Other Business

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2021

OB 68 (November)

Applicant, Retail Planning Corporation, 770-956-8383, requests to amend the previously approved Site Plan, and related stipulation agreed to under Z-108 (2000).

Property is located at 4650 Paper Mill Road. This property is east of Gateside Place. The gated development is named “Paper Mill Reserve”.

OB 45 (September)

Applicant, Abbas Heidari, 404-234-7415, requests to amend the stipulations agreed to under OB-12 2020. Property is located at 4650 Paper Mill Road. This property is east of Gateside Place. The gated development is named “Paper Mill Reserve”. Present Zoning: R-20 Future Land Use: LDR Site acreage: 3.336 acres ECCA Case Manager: Marvin Shams District 2 …

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OB 41 (August)

Applicant, Jason Fancellas, 404-504-6698, jason@bershire-realty.com requests allow other uses under NRC category including a daycare center.

This OB is associated with Z-41 2021. The property is located at 811 Lecroy Drive. The site acreage: 1.37 acres and the present zoning is NRC.

OB 37 (July) withdrawn w/out prejudice

Applicant, JEN Georgia 16 LLC, 770-480-4940, represented by J. Kevin Moore, 770-429-1499, jkm@mijs.com, requests to add an additional access point from the stub street, Fox Wood Court. 

This OB is associated with Z-40 2020. The Cobb County Fire Marshal now requires two access points along Wesley Chapel Road which cannot support the second access point. This petition submits an amended site plan and reflects the second access. The property is located on the westerly side of Wesley Chapel Road; northerly/westerly sides of portion of Sweat Creek Run; southerly of San Plains Road.  Site acreage: 242.88 +/-.

OB – 28 (associated with SLUP-5) (June) continued until July

Applicant, Stein Investment Group, 678-904-9611, represented by Garvis L. Sams, Jr, 770-422-7016. gsams@samslarkinfhuff.com, requests to build a climate-controlled self-service storage facility to replace a movie theater.

Property is located at 2925 Gordy Parkway and Shallowford Road. It is located on the west side of Gordy Parkway, on the north side of Shallowford Road. Site acreage: 5.81 acres.

OB 13 (April)

Jennifer and Jonathan Tucker, 404-403-8673, represented by Jennifer Tucker, 770-826-4064, requests to waive the acreage requirement of 2 acres to raise six (male and female) Silver Appleyard ducks.

Property is located at 822 Fox Hollow Parkway, Marietta, GA. Current zoning: R-20; Size of Track: 0.88 acre

Past - 2020

OB 51 (September) continued until October. For information only. -Withdrawn

Applicant, James K. Noble, Jr., 404 247-3898, jnoblejr@noblesys.com, represented by Parks F. Huff, Attorney for Applicant, 770-422-7016, requests that their parcel subdivided so that the barn and animals (donkeys, goats and horses) will be on .8 acre parcel across from the Applicant's residence.

OB 34 (July)

Applicant IVT Sandy Plains Centre Marietta, LLC, 630 570 0700, representing Titleholder, IVT Sandy Plains Centre Marietta, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Representative Contact; J. Kevin Moore, 770-429-1499, jkm@mijs.com .

Property is located at the southwest side of Shallowford road; west side of Sandy Plains Road; east of Gordy Parkway

OB 26 (May)

Applicant, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy, Inc., 770-971 2820, steve.colley@mtbethelchristian.org, requests to extend the expiration date for all modular buildings to be located on the Property from June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2023.

Property is located at 2509 Post Oak Tritt Road NE, Marietta GA 30062

OB 14 (March) continued May

Applicant and titleholder John & Nina Soricelli, 615-495-6229, cajunqueen23@hotmail.com,  requests that 20 foot easement absorb the 10 foot undisturbed buffer.

Property located at 3433 Chartley Lane NE, Roswell, GA 30075

OB 13 (March) continued May

Applicant and titleholder Pulte Homes Company, LLC, represented by James A. Balli, 770-434-6868, of Taylor English Decisions, JBalli@tedecisions.com, requests clarification of Z-5 (2018) of elevation.

Property was previously known as 5000 Olde Towne Parkway, south side of Olde Town Parkway.

OB 12 (March) continued August

Applicant Abbas Heidari, 678-291-0000, abbas@acrengineers.com, representing titleholder Mohammed Vasigh, requests creating a gated community for the property on Paper Mill Road, consisting of Land Lots 5, 6 and 74 of the 1st District.

Property is located at Paper Mill Road, Land Lots 5, 6 and 74 of the 1st District.

