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Tuesday, September 7, 2021 6:30 PM

Zoning Board of Appeals - Work Session

Administration Building 110 E Main Street Cumming, GA 30005
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The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Work Session meeting on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 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.

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The purpose of the meeting will be for discussion and consideration of the items as outlined on the agenda and such other business as may properly come before the Board.

Susan Green
Planner II
August 26, 2021

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FORSYTH COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (ZBA)
WORK SESSION AGENDA
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. in the Commissioners Meeting Room
110 E. Main Street, Suite 220, Cumming, GA 30040

I.  Call Work Session to Order

II.  Review Regular Meeting Agenda Appeals of Administrative Decisions, Appeals of Water Fines, Variance
     applications.

III. Adjournment

September ZBA Work Session Meeting Summary

FORSYTH COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS (ZBA)
WORK SESSION AGENDA SUMMARY
9/7/2021 at 6:30p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room
110 E. Main Street, Suite 220, Cumming, GA 30040

Members Present:
Steve Kirby, Chairman
Mark Weiss, Vice Chairman
Edward Kroell, Secretary
Don Owen, Member
SreeRam Royyala, Member

Below is a brief agenda summary.
The official minutes will be published at a later date.

Variances

VA210061 - Samuel Tibbetts

VARIANCE REQUESTED
This application is for a variance request involving: A
rear setback variance of 6 feet to allow a setback to be
14 feet rather than the required 20 feet.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located in Jamestown subdivision, Lot
#163, at 7180 Jamestown Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005.
BOC District #2

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this variance application.

VA210062 - Eduardo Garcia

VARIANCE REQUESTED
This application is for a variance request involving: A lot
width variance of 8 feet to allow a lot width to be 142
feet rather than the required 150 feet.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located at 6835 Harris Dr., Cumming,
GA 30028.
BOC District #4

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this variance application.

VA210064 - J. Ethan Underwood

VARIANCE REQUESTED
This application is for a variance request involving: A
front setback variance of 30 feet to allow a setback to
be 10 feet rather than the required 40 feet. A landscape
strip variance of 5 feet to allow a landscape strip to be
10 feet rather than the required 15 feet.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located at 3239 Castleberry Rd 104.,
Cumming, GA 30040.
BOC District #1

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this variance application.

VA210065 - Delinda Umberger

VARIANCE REQUESTED
This application is for a variance request involving: A
rear setback variance of 10 feet to allow a setback to be
15 feet rather than the required 25 feet. A side setback
variance of 5 feet to allow a setback to be 5 feet rather
than the required 10 feet.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located in Bethel Cove subdivision, Lot
#12, at 8915 Hawks Cove Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506.
BOC District #5

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this variance application.

VA210066 - Satya Srinivas Mallipeddi

VARIANCE REQUESTED
This application is for a variance request involving: A
rear setback variance of 9 feet to allow a setback to be
16 feet rather than the required 25 feet.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located in Summit at Shiloh
subdivision, Lot #47, at 5965 Somersby Cir.,
Alpharetta, GA 30005.
BOC District #2

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this variance application.

Appeal of Administrative Decisions

AP210002 - R. Cameron Kline

APPEAL OF DECISION REQUESTED
This application is for an appeal of an administrative
decision of the Forsyth County Department of Planning
& Community Development.

PROPERTY LOCATION
The property is located 6075 Post Road, Unit 100,
Cumming, Georgia 30040 (Tax Parcel 059-542).
BOC District #3

The Zoning Board of Appeals members briefly discussed this appeal of administrative decision application.

MEMBERS PRESENT: SreeRam Royyala, Steve Kirby, Don Owen, Mark Weiss, and Edward Kroell
MEMBERS ABSENT: None

MEETING MINUTES
WORK SESSION
FORSYTH COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 6:37 P.M. TO 6:43 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET – SUITE 100
CUMMING, GA 30040

1. Welcome and Introduction
Steve Kirby, Chairman
Work Session officially opened at 6:30 p.m.

2. Discussion of Variance Applications.

1.  VA210061 – Samuel Tibbetts

This application is for a variance request involving: A rear setback variance of 6 feet to allow a setback to be 14 feet rather than the required 20 feet.  The property is located in Jamestown subdivision, Lot #163, 7180 Jamestown Dr and is currently zoned (Res6) Multi Family Residential District.  This property is in Commission District #2.
The Zoning Board of Appeals briefly discussed this variance application.

2.  VA210064 - J. Ethan Underwood
This application is for a variance request involving: A front setback variance of 30 feet to allow a setback to be 10 feet rather than the required 40 feet. A landscape strip variance of 5 feet to allow a landscape strip to be 10 feet rather than the required 15 feet.  The property is located 3239 Castleberry Rd 104 and is currently zoned (CBD) Commercial Business District.  This property is in Commission District #1.
The Zoning Board of Appeals briefly discussed this variance application.

3.  VA210065 - Delinda Umberger
This application is for a variance request involving: A rear setback variance of 10 feet to allow a setback to be 15 feet rather than the required 25 feet. A side setback variance of 5 feet to allow a setback to be 5 feet rather than the required 10 feet.  The property is located in Bethel Cove subdivision, Lot #12, 8915 Hawks Cove Rd and is currently zoned (LR) Lake Residential District.  This property is in Commission District #5.
The Zoning Board of Appeals briefly discussed this variance application.

4.  VA210066 - Satya Srinivas Mallipeddi
This application is for a variance request involving: A rear setback variance of 9 feet to allow a setback to be 16 feet rather than the required 25 feet.  The property is located in Summit at Shiloh subdivision, Lot #47, 5965 Somersby Cir and is currently zoned (Res3) Single Family Residential District.  This property is in Commission District #2.
The Zoning Board of Appeals briefly discussed this variance application.

5.  AP210002 - R. Cameron Kline
This application is for an appeal of an administrative decision of the Forsyth County Department of Planning & Community Development. The property is located 6075 Post Road, Unit 100, Cumming, Georgia 30040 (Tax Parcel 059-542) and is currently zoned (CBD) Commercial Business District.  This property is in Commission District #3.
The Zoning Board of Appeals briefly discussed this application to appeal an administrative decision.

3. Adjournment
Work Session adjourned at 6:42 p.m.

Steve Kirby, Chairman
Mark Weiss, Vice Chairman
Edward Kroell, Secretary
SreeRam Royyala, Member
Don Owen, Member