Hamilton County commissioners today approved a zoning change for an area off Providence Road, despite opposition from surrounding neighbors.
The properties at 8315 and 8417 Providence Road will be changed from agricultural to planned unit development residential.
The commission made the decision with a 7-2 vote over multiple objections from surrounding property owners who are concerned the proposed development will flood their land. Commissioners Chester Bankston and Marty Haynes opposed the change.
See further coverage in Thursday’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...