OB 10 (March) continued May

Applicant Shallowford Wash Leasing, LLC, titleholder Donald K. Nix, 770-652-3575, carnetts@mindspring.com, request changes to the original site plan:

  1. Add 11 self-serve vacuums at street curb side,
  2. Add 7 additional new parking spaces,
  3. Add 2 electronic pay station gates at tunnel entrance,
  4. New jiffy Lube signage

Property is located at 3950 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30062

OB 4 (February)

Christopher Holt, 404-545-3916, cholt13341@gmail.com, representing the Titleholder Karen Vick, requests to amend the required lot size for R-20 needed for residential construction.

Property is located 2797 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30068

OB 3 (February) continued May

Credit Union of Georgia, represented by James A. Balli, 770-434-6868, requests to amend the stipulations of the 1984 site plan, as amended in 1993, to allow the installation of a monument sign with an LED message board which will comply with the current Cobb County Sign Ordinance. 

Property is located 1020 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA (nearest intersection Little Willeo Road)

Past - 2019

OB 68 (November)

The OBI applicant, Jeff Lu of 4818 Kentwood Dr., Marietta, GA 30068, 678-907-0885, E-mail: makadodo@gmail.com, representing Title Holder: IGRAR, LLC, 3034 Sandy Plains Rd., requests that the property stipulation #1 that the use be a retail Jewelry Store be removed so we can use the retail location for a Nail Shop.

Property is located at 2965 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30062

OB 63 (October)

The OBI applicant, Kat Alvarez, Tempe, AZ, 480-755-0959, representing Chick-Fil-A located on Shallowford Road requests to add 2 canopies to the existing Chick-Fil-A drive thru.

Property is located at 3040 Shallowford Road.

OB 56 (September)

Waldron and Lee Dentistry, LLC, is represented by Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP’s J. Kevin Moore, 770-429-1499, e-mail jkm@mijs.com.  Applicant is developing approximately 1.23 acres for use as professional dental offices.  Applicant seeks approval of flag style entrance signage for its main entrance signage on Roswell Road.  All other stipulations and attachments to this property are unaltered and unchanged.

Property is located on the northerly side of Roswell Road, west of East Piedmont Road, Lot #986, 16th District, 2nd Section. (2419 Roswell Road)

OB 51 (September)

Applicant is property owner Danesh Roshan, 404-409-2044, requests waiver of lot size requirement. 

Property is located at 515 Holt Rd., Marietta, GA

OB 46 (August)

Five Guys Properties, LLC, represented by Nick Rush, 480/421-3665 (Tempe, AZ), requests to renovate an existing structure within the East Cobb Crossing Shopping Center, previously a Del Taco restaurant, for the operation of a Five Guys restaurant. 

Property is located 4269 Roswell Road, East Cobb crossing Shopping Center

OB 39 (July)

Credit Union of Georgia, represented by Toney L. Chalmers, 404/408-6788, requests to amend the stipulations of the 1984 site plan, as amended in 1993, to allow the installation of an LED message board in the existing Credit Union of Georgia monument sign, which presently has a blank area under the sign name. 

Property is located 1020 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA (nearest intersection Little Willeo Road)

OB 35 (June) continued until October-withdrawn

POAG Shopping Centers, represented by Paul Reinke, 901/531-8716, requests to amend the stipulations and site plan Z-118, September 1997 to allow the construction of a monument based sign and extend the hours of operation to allow for a fitness center.

Property is located 4475 Roswell Road, The Avenues of East Cobb

OB 28 (May)

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy, represented by Jim Ney, 770/956-7600, requests to amend the site plan to the one dated April 15, 2019 to allow for two additional portable classrooms and to extend the time that the four portable classrooms can remain on the property until June, 1, 2025.

Property is located at the intersection of Post Oak Tritt and Holly Springs Road (2509 Post Oak Tritt).

OB 27 (May)

YMCA of Atlanta, represented by Kevin Moore, 770/429-1499, requests to amend the site plan from SLUP-7, 2003 to allow the construction of a pavilion with restrooms, sidewalk, fencing parking lot striping.

Property is located on the westerly side of East Piedmont Road, north of Roswell Road.

OB 14 (March)

Phoenix Senior Living., represented by Tom Peyton, 404/821-1705, requests to amend the stipulations from Z-163, 1986.

Past - 2018

OBI 78 (December) – Withdrawn by staff

The Kroger Company, represented by Garvis Sams, 770/422-7016, requests to amend site plan to allow for a Sports Bar and Grill with pool tables. Property is located east side of Roswell Road and the south side of Roswell Road.

OBI 73 (December)

Regions Bank, represented by John Earley, 205/560-5348, requests to amend site plan to allow for a branch bank facility with drive-thru. Property is located at the intersection of Sandy Plains Road and Shallowford Road (3028 Shallowford Road).

