Mayor Wamp announces growth plan for Hamilton County

It will map out the pathway for growth of cities into unincorporated areas of the county

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Hamilton County Mayor Weston Wamp announces their first growth plan for unincorporated areas.

It basically will guide any future annexation for cities in the county.

The Mayor is working with the Regional Planning Agency and Ragan Smith Associates to draw it up.

“As we plan for the future, our aim is sustainable and responsible growth that preserves the unique and cultural aspects of the county,” said Mayor Wamp. “I look forward to working with the County Commission and the RPA to pave the way for robust communities from Sale Creek to Apison.”

They are dividing the unincorporated areas into four regions:

North End (unincorporated parts of Soddy Daisy & Sale Creek)

Northeast (unincorporated parts of Birchwood, Ooltewah & Georgetown)

Mid-County (unincorporated parts of Signal Mountain. & Middle Valley)

Southeast (unincorporated parts of Collegedale, East Brainerd & Apison)

Commission Chair Chip Baker added his support.

“I am very excited to be leading planning efforts in the Mid-County planning zone. It’s important we have a structured and intentional idea for growth in our unincorporated areas.”

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