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File #: 2020-0833    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 7/22/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 2 & 6 Application of Focus Brands c/o Julie Sellers for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to construct a new drive-through restaurant (Jamba Juice & Auntie Anne's) within the C-1 (Local Commercial) District, at 2933 N. Druid Hills Road.
Attachments: 1. 2020 11.10 Item 2020-0833 Substitute Conditions, 2. N1 SLUP 20 1244105 Focus Brands Final Staff Report, 3. SLUP 20 1244105 Recommended Conditions, 4. 2020 10.13 Item 2020-0833 Revised conditions, 5. 2020 11.10 Item 2020-0833 Revised conditions

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

SUBJECT:
Title
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 2 & 6
Application of Focus Brands c/o Julie Sellers for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to construct a new drive-through restaurant (Jamba Juice & Auntie Anne's) within the C-1 (Local Commercial) District, at 2933 N. Druid Hills Road.
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PETITION NO: N1. SLUP-20-1244105 2020-0833
PROPOSED USE: Drive-through restaurant

LOCATION: 2933 N. Druid Hills Road
PARCEL NO. : 18-111-03-018
INFO. CONTACT: John Reid, Sr. Planner
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-2155

PURPOSE:
Application of Focus Brands c/o Julie Sellers for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to construct a new drive-through restaurant (Jamba Juice & Auntie Anne's) within the C-1 (Local Commercial) District. The property is located on the west side of North Druid Hills Road, approximately 750 feet south of LaVista Road at 2933 North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, Georgia. The property has approximately 150 feet of frontage along North Druid Hills Road and contains 0.46 acres.

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Approval.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Approval with Conditions.

PLANNING STAFF: Denial.

STAFF ANALYSIS: The site is located within a Town Center (TC) Character Area designated by the DeKalb County 2035 Comprehensive Plan. Although there are existing drive-through establishments along North Druid Hills Road in the surrounding area, adding another drive-through restaurant does not meet the intent and vision of the TC Character Area calling for a pedestrian community focused within a high density mix of residential, office, and commercial uses. Additionally, the proposed auto-oriented drive-through is not consistent with the following policies and strategies of the TC Character Area of the 2035 Comprehensive Plan: 1. Promote new and redevelopment at or near activity centers as a means of reducing vehicle miles tra...

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