City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1662

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER KWANZA HALL AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF PUBLIC ART AT 22 14TH
STREET, N.W. (ON THE NORTH FACING FACADE ON SOUTHWEST CORNER OF
14TH STREET & WEST PEACHTREE STREET, N.E.), ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30309, AS
PURSUANT TO CODE SECTION 16-28.025 OF THE 1982 ZONING ORDINANCE OF
THE CITY OF ATLANTA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 2 Kwanza Hall
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

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WHEREAS, The Mayor and the City Council of the City of Atlanta are committed to maintaining an attractive City for residents and visitors through the regulation of signs; and WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Atlanta and the Mayor must authorize Public Art under Chapter 16 of the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta (16-28.025 Public Art); and

 

WHEREAS, the artist, Hense, and the sponsor, 14th Peachtree Apartment Holdings, LLC, have obtained the appropriate preliminary certification from the Urban Design Commission, establishing the work does not contain nor is intended to convey a commercial message primarily, provided that the name of a sponsor may be displayed on an adjacent plaque or similar display that is no more than two square feet in area; and

 

WHEREAS, the artist, Hense, and the sponsor, 14th Peachtree Apartment Holdings, LLC, have

obtained the appropriate preliminary certification of the Director of the Office of Traffic and Transportation, affirming that the work will not constitute a traffic hazard or undue or dangerous

distraction to motorists or pedestrians; and

 

WHEREAS, the artist, Hense, and the sponsor, 14th Peachtree Apartment Holdings, LLC, have

obtained the appropriate preliminary certification from the Director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, which affirms that the work is not inconsistent with the City of Atlanta's Public Art Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the artist, Hense, and the sponsor, 14th Peachtree Apartment Holdings, LLC, need final approval from the City Council and the Mayor, as pursuant to the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta and hereby respectfully submit their request for approval of Public Art at 22 14th Street, N.W. (on the North facing facade on Southwest Corner of 14th Street & West Peachtree Street, N.E.), Atlanta, Georgia 30309; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds that the value to the general public in viewing the work is not outweighed by any existing negative public interests related to aesthetics, additional sign clutter

or the public safety.

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA as follows:

 

SECTION 1: This ordinance shall authorize the placement of artwork at 22 14th Street, N. W. (on the North facing facade on Southwest Corner of 14th Street & West Peachtree Street, N.E.), Atlanta, Georgia 30309, as pursuant to the Public Art Section of Chapter 16 of the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta (16-28.025 Public Art).

 

SECTION 2: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby waived.

Meeting History

Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO ZONING COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Nov 30, 2016 9:30 AM Video Zoning Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6
SECONDER:Carla Smith, Vice Chair
AYES:Mary Norwood, Carla Smith, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Alex Wan, Howard Shook
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Cleta Winslow, Howard Shook