Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Over 50 attended Tuesday night, many were nearby residents concerned over the proposed Crowell Brothers Funeral Home crematory.
It was a full house at Tuesday night's monthly Planning Commission meeting with the majority of the 50+ seats filled at City Hall. Three of the five Planning Commissioners were present, Matt Houser, Mark Middleton and Alan Kaplan. The majority came in response to Crowell Brothers Funeral Home's request for a special use permit to add a crematory to its premises. The family-owned funeral home has been in operation since 1985. Jeff Crowell, one of the owners, said nearly 35 percent of his business in 2012 was for cremation services. He said in the first quarter of this year 50 percent of the funerals have been cremation services. "We're asking to add this service to serve the families," said Crowell who added that it was extremely stressful …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Peachtree Corners commission's agenda includes a special use permit to allow a funeral home to add a crematory and two additional requests.
The City of Peachtree Corners Planning Commission will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at City Hall for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. On the agenda is three new business items: 1. A request for a special use permit by Crowell Brothers Funeral Home to allow for a crematory at it's location on 5051 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. 2. Chase Bank has plans to build a branch on the corner of Peachtree Parkway and Peachtree Corners Circle (across from Dreamland) is requesting that the requirement for 24 foot-wide drive-thru lanes be removed. 3. The developer of the 6.37 acres surrounding the proposed bank property is requesting approval of its building elevations for a planned retail development. There are no old business …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Peachtree Corners commission recommended against changing zoning on the two-story office building to permit an animal hospital.
On Tuesday night the Peachtree Corners Planning Commission voted against allowing a veterinary clinic to open in the first floor of a two-story office building. Alberto Bazan, who lives nearby in the Wellington subdivision, had planned to buy the building and convert the first floor of the Parkway Office Suites to a veterinary clinic that his sister, a veterinarian, would operate. "We feel there is a need for it," said Dick Carothers, Bazan's attorney. He pointed out that the Bazan family were long time Peachtree Corners residents and that their plan for a veterinary clinic would benefit the community. "This will be like a doctor's office for pets," he added. Addressing the Planning Commission Bazan said: "This is actually the first …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Tuesday the Planning Commission heard from Pond & Co. on importance of getting public to participate in Comprehensive Plan and also made its recommendation on Newell Recycling's bid for change in zoning conditions and special use permits.
Where will the city of Peachtree Corners be in 2033? That's going to be determined in large part by the residents of Gwinnett County's newest city. Two representatives from Pond & Company, the engineering firm hired to help the city develop a Comprehensive Plan, presented information to the Planning Commission at Tuesday night's meeting. "Public participation is an essential element," explained Pond & Company's Joel Reed. The ultimate outcome is to ensure the final plan reflects what the community wants to see for the city said Reed. Life issues such as housing, transportation, recreation and more will all need to be addressed he said. Also to be addressed is the city's changing population. Currently 17 percent of the community is Hispanic…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Acreage on Peachtree Parkway may be rezoned. And a property owner wants a Special Use Permit to allow for a truck fleet maintenance facility.
The Peachtree Corners Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. On the agenda are two items: 1. Peachtree Parkway Holdings, LLC, owner of 4.32 acres on Peachtree Parkway and Medlock Bridge Road, is requesting that the property be rezoned to allow for the construction of restaurants, office and retail buildings. The property is currently zoned C-2 (general business) and RM-13 (apartments). 2. TK Atlanta Property, LLC is requesting a Special Use Permit on a 2.59-acre parcel of land located at 2805 Amwiler Road to allow a truck fleet maintenance facility to operate on property currently zoned M-1 (light industrial). The meeting is open to the public. The Planning Commission is made up …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The private Peachtree Corners school has requested special permits on residential properties it currently owns in the Spalding Estates subdivision.
Wesleyan School, located on 53 acres fronting S.R. 141 and Spalding Drive, is seeking to expand its sports facilities to nearby residential parcels located adjacent to the campus. The residential properties are currently part of the Spalding Estates subdivision located across from the Norcross High School on Spalding Drive. The properties are currently zoned R-100 and combined equal over six acres. Three lots abut the school's current soccer fields and are located in the interior of the subdivision, the remaining two lots are adjacent to the school's existing tennis courts near the intersection of Spalding Drive and Spalding Terrace. Robert Binion, Chairman, of the Board of Trustees for Wesleyan School filed a letter of intent requesting …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Peachtree Corners citizen committee to meet at the YMCA on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m.
The Peachtree Corners Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to hear requests from four applicants requesting zoning changes and special use permits. On the agenda: The Planning Commission meeting will be held at the Fowler YMCA in Peachtree Corners at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Peachtree Corners board gave its nod of approval Tuesday night despite several homeowners who raised questions about the height of one of the buildings.
It was another 'first' for Gwinnett County's newest city. The newly formed Planning Commission met for the first time Tuesday evening at Fowler YMCA to hear and decide whether to recommend the architect's plans for the senior living center currently being developed on Spalding Drive. The plans to build Noble Village at Spalding on the property that once belonged to Faith Life Church had long been in the works, preliminary plans and landscaping plans had been approved by the Gwinnett County Commission. With the incorporation of Peachtree Corners on July 1, further decisions and recommendations will fall to the city's Planning Commission. The handful of homeowners who attended the meeting had their reservations about some of the plans …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals members for the City of Peachtree Corners are now in place.
Tuesday evening the City of Peachtree Corners made another big leap along the path of getting itself fully operational as Gwinnett County's newest city. "This is an historic event," said Acting City Clerk Joan Jones as she prepared to swear in the nine citizens who make up the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. The 10th member, Wayne Knox, was not able to attend. The meeting was held at the Fowler YMCA. For the 10 new members chosen to fill the volunteer posts it was a two and a half week journey filled with resumes, questionnaires and interviews. Diana Wheeler, the city's Community Development Director addressed the new board members saying, "Congratulations for participating in the rigorous, competitive selection process. …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The 10 Peachtree Corners men and women who have been selected to serve on the new board are slated to be sworn in Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Reminder: There will be a Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals Training Session and Organization Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fowler YMCA. The training session includes: A session for the 10 men and women who will serve on the two five-member boards which will include roles and responsibilities of the two boards, orientation to zoning, review of by-laws and other items. The organization meeting agenda: Swearing in of the Planning Commissioners and Zoning Board of Appeals members. Related article: City Names Planning Commission, ZBA Board Members Keep up with Peachtree Corners news. Subscribe to the Peachtree Corners Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.