OB 71 (December) – Continued until March 2019- Withdrawn

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy, Inc., represented by James Ney, 770/956-9600, requests to amend stipulations and site plan to allow a multipurpose field and track with lights on the property. Property is located on Post Oak Tritt, west of Holly Springs Road (2509 Post Oak Tritt).

OBI 51 (October)

Dimitr Dimitrov, represented by Garvis Sams 770/422-7016, requests to addend stipulations and site plan to allow an emissions station and fully enclosed Minor Vehicle Repair and Service. Property is located on the south side of Post Oak Tritt Road, east of Sandy Plains Road (2118 Post Oak Tritt Road).

OBI 45 (September)

Alexis Kinsey, 678/542-5818, requests to remove stipulation #4 and not replace the pole sign with a monument based sign for 1275 Johnson Ferry Road.

Petition OB 20 (May)

Brandon Hagins, represented by Adam Rosen, 770/422-7016 requests to waive the public road frontage and concurrent variances for setbacks of existing structures. Located on Octavia Circle (2930 Octavia Circle).

Petition OBI 13 (March)

Bass Development Corp, represented by Tom Bass, 770/294-9884 requests to waive the landscape easement along Wesley Chapel Road. Located on the southeast corner of Wesley Chapel Road and Chapel Heights Drive, north of Bluffview Drive (3902 Chapel Heights Drive). Current zoning: R-15 Future Land Use: Low Density Residential Case Manager: Jill Flamm District Commissioner: Bob …

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Petition OBI 4 (Feb)

Brooks Chadwick Capital, 404-281-4554, represented by Kevin Moore, 770-429-1499, requests a site plan modification for a self-storage facility Building 500 in the shopping center. Located on the east side of Sandy Plains Road, south of Shallowford Road. Size of tract: 13.84 Acres. Contiguous zoning is: North: CRC; East: R-15 (Cutters Gap Subdivision) and CRC; South: R-20 (Cobb County Facilities); West: CRC. Future Land Use: Public Institution

Petition OBI 3 (Feb) continued until March

Joseph Josey, 770-631-0499, requests to make changes to the exterior of the building at 3120 Johnson Ferry Road (Summit Urgent Care) to add a translucent wall of light, awnings, and replace rotten wood.

Past - 2017

OBI – 57

To consider a site plan amendment for 1149 Woodlawn Drive, Z-452 of 1984 for 12 RA-4 homes. Applicant is St. Clair Holdings, represented by Patrick Clark, 770/231-5637.

OBI – 54 heard as V-106 before Board of Appeals and Variances

Pejman, 678-300-4629, requests to waive the minimum lot size from the required 20,000 square feet to 18,260 square feet.  Located on the west side of Sewell Lane, east side of Indian Trail, northeast of Worthington Drive (57 Sewell Lane).

OBI 46

To consider extending the reversion clause for an additional 18 months for the west side of Cagle Road, north of Lower Roswell Road, Z-31 of 2016. Applicant is Amor Phoenix Group LLC, represented by Garvis Sams, 770/422-7016.

Petition OBI 41

To consider amending the site plan for the northerly side of Roswell Road, westerly of East Piedmont Road (portion of 2411 Roswell Road), Z-149 of 1998, to develop the property for medical and dental facilities. Applicant is J. Blair Waldron, represented by Kevin Moore, 770/429-1499.

Petition OBI 39

To consider amending the site plan for 1275 Johnson Ferry Rd., Z-191 of 1978, to eliminate the drive-thru window and add parking. Applicant is Amor Design Sudios for Fork U Concepts, represented by Jenifer Pickler, 678/883-3837.

Petition OBI 34

Narden Kaldani, 678-665-1219, requests to: 1) Waive the minimum lot size from the required 20,000 square feet to 16,401 square feet for Lot 2 and; 2) waive the rear setback from the required 35 feet to 25 feet for Lot 2. Located on the south side of 0.38 acres Roswell Road, east of Hood Road, across from Sterling Ridge Chase (2650 Roswell Road). Size of tract is .38 acres. Current zoning: R-20. Contiguous zoning is:  North: R-15 (Sterling Ridge Subdivision); South: PD; West: RS; East: R-20. Future Land Use: Low Density Residential. Heard by the BZA as V-68.

Petition OBI 30

To consider amending the landscape plan for the Avenues of East Cobb, Z-118 of 1997, for property located at Roswell Road east of Johnson Ferry Road (4475 Roswell Road). Applicant is represented by Brian Martin, 470-299-7044.

OBI 28 – Continued October – Withdrawn without prejudice

To consider amending the site plan for Starbucks regarding OB application 28 of May 20, 2014, for property located at the northwest intersection of Johnson Ferry Road and Paper Mill Road (31 Johnson Ferry Road). Applicant is represented by Garvis Sams, 770-422-7016.

