U19-02/VC19-03                  16040 Birmingham Hwy (SR 372)    


Applicant:                           Northleach, LLC (Ashford Gardeners, Inc.)

Request:                             A Use Permit for a Landscape Business (Sec. 64-1920) with a total of 5,900 square feet (3,443 sq.ft. existing) of structures on 3.5 acres with the following 14-Part Concurrent Variance:

Sec. 64-416 (c) (1)              Part 1: To reduce the side building setback from 25 feet to 4 feet on the south property line to allow the existing barn/storage building to remain.

Sec. 64-1820 (1)                  Part 2: To allow retail or wholesale sales on the property.

Sec. 64-1820 (2)                  Part 3: To allow the proposed building to exceed 2,000 square feet and the total square footage to exceed 5,000 square feet.

Sec. 64-1820 (3)                  Part 4: To permit the design of the proposed 2,400 square foot building not comply with the Rural Milton Overlay District.

Sec. 64-1820 (4)                  Part 5: To delete the 75-foot use area, storage areas, or structure setback adjacent to the north and south property lines.

Sec. 64-1820 (5)                  Part 6: To allow a total of 14 employee parking spaces on the site.

Sec. 64-1820 (7)                  Part 7: Hours of operation and vendor material deliveries shall occur between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Sec. 64-1820 (9)                  Part 8: To allow the landscape debris/soil composting area to be located on the ground.

Sec. 64-1142 (a) (3)            Part 9: To delete the requirement of the 50-foot undisturbed buffer and 10-foot improvement setback adjacent to the north and south property lines.

Sec. 64-1142 (b) (2)            Part 10: To delete the requirement for parking lots to be screened from view of any public street by a 15-foot-wide landscape strip planted to buffer standards.

Sec. 64-1142 (b) (3)            Part 11: To allow the dumpster not to have an enclosure.

Sec. 64-1142 (g) (3) b.        Part 12: To allow a 2,400 square foot new building to be located 165 feet from the landscape strip.

Sec. 64-1142 (h) (2) a.        Part 13: To allow none of the following materials to be used on the new 2,400 square foot building; clapboard siding, brick, and stone.

Sec. 64-1142 (h) (2) c.        Part 14: To allow the exterior building walls to be made of metal panel systems on the new 2,400 square foot building.

Sec. 64-1142 (h) (4)            Part 15: To allow no windows on the new 2,400 square foot building.

Public Hearings:                   Design Review Board Meeting

                                             Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Planning Commission Meeting

                                             Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

                                             Mayor and City Council Meeting

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.


Location:                              Milton City Hall – Council Chambers

                                             2006 Heritage Walk

                                             Milton, GA 30004


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