Archive for Variances – Past, 2014

Petition V-124

Retail Planning Corporation, 770-956-8383, represented by John H. Moore, 770-429-1499, requests to: 1) Waive the maximum total sign area from the approved 686.6 square feet to 764.6 square feet; and 2) waive the maximum allowable sign structure area from the approved 1,548 square feet to 1,470 square feet to correct previous approval from V-39 of 2014 relative to “Proposed – Sign 5.”

Located on the south side of Lower Roswell Road, on the east side of Johnson Ferry Road, and on the southwestern side of Davidson Road.

Size of tract is 22 acres

Current zoning: GC

Contiguous zoning is:  North: NRC & O & I; South R-20: RA-5; West: NRC & GC; East: GC

Future Land Use: Community Activity Center

Case Manager: Trish Steiner

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Redoing signs

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 4-0

Petition V-109

Loraine Carter, 407-951-4378, represented by Christopher Carter, 678-322-6009, requests to: 1) Waive the side setbacks from the required 12 feet to 7.6 feet adjacent to the southern property line and to 5.2 feet adjacent to the northern property line; and 2) waive the side setback for an accessory structure under 144 square feet (approximately 64 square foot frame play house) from the required 5 feet to 2 feet.

Located on the south side of Lamplighter Lane, east of Huntsman Way (352 Lamplighter Lane).

Size of tract is 1.15 acres

Current zoning: R-30

Contiguous zoning is: North: R-30 (Fox Hills Subdivision); South R-30 (Fox Hills Subdivision); West: R- 30 (Fox Hills Subdivision); East: R-30 (Fox Hills Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Doug Davis

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson
Reason: Existing Structures

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approve item 1, item 2 removed 5-0 subject to additional stipulations.

Petition V-96

Timothy W. Matthews, 404-272-1455, requests 1) Waive the side setback from the required 10 feet to 5 feet adjacent to the western property line; 2) waive the setback for an accessory structure over 144 square feet (approximately 216 square foot shed) from the required 35 feet to 18.1 feet adjacent to the north property line and from 10 feet to 7.9 feet adjacent to the east property line.

Located on the north side of Clubland Court, north of Clubland Drive (1052 Clubland Court).

Size of tract is .46 acres

Current zoning: R-20

Contiguous zoning is:  Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); South R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); West: R- 20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); East: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Marvin Shams

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Garage

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0 subject to additional stipulations

Petition V-91

Julie’s Plaza LLC, 678-754-4673, represented by John Bishara, 678-754-4673, requests to 1) Increase the maximum allowable impervious surface from 70% to 95%; 2) waive the side setback from the required 15 feet to 12 feet adjacent to the southern property line; 3) reduce the depth of a 90 degree parking stall from the required 19 feet to 18 feet (with increase in width from required 8.5 feet to 9 feet); 4) waive the setback for a sign from the required 52 feet from the center of a major collector road right-of-way to 30 feet; and 5) increase the maximum allowable sign area from 120 square feet to 128 square feet.

Located on the east side of East Cobb Drive, north of Johnson Ferry Road (1344 East Cobb Drive).

Size of tract is 1.0 acres

Current zoning: O & I

Contiguous zoning is:  North: GC; South: GC; West: GC; East: GC.

Future Land Use: Community Activity Center

Case Manager: Trish Steiner

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Redevelop Shopping Center

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0 subject to additional stipulations.

Petition V-89

Pollo Tropical, 305-671-1203, represented by Garvis L. Sams, Jr., 770-422-7016, requests to 1) Waive the landscape enhancement strip adjacent to a public street from the required eight (8′) feet to two (2′) feet along Johnson Ferry Road; and 2) increase the maximum allowable impervious surface from 70% to 86%.

Located on the east side of Johnson Ferry Road, south of Lower Roswell Road (680 Johnson Ferry Road).

Size of tract is .46 acres

Current zoning: GC

Contiguous zoning is:  North: GC; South: GC; West: GC; East: CRC.

Future Land Use: Community Activity Center

Case Manager: Trish Steiner

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Addition

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0 subject to additional stipulations.

Petition V-87

Steven G. Aertker, 678-523-0023, representing himself, requests to waive the rear setback from the required 35 feet to 10.4 feet.

Located At the northwest intersection of Indian Hills Parkway and Summit Drive (4021 Summit Drive).

Size of tract is .50 acres

Current zoning: R-20

Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); South R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); West: R- 20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); East: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Marvin Shams

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Garage

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0

Petition V-81

Rachel M. and Hilary M. Thornton, 678-401-4639, represented by Zett Quinn, 404-769-1747, request to: 1) Waive the side setback from the required 10 feet to 9 feet adjacent to the northeast property line; and 2) waive the impervious surface from a maximum of 35% to 37.2%.

Located on the east side of Clubland Drive, south of Clubland Way (3507 Clubland Drive).

Size of tract is .46 acres

Current zoning: R-20

Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); South R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); West: R- 20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); East: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Marvin Shams

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Addition

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0 with no additional impervious surface to be added.

Petition V-80

Thomas C. Baskin,770-552-9870, representing himself, requests to: 1) Waive the side setback from the required 10 feet to 5 feet adjacent to the west property line, and 2) waive the setback for an accessory structure up to 144 square feet (approximately 144 square foot “Shed”) from the required 5 feet to 4 feet adjacent to the west property line.

Located on the south side of Clubland Drive, east of Clubwood Trail (3848 Clubland Drive).

Size of tract is .71 acres

Current zoning: R-20

Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); South R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision); West: R- 20(Indian Hills Subdivision); East: R-20 (Indian Hills Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Marvin Shams

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Shed

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0

Petition V-74

Aqua Design Pools & Spas, LLC,770-517-1117, 678-873-1860, represented by Delinda Umberger, requests to increase the maximum allowable impervious surface from 35% to 47.5%.

Property located on the north side of Heyward Square Place, west of Lower Roswell Road (5474 Heyward Square Place).

Size of tract is .35 acres

Current zoning: R-15

Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (Talley Green Subdivision); South: R-20 (Heywood Square Subdivision); West: R-20 (Talley Green Subdivision); East: R-20 (Heywood Square Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Jill Flamm

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Pool

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  Denial. No hardship due to shape or topology of the land. Already using impervious pavers.  

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action: Approved 5-0 subject to additional stipulations, including an infiltration system to mitigate the  effects of the additional surface area. 

Petition V-72

Circle W Construction Co., Inc., 678-873-1860, representing themselves, requests to waive the rear setback from the required 35 feet to 15 feet.

Property located on the southeast corner of River Farm Road and Johnson Ferry Road (4800 River Farm Road).

Size of tract is .50 acres

Current zoning: R-20

Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-20 (River Hill Subdivision); South: R-20 (River Hill Subdivision); West: RA-5 (Powers Pointe Subdivision); East: R-20 (River Hill Subdivision).

Future Land Use: Low Density Residential

Case Manager: Marvin Shams

Zoning Appeals and Variances Commissioner is Kim Swanson

Reason: Realigning Frontage

Staff Comments:

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ECCA position:  House has been abandoned for years and is being torn down and realigned to face River Farm Road. Will greatly enhance neighborhood. Front setback will now become the side setback. Recommend approval.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances Action:Approved 5-0