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Coming to a neighborhood near you

ZONING CASES - ON THE AGENDA: Here's a look at rezonings and other land-use requests the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners will consider today. The panel meets at 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville.

1. TSP-2008-00027: Applicant requests construction of a 155-foot monopole telecommunication tower with ground equipment at 2443 Collins Hill Road. Staff recommended approval with conditions.

2. TSP-2008-00044: Construction of a 154-foot monopole communication tower with ground equipment. Location is 1400 block of Killian Hill Road. Staff recommended approval with conditions.

3. TSP-2008-00046: Applicant requests construction of a 150-foot monopole telecommunication tower with a 10-foot lightning rod and ground equipment at 2005 Braselton Highway. Staff recommended denial.

4. SUP-09-007: Special-use permit in M-2 zone for 18,500-square-foot solid waste transfer station. Location is 100 block of Alcovy Industrial Boulevard. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission offered no recommendation.

5. CIC-09-009: Applicant requests a change in conditions from a previous rezoning to allow for two drive-through fast food restaurants. The restaurants would occupy 6,380 square feet and would be situated on 2.74 acres. Location is the 1900 block of Satellite Boulevard. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended deny without prejudice.

6. SUP-09-022: Applicant requests a special-use permit in a single-family residence district on a 0.45-acre parcel and in a 1,765-square-foot home to allow for a group day care home as an in-home occupation for up to 18 children. Location is the 1700 block of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended denial.

7. SUP-09-023: Applicant requests a special-use permit in an office and institutional district to allow for a 14,400-square-foot day care center with an outdoor play area to be located on 1.66 acres. Location is the 3600 block of Ridge Road. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.

8. SUP-09-025: Applicant requests the renewal of a special-use permit in a light industry district to allow for the continuation of church activities within an existing multitenant office building. No complaints have been filed against the church the previous two years. Location is the 1700 block of Corporate Drive. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.

9. SUP-09-027: Applicant requests a special-use permit in a single-family residence district to allow for a summer day camp and an after-school child day care on a 7.93-acre parcel. Location is the 3000 block of Wallace Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission tabled the case until May 19.

10. SUP-09-028: Applicant requests a special-use permit in a single-family residence district on a 0.49-acre parcel and in a 1,728-square-foot home to allow for acupuncture as a customary home occupation. Location is the 2500 block of Old Peachtree Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended denial.

11. RZC-09-013: Rezone 1.18 acres from multi-family residence district to general business district to allow for the construction of a 8,000-square-foot convenience store with fuel sales. Location is the 900 block of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and the 600 block of Greenvale Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended denial.

12. RZC-09-014 & SUP-09-015: Rezone 4.57 acres from single-family residence district to general business district and grant a special-use permit to allow for an existing 2,169-square-foot residential structure to be used for a landscaping contractor's office with outside storage. Location is the 2200 block of Lawrenceville Highway. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.

13. RZC-09-015 & SUP-09-020: Rezone 1.33 acres from neighborhood business district to general business district and grant a special-use permit to allow for 10,000 square feet of an automobile repair facility, which consists of two, one-story buildings. Location is the 500 block of Pleasant Hill Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.

14. RZC-09-016 & SUP-09-024: Rezone 3.84 acres from neighborhood business district and multi-family residence district to a general business district and grant a special-use permit to allow for a 33,600-square-foot church and commercial/retail center which would have a restaurant, travel agency and barber shop along with a church library and office. Location is the 3000-3100 blocks of Cruse Road and the 800 block of Martin Heights Drive. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission tabled the case until June 16.

15. RZC-09-017 & SUP-09-026: Rezone 3.88 acres from a light industry district to a heavy industry district and grant a special-use permit to allow for a 58,000-square-foot solid waste transfer station. Location is the 1700 block of Cedars Road. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.

16. RZC-09-018: Rezone 3.62 acres from single-family residence district to a neighborhood business district to allow for a 12,000-square-foot, commercial/retail center that would consist of two, one-story buildings. One building would house a convenience store with a fuel pump. Location is the 1700 block of Cedars Road. Planning department recommended denial. Planning commission recommended denial.

17. RZC-09-019: Rezone 3.58 acres from single-family residence district to general business district to allow for a 2,649-square-foot real estate office to be housed in the existing structure. Location is the 5300 block of Sugarloaf Parkway. Planning department recommended approval with conditions as an office and institutional district. Planning commission tabled the case until Sunday.

18. RZR-09-002: Rezone two parcels on 2.12 acres from an office and institutional district to single-family residence district to allow for one single-family residence. Location is the 4200 block of Westbrook Road. Planning department recommended approval with conditions. Planning commission recommended approval with conditions.