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-02-16-0382

Applicant:George W. Mize, JR
Owner:Big Creek Properties, LLC & Land/Grove, LLC
LocationParts of 7808 Whitesville Road & 1419 Double Churches Road, 191-033-007, 191-033-002
Acreage:5.6 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office) with conditions to have only apartments and offices & NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office) with removal of conditions to have only apartments and offices.
Current Use of Property:Undeveloped
Proposed Use of Property:Senior assisted living facility
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:Approval based on compatibility with existing land uses.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:
Consistent
Planning Area A
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:This rezoning request will not change the level of service (LOS) from its current level of B. This development will increase traffic on Whitesville Road by 382 annual average daily trips (AADT).
Surrounding Zoning:North – RO (Residential Office)
South – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
East – RO (Residential Office)
West –RO (Residential Office)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land-uses. Areas within and around Double Churches Road and Whitesville Road should be able to provide services to meet this complex’s needs.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsThe site will not require buffers because all parcels abutting it are NC or RO.
Attitude of Property Owners:Five (5) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received no calls and emails regarding the rezoning.
Additional Information:None at this time.
Attachments:Future Land Use.pdfOaks Senior Living 5-4-16.pdfLands Use and Zoning Map.pdf