Media Release

10-15-14 Planning Commission and 10-16-14 Development Review Committee Items

Monday, October 13, 2014 2:00 PM
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. The Alachua County Development Review Committee will meet on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Both meetings are in room 209 of the County Administration Building located at 12 SE 1st Street downtown Gainesville.

Item for the Planning Commission
CPA-07-14 (Text Amendment) A proposed amendment to the Future Land Use Element of the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan Policies 6.1.8 and 6.2. The amendment would, if approved, allow limited wood-based industrial uses in the Rural/Agricultural land use designation. An example of this type of use would be fabrication of wood floors for commercial and residential use. The text language also provides for standards for such uses to be included in the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) as well as a process for approving such uses. The Planning Commission will act as the Local Planning Agency (LPA) for this hearing and will provide a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners. For further information regarding this item, please contact Jerry Brewington (Senior Planner) at the Alachua County Department of Growth Management at 352-374-5249 or
View the Planning Commission Agenda.
Item for the Development Review Committee
Granite Parke Planned Development, Lot 23 - A public hearing to consider a Minor Change to a Planned Development, a Revised Final Development Plan and a Replat to correct an existing encroachment on approximately 0.92 acres located at 1313 SW 104th St. Please contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249 or Mehdi Benkhatar at for further information.
View the Development Review Committee Agenda.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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