The MPC is committed to following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to health protection and is therefore enacting measures to ensure our employees and the public are safe, secure, and healthy, while continuing to be open for business and provide services.
In an effort to adhere to CDC recommendations, we are requesting the following: 1) applications and other related documents be transmitted to our staff electronically, 2) any related payments be submitted via our website (www.thempc.org) or by mail; and 3) applicants and members of the public call our office 24 hours in advance to schedule appointments with our staff members. Thank you in advance for your consideration and adherence to these guidelines as we work together to maintain the health of our community.
The Chatham County – Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission is taking the following steps in an effort to aid in protecting public safety in response to the Coronavirus Disease.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN MPC BOARD MEETINGS
The MPC has resumed in-person meetings. The public may access all Board meetings by registering via the MPC’s website (https://www.thempc.org ) on the home page under the News tab.
In order to participate in a meeting virtually, you must have access to a communications media device (such as a tablet, telephone or a computer equipped with a microphone) that will enable you to be heard by the Board and members of the public.
Members of the public wishing to address the Board during the public comments can submit written comments, call in, or speak in person. Those wishing to address the Board by telephone or virtually will need to pre-register for the meeting as set forth above or by calling the MPC office at (912) 651-1440, and providing their name, address, telephone number they will be using and email address.
Once registered, a link with additional instructions will be emailed.
Each speaker will be allowed three minutes to provide comments, and then they may be muted at the direction of the Chairman, to move to the next speaker in the queue. The Chairman may elect to provide the speaker additional time to speak.
All written comments must be submitted by 9 a.m. the day prior to the scheduled Board meeting by emailing the respective Department Director. Alternatively, written comments may be delivered to the MPC’s office at 110 East State Street, Savannah, GA.
DIGITAL APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS
Applications may be submitted digitally in PDF format using the instructions below. If your email is larger than 15MB, please send an email to the appropriate Department contact to secure alternative submission arrangements.
For Planning Commission and City of Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals submit applications, plans and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the Historic District Board of Review, Historic Preservation Commission, and Historic Site and Monument Commission, submit applications, plans and questions to email@example.com.