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Blair Belton's DeKalb Zoning Site

www.dekalbzoning.com       last updated June 15, 2009

This is an unofficial site about zoning and local government in DeKalb County, Georgia. The goal of this site is to inform citizens about county government activities in order to make DeKalb County a better place to live.
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For more information on zoning in DeKalb County call the DeKalb Planning Department at 404-371-2155. To visit the official DeKalb County Planning Department site click here.


*** CURRENT NEWS ***

Tax Bailout in Brookhaven?

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Mike Jacobs has been raising the issue of a proposed tax abatement in Brookhaven for Sembler Corporation. See his web site below for details. The next
DeKalb Development Authority meeting is scheduled for
June 18, 2009 at 8:00 AM,
at 150 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 400 in Decatur.

State Representative Mike Jacobs web site has comments and an explanation of the proposed tax abatement for Sembler Corporations Town Brookhaven development.

Commissioner Jeff Raders web site has comments on the proposed tax abatement for Sembler Corporations Town Brookhaven development.

Commissioner Kathie Gannons web site has comments on the proposed tax abatement for Sembler Corporations Town Brookhaven development.

A Brookhaven Reporter article from June 12th about the Sembler tax proposal .

An Atlanta Journal Constitution article from May 2009 about the Sembler tax proposal .

A Creative Loafing article about a meeting Rep. Mike Jacobs held on the Sembler tax proposal .

Letter to the AJC from Jeff Fuqua of the Sembler Company responding to the AJC May 17 article.

Sembler Corporation web site about the Town Brookhaven development.

DeKalb County Zoning Code Update Project

DeKalb County is going through an update of the zoning code. Visit here for the code update web site.

Round 2 of open houses about the zoning code update is scheduled.

 

Possible New Cities in DeKalb

In Fulton County, Sandy Springs incorporated as a city after a change in state law allowed cities to be created within 3 miles of an existing city. After the incorporation of Sandy Springs, various suggestions have been made for new cities in DeKalb.

Suggestions have been made for a city of Dunwoody. Citizens for Dunwoody web site organized by State Senator Dan Weber. The Citizens for Dunwoody site includes a proposed map for the City of Dunwoody.

Suggestions have been made for a city of DeKalb. Several newspaper articles discuss the proposal. See Atlanta Business Chronicle .

 

Livable Center Initiatives

See the Avondale LCI completed plan.

Brookhaven Peachtree Livable Center Initiative

See the Brookhaven LCI completed plan. The file is in pdf format and is 36 MB in size. Do not download on a slow link

Visit the Brookhaven LCI web site .

The final public meeting for the Brookhaven LCI was held on December 8, 2005.

The ARC has provided a Livable Center Initiative (LCI) grant to gather community input on what type of development there should be around the Brookhaven MARTA station and Peachtree Road over the next 20 years. Here is a link to the original Brookhaven LCI proposal.   For more information on the Livable Center Initiatives program in general Atlanta Regional Commission web site   and go to the Quality Growth section.

The LCI plan was completed by Urban Collage an urban design firm.


Doraville Livable Center Initiative

The ARC has provided a Livable Center Initiative (LCI) grant to gather community input on what type of development there should be in Doraville.

Here is a link to the original Doraville LCI proposal.  

Here is an unofficial Doraville web site with information on the Doraville LCI.

The LCI planning contract is lead by EDAW an urban design and planning firm.


Tucker Livable Center Initiative

For current information visit the Tucker LCI Study web site.

The ARC has provided a Livable Center Initiative (LCI) grant to gather community input on what type of development there should be in Tucker.

Here is a link to the original Tucker LCI proposal.  

 

PDK Masterplan Kick-off Public Meeting

Peachtree Airport is currently developing a master plan to guide future development of the airport and to ensure that future development is compatible with the environmental needs and the vibrant economy of DeKalb County. Visit the PDK Master Plan web site.

Visit the PDK Watch web site for an analysis of the Master Plan process.

 

Transportation Planning Proposals


Atlanta Regional Commission Transportation Improvement Plan

The ARC is working on a 6 year Transportation Improvement Plan for the Atlanta area. See the ARC web site for more information.


MARTA rail expansion plans

MARTA is conducting several planning studies. Visit their planning web site for more information.

MARTA is considering a belt-line rail path around downtown, as well as north-south and east-west expansions.

For the Atlanta Regional Commission Transportation plans -
ARC 2025 Regional Transportation Plan

Citizens for Progressive Transit of Atlanta is a group for current or potential MARTA riders who are interested in working with MARTA to make comprehensive, long-term improvements to public transit in the greater Atlanta area.

Friends of the Beltline web site.

Visit the Atlanta Development Authority web site for more information. Here is a direct link to the feasibility study (a pdf file).

Atlanta Streetcar is proposing a streetcar line to run along Peachtree Street from downtown Atlanta to Buckhead.


Local Transportation Planning Districts

The Clifton Corridor Transportation Management Association web site.

 

The Perimeter Transportation Coalition web site .


Other links related to transit

Here is an interesting article on an alternative funding source for mass transit using a tax on land.


Specialized Rezoning Web Sites

Several groups have created web sites to highlight specific issues.


- Stop Reckless Rezoning.org has information on several rezonings.
- PDK Watch has information on DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.
- a neighborhood groups web site about a proposed power substation near Perimeter Summit Parkway.

Local News Media

The Champion

The Community Review

The Crossroads

The Dunwoody Crier

GoDeKalb.com

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