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File #: 0303-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/23/2020 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3333.18, Building lines; 3333.22, Maximum side yard required; and 3333.23, Minimum side yard permitted, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1010 E. LONG ST. (43203), to permit an apartment building with reduced development standards in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District (Council Variance #CV19-053).
Attachments: 1. ORD0303-2020_Attachments, 2. ORD0303-2020_Labels
Explanation

Council Variance Application CV19-053

APPLICANT: Juliet Bullock, Architect; 1182 Wyandotte Road; Columbus, OH 43212.

PROPOSED USE: Six-unit apartment building.

NEAR EAST 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 #0301-2020; Z19-036) to the AR-1, Apartment Residential District to allow the development of an apartment building. The requested variance will permit reduced development standards associated with setbacks and side yard requirements. Staff supports the variances as they will allow flexibility in the site design on this urban lot. A site plan commitment is also included with a design that ensures that the proposed six-unit apartment building is compatible with surrounding development and the recommendations of the Near East Area Plan (2005).

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To grant a Variance from the provisions of Sections 3333.18, Building lines; 3333.22, Maximum side yard required; and 3333.23, Minimum side yard permitted, of the Columbus City Codes; for the property located at 1010 E. LONG ST. (43203), to permit an apartment building with reduced development standards in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District (Council Variance #CV19-053).

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WHEREAS, by application #CV19-053, the owner of property at 1010 E. LONG ST. (43203), is requesting a Council variance to permit the development of an apartment building with reduced development standards in the AR-1, Apartment Residential District; and

WHEREAS, Section 3333.18, Building lines, requires a building line of 25 feet along East Long Street, while the applicant proposes a building line of 6 feet 11 inches along East Long Street; and

WHEREAS, Section 3333.22, Maximum side yard required, requires that the sum of the widths of each side yard shall equal or exceed 20 percent of the width of the lot, provided that no more than 1...

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