P&Z approval sought to demolish Macon house without development plan

lmorris@macon.comApril 20, 2013 

The Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission will review a certificate of appropriateness Monday that would allow the demolition of a home at 645 Arlington Place.

Plans to demolish the house were approved by the Design Review Board, but with a caveat.

After the board reviewed the application April 1, it recommended approval of the demolition, “provided that the permit for the demolition will not be released until a development plan is submitted for review,” according to the commission staff report.

But the applicant, John Losey, did not agree that the permit should be held until a plan was submitted, the staff report states, so the matter will be heard by the P&Z commission.

The applicant came before the commission in May 2012 for approval to demolish the home and build an eight-unit, multi-family complex on the site. But the commission wanted the Design Review Board’s approval first.

The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. in the 10th floor conference room, in the Willie C. Hill City Hall Annex, 682 Cherry St.

Other items on the agenda are:


2106 Old Clinton Road: Conditional use to allow timber harvest (clear cut), PDE District. Sandy Callaway, applicant.

3860 Bloomfield Drive: Conditional use to allow a proposed church, R-1A District. Adrian Harmon, Harmon Masonry & Construction Inc., applicant.


476 Second St.: Certificate of Appropriateness to allow exterior modifications, CBD-1 District. Bob Brown; BTBB Inc., applicant.

250 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.: Certificate of Appropriateness to allow modifications to a parking lot, CBD-1 District. Mercer University; Dan Wallace Inc., applicant.


2713 Vineville Ave.: Interpretation of Section 21.03 and Section 24.07 of the Comprehensive Land Development Resolution to allow continued use of multi-family dwellings, HR-1 District. David Dozier, applicant.


5423 White House Plantation Road: Variance in side yard setback requirements to allow a building addition, PDR District. Tim Hemingway, applicant.

To contact writer Linda S. Morris, call 744-4223.

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