Planning Commission


Review and recommend for adoption to the appropriate governing authority or authorities a comprehensive plan, amendments or parts thereof for the development of its political jurisdiction; review and recommend for adoption to the appropriate governing authority or authorities a zoning ordinance or resolution and map for its political jurisdiction; review and recommend for adoption to the appropriate governing authority or authorities regulations for the subdivision of land within its political jurisdiction, and to administer the regulations that may be adopted.


Meetings are typically held the first Tuesday each month. Planning Commission Work Sessions are held in Council Chambers beginning between 5:00PM & 5:30PM. Public hearings are held in Council Chambers, first floor of Marietta City Hall, 205 Lawrence St.  Planning Commission at 6:00PM; Agenda Work Session at 5:15PM and City Council at 7:00PM.  

Attendance is required at all meetings by Applicant or Representative. Presentation by Applicant or Representative only necessary at the Planning Commission & City Council Meetings.

Please call 770-794-5440 to confirm meeting dates and deadline dates.

2023 Planning Commission Deadline & Meeting Schedule

2024 Planning Commission Deadline & Meeting Schedule (DRAFT)

Rezoning Application - Completed applications and backup information are to be submitted online via Sages

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Craig Smith
Ward 1
Term expires January 14, 2026
(C) 478-454-6477
Email Craig Smith

Frasure Hunter
Ward 2
Term expires March 13, 2026
(C) 678-464-0018
Email Frasure Hunter

Boozer McClure
Ward 3
Term expires January 1, 2025
(O) 770-919-7098
Email Boozer McClure

Tee AndersonWard 4
Term expires October 14, 2026
(C) 678-614-1613
Email Tee Anderson

Brenda McCrae
Ward 5
Term expires October 14, 2026
(C) 678-467-5213
Email Brenda McCrae

R. W (Bob) Kinney
Ward 6
Term expires March 7, 2026
(C) 770-262-8333
Email R. W (Bob) Kinney

Stephen Diffley
Ward 7
Term expires January 10, 2024
(H) 770-977-9482
(C) 404-226-7310
Email Stephen Diffley

Daniel White
City Attorney770-422-8900
Rusty Roth
Staff - Development Services Director770-794-5670
Shelby LittleStaff - Planning & Zoning Manager770-794-5671
Sarah CicconeStaff - Planning & Zoning Administrator
Lisa RajabnikStaff - Planning & Zoning Coordinator
Paige DunsonStaff - Urban Planner770-794-7217

The planning commission shall consist of seven members appointed by the Council. Each member shall live in a separate ward of the city so that at all times each and every ward shall be represented on the commission. Should a member move from the ward or become unable to serve, his or her successor shall be appointed by the Council for the remainder of the unexpired term. No elected official or holder of any other public office shall be eligible to serve on the commission.


  • Three years


  • Applicant or agent must be present for all public hearings.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • In order for an application to be considered complete, all required information must be included. Applicants should meet with staff at least one week prior to deadline to determine completeness.