The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-03-15-0602 1211 Rose Hill Street (SFR4)

Applicant:Amber Berg
Owner:Amber Berg
Location1211 Rose Hill Street
Acreage:0.1300 Acre
Current Zoning Classification:NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:SFR4 (Single Family Residential 4)
Current Use of Property:Single Family Detached Dwelling
Proposed Use of Property:Single Family Detached Dwelling
Council District:District 8 (Tom Buck)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the staff report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Approval with Variance for a 45 feet lot width based on compatibility with existing land uses.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
Planning Area D
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:This rezoning request does not anticipate generating a negative impact on the transportation network.
Surrounding Zoning:North – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
South – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
East – NC (Neighborhood Commercial))
West – NC (Neighborhood 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 NC 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 (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:This parcel is a lot of record and would need a variance to have 45 feet lot width. Minimum required lot width is 50 feet.
Attachments:Future Land Use Map.pdfLand Use and Zoning Map.pdfLocation and Zoning Map.pdf