Cottage Housing Planned Development (CHD)

Clarkston (City), Georgia


Name Cottage Housing Planned Development (CHD)
Municipality Clarkston (City)
Zoning Districts NR-2, NR-3, NR-CD and RC zoning districts
Effective Date 08/02/2017
Municipal Code Appendix A - Zoning; Article IX – Planned Developments
Code Link
Authority Planning and Development Department


Cottage housing development (CHD): Planned unit developments comprised of cottage housing residential units, organized in clusters. Cottage housing is a style of small lot/home development designed for single-family dwelling, and is restricted in square footage, density, and architectural standards as defined within Section 904. CHDs are characterized by a shared central open space.

This zoning does NOT permit movable tiny homes.

Key Contacts

Planning and Development
1055 Rowland Street
Clarkston, GA  30021
(404) 296-6489



Updated:  February 2021 – Loran

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Building Code — Legislation that speaks to how to construct a tiny house.

Zoning Code — Legislation that speaks to how the lot will be used.


ADU — Accessory Dwelling Unit

DMV — Division of Motor Vehicles

IB — Industrialized Buildings

IRC — International Residential Code

PUD — Planned Unit Development

RV — Recreational Vehicle

SF — Single Family Dwelling

T — Transitional Housing

UDO — Unified Development Ordinance

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