The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
Post Office Box 1340 Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone (706) 653-4116
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Website: www.columbusga.org/planning


STAFF REPORT

REZN-01-17-0116

Applicant:Scott Boyce
Owner:Suresh Kumar
Location8186 Veterans Parkway, Parcel # 079-007-003
Acreage:1.89 Acres
Current Zoning Classification:RO (Residential Office)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Residential
Proposed Use of Property:Retail and Restaurant
Council District:District 1 (Barnes)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the staff report and compatibility 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:Consistent
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 volumes on Veterans Parkway have an AADT of 15,600. Projected AADT for the site is 4,850 trips. The level of will drop to LOS of F. Currently we have a project to expand this section of Veterans Parkway to a 4 lane with a turning lane. This will bring the current LOS up to a B. The 4,850 added trips will drop the LOS to C once the road project is completed.
Surrounding Zoning:North – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
South – GC (General Commercial)
East – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
West – NC (Neighborhood Commercial)
Reasonableness of RequestThe request is compatible with existing land-uses.
School ImpactN/A
Buffer RequirementsThis site shall require no buffer; except for the required road buffer as specified in the veterans parkway overlay ordinance.
Attitude of Property Owners:Nine (9) 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:
Attachments:Zoning.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdf[attachment "REZN-01-17-0116_Site Plan_for meeting 02-15-17.pdf" deleted by Kevin Herrit/Columbusga] REZN-01-17-0116_Site Plan.pdf