April 18, 2007
REZONE IN COUNTY HISTORY
Almost 900 acres in the Agriculture district on the
Future Land Use Map
Highway 11 North, down Palato Road, up to Holloway Hollow
Road, and over to Calvin Road –an area consisting of 896
acres of Agriculturally zoned land—is up for rezoning per
a request by William P. Blincoe III along with his partners
in Bedford Falls Development.
has been accumulating this large area of land piece by piece,
or should we say tract by tract over the last several years.
The last piece of this puzzle came together recently with
a purchase from Cedar Creek Land Investment, LLC
(Bennett, Wyatt, Thomas, and Parrish) on December 5, 2006.
this latest deed William P. Blincoe III is from Fulton County,
Georgia. Other deeds show that William P. Blincoe III is
from Chatham County (Savannah), Georgia. Others in the “Beford
Falls Development” are Hugh C. Middleton (Fulton County),
Glenn R. Blincoe (Kentucky), and Scott H. Austin (Gwinnett
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zoning request is to rezone from Agriculture to RR, Rural
Residential, which would be 3-acre lots. The County’s
Future Land Use Map shows this area as Agriculture and is
surrounded by land shown as Agriculture, Forestry, Hunting
Jasper County Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct
public hearing on this rezoning request April 26, 2007 beginning
at 7:00 pm in the County Annex building, 162 N.
Warren Street, Monticello, GA. Official legal ad is as follows:
2007Z02, applicant Bedford Falls Development,
owner William Blincoe, III to rezone 896 acres located
on Palalto Road, Holloway Hollow and Calvin Road from
Agriculture to RR. This tract is shown on map 21 parcel
16,16A, 19,20,21,17 Map 22 parcel 12,13,14 and Map 27
on parcel 56.
to GDOT statistics in 2005 the DAILY traffic counts in this
Road between Calvin Rd and Aldridge Rd –330
Post Road between Calvin Road and Bowden Road—800
Highway 11 North at Thomason Road (which runs into Palato
this large rezone traffic would double and possibly triple
on these roads.
Do not think this will not affect you. An additional 250-300
houses with approximately 500-600 more vehicles a day and
that many more children in our schools, it will affect you
and your property taxes.
rezone is NOT consistent with the Future Land Use Map of
If you can not
attend this meeting, you can fax your comments to the P&Z
Board at 706-468-4938 or take them by the P&Z office
before the 4/26/07 meeting.
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