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File #: 0243-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2020 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 2/3/2020 Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3332.18(D), Basis of computing area; 3332.21, Building lines; 3332.22, Building lines on corner lots - Exceptions; and 3332.27, Rear yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1420 S. 4TH ST. (43207), to permit a single-unit dwelling with reduced development standards in the R-2F, Residential District (Council Variance #CV19-105).
Attachments: 1. ORD0243-2020_Attachments, 2. ORD0243-2020_Labels
Explanation

Council Variance Application: CV19-105

APPLICANT: Brenda Parker; 415 North Front Street; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Single-unit dwelling.

COLUMBUS SOUTHSIDE AREA COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The applicant has received a recommendation of approval from Staff and the Development Commission for a concurrent rezoning (Ordinance #0242-2020; Z19-079) to the R-2F, Residential District to permit the development of a single-unit dwelling. Variances to increase lot coverage, and to reduce building lines and rear yard are supportable because the lot is smaller than surrounding properties and located on the corner of two public streets. The variances requested are consistent with residential infill within older urban neighborhoods.

Title

To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3332.18(D), Basis of computing area; 3332.21, Building lines; 3332.22, Building lines on corner lots - Exceptions; and 3332.27, Rear yard, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1420 S. 4TH ST. (43207), to permit a single-unit dwelling with reduced development standards in the R-2F, Residential District (Council Variance #CV19-105).

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WHEREAS, by application #CV19-105, the owner of property at 1420 S. 4TH ST. (43207), is requesting a Council variance to permit a single-unit dwelling with reduced development standards in the R-2F, Residential District; and

WHEREAS, Section 3332.18(D), Basis of computing area, prohibits buildings from occupying more than 50 percent of the lot area, while the applicant proposes a lot coverage of 56 percent; and

WHEREAS, Section 3332.21, Building lines, requires a building line of 10 feet along South 4th Street, while the applicant proposes a reduced building line of 8 feet 8 inches; and

WHEREAS, Section 3332.22(A)(1), Building lines on corner lots - Exceptions, requires new construction on a corner property with a width of not over 65 feet and...

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