Planning Advisory Commission (PAC)


Your contact for the PAC: Kevin Herrit AICP, EDFP - jrenfroe@columbusga.org


The Planning Advisory Commission (PAC) serves in an advisory capacity to the Planning Department with regard to:

  • A comprehensive plan or parts thereof for the development and redevelopment of Columbus
  • Regulations for the subdivision of land and amendments thereto
  • Other such matters as may be required by ordinance

The Commission is made up of seven regular members and two alternates. PAC has no legislative powers but is appointed by the Columbus City Council to listen to the concerns of citizens and developers, evaluate recommendations made by the planning staff and make recommendations to Council.

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Contact Information

For more information about the Planning Advisory Commission, please contact Kevin Herrit, (706) 653-4421 or via email at jrenfroe@columbusga.org.

Application Process

Applications to appear before the Planning Advisory Commission must be submitted to the Planning Department no later than 5:00 PM on the applicable application deadline date. Required signs must be posted at the time of application submission. A site plan is required with all applications for all high-density residential and commercial zoning requests. No applications will be accepted unless the applicant submits all pertinent information and required signs are posted.


The applicant or his appointed representative must be present at the Planning Advisory Commission meeting and at the public hearing held by the Columbus City Council.The applicant will be notified regarding the date and time of the public hearing held by Council.


PAC Board Meetings

Application Deadline Meeting Date Agenda/Staff Report & Minutes & Summary ( when available )
CANCELED January 17, 2018CANCELED Agenda| Minutes | Video
January 02, 2018* February 7, 2018 Agenda| Minutes | Video
January 16, 2018* February 21, 2018 Agenda| Minutes | Video
February 05, 2018 March 07 15, 2018 Agenda| Minutes | Video
Feburary 19, 2018 March 21, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
March 05, 2018 April 04, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
March 19, 2018 April 18, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
April 02, 2018 May 02, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
April 16, 2018 May 16, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
May 07, 2018 June 06, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
May 21, 2018 June 20, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
June 18, 2018 July 18, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
July 02, 2018 August 1, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
July 16, 2018 August 15, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
August 06, 2018 September 5, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
August 20, 2018 September 19, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
September 04, 2018* October 03, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
September 17, 2018 October 17, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
October 1, 2018 November 07, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
November 05, 2018 December 05, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video
December 17, 2018 January 16, 2018 Agenda | Minutes | Video

Meetings will be held in the Council Chambers, 2nd floor of the Citizens Service Center located at 3111 Citizens Way.  Google Maps »


Applications must be submitted to the Planning Department of the Columbus Consolidated Government before 5:00 p.m. ( usually Monday ) of the deadline date along with all applicable fees. Required signs must be posted at the time of application submission. A site plan is required with all applications for all high-density residential and commercial zoning requests. No applications will be accepted unless the applicant submits all pertinent information and required signs are posted.


*Tuesday dates due to holidays.


PAC Meetings 2017
PAC Meetings 2015-2016


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