The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone (706) 653-4116
Fax (706) 653-4120
Website: www.columbusga.org/planning

STAFF REPORT

REZN-08-18-1516

Applicant:George Mize
Owner:Eva Sue Rose
Location9942 & 9932 Veterans Parkway / 9099 Grey Rock Road
Acreage:2.94 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial) /
RE1 (Residential Estate 1)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial
Current Use of Property:General Retail
Proposed Use of Property:General Retail
Council District:District 6 (Allen)
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:Inconsistent
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:Property is served by all city services.
Traffic Impact:Average Annual Daily Trips (AADT) will increase by 292 trips if used for free-standing discount store. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at level C.
Surrounding Zoning:North - RE1 (Residential Estate 1)
South - RE1 (Residential Estate 1)
East - Harris County
West - RE1 (Residential Estate 1)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer Requirements
The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the RE1 zoning district. 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:Eleven (11) 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 section of US 27 is in Band 3 of the Georgia Transportation Improvement Program. Please see attached.

These properties lie within the Veterans Parkway Overlay District.


US 27 Program Sheet
Aerial Land Use Map
Location Map
Zoning Map
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map
Traffic Report
Attachments:US 27 Program Sheet.pdfUS 27 Program Sheet.pdfAerial.pdfAerial.pdfLocation.pdfLocation.pdfZoning Map.pdfZoning Map.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfTraffic Report.pdfTraffic Report.pdf