City of Chamblee Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 • Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 • chambleega.gov
Rev 2/25/20
DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY IMPACT (DCI)
APPLICATION PACKET
A development or building project with an aggregate of twenty-thousand (20,000) square feet or more of new
buildings or a site consisting of two acres or more is required to proceed through the Development of Community
Impact (DCI) process. This application packet contains instructions to apply for a DCI per the regulations contained
in the City of Chamblee’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).
Application Requirements Checklist:
The followi
ng
information and documentation must be received in order for a DCI submittal to be deemed a
complete application:
Completed Application Requirements Checklist
DCI Application Form
Owner Permission Affidavit(s)
Campaign Contribution Disclosure Statement(s)
Pre-Application Form Signed by the Development Department
Redevelopment Assessment Form
Legal description of the property
Traffic Impact Study, if required by Sec. 280-52 of the UDO
A DCI booklet, prepared by the applicant, that contains the following documentation:
Table of Contents;
Narrative description of the nature and intent of the application, characteristic
s of the site,
and a quantitative and qualitative description of the uses, buildings, and structures included
in the proposed developm
ent;
Location Map;
The following development plans, as described in Section 280-21(b), drawn, stamped, and
sealed by a state-registered professional surveyor, civil engineer, landscape architec
t or land
planner:
a.
Analysis
of existing site conditions. An analysis of existing site conditions including a bounda
ry
survey and topographic map of the site at a minimum 1 inch = 40 feet scale shall include
information on all existing manmade and natural features, utilities, all streams and easements,
and features to be retained, moved or altered. The existing shape and dimensions of the existing
lot to be built upon including the size, measurement and location of any existing buildings
or
structures on the lot shall be included.
b.
Ma
ster plan. A master plan at a minimum 1 inch = 40 feet scale showing compliance with all
regulations and calculations required by the zoning ordinance which shall include, but not be
limited to, information on all proposed improvements including proposed building footprints,
doors, densities, parking ratios, open space, height, sidewalks, yards, under and over-head
utilities, internal circulation and parking, landscaping, grading, lighting, drainage, amenities, an
d
similar details including their respective measurements.
c. Land
scape plan. A site plan at a minimum 1 inch = 40 feet scale showing compliance with all
regulations and calculations required by the zoning ordinance which shall include, but not be
limited to, information on landscaping, tree species and the number of all plantings and open
City of Chamblee Development Department
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space including the landscaping that is being preserved, removed and that which is replacing the
landscaping that is removed.
d. Architectural design. Preliminary architectural plans and all elevations with sufficient detail to
demonstrate compliance with all design criteria of this Chapter as well as the regulations and
calculations required by the zoning ordinance shall include, but not be limited to, scaled floor
plans and elevation drawings of proposed buildings and structures and information on build
ing
material
s, features, exterior finish legend, windows, doors, colors, and items affecting exterior
appearance, such as signs, air conditioning, grills, compressors, and similar details including th
eir
respe
ctive measurement
s.
e.
Phasin
g plan. Should a DCI be expected to require five years or longer to complete, a phasing
plan shall be provided by the applicant that indicates the timeframe for construction
and
developm
ent of each phase of the DCI.
A Letter of Intent, that provides a project description and justification of how the projec
t
compli
es with the Review and Approval Criteria in Section 280-23. Each of the following
Criteria must be addressed
by the applicant:
a.
Design shall be in harmony with the general character of the neighborhood and surrounding ar
ea,
con
sidering factors such as mass, placement, height, changing land use patterns, a
nd
con
sistency of exterior architectural treatment, especially in areas of historic and special desi
gn
interest.
b.
Design components shall be planned such that they are physically and aesthetically related and
coordinated with other elements of the project and surrounding environment to ensure vi
sual
contin
uity of desi
gn.
c.
Design shall protect scenic views, particularly those of open space, and utilize natural
features
of the s
i
te.
d.
Design shall protect adjacent properties from negative visual and functional impa
cts.
e.
Design shall respect the historical character of the immediate area as integral parts of commu
nity
life in the city
and shall protect and preserve structures and spaces which provide a significa
nt
link withi
n these area
s.
f.
All exterior forms, attached to buildings or not, shall be in conformity with, and secondary to, the
building.
g.
The proposed development is suitable in view of the use and development of adjacent and ne
arby
property.
h.
