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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:30 PM

Planning Commission - Regular Meeting

Location

Administration Building
110 E Main Street
Cumming, GA 30040

Documents

PUBLIC NOTICE


The Forsyth County Planning Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building located at 110 East Main Street, Cumming Georgia 30040.

The purpose of this meeting will be for the review and discussion of items as outlined on the agenda and such other business as may properly come before the Planning Commission.
  All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language may contact the Title VI Coordinator at 770-781-2101 a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting date/time. The Title VI Coordinator is located at 110 East Main Street, Suite 255, Cumming, Georgia between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us using the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135, and asking to connect to 770-781-2101. 

Leslie Silas
Planner II
February 14, 2017



FORSYTH COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
FEBRUARY 28, 2017 @ 6:30 P.M.
COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING ROOM
Suite 220, 2nd Floor



I.             CALL MEETING TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II.
            AMEND AND ADOPT THE AGENDA

III.
          REVIEW OF MEETING PROCEDURES

IV.
          MOTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF MINUTES FOR THE JANUARY 31, 2017 REGULAR MEETING, AND THE FEBRUARY 21, 2017 WORK SESSION MEETING.

V.            OLD BUSINESS

PUBLIC HEARING CONDUCTED ON JANUARY 31, 2017.  DECISION ONLY.

1.
  Mikail Khalilov                    ZA3823            Commission District #3

Request to rezone from Single Family Residential District (R1) to Commercial Business District (CBD) on 2.14 acres for proposed mini-warehouses totaling 19,730 sq. ft. with 3 parking spaces.


Located: This property is located on the west side of Valley Circle Road approximately 600 ft. south of the northeastern intersection with Atlanta Highway.

 

 VI.          NEW BUSINESS

Public Hearing: Unified Development Code (UDC) Modifications related to Sub-Area 2 Planning Commission.

 

Public Hearing: Unified Development Code (UDC) Modifications related to sunset provision for zoning approvals.

 

Public Hearing: Unified Development Code (UDC) Modifications related to corporate disclosures for land use applications.

 

Public Hearing: Unified Development Code (UDC) Modifications related to residential districts.

  

VII.         PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS


1.  Dhanunjaya Jalla                                          CP160017                                             Commission District #2
Request to operate a 300 sq. ft. salon (personal service establishment) in an existing office building suite on 2.38 acres with 6 parking spaces zoned Office and Institutional District (O&I).


Located:  This property is located at 5490 McGinnis Village Place, Suite 138, Alpharetta, GA 30005.

2.
  Dhanunjaya Jalla                                          CP160018                                             Commission District #2
Request to operate a 300 sq. ft. salon (personal service establishment) in an existing office building suite on 2.38 acres with 6 parking spaces zoned Office and Institutional District (O&I).


Located:  This property is located at 5490 McGinnis Village Place, Suite 241, Alpharetta, GA 30005.

3.
  Petstop of North Georgia, LLC                    CP160020                             Commission District #1
Request to operate a dog training and boarding kennel with outdoor facilities in existing buildings totaling 1,785 sq. ft. on 5.062 acres with 6 parking spaces zoned Agricultural District (A1).


Located:  This property is located at 8430 Wallace Tatum Road, Cumming, GA 30028.

 

 

VIII.       PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR HOME OCCUPATION PERMITS
                None.

IX.
         PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR REZONINGS



1.  Ridge 19, LLC                                                ZA3732                                 Commission District #4
Request to rezone from Restricted Industrial District (M1) to Master Planned District (MPD) on 29.414 acres for 87 residential lots with a density of 2.96 units per acre and proposed commercial buildings totaling 36,500 sq. ft. with 186 parking spaces.


Located:  This property is located on the east side of Georgia Highway 400 approximately 3,200 ft. north of the intersection with Cross Roads Road and is also located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Sandy Court and Cross Roads Road.


2.  Lennar Georgia, Inc.                                      ZA3792                                 Commission District #5
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) to Master Planned District (MPD) on 3.928 acres that is associated with the total development of 320 residential units on 166.67 acres.


Located: This property is located at 2407, 2471 and 2495 Fairway Lane, Cumming, GA 30041. This property is also located south of Fairway Lane approximately 1,150 ft. northeast of the intersection with Fairway Drive and directly adjacent to 2407 Fairway Lane.


Variances:
1. Reduce the commercial component from 25% to 0% (UDC 20B-2.2).

2. Reduce the minimum open space from 20% to 0% (UDC 20B-2.4).


 3.  Nancy Bentley                                                                ZA3807                                 Commission District #2
Request to rezone from Commercial Business District (CBD) and Agricultural District (A1) to Master Planned District (MPD) on 20.976 acres for 105 attached residential units with a density of 5.01 units per acre and proposed commercial buildings totaling 29,600 sq. ft. with 148 parking spaces.

Located: This property is located at 1571, 1615, 1637, 1655 and 1683 Sharon Road, Cumming, GA 30041. The property is also located on the north side of Sharon Road approximately 550 ft. east of the intersection with Peachtree Parkway.


4.  Southern Specialty Services, Inc.                   ZA3811                                              Commission District #1
Request to rezone from Neighborhood Shopping District (NS) to Highway Business District (HB) on 1.14 acres for a proposed 4,800 sq. ft. automobile service establishment with 16 parking spaces.

Located: This property is located at 840 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040.

 

5.  Settingdown Properties, LLC                       ZA3820                                 Commission District #1&4

Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) to Single Family Community Residential District (CR2) on 163.4 acres for 202 residential lots with a density of 1.24 units per acre.


