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Subject: : (EXCP-01-17-0147) Special Exception Use request to allow for day care type III located at 8350 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, Georgia.

Genia Webb has submitted an application for the Special Exception Use cited above. The property is located in a SFR1 (Single Family Residential 1) zoning district. The site for the proposed Day Care type III is located at 8350 Veterans Parkway.

Veterans Parkway will provide adequate access for a day care type III. This section of Veterans Parkway will be a 4 lane divided highway when the current road project is through. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at a LOS of B. Access into and out of the property in question will provide for adequate traffic and pedestrian safety. Emergency vehicles will have adequate access to the principal structure and accessory use. Services such as water, sewer, utilities, police, and fire protection will be adequate and serve the proposed use at this location. The property is surrounded by RO and GC uses. Parking, service, and refuse should be adequate and provided as stated within the UDO. Noise, light, glare and odor should be limited due to the nature of the location. The hours of operation for this use will not have an adverse impact on the neighboring properties in the area. This structures height, size and location should match the uses found in other SFR1 properties. This location is surrounded by retail and apartment uses. There is no additional information at this time.

The Planning Advisory Commission recommended Approval at the February 15, 2017 meeting.

The Planning Department recommends that the Council Approves the use because the application for a Special Exception use meets the criteria for approval.


Rick Jones, AICP
Director, Planning Department

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