South Moreland Avenue LCI Redevelopment Plan

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South Moreland LCI Corridor:

Proposed zoning changes for properties in
NPU
s W and Z


 

Background

In the summer of 2012, zoning legislation was introduced by Councilmember Carla Smith to implement zoning changes for properties located in NPU W and Z that were recommended in the adopted South Moreland Livable Centers Initiative Study.  The legislation proposes zoning changes along segments of the Moreland Avenue Corridor between I-20 and Constitution Road. 

 

Study

The South Moreland Avenue Livable Centers Initiative Study was the result of an extensive collaborative planning process conducted by the City of Atlanta Office of Planning working with the community to envision the future redevelopment of this important corridor.  The public process included an extensive series of public input meetings, individual stakeholder interviews, and an open-house design workshop.  In addition, detailed area analysis was conducted that included evaluating real estate market, transportation, land use and urban design, and redevelopment conditions along the corridor.  The goals and recommendations for the redevelopment of the corridor were summarized in the Study which was adopted by the Atlanta City Council in 2008.  The Study calls for the transformation of the corridor from automobile-oriented corridors with isolated land uses into vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use neighborhoods.  

 

South Moreland Avenue LCI Study
 

The Study identified four major areas for redevelopment:

 

·         I-20 to Glenwood Avenue

·         Ormewood Avenue

·         Confederate/Skyhaven Road

·         Custer Avenue to Constitution Road


The Office of Planning Staff is currently working to implement the zoning recommendations from the Study.  Click on the following links to view the proposed zoning legislation:

 

A series of community meetings and an open house will be conducted as noted below:

NPU-W:

·         Community Workshop EACA:                                  September 13, 2012 (6:00-7:00pm)

·         Community Workshop SAND:                                  September 13, 2012 (6:30pm–7:30pm)

NPU Z:

·         Community Workshop Thomasville Heights:              September 10, 2012 (6:30-8:00pm)

·         Community Workshop Norwood Manor:                    September 11, 2012 (6:00–7:30pm)

 

Comprehensive Meetings:

·         Introductory Community Meeting:                             September 6, 2012 (6:30-8:00pm)

·         Community Meeting:                                               September 18, 2012 (6:30-8:00pm)

·         Open House:                                                          October 8, 2012 (1:00–2:30pm)


Community Meetings:
·         EACA & SAND:                                                     October 3, 2012 (6:00-8:00pm)
·         Thomasville Heights & Norwood Manor:                    October 10, 2012 (6:00-8:00pm)

 

South Moreland Avenue LCI Public Meeting Notice

South Moreland Avenue LCI Public Meeting Notice Round Two

 

Materials:

The following materials will be presented at the corresponding meetings and open house:

·     Introductory Community Meeting PowerPoint Presentation

·    September 18th Community Meeting PowerPoint Presentation (Community Feedback)

 

·    Handouts:
    o     Fact Sheet

    o     Amended Legislation Fact Sheet

    o   South Moreland Avenue Proposed Rezoning Addresses    

     o    Commercial/Mixed-Use Districts – Uses Comparison Chart
    o  Multi-Family Residential Districts – Uses Comparison Chart
    

 

 

Implementation Schedule

·         July 2008: The Study and Land Use changes were adopted by the Atlanta City Council

·         August 2012: Zoning Legislation introduced by Councilmember Carla Smith to implement the zoning recommendations for parcels located within incorporated City of Atlanta.

·         September – October 2012: Zoning Meetings and Open House

·         September - October 2012: NPU W and Z Review

·         November 2012: Zoning Review Board public hearing

·         November 2012: Adoption by the Atlanta City Council

 

 

For more information call or email:

Racquel Jackson at 404-330-6326 or rtjackson@atlantaga.gov

or

Tshaka Warren at 404-330-6605 or twarren@atlantaga.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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