DeKalb County Commissioners Jeff Rader and Kathie Gannon will host a community meeting Monday night to address concerns over a proposed land use change at DeKalb Peachtree Airport (PDK) at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamblee Branch Library at 4115 Clairmont Road.
The Board of Commissioners are reviewing a proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment in the area between Clairmont Road and county-owned PDK. According to Rader, the proposal under consideration would be to re-plan the area for restricted light industrial noise-tolerant land use activities compatible with conditions surrounding PDK airport.
At issue are the conflicting interests to retain green space as a noise buffer to airport activity and improve the Clairmont Road Corridor.
Larry Foster, a spokesman for the activist group PDK Watch, said that the proposal risks the buffers that residents fought for and have come to depend on to protect