Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Appointments to the following: Planning Commission, Water & Sewerage Authority, Animal Control Board, Alcoholic Beverage Commission -Temporary moratorium on new large scale commercial poultry house operations -Local marketing organization agreement with the Chamber -Personal services contract with Robert Wardlaw -Purchase orders for police radios, trucks and a Gradall SUBSCRIBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21

Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government recently enhanced the number of payment options available at several departments. The county installed PayLo payment processing devices at the Animal Shelter, Mountain Cove Farms Resort, Landfill and Planning Office. The devices enable Walker County to keep pace with current payment processing trends. In addition to accepting MasterCard, Visa, … Continue reading Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment

Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

The Walker County Board of Commissioners and Walker County Planning Commission will consider a number of proposed amendments to the county's Land Development Code over the next two months. Draft ordinance O-02-21 would amend the County Code to add a definition for a tiny home, reduce the size of required road frontage in certain zones, … Continue reading Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

Commissioner to Appoint Study Committee on Best Practices for Poultry Houses

Rock Spring, GA - The Walker County Planning Commission held a discussion last month to start forming a list of recommendations to update a few land development regulations. The Planning Commission talked about property line buffers for new poultry houses, creating a special zone for things like yurts, and establishing minimum square footage requirements for residential dwellings, … Continue reading Commissioner to Appoint Study Committee on Best Practices for Poultry Houses

New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019

Rock Spring, GA – New home construction in unincorporated Walker County posted modest gains in 2019, with the size and value of homes being built continuing to grow. Data recently released by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 3% increase in the number of new single family home construction permits issued last year. Housing … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019