RIVERSIDE'S PROACTIVE REZONING
Councilmember Felicia Moore and the Riverside Neighborhood Association, Inc. in conjunction with the City’s Office of Planning will hold a series of meetings with residents, property owners and other stakeholders to develop specific strategies and recommendations to address land use, zoning, urban design, open space, transportation and the environment in order to promote quality growth and improve transportation while protecting adjacent existing residential neighborhoods.
The recommendations from the Bolton/Moores Mill LCI, Atlanta BeltLine Master Plan: Subarea 8, Connect Atlanta Plan, Cycle Atlanta Plan and community stakeholders will be implemented through the rezoning of the properties along the Bolton Road, Hollywood Road and Main Street corridors. As this process is completed, we hope the proactive rezoning will serve the following purposes for the Riverside Neighborhood:
1) Encourage the preservation of existing neighborhood scaled and neighborhood oriented businesses by rezoning those businesses to a compatible zoning district.
2) Provide the Riverside Neighborhood with the opportunity to have commercial nodes that have an appropriate balance, scale and mix. These commercial nodes should be within convenient walking distance of one another and meet the needs of nearby residents.
3) Provide for a pedestrian-oriented environment by minimizing the conflict between pedestrians and vehicles, providing pedestrian-oriented street-level uses, sufficient sidewalk widths, adequate visibility from adjacent buildings and primary pedestrian access from buildings to adjacent sidewalks.
The following is our tentative schedule:
March 15, 2016 ‐ RNA Meeting ‐ discuss reasons and principles for the rezoning (See objectives presented above).
April 19, 2016 ‐ RNA Meeting ‐ present map of proposed parcels to be rezoned (Map presented at April RNA Meeting is below).
May 17, 2016 ‐ RNA Meeting ‐ present proposed zoning changes
June 21, 2016 - RNA Meting - present proposed conditions
After the June meeting, Councilmember Moore will assess the need for any future neighborhood meetings if there are lingering concerns/issues. Once the neighborhood has voted on the rezoning, the rezoning legislation will proceed to NPU‐D, the Zoning Review Board, the City Council’s Zoning Committee, and then the full City Council.
Click HERE to review the City of Atlanta's Zoning Code in anticipation of next month's zoning conditions discussion.
If you have questions or concerns, please plan to attend RNA's May monthly meeting on May 17th at 7:00 pm at the Fire Station #28.
The 3rd annual riverside runs hollywood was a huge success! thank you to everyone who sponsored, volunteered and participated in the race and post-5k block party.
- September 20th, 7:00 pm - RNA's September Meeting, Community Room at Fire Station #28
- September 24th, 2:00 pm - RNA's Fall Progressive Cocktail Party
- September 27th, 7:30 pm - NPU D's September Meeting, AGAPE on Bolton Road
- October 1st, 9:00 am Work Day in Riverside Park
See the Riverside Calendar for a full listing of events.
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