Items for Votes:
- V-18-278, 312 Ferguson St.: Applicant seeks a variance to reduce required front yard setback from 30 ft to 23.6 ft and south side yard setback from 7 ft to 1.5 ft for the addition of 867 sq. ft. of living space in the attic with no expansion of the existing footprint. Proposed lot coverage will be 2338 of 5881 sq. ft. (40%).
- V-18-291, 415 Sterling St.: Applicant seeks variance to reduce required north side yard setback from 7 ft to 3 ft for a master bedroom addition, kitchen alteration and screened porch renovation. Proposed lot coverage will be 2815 of 6151 sq. ft. (45.8%).
- V-18-295, 361 Oakdale Rd.: Applicant seeks a variance to increase the size of an accessory structure from 30% of the heated square footage of the main structure to 39% and to reduce the south side yard setback from 7 ft to 1.4 ft (with alley credit) to erect a new accessory structure. Proposed lot coverage will be 4807 of 11430 sq. ft. (42%).
- Atlanta Zoning Ordinance Phase II Update (medium fixes): The proposed recommendations seek to clarify and improve certain provisions of the Atlanta Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance, provide consistency with the Atlanta City Design project, the City’s Comprehensive Development Plan and other comprehensive planning processes, update consistency with state and federal law, and advance the public health, safety and welfare of citizens. The recommendations topics were broken down into two Phases: Phase I – “Quick Fixes” and Phase II – “Medium Fixes.” Based upon the widespread support of “Quick Fixes” Phase I (Z-17-93) legislation, the proposed amendments were adopted and approved in May 2018. Proposed adjustments under Phase II updates consist of a series of Zoning Ordinance amendments that involve the following subject area categories: Accessory Dwellings (Section 2.1); Definitions Update (Section 2.2); Industrial Districts Uses (Section 2.4); Loading Requirements (Section 2.6 ); MRC (Mixed-Residential Commercial) Residential Density Increase (Section 2.7); Missing Middle Zoning District (Section 2.8); Parking (on-street, shared, old buildings) (Section 2.9); Neighborhood Design Standards (Section 2.10); Telecommunications Updates (Section 2.11); Transitional Height Plane Updates (Section 2.12); and Quality of Life Districts (Section 2.13).