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File #: 3331-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2018 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3333.18, Building lines, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 5721 CHERRY BOTTOM ROAD (43230), to permit the development of an apartment complex with reduced building lines in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District (Council Variance #CV18-062). (AMENDED BY ORD. 2471-2019; PASSED 11/4/2019)
Attachments: 1. ORD3331-2018.Attachments.pdf, 2. ORD3331-2018.Labels.pdf
Explanation

Council Variance Application: CV18-062

APPLICANT: Oxford Circle LLC; c/o David Hodge, Atty.; Underhill & Hodge LLC; 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 260; New Albany, OH 43054.

PROPOSED USE: Multi-unit residential development.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The applicant has received a recommendation of approval from Staff and the Development Commission for a concurrent rezoning (Ordinance #3330-2018; Z18-048) to the AR-1, Apartment Residential District to allow the development of an apartment complex. The requested variance will reduce the building setback from 50 feet to 17 feet along Cherry Bottom Road. Staff supports the variance, preferring buildings along the Cherry Bottom frontage rather than parking. A site plan is also committed to that incorporates protections of natural areas, an internal trail network that links the Big Walnut Creek Greenway and Blendon Woods Metro Park, and additional landscaping and screening on the site.

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To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3333.18, Building lines, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 5721 CHERRY BOTTOM ROAD (43230), to permit the development of an apartment complex with reduced building lines in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District (Council Variance #CV18-062). (AMENDED BY ORD. 2471-2019; PASSED 11/4/2019)

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WHEREAS, by application #CV18-062, the owner of property at 5721 CHERRY BOTTOM ROAD (43230), is requesting a Council variance to permit the development of an apartment complex with reduced building lines in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District; and

WHEREAS, Section 3333.18, Building lines, requires a building setback of no less than 50 feet along Cherry Bottom Road, while the applicant proposes a reduced building setback of 17 feet along the frontage; and

WHEREAS, the City Departments recommend approval of the variance, preferring buildings along the Cherry Bottom frontage rather than parking, and the site plan as it in...

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