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Planning Commission Purpose: The Planning Commission of Johns Creek reviews zoning cases and serves as a recommending body to the Mayor and City Council for the purpose of upholding and implementing the vision and objectives as outlined in the Comprehensive Plan and accompanying regulatory ordinances such as Zoning and Subdivisions. (Also see "Zoning 101" Workshop.)

Contact City Hall at 678-512-3200 or email the Planning Commission

Note:  This email address is only to provide information/opinions to the Planning Commission on items for consideration at public hearings. Please contact Planning & Zoning, 678-512-3200, for all other issues.

Meeting Schedule

The Johns Creek Planning Commission meets one Tuesday per month (see calendar below) at 7 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers, 11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek, GA 30097.

The submittal deadline for applications will be the second Tuesday of the month.
Also see:  Current PC Rezoning Application Calendar

Notice: Rezoning cases are a four-month review period.  See our Rezoning Calendar above.

Zoning Cases 

*April 14, 2020

RZ-20-003  | 10820 Abbotts Bridge Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Site Analysis
Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
Trip Generation
Application and Other Supporting Documents

RZ-20-004 & VC-20-004-01 | 6000 Medlock Bridge Parkway

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Site Analysis
Traffic Impact Analysis
Application and Other Supporting Documents

March 3, 2020 - Application Administratively Withdrawn

RZ-20-002  | 8125 McGinnis Ferry Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Analysis
Trip Generation
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Deferral Letter
Withdrawl Letter

February 4, 2020 - Case Deferred from January

RZ-20-001, VC-20-001-01 & SUP-20-001  | 11105 Jones Bridge Road - 4823 Taylor Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan  | Site Plan Revised Dec. 19, 2019
Renderings
Elevations  | Elevations Revised Dec. 30, 2019
Zoning Impact Analysis
Special Use Permit
Environmental Impact Analysis
Trip Generation
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Deferral Letter

Staff Report Revised
Status: Planning Commission Approved w/Conditions

January 7, 2020 - Meeting Cancelled; Case Deferred to February

 

December 3, 2019

A-19-003 - Zoning Text Amendment - Section 28.2

A copy of the amendment is available at the Community Development Department and on the City’s website for public review.

Status: Denied

 

November 6, 2019 - Meeting Cancelled No new application submitted

 

October 1, 2019

Agenda
RZ-19-008 | 6650 McGinnis Ferry Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent  | Letter of Intent Revised July 31, 2019
Site Plan  | Site Plan Revised August 16, 2019
Elevations
Renderings
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Analysis
Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
Trip Generation
Traffic Impact Study
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Staff Report Revised

Status: Approved w/Conditions

 

RZ-19-009 | 10730, 10740, 10750 Jones Bridge Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent 
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Analysis
Trip Generation
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Staff Report Revised

Status: Deferred by Council to the 1st meeting in February

 

September 10, 2019-Text Amendment

Agenda
A-19-002 - Zoning Text Amendment

A Proposal to amend the City of Johns Creek Zoning Ordinance to align with the 2018 Comprehensive Plan

Amendments are proposed to the following sections: Section 3.3. (Definitions), Section 4.4. (Large Scale Retail Service Commercial Developments), Section 8.1. (O-I Office Institutional District), Section 8.2. (MIX Mixed Use District), Section 9.1. (C-1 Community Business District), Section 9.2. (C-2 Community Business District), Section 11.1. (CUP Community Unit Plan District), Section 11.2. (NUP Neighborhood Unit Plan District), Section 11.3. (MHP Mobile Home Park District), Section 12E.3.A. (Common Open Space), Section 12E.3.D. (Pedestrian and Bicycle Circulation), and Section 19.3.3. (Event, Special Indoor/Outdoor).
 
A copy of the amendment will be available on August 23, 2019 at the Community Development Department and on the City’s website for public review.

Status: Approved

 

August 6, 2019

Agenda

RZ-19-007 | 11315 Johns Creek Parkway

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Analysis
Phase 1 Environmental Impact Study
Trip Generation
Traffic Impact Study
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Staff Report Revised

Status: Approved w/Conditions

 

July 9, 2019 - Text Amendment

Agenda

A-19-001 - Vape Shop Text Amendment

Background: With an increase in the number of vape shops in Johns Creek, at the June 3, 2019 Council Meeting the Mayor and City Council initiated a Text Amendment (A-19-001) to the City of Johns Creek Zoning Ordinance to add related definitions and limit the floor area dedicated to sale or advertisement of vape or vape-related products to no more than twenty-five percent (25%).

