Jul 24 2012

Beverages and More Has an Eye on Piedmont Avenue Location


Major Liquor Retailer Opposed by Neighbors

Beverages and More (BevMo), a liquor and wine chain, has applied for conditional use permits and zoning variances to take over the site at 3868 Piedmont Avenue (at Montell Street).  The project would require two minor conditional use permits, three variances (waivers of zoning codes), and several additional “findings.”  The latter requires that the planning commission “find” that special conditions exist which make the proposal permissible based on “public convenience or necessity.”

At the July 11 Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Improvement League (PANIL) meeting, a straw vote revealed over 75% of the neighbors present opposed the application; none supported it.

For further information or questions, contact the Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Improvement League (PANIL): contact@panil.org, contact@piedmontavneue.org, Valerie Winemiller at (h) 653-4552 or Piedmont Avenue Merchants Association (PAMA) at 655-1723.

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