zoning imageThe City of Atlanta has embarked on a complete overhaul of its zoning ordinances, and two more public meetings to  update residents on the re-write process will be held May 18 and May 26.

These public meetings are an opportunity for residents to hear the consultant team’s findings and the strategic recommendations for changes that they think should be included in the re-write of the zoning ordinance.

The first meeting is Wednesday, May 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Passion City Church, 515 Garson Drive NE, 30324. The second meeting will be Thursday, May 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Metropolitan State College, 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW 30310.

The updated zoning ordinance book will focus on improving urban design, protecting neighborhood character, creating vibrant corridors and districts, expanding transportation options, ensuring housing diversity, supporting jobs and innovations and creating user-friendly regulations and processes.

More information can be found at www.zoningatl.com.


Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.