OBI 27

Majid Sotoodeii asks to consider amending stipulation 7 regarding rezoning application Z-5, 2006, to allow a house facing Johnson Ferry instead of facing south at 2000 Johnson Ferry Road.

OBI 22

Gary Deppe, 770/547-0933, seeks to change stipulation item #20 in Z-51 letter dated May 15, 2013 from requiring the applicant to Install a six foot wooden fence along the common property lines between lots 16-18 within the subject property and lots 9-13 within Sterling Ridge Chase (SRC) to requiring the Applicant to provide the resources (valued at $5,000.00 ) to beautify the Sterling Ridge Subdivision entrance. At a minimum, such resources would include a new brick SRC sign structure that has been approved by SRC property owners, and potentially, new landscaping and/or fencing (available resources permitting), at the entrance of SRC.

Past - 2016

Petition OB #73

Pacific Group, represented by John Moore, 770/422-7016, seeks to change the site plan and stipulation letter of Z-6, 2013 to eliminate the proposed entrance island and change two stipulations regarding this island and as well as funding for a new signal if warranted.

Petition OBI 62

Charter Senior Living of Marietta, LLC, represented by James Balli, 770/422-7016, change the stipulation letter of Z-91, 1996 to allow for a new updated sign in the same location as the existing sign.

Petition OB 44 – August

Paradise Group, LLC, 404-444-8924, represented by Dave Mattson seeks to modify the stipulations of Z-141, in September 20, 1994 at 3075 Johnson Ferry Road to remove zoning condition 4 that requires the driveway to be a right in/right out only. The driveway is currently built as a full access drive. Zoning condition 7 requires a left turn lane at the median break for left turn access into the site.

OB #21 – April

E-Rock Development LLC, 770/940-4505, seeks to modify the site plan and stipulation letter of Z-14, in August of 2013 to add additional property.

OB# 7 – March

Capital City View Homes, LLC, represented by Garvis Sams, 770/422-7016, seeks to modify the stipulation letter of Z-61, in August of 2015 to extend the “reversion clause” from 12 months to 18 months (6 additional months). This extension, upon being granted, will allow the applicant/property owner to complete the Plan Review Process; complete the negotiations to secure an off-site easement to access sewer; and to follow through with the application for a Land Disturbance Permit.

Past - 2015

OB #64 – December

2671 Roswell Road, Inc. seeks to modify the stipulation letter of Z-51, 2012 to remove or extend the reversion clause.

OBI #59 – December

Drifteastcobb, Inc. seeks to modify the stipulation letter of Z-118 in September of 1997 for the Avenues of East Cobb to revise the site plan to add a patio for a new restaurant.

OB #56 – December

Quik Trip Corporation seeks to modify the stipulation letter of Z-73, in August of 2015 to delete the stipulations requiring: 1) The installation of speedbumps on the subject property and; 2) connection of the detention pond drainage pipe to nearby headwall.

OBI #37 – September

Chris Sockwell of Lost Forrest HOA requests to change the layout of the amenity area to add two tennis court viewing areas in the Lost Forrest subdivision at 4110 Tritt Homestead Drive.

OBI #28 – July

Del Taco, LLC represented by Kevin Moore, 770/429-1499, requests an additional sign for their location on Johnson Ferry and Roswell Road.

OB 2

To consider amending the site plan for variance application V-91 of 2014 (Julie’s Plaza, LLC) for property located on the east side of East Cobb Drive, north of Johnson Ferry Road in Land Lot 902 of the 16th District.

OB #15 – Continued until April

Concordia Properties LLC represented by Kevin Moore, seeks to modify the site plan for 5000 Olde Town Parkway for a new building. Previous Zoning is Z-37, 1983. Case Managers: Jill Flamm/Trish Steiner Staff Comments: Please click for Preliminary OB Analysis Please click for Final OB Analysis ECCA recommends: Approval subject to the stipulation letter dated 4/17/15, …

OB #15 – Continued until April Read More »

OB #11 – March

Kevin Casbier, seeks to modify the site plan from Z-77, 2014 to increase the square footage of the building and move the building out of the flood plain for a Dunkin Donuts. Property is located on southeast intersection of Trickum Road and Shallowford Road (2378 Shallowford Road) .

OB #35 – 2014 Withdrawn at March BOC meeting

To consider amending the stipulations for the North Atlanta Soccer Association regarding Special Land Use Permit application LUP-3 of 1990 (Metro North Youth Soccer Association, Inc.), for property located on the north side of Paper Mill Road, west of Johnson Ferry Road in Land Lots 5, 6, 73 of the 1st District.