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

REZN-03-18-0424

Applicant:Joseph Johnson
Owner:NKG Investments LLC
Location7675 & 7697 Kayne Boulevard
Acreage:5.38 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:
RO (Residential-Office)
Current Use of Property:Vacant / Undeveloped
Proposed Use of Property:
Residential Multifamily Community
Council District:District 2 (Davis)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the fact it is compatible 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.
City Services:Property is served by all city services.
Traffic Impact:No traffic impact.
Surrounding Zoning:North – GC (General Commercial)
South RO (Residential Office)
East SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
West GC (General Commercial)
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:Fifteen (15) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received one (1) call inquiring about the rezoning and one email opposing the rezoning.
Additional Information:N/A
Attachments:Future Land Use.PDFExisting Land Use.PDFAerial.pdfZoning.pdfLocation.pdf