Agenda Report # 50
A RESOLUTION GRANTING A VARIANCE REQUEST FOR CREEKRISE SUBDIVISION MADE PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 7.8.1(F) AND 7.9.3(A) OF THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA (“UDO”).
WHEREAS, the owners/developers of several lots in the vicinity of the Creekrise Subdivision have through their counsel submitted a variance request to exceed the 99 lot limit for a single entrance in order to develop an additional 85 lots not to exceed 150 lots;
WHEREAS, Section 7.8.1 (F) and Section 7.9.3(F) of the UDO require a single entrance to a subdivision serve no more than 99 lots;
WHEREAS, the aforementioned UDO Sections permit this Council to issue a variance to this requirement when all four of the following conditions are met:
2. A determination that failure to grant the variance would result in exceptional hardship;
3. A finding that Council has received and reviewed the recommendations of the Department of Engineering, the Department of Planning, the Department of Public Works, the Columbus Police Department, and the Columbus Fire and EMS Department concerning the variance request;
WHEREAS, having heard from the applicant, the Engineering Director, Planning Director and Public Safety this Council finds that the conditions for granting a variance have been satisfied.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
The request for a variance to exceed the 99 lot requirement for a single entrance as required in the UDO is granted, and the platting and development of future additions to Creekrise Subdivision not to exceed 150 lots entrance is hereby permitted.