Recent Planning and Zoning Decisions

The following is an updated list of recent Board and Commission meetings and administrative decisions along with links to accompanying applications and information on each.

Please follow the link on each decision to view the application packets. Some of the packets may take a moment to load. If there is not an application link available, please contact the Community Development Department for a copy (678-382-6800).


Recent Decisions

Administrative Decisions

Final Plat: 4536 Chamblee Dunwoody Road-- On November 7, 2016 the Community Development Department approved the final plat.

Final Plat: 5164 Tilly Mill Road-- On November 8, 2016, the Community Development Department approved the final plat.

AP 16-121: 2115 Dunwoody Glen. (Parcel ID 18 369 01 087) Administrative permit to encroach the rear yard building setback up to 2.5 feet for the construction of a sunroom and deck.

Decision: Approved with conditions - December 19, 2016

AP 17-0115098 Vernon Ridge Drive. Administrative permit from Section 27-168 to allow a teaching related Type B Home Occupation.

Decision: Denied - January 9, 2017

Use Determination: 350 Perimeter Center North (Parcel ID 18 350 01 169) Request to allow a "pet (dog) daycare" as an accesory use to The London apartment complex.

Decision: Approved with conditions - January 17, 2017

AP 17-012: 1516 Withmere Close. Administrative permit per Section 27-269 to reduce retaining wall setback. The tax parcel number is 18 375 05 046.

Decision: Approved with conditions - January 18, 2017

 

Board/Commission Decisions

November 3, 2016 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

ZBA 16-101: 4851 Adams Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Request: a.) a variance from Chapter 16, Section 16-78 to encroach the City’s 75 foot stream buffer; b.) a variance from Chapter 27, Section 27-147(2) from the City’s contextual setback regulations for the construction of a new home. 

Decision: ZBA voted to defer variance a.) to the December 1, 2016 meeting. (6-0); ZBA voted to approve variance b.) with one condition (6-0)

 

November 14, 2016 City Council Meeting

SLUP 16-0921134 Hammond Road and 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30346

Request: Special Land Use Permit from Chapter 27, Section 27-73(b)(1) to increase the building height in a C-1 (Commercial) District from 2 stories/35 feet to 20 stories/300 feet.

Decision: City Council voted to approve the application for a 16 story building with conditions. (7-0)

 

December 1, 2016 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

ZBA 16-101: 4851 Adams Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Request: A variance from Chapter 16, Section 16-78 to encroach the City’s 75 foot stream buffer for the construction of a new home and related disturbance. 

Decision: ZBA voted to defer the variance indefinitely (4-0)

ZBA 16-121: 1714 Wilder Court and 1720 Manhasset Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Request: A variance from Chapter 27, Section 27-267 from the maximum fence height to allow for the construction of an 8-foot high fence along Manhasset Drive.

Decision: ZBA voted to approve the variance with conditions (4-0).

 

December 12, 2016 City Council Meeting

SLUP 16-101: 5419 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Request: Special Land Use Permits from Chapter 27: a.) Section 27(g)(1) to exceed the maximum number of allowed parking spaces in the Dunwoody Village Overlay District; b.) Section 27-97(e)(3)(e) to construct a building with a non-90 degree corner; c.) Section 27-97(i)(1) to vary width of public improvements below the required minimum; d.) Section 27-97(e)(3)(c) to increase the 12 foot maximum floor height to 14 feet, for a one-story retail/restaurant building. 

Decision: Council voted to approve with conditions (6-0).

 

December 13, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting

SLUP 17-011: 2347 Brookhurst Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Request: Special Land Use Permit from Chapter 27, Section 27-168(g)(1) to allow for a Type B Home Occupation for a physical therapy business. 

Decision: The Commission voted to recommend denial of the request (3-0-2).

Text Amendment  to Chapter 27, Section 27-97, DVO, Dunwoody Village Overlay.

Decision: The Commission voted to recommend approval of the request with conditions (3-2). 

 

January 5, 2017 Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

ZBA 16-085: William Brackbill, on behalf of N. Simon Parfitt, owner of 1980 Dellfield Court, Dunwoody, GA 30338, seeks a variance from Chapter 27, Section 27-58, to encroach the front yard setback for construction of a stoop and stairs. The tax parcel number is 06 341 01 113.

Decision: The Board voted to approve the request with conditions (6-0). 

 

January 10, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting

SLUP 17-021: Lang Real Estate Services, LLC, c/o Jacob Lang, on behalf of DAVECHEV, INC, owner of 5465 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338, seeks the following Special Land Use Permits from Chapter 27: a.) Section 27-97(g)(1) to exceed the maximum allowed parking in the Dunwoody Village Overlay District; b.) Section 27-97(i)(3) to reduce the pedestrian zone along the abutting sides and rear of the building; and c.) Section 27-97(k)(1)(a) to reduce the pedestrian “build to zone” requirement. The tax parcel number is 18 366 07 008.

Decision: The Commission voted to recommend approval of the request with conditions (5-1).

Review and consideration of proposed Perimeter Center Zoning Code, Overlay District, and text amendments to Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance)

Decision: The Commission voted to recommend approval of the draft dated December 6, 2016 with conditions (6-0).