Rev 4/24/20
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
REZONING/FUTURE LAND USE AMENDMENT APPLICATION PACKET
This application may be used by a property owner or an authorized agent to:
Amend the Future Land Use Map
Amend the Zoning Map (Rezoning)
Modify conditions of approval from existing rezoning cases.
No rezoning will be considered if it is not consistent with the Future Development Map. A request to amend the
Future Development Map may be filed concurrently with or separately from a Rezoning application.
Applications requiring concurrent Development of Community Impact (DCI), Variance
, or Waiver approval must
include application forms and letters of intent for each.
Application Requirements Checklist:
Per Section 280-5 of the UDO, applications shall be filed with the Development Director on forms provided by
the Development Department. The following information and documentation must be received in order for a
submittal to be deemed a complete application:
Completed Application Requirements Checklist
Rezoning/Future Land Use Amendment Application Form
Owner Permission Affidavit(s)
Campaign Contribution Disclosure Statement(s)
Pre-Application Form Signed by the Development Director
Redevelopment Assessment Form
Legal Description of the property
Letter of Intent, that provides a project description and justification of how the project complies with the
Review and Approval Criteria in Section 280-17. Each of the following Criteria must be addressed by
the applicant for the type of action sought:
a. Future land use map amendments. The following review and approval criteria shall be used in
reviewing and taking action on all comprehensive plan land use map amendments, including
changing conditions to existing zoning:
1) Whether the land use amendment proposal is compatible with the surrounding future land uses
as identified in the future development map.
2) Whether the land use amendment proposal can be adequately served by existing transportation
facilities and other infrastructure, such as schools, water and sewer.
3) Whether the land use amendment proposal negatively impacts natural and historic resources
identified by the City.
4) Whether the land use amendment proposal is in the best interest of the City and the public good
and whether the proposal protects the health and welfare of its citizens.
5) Whether the property to be affected by the land use amendment proposal has a reasonable
economic use as currently designated on the future development map.
6) Whether the land use amendment proposal meets the policies and intent established in the
future development map.
b. Zoning map amendments (Rezoning). The following review and approval criteria shall be used in
reviewing and taking action on all zoning map amendments, including changing conditions to
existing zoning:
1) The existing uses and zoning of nearby property;
2) The extent to which property values are diminished by their particular zoning restrictions;
3) The extent to which the possible reduction of property values of the subject property promotes
the health, safety, morals or general welfare of the public;
4) The relative harm to the public as compared to the hardship imposed upon the individual property
owner;
5) The suitability of the subject property for the zoning proposed;
6) The length of time the property has been vacant as zoned, considered in the context of land
development in the area in the vicinity of the property;
7) Whether the zoning proposal will permit a use that is suitable in view of the use and development
of adjacent and nearby property;
8) Whether the zoning proposal will adversely affect the existing use or usability of adjacent or
nearby property;
9) Whether the property to be affected by the zoning proposal has a reasonable economic use as
currently zoned;
10) Whether the zoning proposal will result in a use which will or could cause an excessive or
burdensome use of existing streets, transportation facilities, utilities or schools;
11) Whether the zoning proposal is in conformity with the policy and intent of the future development
map; and
12) Whether there are other existing or changing conditions affecting the use and development of
the property which gives supporting grounds for either approval or disapproval of the zoning
proposal.
Site Plan (see attached Site Plan Checklist)
Applicable architectural elevations
Other materials reasonably required by the City necessary to the analysis of the application.
Application Fee (Rezoning: $2,000; Future Land Use Map amendment: $1,000, or $250 if concurrent
with rezoning. See fee schedule for concurrent DCI, variance, and waiver fees.)
Please submit the entirety of your application electronically, saved in .pdf format with a maximum 25
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.
Application Processing:
An application will only be considered complete and ready for processing if it is submitted in the required
format, includes all required information and supporting documentation, and is accompanied by the
application filing fee. Applications deemed complete by the Development Department 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.
T
he Mayor and City Council will, upon receipt of recommendations from Staff, hold a public hearing. This
typically 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
rezoning/future land use amendment cases will 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 Mayor and City
Council act by simple majority vote to approve the request(s), approve the request(s) with conditions, or deny
the request(s) based on the applicable review and approval criteria of Section 280-17. Mayor and City Council
are also authorized to defer action or continue a hearing in order to receive additional information or further
deliberate. 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 an application is denied, a successive application for a rezoning/future land use amendment 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.
S
ee Zoning Application Schedule for submittal deadlines and public meeting dates.
The current Rezoning/Future Land Use Amendment application schedule can be found at
www.chambleega.gov/160/zoning
.
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
Rev 7/6/18
APPLICATION FOR REZONING/LAND USE AMENDMENT
CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: Change in conditions only Future Development Map Amendment
Concurrent variance(s) Concurrent waiver(s) Concurrent DCI
_____________________________________________________________________
Property Address
_____________________________________________________________________
Name & Brief Description of Project
_____________________________________________________________________
________________________________ _________________________________
Present Zoning District Proposed Zoning District
________________________________ _________________________________
Present Character Area (Future Development Map) Proposed Character Area (Future Development Map)
OWNER:
_____________________________________________________________________
Name and Company
_____________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address City, State Zip Code
________________________ ___________________________________________
Phone # E-mail
A
PPLICANT: 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
Rev 5/10/18
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 • Chamblee, GA 30341 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
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 C
itation/Title
GA Code 36-67A-3, Disclosure of Campaign Contributions
*38069 Code, 36-67A-3
COD
E 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 D
isclosure 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.)
Off
icial Code of Georgia Annotated Copyright 1982 2016 State of Georgia.
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
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:
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. 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 Submit a PDF digital version that conveys the proposed project. These plans
may be conceptual i
n 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 I
nstruction 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 m
eeting. 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 pr
epared 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.)
Rev 04/20
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
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.)
______________________
Tot
al 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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5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
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City of Chamblee Planning and Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 • chambleega.gov
Revised 6/16/20
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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City of Chamblee Planning and Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102. • Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 • chambleega.gov
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
Rev 4/24/20
City of Chamblee Planning & Development Department
5576 Peachtree Rd, Ste 102 Chamblee, GA 30341 • 770-986-5010 chambleega.gov
Rezoning/Land Use Amendment Site Plan Checklists
At a minimum, a rezoning request shall include the following:
1. Site Plan of Existing Conditions. The site plan must be to scale and include:
Parcel boundaries
North arrow
Visual scale a minimum of 1”=100’
Location of streams and lakes affecting the property
Abutting streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way
Existing building footprints, and other existing impervious surfaces such as driveways and
walkways
Location of permanent ground signs
Existing easements
Required zoning setbacks
Existing impervious surface area ratio calculation
Existing open space calculation provided (if non-residential)
Required zoning buffers
Additional information as requested by Staff
2. For applications involving proposed new construction: Site Plan of Proposed Conditions. The site plan
must be to-scale and include the following, clearly identified with dimensions and materials:
Parcel
boundaries
North arrow
Visual scale a minimum of 1”=100’
Location of streams and lakes affecting the property
Abutting streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way
Proposed building footprints, and other impervious surfaces such as driveways and walkways
Location of permanent ground signs
Easements
Required zoning setbacks
Impervious surface area ratio calculation
Open space calculation provided (if non-residential)
Required zoning buffers
Required streetscape elements
Additional information as requested by Staff
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