Archive for Variances – Past, 2020

Petition V-166 (December)

Andrea Cass 404/295-6412 requests to: increase the maximum allowable impervious surface from 35% to 43.49%.

Property is located on the west side of Blackwell Farms Drive, south of Roswell Road, (1113 Blackwell Farms Drive).

Present Zoning: R-15

ECCA Case Manager: Chris Lindstrom

BZA Case Manager: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Add a pool and spa

Staff Comments:

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ECCA recommends: If variance is approved that it complies with all stormwater management comments in order to mitigate the additional impervious surface.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0 subject to stormwater management comments.

Petition V-158 (November)

Applicant, Honey Baked Ham Co., represented by Felicia Johnson, 678-539-0443, [email protected], on behalf of Titleholder, RPT providence Squre, LLC requests to: increase the maximum allowable road signage from 49 square feet to 75.42 square feet.

Property is located on the south side of Roswell road, south of Providence road (4101 Roswell Road).

Present Zoning: CRC

ECCA Case Manager: Marvin Shams

BZA Case Manager: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Increase signage space for better visibility

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ECCA recommends: Approval

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-154 (November) For Information Only

Applicant Michael Malone, 770-756-7593, [email protected], representing Titleholder, Michael J. Malone And Carolyn A. Malone, requests to: 1) reduce the rear setback from the required 30 feet to 28 feet (existing); and 2) allow an accessory structure (proposed pool) to be located to the side of the principal building.

Property is located at the southern terminus of Clary Lakes Drive, south of Clary Lakes Court (4616 Clary Lakes Drive, 30075).

Present Zoning: R-15

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Locate a pool to side of building.

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ECCA recommends: This is for information only

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

Petition V-147 (October)

Applicants Jonathan and Susan O’Connor, 404-903-9467, representing themselves as Titleholder, request to: 1) reduce the side setback for an accessory structure under 144 square feet (existing 80 square foot shed) from the required five (5′) to three (3′) feet adjacent to the eastern property line; and 2) allow an accessory structure (proposed pool) to the side of the principal building.

Present Zoning: R-20

ECCA Case Manager: Chris Lindstrom

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: The high elevation of a dirt mound at the back of the house makes it only feasible to locate the pool on the side of house.

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ECCA recommends: Approval subject to additional stipulations

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

Petition V-138 (October)

Applicant Bonny Phillips Powell, 404-550-5759, representing herself and Daniel Phillips Powell as Titleholder, request that: 1) an accessory structure (existing approximately 288 square foot shed) be allowed to be at the side of the principal building; 2) the rear setback for an accessory structure under 650 square feet (existing approximately 288 square foot shed) be reduced from the required 30 feet to 22 feet; and 3) the rear setback be reduced from the required 30 feet to 16 feet.

Property is located: on the eastside of Foxcroft Circle, east of Foxcroft Trail (631 Foxcroft Circle).

Present Zoning: R-15

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Want to build a bedroom that will encroach on setback by about 10-15 feet.

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ECCA will not be commenting on this case.

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

Petition V-127 (September) for information only

Applicant and Titleholder, Grace Marietta Inc. represented by Douglas Tappin, 770-971-3052, requests to:1) reduce the landscaped screening buffer when abutting residential property from required 35 feet to zero feet along the southern property line; and 2) reduce the front setback from required 50 feet to 36 feet (existing).

Property is located on the west side of Holt road, south of Robinson Road (675 Holt Road)

Present Zoning: R-20

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: 35′ landscape buffer prevents replacement or repair of park.

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ECCA will not be making a recommendation on this case.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-122 (September) for information only – Continued to November

Applicant, Jim Noble, Represented by Paul Huff, Esq., 770-4227016, on behalf of Bradley Financial Corporation, requests to: 1) reduce the required setback for a building used for animals (proposed 2,520 square foot barn) from 100 feet to 66 feet adjacent to the western property line, to 20 feet adjacent to the northern property line, and to 11 feet adjacent to the eastern property line; 2) reduce the required distance to maintain animals from 10 feet from any residential property line to zero feet; 3) allow more than one (1) animal per 5,000 square feet of lot area; and 4) allow an accessory structure (proposed 2,520 square foot barn) to be on a lot without a principal building.

Property is located at the southeast intersection of Aven Road and Hyde Road, east of Beau Reve Park (842 Hyde Road)

Present Zoning: R-20

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: allow for another barn for better management of farm animals.

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ECCA will not be commenting on this case.

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

Petition V- 121 (September)

Applicant and representative, Clinton Mosely, 770-889-1212, on behalf of Titleholder, Woodlawn Square Limited Partnership, requests to increase the maximum allowable area of a wall sign from 49 square feet to 184.23 square feet.

Property is located on the south side of Johnson Ferry Road, the east side of Princeton Walk and the west side of Woodlawn Parkway (1205 Johnson Ferry Road)

Present Zoning: CRC, NS

ECCA Case Manager: Jill Flamm

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: wall sign allowance increase for better recognition of business (LIDL) by public.

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ECCA recommends: Approval

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-120 (September)

Applicant, Marcia Dalton, 770-993-1363, Titleholder, requests to: 1) allow an accessory structure (existing approximately 792 square foot garage) to the side of the principal building; and 2) reduce the required setback for an accessory structure over 650 square feet (existing approximately 792 square foot garage) from 100 feet to 18 feet adjacent to the eastern property line and to 48 feet adjacent to the northern property line.

Property is located on the north side of Timber Ridge Road, east of Little Willeo Road (5125 Timber Ridge Road)

Present Zoning: R-30

ECCA Case Manager: Marvin Shams

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: allow an accessory structure to remain on side of residence.

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ECCA recommends: Approval

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-119 (September)

Applicant Garry M. Spinks, 404-313-1179, Titleholder, requests to reduce the rear setback of this Property from the required 40 feet to 34 feet.

Property is located on the south side of River Ridge Chase, west of Paper Mill Road (4030 River Ridge Chase).

Present Zoning: R-30

ECCA Case Manager: Jill Flamm

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Build a two story, two car garage with an office and storage

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ECCA recommends: Approval

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0