Planning Commission

 Please be advised that there have been changes made to the Planning Commission’s meeting procedure for the August 13, 2020 meeting. The health of Williamson County citizens is a primary concern of Williamson County Government. In accordance with the recommendation of the CDC to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, and in accordance with Executive Order Number 16 issued by Governor Lee on March 20, 2020 authorizing public meetings to be conducted electronically, the August 13, 2020 meeting of the Williamson County Regional Planning Commission will be held electronically at 5:30 PM. As such, there will not be a “physical meeting” at the County Administrative Complex. The meeting will, however, be made available on the County website. The meeting will also be broadcast on Comcast Channel 3, Charter Channel 192, AT&T Channel 99, and United Communications Channel 207. The public may also access the meeting through YouTube at

 Questions about the agenda, including requests to view materials, can be directed to

The Concept Plan may be viewed on the Planning Commission page on the Williamson County website (https://www.williamsoncounty- 

Should you wish to provide public comments on this item, you may provide those comments in writing or request to join the electronic meeting. 

Please direct any written comments to: aaron.holmes@williamsoncounty-tn.govno later than 12:00 p.m./Noon on Monday, August 10, 2020. 

Please direct a request to join the electronic meeting in order to verbally address your comments during the meeting on this item to or by calling (615)-790-5725 no later than 12:00 p.m./Noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Anyone requesting an accommodation due to a disability should contact Risk Management at (615) 790-5466. This request, if possible, should be made at least three (3) working days prior to the meeting


The Williamson County Planning Commission is comprised of 12 members appointed by the Board of Commissioners. They meet at 5:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday of every month to consider requests for rezoning, amendments to the Williamson County Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations, Special Use Permits, and various site plan and plat approvals. 

Plats, site plans and requests must meet all applicable requirements of the Williamson County Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations.

The Williamson County Planning Department prepares the monthly agenda and maintains records of the Planning Commission proceedings.

2020 Schedule of Planning Commission Meetings

Agendas & Minutes


The County Planning Commission's duty is to recommend to the County Board of Commissioners the boundaries of the various original districts and appropriate regulations and restrictions to be enforced therein. The Planning Commission shall: 

  1. Prepare preliminary reports and hold public hearings thereon before submitting a final report. The Board of Commissioners shall not hold its public hearings or take action until it has received the final report of the Planning Commission
  2. After the adoption of such regulations, restrictions, and boundaries of districts, the Planning Commission may recommend to the County Board of Commissioners amendments, supplements, changes, or modifications.


  • John Lackey, Chairman
        Term expires: March 2023
  • Don Crohan, Vice Chairman
        Term expires: March 2024
  • Robin Baldree
        Term expires: March 2022
  • Sharon Hatcher
        Term expires: March 2022
  • Stephen C. Lane
        Term expires: March 2021
  • Beth Lothers
        Term expires: September 2022
  • Sammie McCoy
        Term expires: March 2023
  • Keith McCord
         Term expires: March 2021
  • Bryan Richter
        Term expires: March 2024
  • Rhonda S. Rose
         Term expires: March 2021
  • Eddie Sanders
        Term expires: March 2024

Written Communication  

Members of the County Planning Commission may be reached directly by emailing
 All Commission members will automatically receive a copy of any email sent to this address.  Alternatively, written materials provided to the Planning Department by the deadline noted below will be forwarded to all Commission members.

Deadlines for Comment

In order to provide information to the Planning Commission in a timely manner, all written materials of any kind must be received no later than 12:00 p.m./Noon, three (3) days prior to the meeting date. Materials provided after this established cutoff time will not be eligible for consideration.

Public Hearings

Items requiring a public hearing will be allotted a total of thirty (30) minutes for each public hearing item. Each speaker addressing the Planning Commission during a public hearing shall be allotted a maximum of three (3) minutes each, with some instances being less, dependent upon the number of speakers who have signed up to speak. For those wishing to participate in the public hearing process, a sign up sheet will be available thirty minutes prior to the start of the meeting (5:00 P.M). Those wishing to speak will be required to sign up prior to the start of the meeting (5:30 P.M). The sign in sheet will be picked up promptly at 5:30 P.M