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Public Input Form & Sign Up to Speak

IMPORTANT: If you are requesting to sign up to speak during the public input period or at a public hearing, this form must be submitted no later than NOON on the Friday preceding the scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting. If your request is submitted later than this deadline, you must sign up onsite at the beginning of the Board of Commissioners meeting. The sign-up list is available 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

PROVIDE COMMENTS ONLY: You also may complete the form below to provide written comments without signing up to speak. 

PUBLIC RECORDS DISCLAIMER: Any information provided on the form below is considered public record and can be requested by any member of the public. For this reason, some information on this form is optional. While contact information is optional, we will need it if you want followup contact.


RESIDENCY: Are you a resident of Chatham County?

SELECT THE CORRECT MEETING DATE: Please make sure you select a valid date of a regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, which are typically held the first and third Mondays but may vary in July and for holidays. See below for more information on when public hearings and public input periods. 


Date Picker

INPUT OPTIONS: You can either sign up to speak at the Public Input Period or a scheduled Public Hearing. You also can provide comments for the meeting below even if you can't attend or do not want to speak.

  • PUBLIC INPUT PERIODS: Are held at the beginning of every regularly-scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, including both the Work Session and Regular Session. Comments are limited to THREE minutes and the entire Public Input Period is usually limited to 30 minutes.
  • PUBLIC HEARINGS are typically scheduled for evenings of the regular sessions, usually held on the third Monday starting at 6 pm but the time can vary depending on the circumstances. If you select the Public Hearing option below, you will need to identify the topic of the hearing.
  • WRITTEN COMMENTS: You also are welcome to submit written comments below in lieu of speaking at the meeting.


UPLOAD ATTACHMENT: You may upload additional comments as a file in Word or PDF format.