Land Use and Zoning

More self-storage facilities downtown sparks opposition

More self-storage facilities downtown sparks opposition

With city planning officials reviewing nearly 900 more apartment units proposed in the city’s downtown districts, an Atlanta company specializing in the development of commercial land for retail and self-storage units sees dollar signs.  More specifically the company is eyeing the Southbank in San Marco. The company’s attorney, Steve Diebenow, told city council members on […]

Ortega residents seek to prevent lot subdivisions to preserve neighborhood fabric

Ortega residents seek to prevent lot subdivisions to preserve neighborhood fabric

When renowned architect Henry Klutho first platted Ortega in 1909, he most likely didn’t dream its residents would want to alter his design 110 years later. Now there are some in the community who are seeking waivers to divide lots, raze existing houses and build multiple new ones on the smaller lots.  According to information […]