Services

OLD BUSINESS (Tabled by the BOC for 60 days September 5, 2023)

1.          FLU23-000006 *Applicant has requested petition to be withdrawn at this time*


Location: 43 Dry Pond Rd Map & Parcel Number: 51-18D FLUM: RR (Rural Residential)

Proposed FLUM: COM (Commercial) Zoning: AR (Agricultural Residential) Acreage: 17.57 approx.

Request: To amend the FLUM to COM in order to rezone it to commercial for a mini warehouse.

Applicant: Kenneth Batchelor 43 Dry Pond Rd. Covington GA

2.          REZ23-000013


Location: 2601 Access Rd

Map & Parcel Number: 0025-028 FLUM: DN, PRC,

Zoning: R-3 (Single-Family Residential) Acreage: 24

Request: To rezone the parcel from R-2 (Single-Family Residential) to M-1(Light Industrial)

Applicant: Maddox Nix 945 Bank Street Conyers, GA 30012 Rep: John Nix



3.          NEW BUSINESS CUP23-0000009 DISTRICT 2

Location: 5350 Hwy 20

Map & Parcel Number: 0007A 039A FLUM: MX (Mixed Used)

Zoning: CN (Neighborhood Commercial) Acreage: 7.6

Request: To sell Alcohol at the restaurant.

Applicant: Christopher (Todd) Thomas 147 Tara Blvd. Loganville, GA 30052 Recommended approval by a vote of 4-0


4.              FLU23-000007


Location: Morgan Farms, Hwy 278

Map & Parcel Number: 99-001, 99-001E, 99-004, 99- 004A, 99-004B, 99-004D, 99-004E, 99-001A 99-003, 99-

001D, 99-045, 99-002

FLUM: RR – Rural Residential and PRC–Park/Recreation/Conservation Zoning: AR – Agricultural Residential

Acreage: Approximately 93 acres

Request: To amend the FLUM from RR/PRC to DN/PRC

Inline Communities, LLC 1776 Peachtree St. NW Suite 260S Atlanta, Ga 30309 Representative: Phil Johnson

Recommended denial by a vote of 4-0


  1. Citizen Comments
  2. Board Comments
  3. Adjourn