Archive for category Zoning and Land Use

City of Atlanta Brownfields Program Meetings

Upcoming community meetings we have planned for the  City of Atlanta Brownfields Program, in particular the EPA  Area-wide Planning Grant
that we are closing out in December. We would very much appreciate if you could help us get the word out to as many of your constituents as  possible. The meeting dates are listed below.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 6 pm-8:30 pm
Atlanta Technical College Library, 560 Metropolitan Parkway S.W., Atlanta, GA 30310

*         Presentation of the draft report for the Area-Wide Planning Grant

*         Receive information on additional grant opportunities

*         Learn about economic development activities and available resources

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 3 pm -5 pm

Invest Atlanta, 86 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

*         Presentation of the final report for the Area-Wide Planning Grant

Brandy Crawford

Urban Planner, Principal

DPCD, Office of Planning

404.330.6522 (d)

404.546.8231 (f)

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Public Safety, Zoning and Code Enforcement Workshop

On (July 16, 2011, 11:00am-1:00pm), the Morehouse College Community Revitalization Initiative will be hosting a Public Safety and Zoning Workshop for the NPU-T community. The workshop will cover (Crime, Innovative programs for Public Safety, NPU-T meetings, zoning in areas Zone 1 and Zone 4 and Code Enforcement).

 

The goal of this workshop will be to inform the community on what the city is doing to help our neighborhood combat the problems we face while engaging in constructive dialogue about solutions. If you are interested in attending the (Public Safety and Zoning Workshop) please contact (Makeda Porter or Nathan Carson at 404-681-5482) by (June 27,2011). We look forward to engaging you on these public safety issues as we make our community a better place to live.

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Code Enforcement Success!

The residents on Eggleston St. in Historic West End do not take code enforcement lightly! As per the President of W.E.N.D:

“1152 Eggeleston owner decided (for the second time) to allow his house to be used for a business that is not allowed in West End.  The VEO set up shop in the house, they had people with mental issues, cops and emergency personnel in and out of the house.  This was a problem for the Eggelston crew.  The banned together, got code enforcement involved, went to court and now the facility has been closed down.”

The judge also ruled a fine of $1000. Unfortunately this was later waived, but the mission and objective was accomplished! CONGRATS to the families on Eggleston St. and to the West End Neighborhood Development Association for all your hard work!

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