The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-06-16-1242

Applicant:Stephanie Coley
Owner:Stephanie Coley
Location3383 N. Lumpkin Road, 046-002-006B
Acreage:5.5 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Adult day health care facility
Proposed Use of Property:Community theater and adult day care
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 and conformity to the Future Land Use map.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:
Consistent; Planning Area C
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:Traffic Impact will increase slightly on N. Lumpkin Road do to the change in land use. LOS should not be affected.
Surrounding Zoning:North – GC (General Commercial)
South – LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
East – RMF2 (Residential Multi-family 2)
West – RMF2 (Residential Multi-family 2)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land-uses. This is an expansion of services that will provided youth with an opportunity to be trained in preforming arts with professors for surrounding schools.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsStandard Buffer requirements, if not waived, are described below.

The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the LMI and/or RMF2 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:Nineteen (19) 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.
Additional Information:
Attachments:Future Land Use.pdfLand Use.pdf