PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

October 5, 2017
7:00 PM
120 West Dougherty Street
Public Hearing


Old Business


1.  240 & 230 SWANSON DRIVE, 200 JONES DRIVE, AND 610 EPPS BRIDGE PARKWAY 


TYPE II – MASTER PLANNED DEVELOPMENT


Request:  A proposed 31-acre neighborhood for three parcels and a portion of a fourth located on Epps Bridge Pkwy. The age restricted (55+) development sits across Epps Bridge from Iris Place and the road network would connect into the Swanson Neighborhood off Timothy Rd. The plan calls for 84 single-family lots with a mixture of traditional and craftsman style architecture. The neighborhood also includes a village green, pool, cabanas, bocce ball courts, pickleball courts, clubhouse and walking trail. Protective covenants for the community will provide maintenance of the amenities, stormwater facilities and landscaping. The request is to rezone the properties from RS-25? (Single Family Residential & Special Use) to RS-8(PD) (Single Family Residential, Planned Development).

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  10
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  Epps Bridge Parkway & Timothy Rd
Current Zoning:  RS-25 ? (Single Family Residential & Special Use)
Project #: PD-2017-06-1572
Location Map: 230 & 240 Swanson Drive, 200 Jones Drive, and p/o Epps Bridge Parkway

Contact Information:
James C. Warnes
jim@classiccitylaw.com
 

New Business

 

1.  410 OAK ST & 448 GEORGIA DR 


TYPE I – REZONE


Request:  Approval of a rezone is requested for the property at 448 Georgia Dr. The parcel is currently zoned RM-2 (Mixed Density Residential) and the applicant is seeking to have it zoned C-G (Commercial General) to be combined with 410 Oak St which is commercially zoned. The applicant would like to extend their parking lot and install a fence with landscaping.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  4
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  none
Current Zoning: C-G (Commercial General) & RM-2 (Mixed Density Residential)
Project #: ZONE-2017-05-1527
Location Map: 410 Oak St & 448 Georgia Dr

Contact Information:
Jim Warnes
jim@classiccitylaw.com

2.  780 TIMOTHY RD 


TYPE II – SPECIAL USE PERMIT


Request:  Approval of a special use permit is requested for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens at 780 Timothy Rd. The fellowship is seeking to add an addition, plaza and 66 parking spaces that enter/exit on Cheatham Dr. The single-story addition will accommodate office space, meeting rooms and flexible lobby space. It will match the materials and roof height of the existing building.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  10
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  Timothy Rd
Current Zoning:  RS-25 (Single Family Residential)
Project #: SUP-2017-09-2410
Location Map: 780 Timothy Rd

Contact Information:
Josh Koons
josh@koonsdesign.com
 

3.  1070 S MILLEDGE AVE 


TYPE II – SPECIAL USE PERMIT


Request:  Approval of a special use permit is requested for the property at the corner of S Milledge Ave and Woodlawn. The parcel is currently zoned C-O (Commercial Office) and has one single family home. The applicant would like to divide the property to construct a second home on the open portion of the lot towards Milledge Ave. A special use permit is required when applying to build a single family residence in the C-O zone.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  7
NNI Neighborhood:   Friends of Five Points
Overlay Area:  Middle S Milledge Ave
Current Zoning: C-O (Commercial Office)
Project #: ZONE-2017-09-2399
Location Map: 1070 S Milledge Ave

Contact Information:
Scott Haines
shaines@gaplanning.com

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=13167


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