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File #: 2452-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/17/2019 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: To rezone 2700 MCKINLEY AVE. (43214), being 2.85± acres located on the east side of McKinley Avenue, 1,650± feet southeast of West Fifth Avenue, From: L-ARLD, Limited Apartment Residential District, To: PUD-8, Planned Unit Development District (Rezoning #Z19-051).
Attachments: 1. ORD2452-2019_Attachments, 2. ORD2452-2019_Labels

Rezoning Application: Z19-051

APPLICANT: 2700 McKinley Properties, LLC, 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 September 12, 2019.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. This site was rezoned in 2017 to the L-ARLD, Limited Apartment Residential District which permits the development of a 42-unit apartment building in accordance with a registered site plan. The requested PUD-8, Planned Unit Development District will permit a total of 22 dwelling units within several buildings in a townhouse configuration. This proposal represents a nearly 50% decrease in permitted density from 14.73 units per acre to 7.72 units per acre. The development text includes supplemental development standards that address the maximum number of dwelling units permitted, building and parking setbacks, building height, vehicular access, provided open space, natural resource preservation, landscaping and screening, street trees, building design and exterior treatments, and a commitment to develop the site in accordance with the submitted site plan. Additionally, the text includes variances to reduce the building and parking setback along McKinley Avenue, and to increase building height from 35’ to 36’-4”. The site is within the planning boundary of the McKinley Avenue Corridor Plan (2000), which does not contain a land use recommendation, but states that residential development should be confined to existing residential zoning districts, and that screening and landscaping buffers should be provided to mitigate adverse impacts on adjacent land uses. The proposal is supportable because of the reduced number of dwelling units proposed, adjacency to existing...

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