Zoning & Variance Case Documents

Overview

2021-2022 annexation, land use, zoning and variance case documents, including submittal applications, site and conceptional plans, exhibits and the Planning Department Case Summary and Analysis are available for public view and download.

If you noticed a bright yellow Public Notice sign posted on a property, you may lookup the case details, including public hearing dates.  You may also view the actions taken by viewing the minutes from these public meetings or video from the Mayor and Council public hearing.

View the Current and Prior Year Zoning Cases and Public Hearing Dates (2021-2022) 

 

#BOA 22-05

Application for Variance by BRR Architecture (applicant) on behalf of Walmart Real Estate Business Trust (property owner) requesting variances from Sec. 103-11.4 (Nonconforming Buildings and Structures) of Article 3 Chapter 100 and Table 201-3.2.E (Allowed Building Materials) of Article 1 of Chapter 200 of the Unified Development Ordinance for the City of Snellville, Georgia. More specifically variance to allow expansion of the existing Wal-mart Supercenter #1720 located at 1550 Scenic Hwy. N, Snellville, Georgia, a legal nonconforming building originally constructed in 2000 using both smooth and split-face CMU, an exterior building material which is prohibited by the UDO to allow for a 6,973 sq. ft. building expansion constructed of smooth face CMU.

#BOA 22-04

Application for Variance by The Sign Brothers (applicant) on behalf of Piedmont Eastside (Main Campus) and Eastside Medical Center, LLC and EHCA Eastside, LLC (property owners) requesting variances from Sec. 207-6 (Signs) of Article 7 Chapter 200 of the Unified Development Ordinance for the City of Snellville, Georgia.  More specifically variances to utilize the existing monument and directional ground signage that may be nonconforming to the current sign regulations for the rebranding of the Piedmont Eastside - Main Campus, 1700 Medical Way, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5041 175 and 5041 372). 

#BOA 22-03

Application for Variance by The Sign Brothers (applicant) on behalf of Piedmont Eastside (South Campus) and Eastside Medical Center, LLC (property owner) requesting variances from Sec. 207-6 (Signs) of Article 7 Chapter 200 of the Unified Development Ordinance for the City of Snellville, Georgia. More specifically variances to utilize the existing monument and directional ground signage that may be nonconforming to the current sign regulations for the rebranding of the Piedmont Eastside - South Campus, 2160 Fountain Drive, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5007 173).

#RZ 22-04 LUP 22-04

Applications by CKK Development (applicant) and Larry Garner (property owner) requesting: a) to amend the Official Zoning Map for the City of Snellville, Georgia from BG (General Business) District to R-TH (Townhome Residential) District; b) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Commercial Retail to Medium-Density Residential; c) and request for variances from the Small Residential Building Standards; Minimum Building Setbacks, and sidewalk and planter strip requirements for a 27-unit/lot townhome development on a 3.43± acre site located adjacent to the Olde Hickory Village subdivision, 2045-2055-2065-2075 E. Main Street, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5059 248, 5059 485, 5059 486, and 5059 487).

#RZ 22-03 LUP 22-03 SUP 22-04

Applications from Manor Lake Development, LLC (contract purchaser) and Ridgecliff, LLC (property owner) requesting: a) to amend the Official Zoning Map for the City of Snellville, Georgia from BG (General Business) District and RO (Residential for Older Persons) District to CI (Civic Institutional) District and RO (Residential for Older Persons) District; b) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Commercial Retail and Public Civic to Medium-Density Residential and Public Civic; c) a Special Use Permit for a retirement community (continuing care) development; and d) request for variance from the buffer requirements for a senior oriented retirement continuing care development consisting of 32 independent living cottage/villas comprised of eight (8) single-story cottage/villa buildings and 87-unit one-story assisted living facility with associated parking and outside amenity area serving both the assisted living facility and villas on a 13.28± acre site located at the intersection of South Crestview Drive and Highway 78 East, 1600 and 1642 Highway 78, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5069 011 and 5069 282).

#CIC 22-01

Application by Devechio Capital. LLC (property owner) for a change in conditions from the 9-22-2003 approved rezoning (case #RZ 03-09) to remove Condition #3 that limits use of the property to only a lawn equipment sales/service facility with outdoor storage.

Removal of the condition is to allow office use of the property for ‘business services’, ‘financial services’, and professional services’, among other uses allowed in the HSB (Highway Service Business) District for the 1.1 acre property located at 1721 Athens Highway a.k.a. U.S. Highway 78, Grayson (Tax Parcel R5069 269).

#BOA 22-02

Application for Variance from Amanda Kathleen Woodruff (applicant) and Heping Ma, House and Land Dealer, Inc. (property owner) requesting variances from Sec. 206-4.1.H. of Article 6 Chapter 200 of the Unified Development Ordinance for the City of Snellville, Georgia. 