The proposed development does not adversely affect the existing use or usability of adjacen
t or
nearby pro
per
ty.
i.
The proposed development does not result in a use which will or could cause an excessive
or
burdensom
e use of existing streets, transp
ortation facilities, utilities or schools.
j.
The proposed development is in conformance with the applicable zoning distri
ct.
k.
The proposed development is in conformance with the provisions of the future development pl
an
articul
ated in the City’s Comprehensive
Plan.
Variances and waivers shall be submitted in accordance with the concurrent varian
ce
pro
cess outlined in Section 280-35. If the project requires variances or waivers, the applic
ant
must add
ress each of the variance or waiver criteria in
the letter of intent. The criteria for
varian
ces and waivers can be found in Section 280-31 and Section 300-8, resp
ectively, and
on the Varia
nce and Waiver applications
.
Other materials reasonably required by the City necessary to the analysis of the application as determined
at the pre-application meeting or upon application submittal.
Application Fee ($1,600, or $250 if concurrent with a Rezoning or Future Development Map Amendment
application + Advertising Fees)
City of Chamblee Development Department
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Please submit the entirety of your application submittal electronically, saved in .pdf format with a maximum
50 MB file size, to Chambleedevelopment@chambleega.gov. No hard copies are required to be submitted.
Fees can be paid electronically via the link found at www.chambleega.gov/152/appications-and-forms.
Applica
tion Processing:
An application shall be considered complete and ready for processing only if it is submitted in the required format,
includes all required information and supporting documentation, and is accompanied by the application filing fee.
The Development Director shall make a determination of application completeness in accordance with the schedule
established pursuant to Section 280-6. Applications deemed complete by the Development Director will be
considered to be in the processing cycle and will be reviewed by City Staff, affected agencies, and other review and
decision-making bodies in accordance with applicable review and approval procedures of the UDO.
Prior to a hearing by Mayor and City Council, DCI applications shall be reviewed by the Architectural Review Board
(ARB) in a public meeting. The ARB shall make a recommendation to the Mayor and City Council in accordance
with Section 280-24. The ARB typically meets two Tuesdays prior to the City Council Work Session, at 7:00 pm at
Chamblee City Hall, located at 5468 Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341.
The Mayor and City Council shall, upon receipt of recommendations from Staff and ARB, hold a public hearing on
proposed DCIs. This takes place at the Mayor and City Council Work Session the Thursday prior to the regular
monthly Mayor and City Council meeting, at 6:00 pm at the Chamblee Civic Center, located at 3540 Broad Street,
Chamblee, GA 30341.
A meeting of the Mayor and City Council for the purposes of reviewing and making final decisions on DCIs shall be
conducted either no more than five days after the date of the public hearing, or at the next scheduled meeting of the
Mayor and City Council, where the Mayor and City Council shall act by simple majority vote to approve the
proposed DCI, approve the DCI with conditions, or deny the DCI based on the applicable review and approval
criteria of Section 280-23. The Mayor and City Council is also authorized to defer action or continue a hearing in
order to receive additional information or further deliberate, or to refer matters back to the Architectural Review
Board for further deliberations or to obtain additional information. The regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council
typically occurs the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at the Chamblee Civic Center, located at 3540 Broad
Street, Chamblee, GA 30341.
If a DCI application is denied, a successive application for a DCI affecting all or a portion of the same property may
not be submitted within six (6) months measured from the date of final action by Mayor and City Council.
See Zoning Application Schedule for submittal deadlines and public meeting dates.
The current UDO and Zoning Application Schedule can be found at www.chambleega.gov/160/zoning.
City of Chamblee Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 • Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 • chambleega.gov
Rev 5/14/18
APPLICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY IMPACT (DCI)
PROJECT:
______________________________________________________________________
Name of Project
______________________________________________________________________
Property Address
______________________________________________________________________
Brief Description of Project
______________________________________________________________________
__________________________________ _______________________________
Zoning District Character Area (Future Development Map)
__________________ ______________ __________________ ______________
Total # of Properties Involved Total Project Acreage Total Number of Buildings Total area of buildings
OWNER:
______________________________________________________________________
Name and Company
______________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address City, State Zip Code
________________________ __________________________________________
Phone # E-mail
APPLICANT: Check here if Applicant is also the Property Owner
______________________________________________________________________
Name and Company
______________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address City, State Zip Code
_________________________ __________________________________________
Phone # E-mail
_______________________________________________________ _________________________
Applicant Signature
Date
I hereby certify that all information provided herein is true and correct.
