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Zoning Code to be Rewritten - Public Comment Requested

Posted: February 17th, 2009 @ 11:06pm

Last year, DeKalb County adopted a new comprehensive plan that guides development through 2025. The document is all big-picture, describing new, mixed-use town centers and neighborhood centers where residents can live, work and play.

But it takes a zoning code to implement it. The legal document will become the basis for negotiations between developers, neighborhoods and their elected officials.

DeKalb County is seeking public comment on a wholesale re-write of the zoning code to be completed by September. Three two-hour workshops will be held in December, starting at 6:30 p.m. They are on the following dates and at these locations:

December 4, at the Mason Mill Center, 1340-B McConnell Drive, Decatur
December 9, at the Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia
December 11, at the Chamblee Library, 4115 Clairmont Road, Chamblee

For more information, contact Arthur F. Duncan at, or go online to

Please look for more updates here soon.

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