The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-12-18-2247

Applicant:Martin Flournoy
Owner:Boys & Girls Club
Location1429 Morris Road
Acreage:1.58 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Recreational
Proposed Use of Property:Business
Council District:District 1 (Barnes)
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.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Inconsistent
Planning Area E
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:Property is served by all city services.
Traffic Impact:Average Annual Daily Trips (AADT) will increase by 191 trips if used for commercial use. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at level B.
Surrounding Zoning:North – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
South LMI (Light Manufacturing / Industrial)
East – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
West – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer Requirements
The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the GC zoning district. The 3 options under Category C are:

1) 20 feet with a certain amount of canopy trees, under story trees, and shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet.
2) 10 feet with a certain amount of shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet and a wood fence or masonry wall.
3) 30 feet undisturbed natural buffer.

Attitude of Property Owners:
Twenty-five (25) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received one (1) calls and/or emails regarding the rezoning.

Approval: 1 Calls

Opposition: 0 Calls

Additional Information:Existing Boys & Girls Club location. Moving to Old Edgewood Elementary School if Text Amendment (REZN-12-18-2248) and Special Exception (EXCP-12-18-2246) is approved.
Attachments:Aerial Land Use Map
Location Map
Zoning Map
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map
Traffic Report

Aerial.pdfAerial.pdfZoning.pdfZoning.pdfLocation.pdfLocation.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfTraffic Report.pdfTraffic Report.pdf