City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
18-O-1584
Filed without Objection
Dec 2, 2019 1:00 PM

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER CARLA SMITH TO AMEND THE ATLANTA CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES PART III, LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, PART 15 LAND SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE, SECTION 15.08.002. TO ADD SUBSECTION (R) TO REQUIRE STREET ACCESS BE PROVIDED FOR ALL BUILDINGS AND IMPROVED LOTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 1 Carla Smith
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

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Item Discussion

►(Held 9/25/18 at the authors request for further review.)

Body

WHEREAS the Subdivision Ordinance, Part 16 of the Land Development Code was adopted to establish the requirements and review of procedures for the development of subdivisions within the City of Atlanta; and

 

WHEREAS, the Subdivision Ordinance serves to regulate cost effective housing developments while assuring that the minimum standards of public health, safety, welfare and protection of the natural environment are met; and

 

WHEREAS, this section governs the subdivision of land establishing one and two-family building lots within the City of Atlanta; and

 

WHEREAS, Part 16, Section 15-08.002 establishes the design guidelines and construction for streets within a development or subdivision; and 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta from time to time may find it necessary to amend the Code when it is in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of its citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, to help ensure that all building lots will be accessible to firefighting equipment and other emergency services and to help protect the investment of the buyers of subdivision lots it is necessary to ensure that all developed lots have direct street access;

 

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

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SECTION 1That Subdivision Ordinance of the City of Atlanta is hereby amended by amending Section 15-08. 002 “Streets” to add subsection (r) to read as follows:

“(r) Access and Arrangement of Lots shall be as follows:

(1)              When land is subdivided into individual building lots such parcels shall be arranged and designed so as to allow for the construction of future streets and to provide for street access to those areas not presently served by streets.

 

(2)              Any lot required to provide minimum frontage by the zoning district in which the lot is located shall provide vehicular access directly from a public or private street along the frontage or along any other property line which abuts a street.

 

(3)              No subdivision, development or improved lot shall be designed so as to completely eliminate street access to adjoining parcels of land.  Every development or improved lot shall be required to provide street access constructed to meet the minimum street right-of-way and pavement widths as outlined in 15-08.002 (g) and (h).”

SECTION 2All Ordinances or parts thereof in conflict herewith are repealed to the extent of such conflict only.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Sep 17, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Sep 25, 2018 12:30 PM  Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Dustin Hillis, District 9
SECONDER:Joyce M Sheperd, District 12
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Oct 1, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 9, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Oct 15, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 23, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Nov 5, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

Nov 13, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Nov 19, 2018 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 27, 2018 12:30 PM  Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
AWAY:Joyce M Sheperd
Dec 3, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 11, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 7, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 15, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jan 22, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 12, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Michael Julian Bond
Feb 18, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 26, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
Mar 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 12, 2019 12:20 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Mar 18, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 26, 2019 12:15 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
Apr 15, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 23, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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May 6, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 14, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
May 20, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 28, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jun 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 11, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jun 17, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 25, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jul 1, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 9, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
Aug 5, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 13, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Aug 19, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 27, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 10, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
Sep 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 24, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 7, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 15, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 21, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 29, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Antonio Brown
Nov 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 12, 2019 12:15 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 18, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 26, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Dec 2, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED AND FILED PER CHARTER SECTION 2-407 WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:FILED WITHOUT OBJECTION