Office of Zoning & Development

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(Formerly - Office of Planning)

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IMPORTANT UPDATES
*Process Updates:
  • Effective September 1, 2019, any applicant2s desiring to submit for rezonings or subdivisions will need to consult with the Concept Review Committee (CRC) before applying with the Office of Zoning and Development.  For more information please visit: https://www.atlantaga.gov/government/departments/city-planning/concept-review-committee.
  • Over-the-Counter review hours are to be between 8:15a and 2:00p. After 2:00p, we will only accept up to 2 applications for submittal. This is to ensure all plans submitted for the day are processed and reviewed in a timely manner.
  • Applicants may submit up to 5 plans to be reviewed “while-you-wait.” If you have more than 5 applications, they are to be submitted as a “drop-off” and will be processed within 24 hours of submittal.
 *Email Address Update: For any zoning verification and non-conforming zoning verification letter requests, please use zoningverification@atlantaga.gov. For any zoning complaints or investigations, please use zoningrequests@atlantaga.gov
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PLAN AND MEETING INFORMATION:

Brownfield Pullman Yard Cleanup 

Pullman Yard property owner, Atomic Entertainment Development, LLC (Atomic), has submitted a loan application to the City of Atlanta/Invest Atlanta Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF), to pay for the cleanup of hazardous building materials at the former Pullman Yard Railroad site.  The Brownfield Program is funded with grants from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

NPU H Plan

The NPU H Plan will represent the collective vision, policies and strategies that will serve as guide for the future of the 17 neighborhoods in NPU H. Community members will identify community assets, share issues, opportunities and challenges, and identify catalytic projects to spur redevelopment along the NPU H’s main corridors. The community will be able to provide input and review the draft plan during a series of community meetings and by completing a survey. The final plan will include implementation strategies to leverage public and private resources. It will be presented to City Council for adoption and incorporation into the Comprehensive Development Plan.

NPU H Plan Website
Survey

West End Livable Centers Initiative (LCI)

As a collaboration between City of Atlanta Councilmember Cleta Winslow, Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, the Department of City Planning and the Atlanta Regional Commission, the updated West End LCI plan will reflect the community’s vision and today’s market conditions, including updated conceptual development plans, transportation recommendations, and an implementation plan. Community meetings and outreach will occur throughout the planning process, beginning from May to October 2019. Additionally, the West End LCI plan will occur in close coordination with the Beltline Subarea 1 Master Plan Update in the same area. 

Share your ideas at the final open house October 3, 2019 from 6p.m.- 8p.m. 

For more information visit www.westendlci.com.

CD 12 Neighborhood Blueprint Plan for Perkerson and Hammond Park

This plan will build on previous planning work in the area, focusing on economic development opportunities, recommended development concepts, and an implementation strategy. Initiated by Councilmember Joyce Sheperd, the goal of this planning process is to develop a community-supported master plan with involvement from the immediate and surrounding neighborhoods.  The planning process will begin in the summer of 2019. Check back soon for more details and meeting dates!

Metropolitan Parkway Corridor Neighborhoods Bus Tour (Document links are below):

Hammond Park Final Legislation
Hammond Park along Steve Drive Final Legislation
Perkerson Final Legislation
Sylvan Hills Final Legislation
NC-District Regulations
NC-9 District Regulations
Metropolitan Parkway Corridor Map
Bus Tour Booklet

2015 Connect Atlanta Plan Appendices 
To view the Four Appendices to the Connect Atlanta Plan Click this Link.

The Office of Zoning and Development helped to create new Urban Gardens ordinance. Read the new guidelines here.

Search Applications and Cases Online
Planning applications (re-zonings, variances, subdivisions, special use permits, certificates of appropriateness) may be searched online using the City's new permitting system, Accela. It is also possible to search building permits and code compliance cases on this system. Click this link to launch Accela Citizen Access in a new browser window.

Neighborhood Planning Unit E-mail List
To receive monthly NPU meeting reminders, please email NPUmail@AtlantaGa.Gov specifying which NPU meeting notice(s) you would like to receive via email.  If you are not sure of the NPU, please utilize our convenient GIS tool (click here and enter property address).

Historic Preservation and Urban Design Commission
For information on historic preservation activities and Urban Design Commission Agendas, Staff Reports, and Meeting Results, please click here

Contact Info

Office of Zoning and Development
55 Trinity Avenue
Suite 3350
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6145
Fax: 404.658.7491

Keyetta M. Holmes, AICP
Interim Director
kmholmes@atlantaga.gov

Christian Olteanu
Assistant Director
Land Development
colteanu@atlantaga.gov

Jessica Lavandier
Assistant Director
Strategic Planning
jlavandier@atlantaga.gov                  

Doug Young
Assistant Director
Historic Preservation
(Office of Design)
dyoung@atlantaga.gov

Planning Information Desk Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:15 am to 4:00 pm

Application Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:15 am to 3:00 pm

Applications for Appeals will be accepted during regular business hours Mon-Fri from 8:15 am - 5:00 pm

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