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Meyers Manchester, LLC / Matt Sasser
Muscogee County School District
1042 Manchester Expressway
Current Zoning Classification:
RMF1 (Residential Multi-Family 1)
Proposed Zoning Classification:
GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:
Daniel Junior High School (closed)
Proposed Use of Property:
Grocery store with gas sales / shopping center
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:
based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:
based on the fact that the request is compatible with existing land uses. The Planning Department recommends the following condition:
Any and all traffic and transportation
improvements shall be determined by the City Traffic Engineer in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:
General Land Use:
Planning Area F
Land Use Designation:
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.
The property is served by all city services.
A traffic study has been reviewed by the City Traffic Engineer regarding this site.
– GC (General Commercial)
– RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1) / GC (General Commercial)
GC (General Commercial)
– RMF1 (Residential Multifamily 1)
Reasonableness of Request
The request is compatible with existing land uses.
The site shall include a Category C buffer along all property lines bordered by the RMF1 zoning districts. The 3 options under Category C are:
with a certain amount of canopy trees, under story trees, and shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet.
with a certain amount of shrubs / ornamental grasses per 100 linear feet and a wood fence or masonry wall.
undisturbed natural buffer.
Attitude of Property Owners:
property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department has not received any comments regarding this rezoning request.
The applicant is proposing to build a new shopping center that consists of two new buildings and a gas station: Walmart Neighborhood Market (41,983 square feet) with gas sales (12 gas pumps) and a shopping center (10,500 square feet).
Aerial Land Use Map
Future Land-Use Map
Land Use Map.pdf
Future Land Use Map.pdf