The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-02-18-0306

Applicant:Wright Wade
Owner:Carol M. Wade
Location3784 Graham Way
Acreage:0.26 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
Current Use of Property:Single Family Residential
Proposed Use of Property:Single Family Residential
Council District:District 5 (Baker)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Approval based on the Staff Report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Inconsistent
Planning Area E
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:No traffic impact.
Surrounding Zoning:North - RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
South - SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)
East - RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
West - RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer Requirements
The site shall include a Category B buffer along all property lines bordered by the SFR2 zoning district. The 3 options under Category B are:

1) 15 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) 20 feet undisturbed natural buffer.

Attitude of Property Owners:Fifty (50) 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:N/A
Attachments:Zoning.pdfLocation.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfAerial.pdf