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File #: 2021-3159    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/12/2022 Final action:
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): All Districts Application of the Director of Planning & Sustainability to amend Section 7.4.6 of the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to modify criteria to be considered in evaluating and deciding an application for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP).
Attachments: 1. Substitute 2022 04.12 Item 2021-3159, 2. Substitute 2022 03.22 Item 2021-3159, 3. TA-21-1244986 SLUP Criteria Text Amendment Jan 2022, 4. TA 21 1244986 Staff Report 11 4 2021_bw, 5. N5 TA 21 1244986 SLUP Criteria Text Amendment 3.0
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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 & Sustainability to amend Section 7.4.6 of the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to modify criteria to be considered in evaluating and deciding an application for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP).
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PETITION NO: TA-21-1244986 (2021-3159)
PROPOSED USE: N/A
LOCATION: N/A
PARCEL NO. : N/A
INFO. CONTACT: John Reid, Sr. Planner
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-4950

PURPOSE:
Application of the Director of Planning & Sustainability to amend Section 7.4.6 of the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to modify criteria to be considered in evaluating and deciding an application for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP).


RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: (December 2021) CC-1: Approval; CC-2 Deferral; CC-3 Approval; CC-4: Approval with Conditions; CC-5: Approval. (October 2021) CC-1: No Quorum; CC-2: Denial; CC-3: Approval; CC-4: Denial; CC-5: Approval.

PLANNING COMMISSION: (Jan. 6, 2022) Denial. (Nov. 4, 2021) Full Cycle Deferral.

PLANNING STAFF: Approval.

STAFF ANALYSIS: The Zoning Ordinance currently prescribes nineteen (19) criteria to be considered by the planning department, planning commission, and board of commissioners regarding review of Special Land Use Permits (SLUPs). In addition to the standard nineteen, there are certain uses (e.g., mining, quarry, child day care, telecommunication towers, landfills, etc.) that are subject to independent, specialized sets of SLUP criteria. While understanding the need for thorough consideration of these applications because of their potential adverse impacts on the community, the number of prescribed criteria is excessive, redundant, and inefficient. The goal of this proposed text amendment is to reduce the number of criteria from 19 to 14 and retain a desired wide range of community consideration...

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