June 4, 2015
7:00 PM
120 West Dougherty Street
Public Hearing

1.  2285 & 2295 BARNETT SHOALS ROAD 


Request:  Approval of a planned development to allow for construction of an ALDI grocery store on two properties at 2285 and 2295 Barnett Shoals Road. The request includes combining the two properties and rezoning them from C-N (Commercial-Neighborhood) & RS-25 (Single-Family Residential) to C-N (PD) (Commercial-Neighborhood Planned Development). Plans call for construction of the grocery store, a plaza, parking and loading areas, and associated infrastructure. Buffers are proposed between the development and adjacent residential properties.

The Planning Commission provided the applicant with comments on the proposal at their March 2015 meeting and is scheduled to make a recommendation on the request at their upcoming meeting.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  8
NNI Neighborhood:  Green Acres-Crestwood
Overlay Area:  Middle Barnett Shoals
Current Zoning: C-N (Commercial-Neighborhood) & RS-25 (Single-Family Residential)
Project #: PD-2015-01-239
Location Map: 2285 & 2295 Barnett Shoals Road

Contact Information:
Robert Ochs / Aldi, Inc.



Request:  A special use permit is requested to allow for expansion of a church within a single-family residential zoning district. The proposal is for construction of a 1,865 square foot addition for The Light Ministries of Athens. The addition would be constructed in two phases.

NNI & Project Information:
Commission District:  3
NNI Neighborhood:   none
Overlay Area:  none
Current Zoning: RS-5 (Single-Family Residential)
Project #: SUP-2015-04-948
Location Map: 174 Henderson Extension

Contact Information:
St. James United Methodist Church / Bob Wallace

The Planning Commission is scheduled to consider these requests at their upcoming meeting where public comments will be received and are encouraged. If you are not able to attend the public meeting, you may submit comments in writing. In order to have your comments reviewed by the Planning Commission, please submit 15 copies of your letter or other document, including your name and address, to the Planning Department no later than one week before the meeting. Review the Frequently Asked Questions for more information about commenting on proposed projects.

View the complete Planning Commission agenda and project site plans here:

Athens-Clarke County Planning Department   |   706-613-3515   |

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