Status: Approved

June 4, 2019

RZ-19-006 | 6650 McGinnis Ferry Road - Withdrawn

Agenda

Withdrawal Letter
Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan  | Site Plan Revised Apr. 30, 2019
Elevations  | Elevations Revised Mar. 26, 2019 | Elevations Revised Apr. 30, 2019
Renderings  | Renderings Revised Apr. 30, 2019
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
Trip Generation
Traffic Impact Study
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Deferral Letter
Staff Report
Status: Council Approved Applicant's Withdrawal Request
 

May 7, 2019

Agenda

RZ-19-005, VC-19-005-01, VC-19-005-02 |5805 State Bridge Road

Internal Memo  | Internal Memo Revised
Letter of Intent  | Letter of Intent Revised Mar. 21, 2019
Site Plan  | Site Plan Revised Mar. 21, 2019 | Site Plan Revised  May 7, 2019
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study | Environmental Impact Study Revised March 22, 2019
Trip Generation  | Trip Generation Revised Mar. 21, 2019
Application & Other Supporting Documents  | Application and Other Supporting Documents Revised Mar. 22, 2019
Deferral Letter
Staff Report  | Staff Report Revised
Status: Approved w/Conditions

April 9, 2019 - Meeting Cancelled

March 5, 2019

Agenda

RZ-19-002 | 11354 Technology Circle

Internal Memo  | Internal Memo Revised
Letter of Intent | Letter of Intent Revised Jan. 22, 2019
Site Plan  | Site Plan Revised Jan. 22, 2019
Elevations | Elevations Revised Jan. 22, 2019
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study | Environmental Impact Study Revised Jan. 22, 2019
Trip Generation | Trip Generation Revised Jan. 28, 2019
Application & Other Supporting Documents | Application & Other Supporting Documents Revised Jan. 22, 2019
Staff Report | Staff Report Revised
Status: Denied

RZ-19-004, VC-19-004-01, VC-19-004-02, VC-19-004-03 & VC-19-004-04

3565 Old Alabama Road 

Internal Memo | Internal Memo Revised
Letter of Intent | Letter of Intent Revised  Jan. 24, 2019 
Site Plan | Site Plan Revised Jan. 18, 2019 
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study | Environmental Impact Study Revised Jan. 24, 2019
Trip Generation | Trip Generation Revised Jan. 23, 2019
Application & Other Supporting Documents | Application & Other Supporting Documents Revised Jan. 24, 2019
Staff Report | Staff Report Revised
Status: Approved w/Conditions

February 5, 2019 - Meeting Cancelled

January 8, 2019

Agenda

RZ-19-001 & VC-19-001-01 | 11458 Medlock Bridge Road

Withdrawal Letter

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study
Trip Generation
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Status: Withdrawn by Applicant

RZ-19-003 & VC-19-003-01 | 5805 State Bridge Road

Internal Memo
Letter of Intent
Site Plan
Elevations
Zoning Impact Analysis
Environmental Impact Study
Trip Generation
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Revised Plans
Traffic Impact
Staff Report Revised
Status: Approved w/Conditions

RZ-18-002 

0, 10505, 10555 & 10655 Embry Farm Road

Revised Letter of Intent
Zoning and Environmental Impact Analysis
Internal Memo

Elevations
Traffic Study
Application & Other Supporting Documents
Environmental Site Assessment
Staff Report
Site Plan #1 (May 1, 2018)
Site Plan #2 (Nov. 29, 2018
Site Plan #3 (Jan. 3, 2019)
Withdrawal Letter
Status: Denied
 

Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Since its inception, Johns Creek has adopted the following Zoning Ordinance amendments:

  • O2007-09-26, adopted 9/24/2007:  General clean-up (Articles 1-12, 19, 22, 24, 28-29, 33-34)

  • O2008-05-10, adopted 6/2/2008:  Zoning case withdrawal requirements (Articles 3, 28)

  • O2008-12-28, adopted 2/9/2009:  Revised sign ordinance (Article 33)

For a more detailed description of the above, see the attached Listing of Amendments. Also refer to the actual text in the revised Zoning. The Sign Guidebook is a useful adjunct to the Sign Ordinance, containing more concise, general information about signs.

Members

PC members are appointed to posts and serve two-year, staggered terms as follows:
Post D - Lea Taylor *
Post E - Kamini Anand *
Post F - Emmett Shaffer *
Post G - Chip Floyd * (Chair)
Post A - Vicki Horton**
Post B - Irene Sanders ** (Vice Chair)
Post C - Ruth Carr **

* Term expires Feb. 28, 2021
** Term expires Feb. 28, 2020


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