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ZONING CASES - ACTION TAKEN: The following action was taken by the Gwinnett Board of Commissioners on July 24.

1. Tabled to Oct. 23 A requested mixed-use redevelopment overlay district to allow five 25-story high-rises, three seven-story loft buildings, one five-story mixed-use building, a 21-story hotel, a four-story multi-purpose convention center and a 21-story office tower on 42.5 acres east of Berkeley Lake. The property is at the 2100-2300 blocks of Pleasant Hill Road, the 3000 block of Old Norcross Road and the 3000 block of Satellite Boulevard. The applicant is Trinity Real Estate Advisors, Lawrenceville, and the owner is Gwinnett Station LLC, Lawrenceville. MUR-07-001

2. Approved with conditions A requested special-use permit to allow a towing/wrecker service on 5 acres south of Duluth. The property is at the 2700 block of Simpson Circle. The applicant is Statewide Wrecker Service, Lilburn and the owner is Robert Brett Slack, Norcross. SUP-07-067

3. Approved with conditions A requested rezoning from light industrial to commercial for 13.9 acres west of Centerville to be developed as a retail center, including a gas station, bank and drug store. The property is at the 2000 block of West Park Place Boulevard and the 2100 block of West Park Court. The applicant is Mahaffey Pickens, Tucker, and the owner is James M. Williams, Jr., Lawrenceville. RZC-07-032, RZC-07-033, RZC-07-034

4. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential to low-density residential for 31.6 acres north of Dacula for 57 homes and a special use permit to allow the project. The property is at the 400 block of Auburn Road. The applicant is Home Crafters, Jefferson. The owners are Philip and Donna Waldron, Jefferson. RZR-07-012, SUP-07-015

5. Approved with conditions as R-100 modified A rezoning request from agriculture-residential to modified single-family residential for 19.67 acres east of Buford to be developed as a 51-unit subdivision and a special-use permit to allow the modifications. The property is at the 2400 block of Kilgore Road. The applicant is Kilgore Road Development, Buford, and the owners are Jimmy Littlefield and Francine Kochel, Buford. RZR-07-015, SUP-07-017

6. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential to zero lot line/townhomes for 11.38 acres west of Dacula. The property is at the 2100 block of American Legion Road. The applicant is Home Crafters Inc., Jefferson. The owners are Robert L. and Carolyn Cudger, Jonesboro, T.S. Summerour, Timothy Summerour Jr., Wilma Ruth Summerour and Frank Bailey, Lawrenceville, and Vernelle McDaniel, East Point. RZR-07-017

7. Approved with conditions as R-SR A requested rezoning from low-density residential to zero lot line/townhomes for 27.43 acres east of Buford to be developed as a subdivision with 118 homes. The property is at the 4300 block of Thompson Mill Road and the 3000 block of North Bogan Road. The applicant is BTS Properties LLC, Lawrenceville, and the owners are Ivo James and Shirley Lipsey, Robert and Karen Blaser, Michael and Allison Bryant, Buford, and Mark Puckett, Suches. RZR-07-025

8. Approved with conditions A requested change in conditions for 5.16 acres north of Norcross to enhance landscaping in an undisturbed buffer and allow three-story buildings. The property is at the 3700 block of DaVinci Court. The applicant is Transwestern/TPA Realty Services, Atlanta, and the owner is Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Atlanta. CIC-07-020

9. Approved with conditions A requested change in conditions for 9.53 acres south of Suwanee to allow a buffer reduction, a building height increase and rear access. The property is at the 600 block of Old Peachtree Road. The applicant is Pai Industries, Suwanee, and the owner is HP Properties, Suwanee. CIC-07-022

10. Tabled to Sept. 4 A requested special-use permit to allow automobile sales on 1.22 acres south of Norcross. The property is at the 6200 block of Buford Highway. The applicant is Nassrollah Hakimi and ACR Cars, Norcross, and the owner is Capital Land, Norcross. SUP-07-068

11. Denied without prejudice A requested special-use permit to allow a tire store on .72 acres south of Norcross. The property is at the 5000 block of Jimmy Carter Boulevard. The applicant is Alfred Schillaci, Monroe, and the owner is Fereydoun Taslimi, Atlanta. SUP-07-069

12. Tabled to Sept. 4 A requested special-use permit to allow a church on 2.56 acres zoned industrial south of Berkeley Lake. The property is at the 4400 block of Peachtree Lakes Drive. The applicant is Chong Reiten, Duluth, and the owner is Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Duluth. SUP-07-070

13. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested special-use permit to allow a building height increase for a five-story office building on 6.45 acres east of Duluth. The property is at the 2200 block of Northmont Parkway. The applicant is True Vine Land Planning and Engineering of Braselton, and the owner is GCMT2, Duluth. SUP-07-071

14. Approved with conditions A requested special-use permit to allow mini-warehouses on 8.79 acres northeast of Lilburn. The property is at the 3700 block of Lawrenceville Highway. The applicant is Keystone Development Services, Lawrenceville, and the owner is Kelly Square Partnership, Lawrenceville. SUP-07-073

15. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested special-use permit to allow a building-height increase for an eight-story hotel on 3.2 acres west of Braselton. The property is at the 2700 block of Hamilton Mill Road. The applicant is Imperial Investments Group, Lawrenceville, and the owner is Dray Investors, Atlanta. SUP-07-074

16. Tabled to Sept. 25 A requested rezoning from low-density residential to office-institutional for 16.01 acres south of Lilburn to be developed as a personal care home and a special-use permit to allow the assisted living facility. The property is at the 3800-3900 block of Five Forks Trickum Road. The applicant is Lenox Residential Development, Atlanta, and the owners are Michael Lee and Joann Staples, Lilburn. RZC-07-030, SUP-07-014

17. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from low-density residential to office-institutional for 2.05 acres east of Lilburn. The property is at the 2100 block of Rockbridge Road. The applicant and owners are Robert and Marilyn Kilby, Snellville. RZC-07-041

18. Approved with conditions A requested rezoning from light industrial to commercial for .82 acres south of Duluth to be developed as an automobile repair shop and a special-use permit to allow the business. The property is at the 4300 block of Buford Highway. The applicant and owner is John Echeverry, Norcross. RZC-07-042, SUP-07-018

19. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from low-density residential to office-institutional for 2.15 acres south of Lilburn to be developed as a group home and a special-use permit to allow the project. The property is at the 4800 block of Miller Road. The applicant and owner is The Dream House for Kids, Lawrenceville. RZC-07-043, SUP-07-019

20. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from low-density residential to commercial for 33.87 acres north of Snellville to be developed as a shopping center. The property is at the 1200 block of Scenic Highway. The applicant is Strategic Realty Group, Lawrenceville, and the owner is Sola Fide Church, et al, Lawrenceville. RZC-07-044

21. Denied A requested rezoning from low-density residential to commercial for 3.34 acres south of Snellville to be developed as a convenience store with gas pumps. The property is at the 3800 block of Rosebud Road and the 1500 block of Old Loganville Road. The applicant is Majors Management LLC, Lawrenceville, and the owner is Terry Chaffin, Lawrenceville. RZC-07-045

22. Denied A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential to commercial for 3.34 acres west of Braselton to be developed as a retail center. The property is at the 2800-2900 block of Hamilton Mill Road. The applicant is Richard Shin, Duluth, and the owner is Li Yong Rong, Atlanta. RZC-07-047

23. Tabled to Aug. 7 A requested rezoning from commercial and low-density residential to commercial for 1.12 acres east of Norcross to be developed as an automobile sales lot and a special-use permit to allow its expansion. The property is at the 5200 block of Buford Highway and the 2700 block of Herrington Drive. The applicant and owner is Madrid Chavez Autos, Norcross. RZC-07-048, SUP-07-020

24. Denied A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential and low-density residential to commercial for 9.51 acres east of Braselton to be developed as a commercial/retail center. The property is at the 0-100 block of Auburn Road, the 3500 block of Bailey Road and the 3700 block of Burnt Hickory Drive. The applicant and owner is Hai Tung Lai, Homestead, Fla. RZC-07-049

25. Denied A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential to commercial for 4.35 acres south of Braselton to be developed as a retail center. The property is at the 2800 block of Hamilton Mill Road. The applicant and owner is Steven Sun, Duluth. RZC-07-050

26. Approved with conditions A requested rezoning from low-density residential to office-institutional for 2.82 acres north of Dacula to be developed as an office/professional center. The property is at the 2000-2100 block of Gravel Springs Road. The applicant and owner is Dale Brown, Buford. RZC-07-051

27. Approved with conditions A requested rezoning from light industrial to commercial for .68 acres east of Lawrenceville to be developed as a restaurant. The property is at the 200 block of Hurricane Shoals Road. The applicant is Permit Resource Solutions, Duluth, and the owner is Jose Claros, Duluth. RZC-07-052

28. Approved with conditions A requested rezoning from light industrial to commercial for 1.29 acres east of Snellville to be developed for automobile sales and a special-use permit to allow the sales. The property is at the 800 block of Athens Highway. The applicant is Harold Ehrman, Tucker, and the owners are Hailu Zeleke and Aster Gessesse, Snellville. RZC-07-053, SUP-07-027

29. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from light industrial to commercial for 4.99 acres south of Berkeley Lake to be developed as a retail center. The property is at the 4400 block of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. The applicant is George Flanigan, Auburn, and the owner is PIB Development, Auburn. RZC-07-054

30. Tabled to Aug. 28 A requested rezoning from agriculture-residential to commercial for 10.73 acres south of Braselton to be developed as a drug store, restaurants and an ice cream shop. The property is at the 700-800 block of Auburn Road and the 3400 block of Fence Road. The applicant is Wilwat Properties, Atlanta. The owners are Su-Tzu Huang Living Trust and James Thomas Maddox, Dacula, Mark and Telia Hanks, Loganville, and Charity Folsom, Winder. RZC-07-038, RZC-08-031, RZC-08-032