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Zoning Hearings on February 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/18/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Lithonia City Hall

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Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and City Council of the City of Lithonia, Georgia will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM, in the Lithonia City Hall located at 6920 Main Street, Lithonia, Georgia, to address the following matters:

  1.  Proposed amendments to the Official Zoning Map of the City of Lithonia.  The map amendments seek to correct a limited number of erroneous property zoning designations that may have been created during previous Map updates.
  2. Proposed amendments to Chapter 27, the City of Lithonia Zoning Ordinance.  The amendments pertain to Article I, Division 2, Section 27-31. Definitions, to Article IV. Supplemental Regulations and to Article II which encompasses the Single Family Residential Districts of the Ordinance. The proposed amendments will define and establish standards for “accessory dwellings,” and introduce this dwelling type as a permitted use in the R-85 Single Family Residential District, the R-60 Single Family Residential District, the R-A5 Single Family Residential District, the R-50 Single Family Residential District, the R-A8 Single Family Residential District and the NCD Neighborhood Conservation District.
  3. Proposed amendments to Chapter 21, Article V of the City of Lithonia, Georgia Code of Ordinances, known as the “City of Lithonia Sign Ordinance.” The amendments pertain to Article 3. General Rules, Section 8. General Sign Regulations, specifically to the standards concerning projecting and suspended signs.

Written comments concerning the proposed map amendments may be submitted to the City Clerk prior to the public hearing or submitted at the hearing. Individuals interested in commenting on the proposed map amendments, either in writing or verbally, will be given the opportunity to be heard at the above mentioned time and place. Findings and recommendations contained in a report by the Zoning Administrator may be examined at Lithonia City Hall. Further information may be obtained by contacting Ms. Robin Blount, Interim City Clerk, at 770.482.8136.