Located: This property is located at 3480 Dr. Bramblett Road, Cumming, GA 30028. This property is also located on the east side of Dr. Bramblett Road approximately 750 feet north of the intersection with Holbrook Road and approximately 500 feet south of the intersection with Byers Road.


 
6.  Tallant Family Limited Partnership          ZA3821                                   Commission District #4
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) and Single Family Residential District (R1) to Master Planned District (MPD) on 20.37 acres for 57 residential lots with a density of 2.8 units per acre and proposed commercial buildings totaling 36,000 sq. ft. with 146 parking spaces.

 

Located:  This property is located at 3030, 3070, 3076 and 3080 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA 30040.

 

7.  Sherry and Randall Fields            ZA3825   Commission District #1

Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) to Single Family Residential District (RES3) on 31.882 acres for 49 residential units with a density of 1.54 units per acre.


Located: This property is located north of Roper Road approximately 1,215 ft. northeast of the intersection with Dishroom Road and approximately 2,980 ft. southwest of the intersection with Dr. Bramblett Road.

 

8.  Frances Cain   ZA3826 Commission District #4
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) to Restricted Industrial District (M1) on 10.485 acres for proposed office/warehouse buildings totalling 37,500 sq. ft. with 48 parking spaces.

 

Located:  This property is located east of Settingdown Road approximately 150 ft. north of the intersection with Glenhaven Drive and approximately 1,335 ft. south of the intersection with Cross Roads Road.


9.  Van D. Hall     ZA3827 Commission District #2
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) and Single Family Residential Restricted District (R2R) to Single Family Residential District (RES4) on 16.78 acres for 25 residential lots with a density of 1.49 units per acre.

 

Located:  This property is located at 3355 Mathis Airport Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024. This property is also located east of Mathis Airport Parkway at the intersection with Bagley Road and approximately 220 ft. south of the intersection with Laurel Oak Drive.


  10.  U.S. Atlantic Express, LLC        ZA3828 Commission District #3
Request to rezone from Single Family Residential District (R1) to Restricted Industrial District (M1) on 4.901 acres for a proposed truck terminal and office building totaling 15,000 sq. ft. with 23 parking spaces with a Conditional Use Permit for an open storage yard.

 

Located:  This property is located at 2255 Pendley Road, Cumming, GA 30041. This property is also located north of Pendley Road, approximately 100 ft. east and 100 ft. west of the intersection with Industrial Park Boulevard.

Variances:
1. Eliminate the required 5,000 ft. sewer distance requirements to facilitate the use of an on-site septic disposal system (UDC 18-5.18).


  11.  Halil Tufangil               ZA3829 Commission District #3
Request to rezone from Single Family Residential District (R1) to Restricted Industrial District (M1) on 5.294 acres for a proposed truck terminal/automobile service establishment and office totaling 5,652 sq. ft. with 6 parking spaces with a Conditional Use Permit for an open storage yard.

 

Located:  This property is located at 2341 Pendley Road, Cumming, GA 30041. This property is also located north of Pendley Road approximately 230 ft. east of the intersection with Industrial Park Boulevard.

Variances:
1. Eliminate the required 5,000 ft. sewer distance requirements to facilitate the use of an on-site septic disposal system (UDC 18-5.18).

2. Reduce the zoning setback abutting Single Family Residential District (R1) property from 75 ft. to 30 ft. along the northern boundary (UDC Table 14.2).

3. Reduce the zoning buffer abutting Single Family Residential District (R1) property from 60 ft. to 30 ft. along the northern boundary (UDC Table 14.2).

4. Reduce the zoning setback abutting Single Family Residential District (R1) property from 75 ft. to 15 ft. along the western boundary (UDC Table 14.2).

5. Reduce the zoning buffer abutting Single Family Residential District (R1) property from 60 ft. to 15 ft. along the western boundary (UDC Table 14.2).

 

12.  Walton Communities, LLC       ZA3832 Commission District #2
Request to rezone from Multi Family Residential District (RES6) to Restricted Industrial District (M1) on 16.648 acres for a proposed office/warehouse building totaling 45,000 sq. ft. with 52 parking spaces.

 

Located:  This property is located east of Bluegrass Valley Parkway approximately 600 feet northeast of the intersection with Technology Drive. This property is also located south and east of property known as 190 Bluegrass Valley Parkway and north of property known as 1665, 1680, 1685 and 1690 Bluegrass Valley Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30005.

 

13.  Apex Land Company, LLC      ZA3834 Commission District #1
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) and Single Family Residential Restricted District (R2R) to Single Family Residential District (RES3) on 66.473 acres for 113 residential lots with a density of 1.70 units per acre.

 

Located:  This property is located south of Hurt Bridge Road, at the intersection with Hurt Bridge Drive and approximately 2,600 ft. northwest of the intersection with Wright Bridge Road. The property is also located immediately west of property known as 4497 and 4499 Hurt Bridge Road, Cumming, GA 30028.


14.  Bennett Capital Partners, LLC  ZA3837 Commission District #4
Request to rezone from Agricultural District (A1) to Single Family Residential District (RES3) on 34.531 acres for 61 residential lots with a density of 1.77 units per acre.

 

Located:  This property is located at 6585 Jewell Bennett Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534. This property is also located west of Jewell Bennett Road, approximately 1,200 ft. east and 2,100 ft. east of the intersection with Conner Road.

 

X.            ADJOURNMENT

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