Beginning March 22, roof work is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays through April 26 in downtown Smyrna’s Market Village. (Courtesy of Smyrna)

Sunday roofing okayed in Smyrna through April 26

Sunday hours have been approved for roof work at Market Village in downtown Smyrna.

This 6-0 decision was made by the Smyrna City Council on March 16 with Councilman Lewis Wheaton absent.

Paul Castleman of Innovative Roofing Group requested the extension from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays, March 22 to April 26.

The reason is due to the poor weather conditions of the past two months that have provided limited days to complete the re-roofing.

In a March 10 memo to the city, Castleman said he hopes the work can be completed in two weeks but maybe six to seven weeks.

This vote makes an exception to city code which does not allow construction on Sunday to protect surrounding residential properties from construction noise, according to Smyrna City Administrator Tammi Saddler Jones.

Innovative Roofing Group will notify the adjoining property owners before they begin any work on Sundays, Jones added.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.