NOTARY:
Sworn to and subscribed before me this ________ day of _______________________, 20________
Notary Public:
Owner Permission Affidavit
Subject Property Street Address:
Subject Property Tax ID number: 18 - - -
Owner:
Name (Person, Firm, Corporation, or Agency):
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Email:
Property Owner’s Agent (If applicable)
Name (Person, Firm, Corporation, or Agency):
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Email:
I am applying for, or I hereby give authority to the applicant to file an application for:
Owner/Agent signature Owner/Agent printed name
This instrument was signed before me on this date
County Georgia Notary Signature:
Affix seal/stamp as close to signature as possible
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Disclosure of Campaign Contributions
Please read the law and complete the Campaign Disclosure Statement on the following page if
you are requesting a Variance, Amendment, or Development of Community Impact.
GA Citation/Title
GA Code 36-67A-3, Disclosure of Campaign Contributions
*38069 Code, 36-67A-3
CODE OF GEORGIA TITLE 36. LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO COUNTIES
AND MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS CHAPTER 67A. CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN ZONING
ACTIONS (Current through 2016 General Assembly)
36-67A-3 Disclosure of campaign contributions.
a) When any applicant for rezoning action has made, within two years immediately preceding the
filing of that applicant’s application for the rezoning action, campaign contributions aggregating
$250.00 or more to a local government official who will consider the application, it shall be the
duty of the applicant to file a disclosure report with the governing authority of the respective local
government showing:
1) The name and official position of the local government official to whom the campaign
contribution was made; and
2) The dollar amount and description of each campaign contribution made by the applicant to
the local government official during the two years immediately preceding the filing of the
application for the rezoning action and the date of each such contribution.
b) The disclosures required by subsection (a) of this Code section shall be filed within ten days after
the application for the rezoning action is first filed.
c) When any opponent of a rezoning action has made, within two years immediately preceding the
filing of the rezoning action being opposed, campaign contributions aggregating $250.00 or more
to a local government official of the local government which will consider the application, it shall
be the duty of the opponent to file a disclosure with the governing authority respective local
government showing:
1) The name and official position of the local government official to whom the campaign
contribution was made; and
2) The dollar amount and description of each campaign contribution made by the opponent to
the local government official during the two years immediately preceding the filing of the
application for the rezoning action and the date of each such contribution.
d) The disclosure required by subsection (c) of this Code section shall be filed at least five calendar
days prior to the first hearing by the local government of any of its agencies on the rezoning
application.
(Code 1981, 36-67A-3, enacted by Ga. L. 1986, p. 1269, 1; Ga. L. 1991, p. 1365, 1; Ga. L. 1993, p. 91,
36.)
Official Code of Georgia Annotated Copyright 1982 – 2016 State of Georgia.
City of Chamblee Development Department
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Campaign Contributions Disclosure Form
Have you as applicant, agent for applicant, property owner, or person associated with the application for property,
located at ___________________________________________________________________________, within the
two (2) years immediately preceding the filing of this application, made campaign contributions aggregating $250.00 or
more to an elected official of the City of Chamblee?
YES
NO
Name:
Address:
Signature:
Date:
If the answer above is YES, then please complete the following section:
Date Government Official Official Position Description Amount
Applicant/
Owner
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REQUESTING A PRE-APPLICATION MEETING
1. Amend the future development map
2. Amend the zoning map
3. Variance and/or waiver
4. Development of Community Impact (DCI)
5. Subdivide land
6. Addition to a commercial building
7. New commercial building
8. Any other application deemed necessary
Application Submittal and Review Process:
A. Complete a Pre-Application Information Form that contains a detailed description of the request.
B. Prepare
Concept Plans and a Submit a PDF digital version that conveys the proposed project. These plans
may be conceptual in nature and do not need to be developed by a design professional. (Note: Individual PDF
files may not exceed 25 MB. Large files should be separated into individual PDF files not exceeding 25 MB.)
