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BOC votes down request from Chestatee developer
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Residents of the Chestatee subdivision off Ga. 400 are celebrating a victory after the Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted to deny the subdivision developer’s request to amend the site’s master plan. Developer Brian Ferris went before the planning commission on May 15, asking to reduce the size of 34 lots in a portion of the subdivision known as Linkside from 100 feet wide to 70 feet wide. Doing so would allow for 11 additional lots in the Linkside section, which already has 11 lots developed. Ferris said that decreasing the lot size would help him sell the lots faster, but residents were outraged, stating that Ferris would allow cheap homes to be built in the subdivision that did not match the design standards of the rest of Chestatee.

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