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File #: 2021-2933    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 7/28/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action:
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): Commission District 03; Super District 07 Application of Griffin & Davis Consulting, Inc. to amend the Future Land Use Map from Suburban (SUB) to Traditional Neighborhood (TN) to allow development of single-family attached townhomes, at 1484 Columbia Drive.
Attachments: 1. LP-21-1245127 Staff Report Sept. 2021 1484 Columbia Dr.

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

SUBJECT:
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COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): Commission District 03; Super District 07
Application of Griffin & Davis Consulting, Inc. to amend the Future Land Use Map from Suburban (SUB) to Traditional Neighborhood (TN) to allow development of single-family attached townhomes, at 1484 Columbia Drive.
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PETITION NO: N8. LP-21-1245127 (2021-2933)
PROPOSED USE: To amend the Future Land Use Map from Suburban (SUB) to Traditional Neighborhood (TN) for s.f. attached townhomes.
LOCATION: 1484 Columbia Drive, Decatur, Ga.
PARCEL NO. : 15-186-04-028; 15-186-04-029
INFO. CONTACT: Brian Brewer, Sr. Planner
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-2155

PURPOSE:
Application of Griffin & Davis Consulting, Inc. to amend the Future Land Use Map from Suburban (SUB) to Traditional Neighborhood (TN) to allow development of single-family attached townhomes. The property is located on the east side of Columbia Drive, approximately 337 feet north of Columbia Circle, at 1484 Columbia Drive (a.k.a. 1500 Columbia Drive), and the rear of 1512 Columbia Drive on the east side of Columbia Drive approximately 237 feet north of Columbia Circle at 1520 Columbia Circle, Decatur, Georgia. The property has approximately 406 feet of frontage on Columbia Circle (1484 Columbia Drive) and no frontage (1520 Columbia Circle) and contains 2.79 acres.

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Approval.

PLANNING COMMISSION: Denial.

PLANNING STAFF: Denial.

STAFF ANALYSIS: The intent of the Traditional Neighborhood Character Area is to preserve the style and appeal of older traditional neighborhood communities. These areas primarily consist of residential areas in older parts of the community that were typically developed prior to WWII. The characteristics include higher pedestrian orientation, sidewalks, and more grid -like street patterns. They have on - street parking, ...

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