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File #: 1998-2019    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2019 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3363.01, M -manufacturing districts; 3309.01, Height districts; 3312.09, Aisle; 3312.21(A), Landscaping and screening; 3312.25, Maneuvering; 3312.29, Parking space; 3312.49(A)(B), Minimum number of parking spaces required; 3312.51, Loading space; 3312.53, Minimum number of loading spaces required; and 3363.24, Building lines in an M-manufacturing district, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 990 DUBLIN RD. (43215), to permit mixed-use development with reduced development standards in the M, Manufacturing District (Council Variance #CV18-004).
Attachments: 1. ORD1998-2019.Attachments.pdf, 2. ORD1998-2019.TrafficExhibits.pdf, 3. ORD1998-2019.Labels.pdf
Explanation

Council Variance Application: CV18-004

APPLICANT: 810 Grandview, LLC; c/o David B. Perry, Agent; David Perry Company, Inc.; 411 East Town Street, First Floor; Columbus, OH 43215; and Donald Plank, Atty., Plank Law Firm, 411 East Town Street, Second Floor; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Mixed-use development.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site consists of one 39.4 ± acre parcel zoned M, Manufacturing District. Most of the site is a former landfill which ceased operation in the 1960s. The requested Council variance will permit mixed-use development that is contiguous with the City of Grandview Heights and includes an additional 15.9 ± acres in that jurisdiction. In 2016, the BZA approved variances for this site when the development project was exclusively commercial. Since 2016, additional land was acquired in both Columbus and Grandview Heights, and the project has now been designed as a mixed-use development in both jurisdictions on the entire 55.3± acre site. The mixed uses in Columbus are planned to include roughly 455,000 square feet of office, retail commercial, and restaurant uses, 804 residential units, structured parking, and open space/private park area. Variances to permit residential uses and for building height, building setback, parking and loading spaces, and interior parking lot landscaping are included in the request. Site development also includes a bike path connection with the City of Grandview Heights and open space. The site is not within a planning area, but is situated along Dublin Road, a major corridor within close proximity to the Downtown District, and is an appropriate location for this type of urban mixed-use project. The variances to development standards are necessary to accommodate this type of development, and are reflective of other recent mixed-use infill projects in urban neighborhoods. Overall, the project is...

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