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

REZN-08-18-1542

Applicant:Chuck McClure
Owner:Roman Real Estate, LLC
Location7277 Sorrel Court
Acreage:0.44 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
Current Use of Property:Single Family Residence
Proposed Use of Property:Single Family Residence
Council District:District 6 (Allen)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the Staff Report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:
Conditional Approval based on compatibility with existing land uses. The conditions is:


All single family lots shall meet the following minimum dimensions:


1) 5,000 square foot lot area


2) 50 Foot lot widths


3) 5 foot side setbacks


4) 20 foot rear setbacks

Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
Planning Area B
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 25 trips if used for single family use. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at level B.
Surrounding Zoning:North -RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
South - RO (Residential Office)
East - RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
West - RO (Residential Office)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer Requirements
The site shall include a Category A buffer along all property lines bordered by the RO zoning district. The 3 options under Category C are:

1) 10 feet with a certain amount of canopy trees, under story trees, and shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet.
2) 5 feet with a certain amount of shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet and a wood fence or masonry wall.
3) 20 feet undisturbed natural buffer.

Attitude of Property Owners:Fifty-four (54) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received no calls and emails regarding the rezoning.
Additional Information:N/A

Aerial Land Use Map
Location Map
Zoning Map
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map
Traffic Report
Attachments:Aerial.pdfAerial.pdfLocation Map.pdfLocation Map.pdfZoning Map.pdfZoning Map.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfTraffic Report.pdfTraffic Report.pdf