The Columbus Consolidated Government
Planning Department
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STAFF REPORT

REZN-10-17-1988

Applicant:Jarrod Yasenchok
Owner:Jarrod Yasenchok
Location5344 Kolb Avenue, 188-020-019
Acreage:+- 2.686 Acre
Current Zoning Classification:LMI (Light Manufacturing and Industrial)
Proposed Zoning Classification:GC (General Commercial)
Current Use of Property:Pest Control (in building A)
Proposed Use of Property:Pest Control (in building A) and Banquet Facility (in building B).
Council District:District 8 (Garrett)
Planning Advisory Commission's Recommendation:Approval based on the staff report and compatibility with existing land uses.
Planning Departments Recommendation:Conditional approval based on compatibility with existing land uses and the impact on single family residential housing adjacent to the requested location.
  1. Establishment of a shared use parking agreement with an adjacent property owner for overflow parking during an event.
Fort Benning's Rcommendation:N/A
DRI Rcommendation:N/A
General Land Use:Consistent
Planning Area F
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:9th and 10th editions of Trip Generation Manuals do not include data for banquet facilities or convention centers. We currently do not have data to estimate trip generation for these types of developments.
Surrounding Zoning:North – LMI (Light Manufacturing & Industrial)
South – LMI (Light Manufacturing & Industrial)
East – LMI (Light Manufacturing & Industrial)
West – SFR3 (Single Family Residential 3)
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 LMI 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:Twenty-six (26) property owners within 300 feet of the subject properties were notified of the rezoning request. The Planning Department received no calls and emails regarding the rezoning. There were two people from the Beallwood Neighborhood with property on 52nd Street that were concerned about parking alone 52nd during events for the Banquet Facility.
Additional Information:Muscogee County School District has closed down Beallwood Elementary School. The property is still owned by the School District.
Attachments:Existing Land Use.pdfExisting Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfFuture Land Use.pdfZoning.pdfZoning.pdfAerial.pdfAerial.pdf