Imker wants redo on sewer rate hike

Several citizens Thursday night asked the Peachtree City Council to dissolve its Water and Sewer Authority in light of sewer fee hikes approved last week that will in many cases double the bills of residential customers. Mayor Don Haddix said while the city could take over management of the city’s sewer system in lieu of […]

PTC approves new celltower ordinance

The latest changes to Peachtree City’s next celltower ordinance were approved Thursday night by the City Council. The ordinance requires that all new antennas, even if they are going on an existing building, be reviewed by the planning commission and City Council for final approval. Several residents expressed disappointment after Mayor Don Haddix announced he […]

PTC sacks commission change

A plan hatched by Peachtree City Mayor Don Haddix to perhaps avoid a 1 percent sales tax for regional transportation initiatives is likely dead in the water after his own city council voted a measure down 3-2. Haddix proposed petitioning the Fayette County Commission to initiate a process that would result in Fayette County leaving […]

New residential zoning proposed for Senoia

A request at a public hearing before the Senoia Planning Commission Monday to amend a portion of the zoning ordinance pertaining to residential zoning districts has been recommended for further review when the city looks at the Comprehensive Plan in 2014. Proposed by Heritage Pointe subdivision resident Don Rehman, the request suggested that a new […]

PTC looks at new cart path needs

When it comes to Peachtree City’s cart path system, 93 miles isn’t enough. Also in the “not enough” category is funding for new cart paths. Nonetheless, at the request of City Councilman Eric Imker, city staff recently conducted an intensive review of potential new cart paths that could be built in the city. The paths […]

PTC parcels out open space zonings

Last week, the Peachtree City Council adopted a new zoning map that rezoned more than 600 individual tracts of land from a “plain vanilla” open space category to one of two more specific new open space categories. Each tract was rezoned to either open space-public or open space-conservation. The OS-C zoning is reserved for land […]

PTC sewer bills set to skyrocket

Peachtree City residents will be getting some sticker shock on their sewer bills starting Dec. 1. Most residential customers will see their bills go up $20 a month or more, thanks to an increase passed Monday night by the Peachtree City Water and Sewer Authority. The appointed authority also is replacing a minimum monthly sewer […]

Somerby unit makeup change approved

Thursday night, the Peachtree City Council approved a redistribution of units for The Somerby senior citizen residential complex off Ga. Highway 74 and Rockaway Road. Somerby’s total units will remain at 310 despite the changes. It has increased its age-restricted assisted living units from 48 to 74. In exchange, it will reduce its condominium units […]

PTC to tweak celltower rules again

Yet again, a proposed new set of rules for the location of new cellphone towers in Peachtree City has been put on hold. This time, it’s so city staff can change language that would have allowed wireless companies to put an antenna on an existing building or structure without getting a review from the Planning […]