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File #: 2100-2018    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2018 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3332.035, R-3, Residential District; 3312.13, Driveway; 3312.21(A)(2)(B)(3), Landscaping and screening; 3312.25, Maneuvering; 3312.27(3), Parking setback line; 3312.29, Parking space; 3312.49, Minimum numbers of parking spaces required; 3321.05(B)(1)(2), Vision clearance; 3321.07(B), Landscaping; 3332.18(D), Basis of computing area; 3332.21, Building lines; 3332.25, Maximum side yards required; 3332.26, Minimum side yard permitted; and 3332.27, Rear yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1199 FRANKLIN AVENUE (43205) to permit a mixed-use development and an off-site parking lot with reduced development standards in the R-3, Residential District (Council Variance # CV17-076).
Attachments: 1. ORD2100-2018.Attachments_Amended.pdf, 2. ORD2100-2018.Attachments, 3. ORD2100-2018.Labels
Explanation

Council Variance Application: CV17-076

APPLICANT: 1199 Franklin Investments, LLC, et al.; c/o Dave Perry, Agent; David Perry Company, Inc.; 411 East Town Street, 1st Floor; Columbus, OH 43215; and Donald Plank, Atty.; Plank Law Firm; 411 East Town Street, 2nd Floor; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Mixed-use development with off-site parking lot.

NEAR EAST AREA COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval.

HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site is comprised of four parcels that are developed with a vacant, mixed-use building and a parking lot/storage yard in the R-3, Residential District. In Subarea A, the applicant is seeking to convert the existing building into a mixed-use development consisting of up to 7,550 square feet of commercial space, 800 square feet of patio space, up to 15 dwelling units, and a parking garage. In Subarea B, the applicant is seeking to develop the site with an accessory parking lot for the mixed-use development in Subarea A. Variances to increase the lot coverage and to reduce the driveway width, landscaping and screening requirements, maneuvering, parking setback line, parking space size, number of required parking spaces (from 130 to 49), vision clearance, building lines, maximum and minimum side yard, and rear yard are included in this request. While the Near East Area Plan (2005) does not include a specific land use recommendation for this location, it does provide guidance on the development of new commercial (non-residential) uses within residential areas. Planning Staff has determined that the proposed uses and parking reduction are consistent with the Plan’s recommendations, as the project will provide restoration and reuse of an historic building which has been used for commercial uses in the past, and the proposed parking reduction supports reuse of the historic building. ...

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