The City opens the self-nomination process for 30 days. Once closed, all applications are then forwarded to the council for their review. Afterward, the council provides their recommendations to the Mayor. Each recommended applicant is contacted by Craig Kidd (Mayor’s Aide) to determine if they are still interested in serving. The Mayor then nominates board appointees and council ratifies the appointments. This is a 60-90 day process.
Arts and Culture Board
The Arts and Culture Board promotes the arts by making recommendations to the Mayor and City Council about enriching the City's cultural scene. The board advocates for the arts as well as studies and makes quarterly recommendations to City Council about policies and proposed programs or artwork in Johns Creek.
The Planning Commission of Johns Creek reviews zoning cases and serves as a recommending body to the Mayor and City Council for the purpose of upholding and implementing the vision and objectives as outlined in the Comprehensive Plan
and accompanying regulatory ordinances such as Zoning
. (Also see "Zoning 101
Construction Board of Appeals
The Construction Board of Appeals decides on cases requesting variances, code interpretation or an appeal to a staff decision on regulatory ordinances of the construction of buildings or the life safety within such structures.
Board of Zoning Appeals
The purpose of the Johns Creek Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is to decide on cases requesting variances and/or code interpretations on the regulatory ordinances of the city including but not limited to the:
Further, the board shall hear cases requesting an appeal to a staff interpretation and/or decision on the above referenced ordinances. Other ordinances adopted in the future that include regulatory requirements that affect building and development may come under the purview of this Board.
The BZA is a decision making board in that any appeal to its decisions shall be made to the Superior Court of Georgia.