More specifically variance from the use standards and required building setbacks for a Place of Worship to: a) reduce the 50 foot front building setback to 25.8 feet; reduce the 40 foot rear building setback to 11 feet; and reduce the 20 foot side (interior) building setback to 7.5 feet.

To allow Place of Worship use of the existing 15,961 sq. ft. single-story office building on the 1.265± acre property, zoned CI (Civic Institutional) District, 3005 Lenora Church Road, Building A, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5029 294).

#BOA 22-01

Application for Variance from Emmanuel Abua, Concept Engineering Services LLC (applicant) and Arinze 16 LLC (property owner) requesting variance from Sec. 201-2.10.B (Parking Location) for the ‘Shopfront’ building type to allow seven (7) new onsite parking spaces to be located between the existing building and street (Scenic Highway S) for a medical office, on the 1.03 acre property, zoned OP (Office Professional) District and located within the Towne Center Overlay District, 2329 Scenic Highway, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5026 080).

#SUP 22-03

Application from Gaganjot Sambi, Member, Balark 19, LLC (applicant) and Vikram Chaudhary (property owner) requesting a Special Use Permit to develop and operate a 4-story 42,000 sq. ft. 82-room Avid brand ING hotel on a 2.15± acre tract, zoned BG (General Business) District and located at 2785 W. Main Street, Snellville (Tax Parcel 5007 285).

#RZ 22-02 LUP 22-02 SUP 22-02

Applications from Split Silk Properties, LLC (applicant) and Ridgecliff, LLC (property owner) requesting: a) to amend the Official Zoning Map for the City of Snellville, Georgia from BG (General Business) District and RO (Residential for Older Persons) District to CI (Civic Institutional) District and RO (Residential for Older Persons) District; b) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Commercial Retail and Public Civic to Medium Density Residential and Public Civic; c) a Special Use Permit for a retirement community (continuing care) development; and d) request for variance from the buffer requirements for a senior oriented retirement continuing care development consisting of 60 independent living villas in 12 single-story villa buildings and 54-room, 68-bed one-story assisted living facility with associated parking and outside amenity area serving both the assisted living facility and villas on a 13.28± acre site located at the intersection of South Crestview Drive and Athens Highway, 1600 Block Athens Highway, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5069 011 and 5069 282).

#RZ 22-01

Application from Alliance Engineering and Planning (applicant) and PLG Partners, LLC (property owner) requesting to amend the Official Zoning Map for the City of Snellville, Georgia from BG (General Business) District to OP (Office Professional) District and request for variances from the buffer requirements for a 2-story 20,000 sq. ft. office building development on a 3.3± acre site located at 2165 North Road, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5039 220 and 5039 273).

#SUP 22-01

Application from RCG Snellville, LLC requesting a Special Use Permit to develop and operate a kidney dialysis facility for Davita Dialysis Center and request for variances from Sec. 205-1 Towne Center Overlay District requirements of the Snellville Unified Development Ordinance for a proposed 0.768 acre outparcel in the Snellville Oaks Shopping Center, zoned BG (General Business) District and located in the Towne Center Overlay District, 2135 E. Main Street, Snellville (p/o Tax Parcel 5038 174).

#LUP 22-01

Proposed amendment by the City of Snellville, Georgia to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map for the 23.61± acre parcel 5100 065 and 18.04± acre parcel 5100 023 from Commercial Retail to Highway 78 East Activity Center/Node.

#CP 22-01

Proposed amendment by the City of Snellville, Georgia to Table 2. Future Land Use Categories and Corresponding Zoning Districts (page 53) of the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan (adopted 2-11-2019 and last amended 10-26-2020) to amend the appropriate and considered future land use categories for the RS-5 (Single-family Residential) District.

#UDO 22-01

Proposed text amendments to The Unified Development Ordinance ("UDO") for the City of Snellville, Georgia (“UDO”), adopted 10-26-2020 and last amended 10-25-2021. The proposed amendments will affect: Chapter 100 (General Provisions); Chapter 200 (Zoning and Land Use); and Chapter 400 (Land Development) of the UDO.

The adoption of the proposed text amendments could affect: the use of any property located within the City; the definitions of words as applied to the zoning and use of any property located within the City; the display of any signs within the City; buffers or building setbacks required on a particular property; permitted uses, limited uses, special uses, temporary uses, and accessory uses; accessory structures; architectural design standards; space limit standards and building size; storefront street requirements, procedures contained in the UDO; table of contents; addenda; and other conditions, requirements or allowed items or uses contained in the chapters of the UDO listed above. 

#BOA 21-04

Application for variance from Marc Orio, JBL Asset Management from UDO Sec. 205-1.6.B.3 to reduce the two-story or 24 foot high minimum building height to 19 feet high for a 600 sq. ft. Scooter’s Coffee building with drive-thru, on the 0.36 acre outparcel of the Wisteria Village Shopping Center, zoned BG (General Business) District and located within the Towne Center Overlay District, 2337 E. Main Street, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5038 327).

