The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
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Applicant:Charles H. Ford Jr.
Owner:Frank D. Foley, III
Location7634 Old Moon Road, 073-022-007, 073-022-007A.
Acreage:12.05 Acre
Current Zoning Classification:SFR1 (Single Family Residential 1), SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Vacant
Proposed Use of Property:Medical Office Development
Council District:District 2 (Davis)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the staff report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Approval with conditions based on compatibility with existing land uses.
A traffic light shall be placed at the intersection of Moon Road and the ingress/egress point of the property facing Moon Road. This light shall be placed at the developer’s expense. The light shall be placed before the issuance of any certificate of occupancy.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:
Planning Area A
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:Traffic Impact on Moon Road will increase by 2,034 Average Annual Daily Trips (AADT) and the Level of Service (LOS) will stay at B. The Traffic Study that was submitted with the applications has a higher traffic count due to the added fast food restaurant. The report also states that a traffic light will be warranted on Moon Road ingress and egress point.
Surrounding Zoning:North – RMF2 (Residential Multi-family 2) and GC (General Commercial).
South – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3).
East – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3) and SFR1 (Single Family Residential 1).
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 SFR1 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:Twenty-four (24) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received zero calls and zero emails regarding the rezoning.
Additional Information:A portion of this property is subject to the Veterans Parkway Overlay District and shall be required to follow said requirements as stated in 2.5.20
Attachments:Zoning.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdf17-TF-015 PSSTF Columbus Signal Warrant Report 170428.pdf