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File #: 0458-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To rezone 2497 BANCROFT ST. (43211), being 0.52± acres located at the southwest corner of Bancroft Street and Genessee Avenue, From: L-M, Limited Manufacturing District, To: L-M, Limited Manufacturing District (Rezoning #Z14-060).
Attachments: 1. ORD0458-2020_Attachments

Rezoning Application: Z14-060

APPLICANT: Donald J. Compton & Anna B. Compton, Trustees; c/o Jeffrey L. Brown, Atty.; 37 W. Broad St., Suite 460; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Limited industrial and commercial development.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (5-0) on December 13, 2018.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site is developed with a two-unit dwelling and an industrial Quonset hut building zoned in the L-M, Limited Manufacturing District (Z00-066) which permits C-2, Commercial District uses and less objectionable manufacturing uses. The site is being used as an automobile sales and service/repair facility. The requested L-M, Limited Manufacturing District will legitimize the current uses to comply with a Zoning Code violation for operating said uses without Zoning Clearance. The request adds permitted uses, including a use in Section 3363.16 for automobile salvage uses, and C-4 district uses for automobile sales and service/repair. The limitation text contains use restrictions and development standards for access, landscaping, screening, building materials commitments, and lighting and graphics controls. Salvage-related activities for the business are limited to only occurring within the existing building. The site is within the boundaries of the Northeast Area Plan (2007), which recommends low density residential land uses at this location. Deviation was supported with Application #Z00-066 due to the existing nonconforming industrial use occurring on the property at that time. Planning Division staff supports this proposal with the commitment to enhanced landscaping on the Genessee Avenue frontage, screening of the residential uses to the south, and a limitation of salvage operations to within a building. Additionally, storage of inoperable vehicles is limited to the screened area on the northwest portion of the site or within a building, and is not per...

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