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File #: 1885-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2017 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Section 3333.255, Perimeter yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 2585 WALCUTT ROAD (43026), to permit a reduced perimeter yard for an apartment complex in the L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential District (Council Variance # CV16-057).
Attachments: 1. ORD1885-2017.Attachments, 2. ORD1885-2017.Labels
Explanation

Council Variance Application: CV16-057

APPLICANT: Preferred Real Estate Investments, LLC; c/o Jill S. Tangeman, Esq; 52 East Gay Street; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Multi-unit residential development.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The applicant has received a recommendation of disapproval from Staff and approval from the Development Commission for a concurrent rezoning (Ordinance #1884-2017; Z16-011) to the L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential District to allow a 128-unit apartment complex. The requested variance will accommodate a reduced perimeter yard from 25 feet to 20 feet along the southern property line. Staff finds the requested variance to be supportable as it will allow flexibility in the site design, and the reduced perimeter yard borders commercial businesses.

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To grant a Variance from the provisions of Section 3333.255, Perimeter yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 2585 WALCUTT ROAD (43026), to permit a reduced perimeter yard for an apartment complex in the L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential District (Council Variance # CV16-057).

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WHEREAS, by application # CV16-057, the owner of property at 2585 WALCUTT ROAD (43026), is requesting a Council variance to permit a reduced perimeter yard along the south property line for an apartment complex in the L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential District; and

WHEREAS, 3333.255, Perimeter yard, requires a minimum perimeter yard of 25 feet, while the applicant proposes a perimeter yard of not less than 20 feet along the southern property line; and

WHEREAS, City Departments recommend approval of the requested variance because it will allow flexibility in the site design, and the reduced perimeter yard borders commercial businesses; and

WHEREAS, said ordinance requires separate submission for all applicable permits and Certificates of Occupancy for the proposed use; and

WHEREAS, said variance will not adversely affect...

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