CHIPLEY - At a meeting Thursday, City of Chipley Planning and Zoning Commission sworn-in two new commissioners and appointed chairman and vice-chairman.

David Ridley and Holland Kent were sworn-in as new members to the commission. The board then appointed Thomas Lancaster as chairman and former chairman Wanda Owens as vice-chairman.

Members are appointed for three-year terms and serve dual terms on the board.

Also at the meeting, the commission approved a request for development at 1142 Jackson Ave. by R.D. Easterling and Joey Nichols. The property, a used car lot, is listed commercial. The development involves expanding the property and enclosing it with a chain link fence.

The board is responsible for management of the City Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Regulations and meets as needed.