City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
14-O-1563

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS TO AMEND CHAPTER 28A (SIGN ORDINANCE) OF THE 1982 ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO CREATE A NEW SECTION 16-28A.010(52) ENTITLED "CAMPBELLTON ROAD OVERLAY SIGN DISTRICT"; TO DEFINE AND REGULATE THE TIME, PLACE, AND MANNER IN WHICH WINDOW SIGNS SHALL BE PERMITTED IN THE DISTRICT; TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP TO DEFINE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 11 Keisha Lance Bottoms
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. CAMPBELLTON ROAD OVERLAY
  3. 14o1563

Item Discussion

Application File Date

November 3, 2014

Zoning Number

Z-15-06

NPU / CD

P and R/11

Staff Recommendation

Approval

NPU Recommendation

Approval/ Approval, conditional

ZRB Recommendation

Approval

 

Body

WHEREAS, the size, scale and character of buildings and uses on Campbellton Road, beginning

at County Line Road on the west and proceeding to Stanton Road on the east and along

Greenbriar Parkway between Campbellton Road and The Fontainbleau directly affects the

adjacent neighborhoods and the public health, safety and welfare;

WHEREAS, the large amount of vehicular traffic which is drawn to the Campbellton Road can

be imperiled by the visual clutter of window signs on commercially zoned or used properties;

WHEREAS, the visual clutter of window signs on commercially zoned or used properties within

the Campbellton Road detract from the aesthetically pleasing nature of the corridor;

WHEREAS, the current regulations of window signs in the NC-6 (Cascade Heights

Neighborhood Commercial) District contribute to vehicular and pedestrian safety as well as the

aesthetic look of the store fronts in that district and similar regulations should be adopted along

the Campbellton Road corridor; and

WHEREAS, there is a substantial need directly related to the public health, safety and welfare to

address these concerns through the adoption of the regulations which shall supplement the

existing sign controls imposed by the Sign Ordinance.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS

AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1: Chapter 28A (Sign Ordinance) of the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta is

hereby amended to include a new Section 16-28A.l 0( 52) entitled "Campbellton Road Overlay

Sign District" which is to read and be entitled as set forth on Attachment "A". The purpose and

intent in adopting this amendment to the Sign Ordinance is set forth in Attachment "A" as well

as in Sec. 16-28A.003, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Section 2: The Official Zoning Map of 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta is hereby

amended as shown on "Attachment B" (Campbellton Road Overlay Sign District Map) to define

the boundaries of where the Campbellton Road Overlay Sign District will be effective.

Section 3: The passage of this ordinance shall have the effect of making the regulations set forth

in this ordinance applicable to the properties within the boundaries of the Campbellton Road

Overlay Sign District.

Section 4: Should any section or provision of this ordinance or the application thereof to any

person or circumstance, be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such

decision shall not affect the validity of Chapter 28A ("Sign Ordinance of the City of Atlanta") as

a whole or any section thereof other than the section or provision, or application thereof,

specifically declared to be invalid.

Meeting History

Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO ZONING REVIEW BOARD AND ZONING COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
May 27, 2015 9:30 AM Video Zoning Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Yolanda Adrean, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Kwanza Hall, Mary Norwood, Howard Shook
ABSENT:Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Jun 1, 2015 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Keisha Lance Bottoms, Councilmember, District 11
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A. Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce Sheperd
ABSENT:Mary Norwood