Cobb residents are asked for their final comments on the 2040 Comprehensive Plan on July 6 and Aug. 8 before its expected submission to the Atlanta Regional Commission on Aug. 9. Courtesy of Cobb County

Final public hearings on Cobb 2040 Plan set

Cobb Community Development Agency staff has released the 2040 Comprehensive Plan final draft, now needing two more public hearings.

After several months of public engagement and preparing the updated plan, staff will present the contents of the plan and request additional feedback from residents and business and property owners, according to a county statement.

The plan is available for review at CobbCounty.org/ComDev.

Cobb residents are invited to make their final suggestions, additions or revisions at two public hearings:

  • Cobb Planning Commission under “Other Business.” 9 a.m. July 6. BOC Meeting Room, second floor, 100 Cherokee St. NW, Marietta.
  • Cobb Board of Commissioners. 9 a.m. Aug. 8. BOC Meeting Room, second floor, 100 Cherokee St. NW, Marietta.

The 2040 Comprehensive Plan is a long-range, community-designed growth strategy for Cobb. Adopted in 2007 with subsequent annual amendments, the current plan covers the time period between 2007 and 2030. This 10-year update will extend the current plan’s growth outlook to 2040. Mandated by the state, the plan will help Cobb County officials guide and manage expected population and employment growth and coordinate major public investments in such elements as public safety, transportation and community facilities.

On Aug. 9, the plan is scheduled for submission to the Atlanta Regional Commission which will ensure the plan meets minimum standards and procedures for local comprehensive planning.

Information: 770-528-2018 or email ComDevPlanning@CobbCounty.org.

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