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File #: 2020-1174    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Preliminary Item
File created: 9/24/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners - Zoning Meeting
On agenda: 11/19/2020 Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 5 & 7 Application of Shy Temple CME Church, Inc. for a Special Land Use Permit in the R-85 (Residential Medium Lot-85) District to expand a place of worship approved pursuant to SLUP-19-1243513 by constructing the new sanctuary on expanded property, at 2030 Wesley Chapel Road.
Attachments: 1. SLUP-20-1244242 Recommended Conditions, 2. N8 Shy Temple SLUP 20 1244241

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

SUBJECT:
Title
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 5 & 7
Application of Shy Temple CME Church, Inc. for a Special Land Use Permit in the R-85 (Residential Medium Lot-85) District to expand a place of worship approved pursuant to SLUP-19-1243513 by constructing the new sanctuary on expanded property, at 2030 Wesley Chapel Road.
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PETITION NO: N8. SLUP-20-1244242 2020-1174
PROPOSED USE: Expansion of a place of worship.
LOCATION: 2030 and 2020 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, Ga.
PARCEL NO. : 15-159-09-007; 15-159-09-071
INFO. CONTACT: Melora Furman, Sr Planner
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-2155

PURPOSE:
Application of Shy Temple CME Church, Inc. for a Special Land Use Permit in the R-85 (Residential Medium Lot-85) District to expand a place of worship approved pursuant to SLUP-19-1243513 by constructing the new sanctuary on expanded property, in accordance with Chapter 27, Article 4 of the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance, Table 4.1. The property is located on the east side of Wesley Chapel Road, at 2030 and 2020 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA. The property has approximately 372 feet of frontage on the east side of Wesley Chapel Road and contains 12 acres.


RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Approval.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Approval with Conditions.

PLANNING STAFF: Approval with Conditions.

STAFF ANALYSIS: The proposal is consistent with the policies of the 2035 Comprehensive Plan. It would allow an existing place of worship to thrive and to provide worship services for members of the church and the surrounding community. The proposed expansion would not change the use of the property nor make it incompatible with surrounding properties and land uses. Proposed screening appears to be satisfactory to mitigate possible adverse impacts on adjoining land uses. The volume of traffic resulting from the church expansion is not e...

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