Mableton Adopts Form Based Code

“Mableton now has an official form-based code for its new redevelopment district. The Cobb Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the Mableton Form-Based Redevelopment Code at their Tuesday night meeting.

After holding the third and final public hearing on the nearly 70 code amendments, the board voted for the approval of the code. This new form-based code will allow for the creation of a town center area in Mableton that accommodates seniors and creates a sense of place.

For one week in June, citizens, property owners and business owners were invited to participate in the Mableton design charette, which consisted of 12 representatives from Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, which Thompson called one of the best urban design and planning firms in the country, who met with Mableton community members for five small group meetings and six open house meetings. ”

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