STAFF REPORT

REZN-10-12-3019

Applicant:Jerry Jackson and John Rivers
Owner:Jerry Jackson
Location1030 Illges Road and 1044 Rigdon Road
Acreage:1.25 acres
Current Zoning Classification:NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office)
Current Use of Property:Coin Laundry at 1044 Rigdon Road; and Beauty & Barbershop at 1030 Illges Road
Proposed Use of Property:Multifamily Apartments and an Office
Council District:District 1 (Barnes)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Conditional Approval based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses. The recommended condition is:
1. Allow for a reduction on the rear setback requirement from 40 feet to 15 feet at the North East corner of proposed building.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Conditional Approval based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses. The Planning Department recommends the same conditions
as those recommended by the
Planning Advisory Commission.


Plus one additional condition that reads as follows:
2. A category C buffer shall be required along all property lines bordered by the SFR2 and SFR3 zoning districts, subject to the approval of the City Arborist.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A.
DRI Rcommendation:N/A.
General Land Use:Inconsistent
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: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 –SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
South – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)/NC (Neighborhood Commercial)/RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
East – SFR2 (Single Family Residential 2)/
West – SFR3 & 4 (Single Family Residential 3 & 4)/ RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land uses. Multifamily apartments are located 200 feet within this parcels, these apartments are existing, nonconforming.
School Impact
School
12-13 Enrollment
Capacity
Available Space
Anticipated Impact on School
Rigdon Elementary School (PK – 5)
502
675
173
0
Baker Middle School (6 – 8)
580
688
108
1
Carver High School (9 – 12)
1071
1250
179
1

Projection
36 Multi- Family Units: 36 x 6% = 2.16 (2) students

0 elementary, 1 middle and 1 high school student
Buffer RequiremntsThe site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the SFR2 and SFR3 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:Fifty Six (56) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received a couple of inquiries about this rezoning request, one of those callers expressed his concern about the excessive amount of units and the parking required. Also, that it will be difficult to access the site due to its location.
Additional Information:The purpose of this rezoning request is to build a new two (2) story building and a penthouse with 10-2 bedroom units and 26-1 bedroom units targeted to the veteran community (36 total units). The applicant is proposing to build 62 parking spaces. Amenities will include a cafeteria and a fitness center for residents only to be located in the penthouse area. The building will also have one office on the 1st floor.
Attachments:Aerial Land Use Map
Future Land-Use Map
Concept Plan
Landscaping Plan
Floor Plan Drawings
Traffic Analysis
Collage
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