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Zoning Conditions for Glenwood Park

Land Use and Zoning
Zoning Conditions

The requirements of these zoning conditions shall take precedent over all other City of Atlanta regulations affecting public street geometry and design, and sidewalk treatment.

  1. Sidewalks on Glenwood Avenue and Glenwood Connector: A minimum 4 feet wide Street Furniture and Tree Planting Zone shall be provided. Said zone shall be hardscaped or landscaped between trees planting areas. Hardscape may include pavers, porous concrete or decorative concrete. A minimum 6 feet wide Sidewalk Clear zone shall be provided and shall be concrete or other hard surface. At the option of the developer, a drainage system may be located within the Streetscape or Clear Zone to collect surface water.

  2. Sidewalks on Internal streets: A minimum 4 feet wide Street Furniture and Tree Planting Zone shall be provided. Said zone shall be landscaped a minimum of 50% of the area between tree planting areas. A minimum 5 feet wide Sidewalk Clear zone shall be provided and shall be concrete or other hard surface. At the option of the developer, irrigation lines may be located within the Sidewalk Clear Zone. At the option of the developer, a drainage system may be located within the Street Furniture and Tree Planting Zone or Sidewalk Clear Zone to collect surface water.

  3. Bike Lanes and Bike Routes: Bike lanes, where designated, shall be a minimum of 4 feet in width, except where on-street parking is also present and then shall be a minimum of 4 feet six inches in width. On all internal streets, Bike Routes are permitted and encouraged with no additional bike accommodations for shared lanes.

  4. On-Street Parking: Parallel parking lanes shall not exceed 7' in width and shall not exceed 20' in length. Angled parking lanes shall not exceed 9' in width and shall not exceed 20' in length.

  5. Street Trees: Street shall be planted on all streets, shall having a minimum of 2 ½” in caliper, shall have a minimum 24' square feet planting area, and shall be spaced an average of 45' feet apart and a maximum of 50'. Trees shall be permitted within two feet of the face of curb at time of planting.

  6. Street Lighting: A 12 feet high pole with a “post-top” light fixture shall be utilized on Glenwood Avenue, Glenwood Connector and any public roadways within the development. Type of post and fixture to be determined by Green Street. Spacing shall be a max of 80 feet with poles located either on the same side of the street or alternating sides. Lamps shall be either Metal Halide or High Pressure Sodium.

  7. Pedestrian crossings: Pedestrian crossings shall be standard painted markings in Glenwood Ave, and Glenwood Connector only. No Pedestrian markings are be required within the development.

  8. Street Signage: Standard City street signage shall be utilized. A topper may be installed on the top of the sign indicating the name of the development.

  9. Street Design Speed: Internal public streets shall have a maximum design speed of 25 mph. Glenwood Avenue and the Glenwood Connector shall have a maximum design speed of 30 mph.

  10. Street Widths: All public street widths, including parking lane width, travel lane widths, and bike lane widths, shall be built as shown on this plan.

  11. Curb Aprons: Curb aprons shall not extend beyond the required Street Furniture and Tree Planting Zone and shall not have a slope of less than 1:10. Curb aprons shall not be required for alleys, but are permitted.

  12. Intersection Radii: On internal streets having a maximum design speed of 25 mph, the effective intersection radius shall be permitted to be 15’, while the curb radius shall be permitted to be 10’, provided that the effective radius of 15’ is provided.