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

REZN-10-17-1989

Applicant:Scott Boyce
Owner:Roman Real Estate, LLC
Location2611 & 2617 Warm Springs Road, 069-017-004 & 069-017-005
Acreage:+- 0.56 Acre
Current Zoning Classification:SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office)
Current Use of Property:On-site parking
Proposed Use of Property:On-site parking and Office
Council District:District 8 (Garrett)
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 the impact on single family residential housing adjacent to the requested location.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
Planning Area D
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 9 trips if used for Office use. The Level of Service (LOS) will remain at level B.
Surrounding Zoning:North – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
South – RO (Residential Office)
East – RO (Residential Office)
West – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
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 SFR3 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:Thirty-five (35) 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:Warm Springs Road is currently under construction.
Attachments:Zoning.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfAerial.pdf