The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone (706) 653-4116
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Website: www.columbusga.org/planning

STAFF REPORT

REZN-12-18-2203

Applicant:Justin Krieg
Owner:Bibb City Lofts, LLC
Location3707 2nd Avenue
Acreage:0.34 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office)
Current Use of Property:Vacant / Warehouse at Rear of Property
Proposed Use of Property:Warehousing / Residential Apartments / Office
Council District:District 8 (Walker)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Conditional Approval based on the Staff Report and compatibility with existing land uses. Conditions are necessary for this rezoning:

1) Special condition to allow first floor loft units.


2) Special condition to allow reduced parking requirements.

Planning Departments Recommendation:Conditional Approval based on compatibility with existing land uses. Conditions are necessary for this rezoning:

1) Special condition to allow first floor loft units.


2) Special condition to allow reduced parking requirements.


3) Special condition to allow storage.

Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
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:Average Annual Daily Trips (AADT) will decrease by 141 trips if used for Office use. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at level C.
Surrounding Zoning:North – GC (General Commercial)
South RO (Residential Office)
East – GC (General Commercial)
West SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsN/A
Attitude of Property Owners:
Sixty (60) 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: 0 Calls
Opposition: 1 Calls

Additional Information:N/A
Attachments:Aerial Land Use Map
Location Map
Zoning Map
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map
Traffic Report
Plat
Vicinity Map
Site Plan #1
Site Plan #2

Aerial.pdfAerial.pdfLocation.pdfLocation.pdfZoning.pdfZoning.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfTraffic Report.pdfTraffic Report.pdfPlat.pdfPlat.pdfVicinity Map.pdfVicinity Map.pdfSite Plan #1.pdfSite Plan #1.pdfSite Plan #2.pdfSite Plan #2.pdf