Cobb Advisory Committee Meeting with Darryl Simmons, Planning & Zoning Administrator, City of Kennesaw

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Name: Cobb Advisory Committee Meeting with Darryl Simmons, Planning & Zoning Administrator, City of Kennesaw
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM EST
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Event Description:
Darryl Simmons serves as the Manager over the Planning and Zoning Department for the City of Kennesaw. He has held this position since 2001. Prior to his service at Kennesaw, Darryl Simmons served in a variety of positions with the City of Marietta for eleven years ranging from Code enforcement officer, zoning analyst, community development block grant inspector and project manager.

In his time as Planning and Zoning Administrator, Mr. Simmons focused on three key area that he used to gauge success: 1) customer service 2) partnerships 3) streamlining policies for the benefit of the citizens. Mr. Simmons focused on revising the plan review process with the creation of the plan review committee that is comprised of representatives of all the departments that are involved with community development process. This committee meets weekly and provides guidance to citizens, developers and business owners that wish to discuss preliminary and advanced designs, ideas and receive clarification on plan submittal process.   Mr. Simmons focused on partnerships with Cobb County the other cities, State and Federal agencies while at the same time worked on building trust in the community.  Planning and Zoning policy revision and adoption of critical zoning legislation has led to the success of development throughout the City of Kennesaw.

Mr. Simmons studied Architecture and Urban Design at the City College of New York.  He has a certificate of completion of the Local Government Management Program from the University of Georgia’s Carl Vincent Institute. He is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute class of 2014. He is a long-standing member and former board member of the Georgia Association of Zoning Administrators and a member of the American Planning Association.   He has worked in the Cobb County Community for thirty years. He is happily married with two wonderful kids.

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720 Kennesaw Ave.
Marietta, GA 30060
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Ian McDermott
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