ZBOA Packet 2018-02-06

Two cases, both contentious because neighbors blew them in for code violations. Joshua Stevens of Wendover Road, according to pictures submitted by neighbor Franklin J. Richards II, built a building eight inches from another building. “Staff Recommendation: Find inconsistent with the Variance Fteview Criteria and deny the requests.”

Deep South Sanitation (DSS) of Tucker Road apparently has been using a neighboring lot as a staging area for trash trucks without permit approval, and there’s a complaint by Steve Edwards of Evergreen Landfill. If I’m not mistaken, Evergreen Landfill is owned by Advanced Disposal Services (ADS), and this would appear to be the same Steve Edwards who has repeatedly spoken for ADS. Probably many readers recall, Lowndes County sued DSS on behalf of ADS all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court before finally coming up with a Solid Waste Ordinance that allows two trash collection services to co-exist in Lowndes County. Staff recommend approving DSS’s variance with conditions.

Thanks to ZBOA member Gretchen Quarterman, the entire packet is on the LAKE website. Here is the agenda:

Valdosta – Lowndes County Zoning Board of Appeals

Matt Martin,
Valdosta Planning and Zoning Administrator
300 North Lee Street, Valdosta, Georgia
(229) 259-3563

Carmella Braswell,
Lowndes County Zoning Administrator
327 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia
(229) 671-2430

February 6, 2018
2:30 p.m.

  1. Call to Order


  2. APP-2018-01 — Joshua Stevens (3018 Wendover Road) Request for a
    variance to LDR Section 218-7 as it pertains to the sizes and location of rear yard accessory buildings

    Packet materials.

  3. APP-2018-02 —Deep South Sanitation, LLC (205 Tucker Road)
    Request for a variance to LDR Section 218-13(LLL) as it pertains to an accessory solid waste transfer station

    Packet materials.


  4. Approval of Minutes: January 9, 2018

    Packet materials.

  5. Adjournment


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