The Greater Lowndes Planning Commission (GLPC) is a governmental agency setting the framework of the area’s physical and socio-economic planning. The GLPC is responsible for land use and environmental review, preparing plans and policies, and providing information to and advising the various municipalities and agencies on issues relating to the macro-scale development of the area.
The mission of the GLPC is to look beyond short-term solutions in planning for the future of the Greater Lowndes community; to imporove the public health, safety, convenience and welfare; and to provide for the social, econoimc and physical development of communities on a sound and orderly basis, within a governmental framework and economic environment which fosters constructive growth and efficient administration.
The GLPC is a joint advisory board, comprised of ten (10) citizen members of various backgrounds, appointed by the elected officials of each governing body within Lowndes County.
City of Hahira has one (1) member
City of Dasher has one (1) member
City of Lake Park has one (1) member
City of Valdosta has four (4) members
Lowndes County has three (3) members
The GLPC Regular Meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in the South Health District Office Conference Room at 325 West Savannah Avenue Valdosta, Georgia. Work Sessions are held the second to last Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at the same location. These meetings are open to the public.
The City of Valdosta handles all Planning and Zoning Services for the City of Hahira through an intergovernmental agreement. For more information, contact the City of Valdosta Planning and Zoning Division at (229) 259-3563 or visit their website