The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
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Applicant:D. L. Jordan/Trey Carmack
Owner:4187 Milgen Rd, LLC and 4211 Milgen Rd., LLC
Location4187 and 4211 Milgen Road
Acreage:6 acres
Current Zoning Classification:LMI (Light Manufacturing Industrial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Various General Commercial Uses (Nonconforming)
Proposed Use of Property:Various General Retail Uses and a Health and Fitness Facility (Conforming)
Council District:District 5 (Baker)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Conditional Approval based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses. The Planning Department recommends the following condition:

Billboards shall not be allowed on these properties
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A.
DRI Rcommendation:N/A.
General Land Use:Inconsistent
Planning Area E
Land Use Designation:
Light Manufacturing Industrial
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:This rezoning request does not anticipate generating a negative impact on the transportation network.

This site shall meet the Codes and regulations of the Columbus Consolidated Government for commercial usage.
Surrounding Zoning:North –N/A
South – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)/LMI (Light Manufacturing Industrial)
East – LMI (Light Manufacturing Industrial)/RMF2 (Residential Multifamily 2)/GC (General Commercial)/NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
West – LMI (Light Manufacturing Industrial)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses.
School ImpactNo school impact.
Buffer RequirementsThe site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the LMI 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:Twenty Three (23) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department has not received any comments in regards to this case.
Additional Information:None.
Attachments:Aerial Land Use Map
Future Land-Use Map
Site Plan (4187 & 4211)
Traffic Analysis