PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

April 6, 2016
7:00 PM
120 West Dougherty Street
Public Hearing


Old Business


1.  930 SOUTH MILLEDGE AVENUE 


TYPE II – SPECIAL USE PERMIT


Request:  Approval of a special use permit is requested for a rear expansion to Pi Kappa Phi fraternity house. The existing facility has 8 double occupancy bedrooms and is seeking to add 10 more for total occupancy of 36 residents. There are currently 36 parking spaces, no additional ones are requested, but the parking lot will be upgraded to conform with the current code. There is no requested change to the future land use of the property.

This submission was tabled from the October Planning Commission meeting in order to address comments.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  10
NNI Neighborhood:   Friends of Five Points & adjacent to Midtown-Bloomfield Neighborhood Association
Overlay Area:  Middle S Milledge Avenue
Current Zoning:  C-O (MAC) (Commercial Office, Milledge Avenue Corridor)
Project #: SUP-2016-09-2518
Location Map: 930 South Milledge Avenue

Contact Information:
Michael B. Thurmond
bthurmond@amtathens.com
 

2.  980-994 SOUTH LUMPKIN STREET 


TYPE I – MASTER PLANNED DEVELOPMENT


Request:  Approval of a Planned Development is requested for three properties at 980-994 S Lumpkin Street. The parcels are currently zoned C-O (Commercial Office) and house St. Mary’s Episcopal Chapel and the Episcopal Center at UGA. The proposed Planned Development will house a new Episcopal Chapel along Lumpkin St and first floor retail space along University Ct. There will also be 4 levels of private dormitory space broken up into two-bed units allowing space for 104 students. The residential space will share joint amenities including kitchen space, exercise facilities, study space and a courtyard. The development will sit atop 2 levels of parking providing 132 spaces. The request is to rezone the properties to C-N (PD) (Commercial Neighborhood, Planned Development) and to retain the future development designation of Community Institution.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  7
NNI Neighborhood:   adjacent to Friends of Five Points
Overlay Area:  none
Current Zoning:  C-O (Commercial Office)
Project #: PD-2016-11-2843
Location Map: 980-994 South Lumpkin Street

Contact Information:
James C. Warnes
Brett Nave, Studio BNA Architecture
bnave@studiobna.com
 

New Business

 

1.  155 MITCHELL STREET 


TYPE I – PRELIMINARY PLANNED DEVELOPMENT


Request:  Application for a Planned Development is requested for 155 Mitchell Street for a multi-family complex including 7 stories of residential atop 3 levels of parking deck. Amenities for the project include a pool, garden terrace and exercise facilities. The parcel is currently zoned RM-2. The request is to rezone the properties to C-D(RIV)(PD) (Commercial Downtown, River Downtown Design Area, Planned Development) and to change the future development designation from Residential Mixed Use to Downtown. This property received a variance at the February Hearings Board meeting to be allowed to build into the environmental buffers on the rear of the property.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  4
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  none
Current Zoning:  RM-2 (Mixed Density Residential)
Project #: PD-2016-12-3059
Location Map: 155 Mitchell Street

Contact Information:
Stephen B. Hill
steve@hlh-architects.com
 

2.  412 NORTH THOMAS STREET 


TYPE II – MASTER PLANNED DEVELOPMENT


Request:  Approval of a Planned Development is requested for 412 N Thomas Street for a rooftop bar and grill at the Hyatt which is currently under development. The parcel is currently zoned C-D (Commercial Downtown). There is not a request to change the future development designation.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  3
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  Downtown
Current Zoning: C-D (ED) (Commerical-Downtown, East Downtown Design Area)
Project #: PD-2017-03-662
Location Map: 412 North Thomas Street

Contact Information:
Charles S. Armentrout
carmentrout@amtathens.com
 

3.  TEXT AMENDMENT – Site design and use standards applicability  

The Planning Commission is scheduled to consider these requests at their upcoming meeting where public comments will be received and are encouraged. If you are not able to attend the public meeting, you may submit comments in writing. In order to have your comments reviewed by the Planning Commission, please submit 15 copies of your letter or other document, including your name and address, to the Planning Department no later than one week before the meeting. Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more information about commenting on proposed projects.

View the complete Planning Commission agenda and project site plans here:
 http://athensclarkecounty.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=13161


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