C. Submit the Pre-Application Instruction Form and Concept Plans to the Development Department in person
or via email to chambleedevelopment@chambleega.gov. The application and forms will be reviewed within (2)
two business days. Once the plans are reviewed, the Development Department will notify the applicant if an in-
person Pre-Application meeting is required. Note: If an in-person meeting is not necessary, then the Pre-
Application Meeting will take place during Building Permit submittal.
D. Attend a Pre-Application Meeting with the Development Department. The Development Department will
contact the applicant to schedule a Pre-Application Meeting. Feedback about the proposal along with an
overview of the application/review process will be provided during this meeting. The applicant should bring a
hard copy of the concept plans to the meeting.
E. Submit a Signed Copy of the Pre-Application Information Form with the formal application. When the
applicant is prepared to submit the full, complete application for the development activity or zoning process a
copy of this form is required to be submitted.
PRE-APPLICATION INFORMATION FORM SUBMITTAL CHECKLIST:
Complete Pre-Application Information Form
One PDF digital version of Concept Plans (Note: Individual PDF files may not exceed 25 MB. Large files should
be separated into individual PDF files not exceeding 25 MB.)
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5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
Projects That Require a Pre-Application Meeting:
PRE-APPLICATION INFORMATION FORM
This page must be completed by the Applicant.
APPLICANT
_______________________________________________________________________________
Name
_______________________________________________________________________________
Company
_______________________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address Suite/Apt. # City, State Zip Code
_________________ _________________ _________________
Primary Phone # Alternate Phone # E-mail
PROJECT SUMMARY
_______________________________________________________________________________
Address of Project
_______________________________________________________________________________
Name of Project
_______________________________________________________________________________
Application Type (Rezoning, Building Permit, Land Disturbance, Variance, etc.)
______________________
T
otal Project Acreage
Detailed Description (Include Proposed Use(s) and Square Footage of Floor Area for each use):
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________ Date: ______ / ______ / ___________
Applicant Signature
NOTE: This form must be signed by the Development Department and submitted with your application.
For Internal Use Only:
Pre-Application Meeting Date: _______________________
Staff Printed Name: _________________________ Signed: _________________________________
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Redevelopment Assessment Form
(Applies to all existing structures except for Single-Family Detached Residential structures,
per Chamblee UDO Section 270-9)
PROPERTY ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________
APPLICANT NAME: _______________________________ DATE: ____________________________
PROJECT TYPE: (Check all that apply)
Renovation
Alteration
Addition
Repair
Other ______________________________________
THRESHOLD ASSESSMENT:
Total construction cost post renovation/improvement, cumulative: TCC = ___________________
(Attach documentation for all improvements made over the last 3 years. See UDO Section 270-9. Interior-only
renovations are 50% of the cost valuation based on the ICC Building Valuation Data Construction Cost Table)
Fair Market Value of existing structure(s): FMV = ___________________
(Attach DeKalb County Tax Assessor documentation for all buildings on the site. The information can be obtained
from the following website: https://propertyappraisal.dekalbcountyga.gov/search/
Percent calculation: TCC/FMV = ________________
ASSESSMENT: (Check one)
Improvements not required because less than 30% improvement
30% 60% 70%
Mandatory compliance is not intended to result in total improvement costs greater than or equal to
125% of FMV value but applicant shall meet items in order of priority listed in Section 270-9 of the UDO
until the 125% cap is met.
See Page 2 of this form for Redevelopment Thresholds Summary Table.
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Redevelopment Thresholds Summary Table
Code to be applied
Redevelopment costs as a percentage of the
fair market value of the structure
Less than
30%
30% or
more
60% or
more
70% or
more
Section 230-26 (Streetscape design)
Not
mandatory
Mandatory Mandatory Mandatory
Section 250-7 (Parking)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Section 230-27 Building architecture)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Mandatory
Section 230-29 (Storefront Streets)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Mandatory
Remaining provisions of Chapter 230, Article 2
(Civic Design) not listed above
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Section 250-21 (Dumpsters)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory Mandatory
Remaining provisions of Chapter 250 (Off-Street
Parking and Loading Standards) not listed above
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Section 320-21 (Off-street surface parking lot planting
requirements)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Mandatory
Remaining provisions of Chapter 320, Article 2 (Buffers)
not listed above
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Subsection 350-2(a)(1)(b) (Sidewalks crossing
driveways)
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
Mandatory
Remainder of UDO
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Not
mandatory
Mandatory
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