A new 18-townhome residential development is being proposed in the city of Marietta.

Jeremy Rutenberg & Associates Inc. of Woodstock, Ga., wants to develop the community on 1.45 acres at 223 and 271 White Street in Marietta. The property is currently vacant. The project is scheduled to be heard by the Marietta Planning Commission tonight.

A report by city planners noted that “This application would introduce new housing into an area that is optimally located near a major employment center with…