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File #: 1063-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/10/2019 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To rezone 1450 BROADVIEW AVENUE (43212), being 0.9± acres located at the southeast corner of Broadview Avenue and Ida Avenue, From: R-4, Residential District, To: AR-3, Apartment Residential District (Rezoning #Z19-012).
Attachments: 1. ORD1063-2019_Attachments, 2. ORD1063-2019_Labels
Explanation

Rezoning Application: Z19-012

APPLICANT: Avenue Partners; 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: Multi-unit residential development.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (4-0) on March 14, 2019.

FIFTH BY NORTHWEST AREA COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site is developed with six two-unit dwellings in the R-4, Residential District. The applicant proposes the AR-3, Apartment Residential District to permit a multi-unit residential development. Concurrent Council variance (Ordinance #1064-2019; CV19-011) has been submitted to reduce development standards for a 60-unit apartment building; and is reflective of recent urban infill developments. The site is located within the boundaries of the Fifth by Northwest Neighborhood Plan (2009), which recommends “Medium Density Mixed Residential” land uses for this location. The Plan provides for greater densities in areas that are adjacent to Grandview Avenue. Staff recognizes that the proposal has a somewhat higher density, but with its location being adjacent to properties that front Grandview Avenue and slightly south of West Fifth Avenue, the proposed density is appropriate. Additionally, the Plan includes adoption of the Columbus Citywide Planning Policies (C2P2) design guidelines; and the provisions included with the concurrent Council variance request are consistent with recommendations for building height transitions. The proposed AR-3, Apartment Residential District is consistent with the land use recommendations of the Fifth by Northwest Neighborhood Plan, and Staff’s support for the request is based on the site’s proximity to Grandview Avenue (which is recommended for densities of up to 55 units/acre), with the bulk of the development being located on the eastern...

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