Sandy Springs Approves Land Use Permit for Holy Spirit Preparatory School

By a vote of 4-2 and in spite of neighborhood opposition, the Sandy Springs City Council approved a land use permit for Holy Spirit Preparatory School.  Holy Spirit can now move forward with its plans to transform the 8.01-acre, undeveloped parcel of land into a multi-use sports complex. The complex will include an artificial turf football/soccer field, tennis courts, a four-lane swimming pool and a field house, which also will house the chaplain’s office and meeting and retreat space.

The council did limit the number of night home games to 12 a year and they would be required to end at 11 p.m.

The Sandy Springs Reporter has a good summary of the arguments by Holy Spirit and from opposing neighbors here.


2 responses to this post.

  1. […] City Council approved the permitin a 4-2 vote at an Aug. 19 meeting. The permit granted Holy Spirit permission to transform the […]

  2. […] In 2008, City of Sandy Springs rezoned 8 acres of land near the intersection of Long Island and Lake Forrest drives to allow Holy Spirit Preparatory School to build a football and soccer stadium and a school administrative building.  Long Island Neighborhoods Coalition sued opposing the rezoning and the construction. […]

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