The Smyrna City Council voted 5-1 June 18 to allow the construction of a climate-controlled self-storage building at 2520 Spring Road to take the place of a vacant shopping center. AJC file photo

Smyrna Council approves self-storage facility

A climate-controlled self-storage building was approved 5-1 June 18 by the Smyrna City Council.

Opposed was Councilwoman Maryline Blackburn.

Spring Road Space Shop will be built on 2.7 acres at 2520 Spring Road - now the site of a vacant retail center that will be demolished this week.

The three-story building will be 109,635 square feet of storage space with 4,260 square feet of commercial/office space, including the leasing office, on the ground level and a 25-foot-wide roadway dedication.

Rental of U-Haul or similar moving trucks and outside storage will not be allowed.

Of the present vacant building, Councilman Derek Norton said, “I can’t wait for that building to go away.”

Information: SmyrnaCity.com

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