The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-06-15-1315

Applicant:David Fox
Owner:CHI Asset Management, LLC.
Location4803 and 4811 13th Avenue
Acreage:0.45 acres
Current Zoning Classification:SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RMF1 (Residential Multi-Family 1)
Current Use of Property:Developed – Single Family Residential
Proposed Use of Property:Multi-Family Dwellings, Duplex
Council District:District 8 (Buck)
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 and future land use within the Comprehensive Plan.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Inconsistent
Planning Area F
Land Use Designation: Single Family Residential
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:There will not be a negative impact on the transportation network.
Surrounding Zoning:North – GC (General Commercial)
South – SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
East – RMF1 (Residential Multi-Family 1)
West – GC (General Commercial)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land-uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsThe site shall include a Category A buffer along all property lines bordered by the GC zoning districts. The 3 options under Category A are:
1) 5 feet with a certain amount of shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet and a wood fence or masonry wall.
2) 10 feet with a certain amount of under story trees, shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet.
3) 20 feet undisturbed natural buffer.
Attitude of Property Owners:Fifty One (51) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received zero comments opposing this case.
Additional Information:This area falls within the Beallwood Redevelopment zone.
Attachments:Land Use Map.pdfLand Use Map.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdf