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2021 County Code Amendments Public Hearings

The 2021 Code Amendments Package, Package 1 Version 1,  is now available for review.

Download the 2021 Code Amendments Package

Public Hearings regarding code amendments will be held:

Board of Commissioners Work Session: January 25, 2021 – 1:30 pm

Board of Commissioners Public Hearing Dates:

  • January 26, 2021 – 7:00 pm
  • February 9, 2021 – 9:00 am
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Public Meetings and Events Calendar
Public Meeting Calendar

Check each event description for information on how to register for public comment or view the meeting virtually.

 

The BOC Meeting Room, the Learning Center, and "3rd Floor Meeting Room" are located at the Cobb Administration Building at 100 Cherokee Street in Marietta.

References to 1150 Powder Springs Street refer to the Community Development Agency Main Conference Room at that address (unless otherwise noted).

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CobbTV broadcasts can be viewed on cable TV, on the Cobb County website, or on our YouTube Channel.

Holiday Schedule for 2021

New Year's Day Friday, Jan. 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 18, 2021
Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2021
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6, 2021
Veterans Day Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021
Friday, Nov. 26, 2021
Christmas Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021
Friday, Dec. 24, 2021

Public Meeting Rules

Rules for Public Comments*

*Section and paragraph references in italics belong to the BOC Rules of Procedure document linked above.

Regular BOC Meetings

(Near beginning and end of meetings)

Those persons who are signed up will be called upon by the County Attorney. Each speaker will be allotted a maximum of five (5) minutes to address the Board, observing these duly adopted policies.

The Cobb County Board of Commissioners welcomes visitors to Board meetings and is willing to hear any person or persons desiring to appear before the Board who is not currently an announced candidate for public office or a salaried member of the county staff, provided the person’s comments do not violate the broadcasting policies of CobbTV as duly adopted from time to time. Sec. 1.09

Each speaker will be allotted a maximum of five (5) minutes for their presentation. Sec. 1.09.01a

All remarks shall be made to the commission as a body and addressed through the Chair. Remarks shall not be made to a particular Commissioner. Sec. 1.09.03

No person shall be allowed to make impertinent, derogatory, offensive or slanderous remarks while addressing the Commission. Sec. 1.09.05

CobbTV Broadcasting Policy

Endorsements: At no time will the Government Access Channel be utilized to endorse a [ballot] issue, candidate, specific person, company or brand name product. par. F

Promotions: Promotional announcements for county and/or municipal sponsored events will be permitted. Promotional announcement for events, charities or outside organizations not government sponsored shall not be permitted. par. G

Rules for Public Hearings*

*Section and paragraph references in italics belong to the BOC Rules of Procedure document linked above.

Regular BOC Meetings

Persons wishing to address the Board of Commissioners in duly advertised public hearings will be heard in the order in which they come forward upon announcement of the hearing, without regard to whether the person is speaking in favor or against the matter. Each speaker is generally allotted a maximum of three (3) minutes. Sec. 1.09.08

BOC Zoning Hearings, BZA Hearings, Planning Commission Zoning Hearings

Representatives/applicants, as a group, and representatives/opponents, as a group, shall be given a maximum of ten (10) minutes for each side to present its case, unless, by general consensus, more time is allotted. The Clerk shall be responsible for keeping time. Any groups which are present are encouraged to choose a spokes person to present their views. Re-adopted Rules and Procedures of the BOC, BZA and PC

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