Archive for Variances – Past, 2021

Petition V-46 (May) For information only

Hugh Tully, 770-559-5163, represented by Hugh Tully, 770-559-5163, requests to reduce the major side setback  from required 25 ft to 23.3 ft (existing) adjacent to Foxcroft Circle; and 2) allow a proposed in-ground pool and spa) to be located to the side of the house.

Property is located at 601 Foxcroft Circle. This is on the northeast corner of Foxcroft Trail and Foxcroft Circle.  Current zoning: R-15; Size of Track: 0.36 acres.

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Plans for future pool and spa.

Staff Comments:

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Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 3-0 subject to an additional stipulation

Petition V-44 (May)

Paul Edjua, 530-848-5863, represented by Paul Edjua, 530-848-5863, requests to reduce the front side and rear setbacks to accommodate two gazebos. The specifics include:  

  1. Reduce front setback from 40 feet to 36.4 feet (existing);
  2. Reduce the rear setback from 35 feet to 21 feet (existing);
  3. Increase the maximum allowable impervious surface from 35% to 36.9%;
  4. Allow an accessory structure under 650 sq ft (214 sq ft gazebo) to be located to side of house;
  5. Reduce front setback from 40 ft to 15 feet (existing) and the rear setback from required 35 ft to 20 ft (existing) to accommodate 214 sq ft gazebo.
  6. Reduce side setback from required 10 ft to 3 ft adjacent to the eastern property line and rear setback from 35 ft to 7 ft for a 462 sq ft proposed stone gazebo.

Property is located at 1360 Little Willeo Road. This is on the south side of Little Willeo Road, across from Karls Gate Drive. Current zoning: R-20; Size of Track: 0.52 acres.

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

ECCA Case Manager: Jill Flamm

Reason: The house is on a triangular lot and owners would like to accommodate two gazebos.

Staff Comments:

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ECCA Recommendation: No Action

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 3-0 subject to additional stipulation.

Petition V-37 (April) – For Information Only

Petition V-37 (April) – Information only   

Jerry Cox, 770-365-7273, represented by Kathleen M. Cox, 404-376-6225, requests to 1) reduce the rear setback from required 30 feet to 24 feet; and 2) reduce the required setbacks for an accessory structure under 144 square feet (existing approximately 112 square foot shed) from 5 feet to 3 feet adjacent to the rear and southern property lines.

Property is located at 755 Monticello Way. This is on the east side of Monticello Way, north of Greenwood Trail. Current zoning: R-15; Size of Track: 0.34 acre.

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: 1) Porch extension; 2) existing shed

Staff Comments:

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Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-35 (May)

Julie’s Plaza LLC, 678-754-4673, represented by John Bishara 678-754-4673, requests to: 1) Allow up to 87% impervious surface; 2) reduce the dimensions of a 90 degree parking stall from 8.5 feet x 19 feet to 9 feet x 18 feet; 3) reduce the width of a two-way drive aisle from 24 feet to 22 feet; and 4) waive the required landscape enhancement strip; and 5) reduce the sign setback from required 52 feet from centerline to 30 feet.

Property is located at 1314 East Cobb Drive. This is on the east side of East Cobb Drive, north of Johnson Ferry Road. Current zoning: GC; Size of Track: 0.67 acre

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

ECCA Case Manager: Chris Lindstrom

Reason: Plans for future restaurant.

Staff Comments:

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ECCA Recommendation: ECCA will take no action on this variance subject to Stormwater Management approval as well as the extension of the landscaping strip and placement of a sign consistent with the dental facility next door.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 3-0 subject to additional stipulations

Petition V-32 (April)

Garry Spinks,  404-313-1179, requests to 1) reduce the front setback from 45 feet to 42.5 feet; and 2) reduce the rear setback from required 34 feet (previous V-119 of 2020) to 32.6 feet.   

Property is located at 4030 River Ridge Chase. This is on the south side of River Ridge Chase, west of Paper Mill Road. Current zoning: R-30; Size of Track: 0.69 acre.

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

ECCA Case Manager: Jill Flamm

Reason: Footings for second garage put in the wrong place.

Staff Comments:

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ECCA Recommendation: ECCA will take no action on this variance.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0

Petition V-26 (April)

Jennifer and Jonathan Tucker, 404-403-8673, represented by Jennifer Tucker, 770-826-4064, requests to: 1) reduce the side setback from 10 feet to 5 feet to accommodate a new garage on the property; and 2) allow a second electrical meter on a residential lot.

Property is located at 822 Fox Hollow Parkway, Marietta, GA. Current zoning: R-20; Size of Track: 0.88 acre

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

ECCA Case Manager: Kris Killough

Reason: Applicant would like to build a separate garage with an open breezeway to the home.

Staff Comments:

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ECCA Recommendation: ECCA will not be making a recommendation on this variance.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0 with additional stipulations

Petition V-7 (February 2021)

Applicant, Paul R. Brown, 404-780-6375, represented by Jeffrey G. Powell, 470-297-8008, requests to reduce the front set back from the required 35 feet to 32 feet to allow for a portico to protect the front door from the elements.

Property is located on the western side of Bedford Oaks Drive, north of Lower Roswell Road (763 Bedford Oaks Drive).

Present Zoning: R-15

ECCA Case Manager: Chris Lindstrom

BZA Commissioner: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Add portico to front of house.

Staff Comments:

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ECCA recommends: No recommendation

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 4-0

Petition V-177 (January)

Aqua Design Pools & Spas LLC 770/517-1117, represented by Faye Colbert requests to: 1) Reduce the front setback from the required 40 feet to 20 feet (existing); and 2) allow an accessory structure (pool, spa, equipment, and associated paver patio) to the side of the principal building.

Property is located on the east side of Indian Hills Parkway, south of Clubland Drive, (850 Indian Hills Parkway).

Present Zoning: R-15

ECCA Case Manager: Kris Killough

BZA Case Manager: Bryant McDaniel

Reason: Add a pool, patio, and spa

Staff Comments:

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ECCA recommends: Approval subject to staff comments.

Board of Zoning Appeals and Variances: Approved 5-0