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<br /> <br />. ~ Peachtree City <br />Georgia <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br /> <br />Date: <br /> <br />July 6, 2000 <br /> <br />To: <br /> <br />Planning Commission <br />Applicant <br /> <br />David E. Rast, ASLA ---::(l(LV;o. I rf <br />City Planner <br /> <br />From: <br /> <br />Re: <br /> <br />Romano's Mac.aroni Grill <br />Conceptual site plan review <br /> <br />Brinker International has submitted a conceptual site plan for a 280-seat restaurant, which will be <br />located at the intersection of GA 74 and Market Place Boulevard within the overall Market Place <br />retail complex. The subject parcel is 1.97 acres in size and is located immediately south of the <br />existing Chili's development. <br /> <br />The Applicant has worked elosely with City Staff and Pathway Communities to modify the site <br />plan and to ensure the building blends in with the existing architectural character of the overall <br />retail center. Although the building will face GA 74, the elevations have been modified to provide <br />significant architectural detailing on all sides. <br /> <br />The site plan indicates a retaining wall will he installed adjacent to Market Place Boulevard. At <br />present, the Applicant has indicated this wall will be an earthen-gabion wall system which is <br />similar to the retaining wall in front oflhe Chili's site. Landscaping can be installed within these <br />walls which will eventually cover the entire wall with plant material. Additional plant material will <br />be necessary in front of the wall to assist in screening this structure from view. <br /> <br />The site plan indicates that parking for 93 cars will be provided for this development. The <br />Applicant has indicated that parking for 125 cars is typically provided for this type of restaurant. <br />Although there are no cross-parking easements or agreements with the Staples development, Staff <br />has recommended that this parking area be utilized for overflow parking. <br /> <br />Access to the site will be provided from the internal Market Place Connector and from the <br />adjoining Chili's site. Storm water detention will be handled within the existing. shared detention <br />facility adjacent to the Chili's development. The Applicant has provided schematic architectural <br />elevations, building materials and exterior color schemes. all of which will blend in with the <br />overall Market Place retail development. <br />