The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-03-17-0419

Applicant:David Bone
Owner:David Bone
Location4602 17th Avenue, 032-031-004
Acreage:0.21 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Vacant
Proposed Use of Property:New & Used Auto Sales less than 2 acres but greater than 0.5.
Council District:District 8 (Garrett)
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 F
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:Traffic Impact will increase on 17th Avenue by 12 trips daily if it was developed as a single family dwelling. Traffic impact would increase by 42 trips daily if developed as a general commercial use.
Surrounding Zoning:North – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
South – GC (General Commercial)
East – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
West – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3) and GC (General Commercial)
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 SFR3 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:Seventy-seven (77) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received three call and zero emails regarding the rezoning.
Additional Information:None
Attachments:ELU.PDFFLU.PDFZoning.pdf