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File #: 2019-4710    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Preliminary Item
File created: 11/25/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners - Zoning Meeting
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 4 & 6 Application of Boston Investment Group for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to allow an 8,500 square foot funeral home and 1,500 square foot crematorium in the C-1 (Local Commercial) District, in accordance with Chapter 27, Article 4, Table 4.1 Use Table of the DeKalb County Code, at 5644 Memorial Drive.
Attachments: 1. N4 Boston Investment Grp SLUP 20 1243616

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Planning & Sustainability

SUBJECT:
Title
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 4 & 6
Application of Boston Investment Group for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to allow an 8,500 square foot funeral home and 1,500 square foot crematorium in the C-1 (Local Commercial) District, in accordance with Chapter 27, Article 4, Table 4.1 Use Table of the DeKalb County Code, at 5644 Memorial Drive.
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PETITION NO: N4. SLUP-20-1243616 (2019-4710)
PROPOSED USE: Crematory as an accessory use to Funeral Home
LOCATION: 5644 Memorial Drive
PARCEL NO. : 18 070 01 015
INFO. CONTACT: Marian Eisenberg
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-4922

PURPOSE:
Application of Boston Investment Group for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to allow an 8,500 square foot funeral home and 1,500 square foot crematorium in the C-1 (Local Commercial) District, in accordance with Chapter 27, Article 4, Table 4.1 Use Table of the DeKalb County Code. The property is located on the north side of Memorial Drive, approximately 252 feet west of Hambrick Road, at 5644 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, Georgia. The property has approximately 253 feet of frontage along Memorial Drive and contains 2.47 acres.

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Full Cycle Deferral.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Full Cycle Deferral.

PLANNING STAFF: Full Cycle Deferral.

STAFF ANALYSIS: The proposed request for a crematorium as an accessory use to a funeral home is required to obtain a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) since it is located in the C-1 (Local Commercial) zoning district. A funeral home is a permitted use in C-1, it is the crematory that requires as SLUP. However, the proposed crematory is not consistent with the Memorial Drive Revitalization Corridor Plan (MDRCP). The MDCRP is a Small Area Plan (SAP) that provides more specific guidance on desired land uses along Memorial Drive than the Neighborhood Center (NC) policy a...

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