Development Code and Zoning Maps
The Sandy Springs Mayor and City Council adopted the new Development Code and Zoning Map during their August 15, 2017 meeting and it became effective September 15, 2017. Subsequently, the Mayor and City Council adopted amendments to the code at the April 17, 2018 public hearing, effective May 17, 2018. These amendments are available below the Development Code link, and have to be read in combination with the Development Code document. Until further notice, to determine what is allowed under the Development Code, please review the Development Code, and verify any changes in the Adopted Changes and the Adopted Appendix documents. For instance, if you research retaining wall standards in Sec. 9.4.3 of the Development Code, please also check the below Adopted Changes link for any applicable changes in Sec. 9.4.3.
Development Code, as adopted August 15, 2017
Adopted Changes, as adopted April 17, 2018
Adopted Appendix, as adopted April 17, 2018
Citywide Zoning Map, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 1, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 2, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 3, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 4, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 5, as amended April 17, 2018
- Zoning Map Council District 6, as amended April 17, 2018
The information shown on the maps above may be incomplete. Please consult this interactive map to confirm the zoning district at the parcel level
Work on the development code began late 2016 and continued through summer 2017, including a series of open houses, stakeholder meetings, drop-in hours at city hall, surveys, as well as emailed input from both residential and business property owners.
Character Area Map Amendment
The Mayor and City Council have amended the adopted Character Area Map at their meeting on November 21, 2017. The Character Area Map is intended to implement the Comprehensive Plan and guide the Zoning Map.
Text Amendment TA18-0001: Home Occupations
An Ordinance to Amend Division 7.2 & 7.8 of the Sandy Springs Development Code to amend regulations for home occupations.
More information and proposed text amendment language will be posted closer to the Planning Commission hearing date, and will be available through the meeting agenda: http://www.sandyspringsga.gov/city-services/urban-development/planning-and-zoning/planning-boards-commissions-and-community-meetings/planning-commission.
Public Hearing Dates:
Planning Commission: May 22, 2018
Mayor and City Council: July 17, 2018
Staff contact: Paul Leonhardt, Planner II: email@example.com, 770.730.5600
Six-Month Development Code Update - INFORMATION OUTDATED
The below documents are draft documents that were presented in various public hearings, and do not show the changes as adopted by the Mayor and City Council at the April 17, 2018 public hearing.
Summary of Proposed Changes (03/20)
Appendix - Tables (3/25)
Article 1 (03/20)
Articles 2 to 5 (03/20)
Article 6 (03/20)
Article 7 (03/20)
Article 8 (03/20)
Article 9 (03/20)
Article 10 (03/20)
Article 12 (03/25)
Compiled emailed comments (03/20)
Compiled emailed comments addendum (03/22)
To view public comments offered at the Sandy Springs Planning Commission Meeting, held Tuesday, February 27, 2018, click HERE for the Minutes of the meeting.
Summary of Proposed Changes (02/20)
Planning Commission Presentation 02/27)
Click HERE to view public comments offered at the Community Meeting 2, held on Tuesday, February 21, 2018.
Staff contact: Planning & Zoning Division: firstname.lastname@example.org, 770.730.5600