The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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Applicant:Joel D. Womack
Owner:Atif S. Iqbal
Location1908, 1912 & 1916 Manchester Expressway
Acreage:0.65 Acre
Current Zoning Classification:NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Developed with two commercial structures
Proposed Use of Property:Convenience Store w/ Gas Sales / Restaurant
Council District:District 8 (Buck)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the staff report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Approval based on compatibility with existing land uses and character of the surrounding area.
Fort Benning's Recommendation:N/A
DRI Recommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
Planning Area D
Environmental Impacts:The property does not lie within the floodway and floodplain area. The developer will need an approved drainage plan prior to issuance of a Site Development permit, if a permit is required.
City Services:Properties are served by all city services.
Traffic Impact:This rezoning request does not anticipate generating a negative impact on the transportation network.
Surrounding Zoning:North – NC (Neighborhood Commercial) / GC (General Commercial)
South – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
East – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
West – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land-uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsN/A
Attitude of Property Owners:Twenty Three (23) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received zero comments opposing this case.
Additional Information:These three parcels have two structures located on Manchester Expressway. There are two curb cuts granting access to Manchester with current configuration of developments. The redevelopment of these parcels should provide the city with the opportunity to consolidate curb cuts and request that the development be served by one curb cut. Parcels will be consolidated into one parcel.
Attachments:Future Land Use Map.pdfLand Use Map.pdf15-7065C-B01 Layout2 (1).pdf