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File #: 2020-1183    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action: 12/8/2020
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): All Districts Application of the Director of Planning and Sustainability for a text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 27, Article 2.11.2. Dimensional Requirements, in all districts of DeKalb County.
Attachments: 1. 2020 12.08 Item 2020-1183, 2. TA 20 1244276 Staff Report

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Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Planning & Sustainability                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): All Districts

Application of the Director of Planning and Sustainability for a text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 27, Article 2.11.2. Dimensional Requirements, in all districts of DeKalb County.

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PETITION NO: N10. TA-20-1244276  2020-1183

PROPOSED USE: Minimum Unit Size

LOCATION: County-wide.

PARCEL NO. : N/A

INFO.  CONTACT: Matthew Williams, Zoning Administrator

PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-2155

 

PURPOSE:

Application of the Director of Planning and Sustainability for a text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 27, Article 2.11.2. Dimensional Requirements. To amend Table 2.4 Medium and High-Density Residential Zoning Districts Dimensional Requirements to allow 500 square foot minimum unit size in multi-family zoning districts HR-2 and HR-3. This text amendment is County-wide.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: CC-1 Denial; CC-2 Denial; CC-3 Denial; CC-4 Denial; CC-Deferral.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION: Full Cycle Deferral.

 

PLANNING STAFF: Full Cycle Deferral.

 

STAFF ANALYSIS: Staff recommends deferral until the first zoning cycle after the PECS Committee approves the text amendment without revisions.  See attached staff report.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION VOTE: Full Cycle Deferral 8-0-0.  G. McCoy moved, J. Johnson seconded for a Full Cycle Deferral, per Staff recommendation.

 

COMMUNITY COUNCIL VOTE/RECOMMENDATION:  CC-1 Denial 2-0-1; CC-2 Denial 3-0-0; CC-3 Denial 7-0-0 CC-3 Board acknowledged that there is a need and demand for small units and affordable housing but thought that a reduction in current minimum size should be subject to SLUP review to allow evaluation by affected neighbors. CC-4 Denial 11-0-0; CC-5 Deferral 7-0-1.