Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2023-0601    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 5/10/2023 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/27/2024 Final action:
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): All Districts Application of Director of Planning & Sustainability to amend the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to revise definition of "Drive Through Facility" and revise description of land uses and how they are permitted in land use table relating to "Drive Through Facility" and for other purposes. This text amendment is County-wide.
Attachments: 1. TA-23-1246468 July 2023 BOC Staff Report Drive Throughs 2023-0601

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Planning & Sustainability                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): All Districts

Application of Director of Planning & Sustainability to amend the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to revise definition of "Drive Through Facility” and revise description of land uses and how they are permitted in land use table relating to "Drive Through Facility" and for other purposes.  This text amendment is County-wide.

Body

PETITION NO: N13-2023-0601  TA-23-1246468

PROPOSED USE: To revise definition of "Drive Through Facility” and revise description of land uses and how they are permitted in land use table relating to "Drive Through Facility" and for other purposes.

LOCATION: County-wide

PARCEL NO. : N/A

INFO.  CONTACT: Planning & Sustainability

PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-2155

 

PURPOSE:

Application of Director of Planning & Sustainability to amend the DeKalb County Zoning Ordinance to revise definition of "Drive Through Facility” and revise description of land uses and how they are permitted in land use table relating to "Drive Through Facility" and for other purposes.  This text amendment is County-wide.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: (CC-1) Approval; (CC-2) Approval w/condition; (CC-3) Full Cycle Deferral; (CC-4) Full Cycle Deferral; (CC-5) Full Cycle Deferral.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION: Approval.

 

PLANNING STAFF: Approval.

 

STAFF ANALYSIS: See attached staff report.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION VOTE: Approval 9-0-0.  Jan Costello moved, April Atkins seconded for approval, per Staff recommendation.

 

COMMUNITY COUNCIL VOTE/RECOMMENDATION(CC-1) Approval 5-0-0; (CC-2) Approval w/condition 10-0-0.  Approval with the condition that section “L-exceptions” is removed; (CC-3) Full Cycle Deferral 10-0-0.  Full cycle deferral to allow consideration for the text amendment to remove the language allowing emergency exemptions for SLUP requirements and also to specifically address if the unloading/loading of people at a hospital or church is considered a drive-through facility. Additionally, some council members thought that drive-through facilities in the C-2, M and M-2 zoning districts outside of character areas should only be allowed as a SLUP instead of a permitted land use to allow appropriate community involvement; (CC-4) Full Cycle Deferral 11-1-0; (CC-5) Full Cycle Deferral 9-0-0.