The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone (706) 653-4116
Fax (706) 653-4120

Date 11/02/2016

Honorable Mayor and Councilors
City Manager
City Attorney
Clerk of Council

47th street is a local road. 47th street will provide adequate free flow movement for both North and South bound traffic. This use will be an accessory use to the property. Access into and out of the property in question will provide for adequate traffic and pedestrian safety. Anticipated traffic flow volumes will be low for the accessory use and consist of maintenance travel trips. Emergency vehicles will have adequate access to the principal structure and accessory use. Services such as water, sewer, utilities, police, and fire protection will be adequate and serve the proposed use at this location. This structures height, size and location will be considerably taller than the single family residential buildings to the south. This structure will look out of place surrounded by the current housing and other residential housing for CSU. Yes, the proposed tower shall be a minimum of 42 feet from a residential structure. The nearest residential structure is 619.046 feet from the proposed tower structure. The site plan submitted does show landscaping and fence screening will be provided by a 6 foot high board fence. As indicated in Section 3.2.72.K.2.of the UDO, towers and related equipment shall be surrounded by a minimum 10 foot wide area meeting buffer standard that is consistent with the requirements of Article 5 of Chapter 4 of the UDO. Respectfully,

Rick Jones, AICP
Director, Planning Department

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