Sandy Springs has extended its moratoriums on rezoning, special land use, gas station and convenience store permits until Sept. 30 to give the city time to complete and adopt a revised development code. CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS

Sandy Springs extends development moratoriums

Sandy Springs has extended until Sept. 30 moratoriums on rezoning and special land use permit applications, and on permitting gas stations and convenience stores.

The city council granted staff’s request for the extensions to allow for a revised development code to be completed and adopted by the council, officials said. The rezoning moratorium was imposed by the council in February, and the gas station/convenience store moratorium, in December 2016.

Staff is rewriting the development code as part of its Next Ten comprehensive land-use planning process. The Planning Commission is to hold a public hearing on the new development code at 6 p.m. July 20 at City Hall. A second public hearing and city council consideration for adoption is expected at the council meeting to start at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 also at City Hall.


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