|Location||2285, 2300 & 2312 Whittlesey Road, 189-017-020, 189-017-021 & 189-017-022|
|Current Zoning Classification:||LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial) & NC (Neighborhood Commercial)|
|Proposed Zoning Classification:||GC (General Commercial)|
|Current Use of Property:||Ensminger Crane Service and Office Space|
|Proposed Use of Property:||Retail & Restaurants|
|Council District:||District 2 (Davis)|
|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 and development of the surrounding area as a regional commercial center. The properties are surrounded by Right-of-Way on all three sides. Buffer requirements for these properties should be waived.|
|Fort Benning's Rcommendation:||N/A|
|General Land Use:|
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:||Properties are served by all city services.|
|Traffic Impact:||Traffic Impact will increase slightly on Whittlesey Road do to the change in land use. This section of Whittlesey Road is currently under construction and will move from a two lane road to a four land with a turning lane. LOS should not be effected.|
|Surrounding Zoning:||North – GC (General Commercial)|
South – LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
East – LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
West – LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
|Reasonableness of Request||The request is compatible with existing land-uses. This is an expansion of current services provided within the area of Whittlesey Boulevard and Bradley Park Drive.|
|Buffer Requirements||Standard Buffer requirements, if not waived, are described below.
The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the LMI 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:||Ten (10) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received one call and zero emails regarding the rezoning.|
|Attachments:||Future Land Use.pdfLand Use.pdfREZN-04-16-0711 2300 Whittelsey Road (GC)_site plan.tif|