This is a look at the current Jones Drive property in Roswell where developers are trying to build townhomes and condos.
Photo: Courtesy of City of Roswell
Photo: Courtesy of City of Roswell

Roswell board to consider condo, townhome project

Roswell’s planning board is set to consider Tuesday a development of townhomes and condos that city staff has suggested be denied.

According to the staff report for the Roswell Planning Commission, the project proposes rezoning for 14 townhomes and a 42-unit condo building on three parcels in the 300 block of Jones Drive.

The new homes would be just off Atlanta Street and about a third of a mile from the Chattahoochee River.


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Staff recommended denying the proposal because the it did not fall in line with the city’s comprehensive plan, adding that “a development should typically be single-family detached residential houses.”

In its report, staff also said some of the sketches were not in compliance with fire safety standards, including an inadequate plan for fire hydrants.


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Commissioners discussed the proposal at their Jan. 7 meeting.

The upcoming meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, 38 Hill St.


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