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File #: 1970-2019    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3361.02, Permitted uses; 3333.03, AR-3, apartment residential district use; 3303.01, Letter A (Definitions); 3311.28(b), Requirements; 3312.21(A), Landscaping and screening; 3312.49, Minimum number of parking spaces required; 3321.05(B)(2), Vision clearance; 3333.15(C), Basis of computing area; 3333.18(B), Building lines; and 3333.255, Perimeter yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1600 OAK ST. (43205), to permit a mixed-use development with reduced development standards in the CPD, Commercial Planned Development District and AR-3, Apartment Residential District and to repeal Ordinance #1310-2007 (CV07-005), passed September 24, 2007 (Council Variance #CV18-104) and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. ORD1970-2019_Attachments, 2. ORD1970-2019_Labels

Council Variance Application: CV18-104

APPLICANT: Trolley Barn LLC; c/o David Hodge, Atty.; 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 260; New Albany, OH 43054.

PROPOSED USE: Mixed use commercial and apartment residential development.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The applicant has received a recommendation of approval from the Development Commission for a concurrent rezoning (ORD #1969-2019; Z18-079) to the CPD, Commercial Planned Development and AR-3, Apartment Residential districts which will permit a mixed-use development consisting of retail, office, restaurant, brewery, and outside dining uses in Subarea A (the CPD district) and multi-unit residential development with a maximum of 102 units in Subarea B (the AR-3 district). The requested variance will allow off-site distribution for the proposed brewery in Subarea A, and up to 2,250 square feet of C-3, Commercial District uses in a portion of Subarea B. Standard variances have also been incorporated to increase lot coverage and to reduce parking lot landscaping, maneuvering, vision clearance, setbacks, perimeter yard, and the number of required parking spaces from 162 to 102. The proposal is consistent with the recommendations of the Near East Area Plan (2005) which contains criteria to evaluate whether proposed commercial uses are appropriate in residentially-zoned areas, and takes into consideration the restoration of existing contributing buildings when supporting new commercial activities. The Plan also recommends that new housing be compatible with the existing architecture, and that density be consistent with housing types and densities found in the surrounding area. The requested variance would permit a mixed-use development that is consistent with criteria within the Near East Area Plan as it relates to rehabilitation of contributing buildings for commercial use, and for compatible housing types, architecture, and density for the...

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