|Applicant:||Foundation Properties, Inc. (Tom Helton)/George W. Mize, Jr |
|Owner:||Foundation Properties, Inc.|
|Location||3434 and 3442 University Avenue; 3626 Maryland Circle; 3465 Primrose Road|
|Current Zoning Classification:||RO (Residential Office)/NC (Neighborhood Commercial)/SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)|
|Proposed Zoning Classification:||GC (General Commercial)|
|Current Use of Property:||3434-Vacant (Formerly Chiropractic Office), 3442 Vacant, 3626 Undeveloped and 3465 Undeveloped|
|Proposed Use of Property:||Outdoor Amusement - CSU Golf Range|
|Council District:||District 5 (Allen)|
|Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:||Conditional Approval based on the fact that the request is consistent with the future land-use map of the 2028 Comprehensive Plan. The recommended condition is: Billboards shall not be allowed in this property.|
|Planning Departments Recommendation:||Conditional Approval based on the fact that the request is consistent with the future land-use map of the 2028 Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Department recommends the following conditions:|
Billboards shall not be allowed in this property.
Properties shall be used for golf range/studio/practice/educational facilities and related and supporting uses in association with a university or college.
|Fort Benning's Rcommendation:||N/A.|
|General Land Use:||Inconsistent|
Planning Area E
Land Use Designation:
Mixed Use/Public Institutional
|Environmental Impacts:||The properties do 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:||This rezoning request does not anticipate generating a negative impact on the transportation network.|
This site shall meet the Codes and regulations of the Columbus Consolidated Government for commercial usage.
|Surrounding Zoning:||North – RMF2 (Residential Multi-Family 2)/NC (Neighborhood Commercial)/SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)|
South – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2) / RO (Residential Office)
East – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
West – NC (Neighborhood Commercial) /SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
|Reasonableness of Request||The request is compatible with existing land uses.|
|Buffer Requiremnts||The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the SFR2 zoning districts. 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:||Fifty Eight (58) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received one comments in regards to this case. His concern was with the potential use of the property if the rezoning were to be approved. He is concern about having a strip mall there instead of a golf range. He would prefer a condition to be added to limit the use to a golf range only.|
|Additional Information:||The purpose of this rezoning request is to build a new golf range and studio for Columbus State University along with a club house. The facility will be used by CSU’s golf team, CSU students and faculty only. They will use the existing parking lot which has approximately 25-30 parking spaces. Foundation Properties, Inc. goal is to lease this location to Columbus State University. |
|Attachments:||Aerial Land Use Map |
Future Land-Use Map