#UDO 21-01

Proposed text amendments to The Unified Development Ordinance for the City of Snellville, Georgia (“UDO”), adopted 10-26-2020. The proposed amendments will affect: Definitions, Article 2 of Chapter 100, General Provisions; Towne Center Overlay District, Article 5 and Use Provisions, Article 6 of Chapter 200, Zoning and Land Use.

#ANX 21-02 LUP 21-05 RZ 21-05

Applications from Scenic Pointe, LLC (applicant) and the Lillian Margene Moulder Trust (property owner) requesting: 1) annexation to the municipal boundary of the City of Snellville, Georgia; 2) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map to Commercial Retail; and 3) to amend the Official Zoning Map to BG (General Business) District for a 8.93± site tract located at 1498 Scenic Highway, Snellville for a mixed commercial subdivision development (Tax Parcel 5074 007).

The Applicant is also requesting the following variances: 1) from the requirement to replace or compensate for the removal of six specimen trees on the property; and 2) to reduce the required 20 foot undisturbed no-access buffer to 10 feet where adjacent to North Road.

Application for Variance by Brent H. Moye, PE (applicant) and Restaurant Holding, LLC (property owner) requesting variances from UDO Sec. 207-3.2.A.2. to reduce the 5 feet wide side yard landscape strip to 4 feet; and UDO Sec. 207-3.2.D.1. to allow encroachment of a single parking space into the rear landscape strip for a proposed 800 sq. ft. Dunkin Donuts drive-thru only restaurant, zoned BG (General Business) District, 2229 Scenic Hwy., Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5026 041D).

#BOA 21-01

Application for Variance by William R. Miller, AIA (applicant) and JBL Wisteria Shopping Center, LLC (property owner) requesting variances from UDO Sec. 207-6.6. Multiple Signs to allow for the construction of a new conforming monument sign and new secondary internal directional sign without the removal of two nonconforming pylon signs that exist on the 20.07± acre Wisteria Village Shopping Center property, zoned BG (General Business) District and located in the Towne Center Overlay District, 2420 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcels 5038 001; 5038 170; 5038 326; and 5038 327).

#ANX 21-01 RZ 21-04 LUP 21-04

Applications by TOMCO2 Systems Company (applicant) and Stephen & Walter Moon (property owners) requesting: 1) annexation to the municipal boundary of the City of Snellville; 2) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map to Industrial Mixed-Use; and 3) to amend the Official Zoning Map to LM (Light Manufacturing) District for a 2.7± site located at 3320 Brushy Fork Road, Loganville for expansion of the TOMCO2 System facility and development of an office building with associated parking, (Tax Parcel 5099 003).

#RZ 21-03 LUP 21-03

Applications by Roger Fisher (applicant) and Oak Road, LLC (property owner) requesting: 1) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Office-Professional to Medium-Density Residential; 2) to amend the Official Zoning Map from OP (Office Professional) District to RS-5 (Single-family Residential) District; and 3) variance from the Small Building Standards and required garage setback from the front elevation for a 5-lot single-family (detached) residential development on a 1.17± acre site located at 1736 Oak Road, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5024 075).

#RZ 21-02 LUP 21-02

Applications by Patrick Mallory Companies (applicant) and Summit Chase Country Club, Inc. (property owner) requesting: 1) to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Park-Recreation to Low-Density Residential; 2) to amend the Official Zoning Map from RS-30 (Single-family Residential) District to RO (Residential for Older Persons) District; and 3) variances from the RO District regulations and General Architectural and Small Building Standards for 21-lot single-family (detached) residential lots on a 5.58± acre site and located at the intersection of Rosebud Road and Temple Johnson Road, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5094 327). The subject property is to be incorporated into the adjoining 75.29 acre site, zoned RO (Residential for Older Persons) District for a combined 274-lot age-restricted single-family detached residential community.

#CIC 21-01

Application by Concept Engineering Services (applicant) and Rejoice in the Word Church International Ministry, Inc. (property owner) requesting a change in conditions from #RZ 07-01 (approved 2-26-2007) to allow 95 onsite parking spaces to be constructed and located between the street and 8,000 sq. ft. proposed religious assembly building on a 5.47± acre site, zoned CI (Civic Institutional) District, located at 3079 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5029 090).

RZ 21-01 LUP 21-01

Applications by AXIS Infrastructure, LLC (applicant) and Britt and Camp, LLC (property owner) requesting to amend the Snellville 2040 Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map from Low-Density Residential to Medium-Density Residential and Official Zoning Map amendment from RS-30 (Single-family Residential) District to R-5 (Single-family Residential) District for a 13-lot single-family (detached) residential subdivision on a 2.765± acre site having a gross density of 4.7 units per acre, located at 2706 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, Georgia (Tax Parcel 5028 001).