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File #: 0874-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 4/19/2021 Final action: 4/22/2021
Title: To rezone 2900 CASSADY AVE. (43219), being 1.82± acres located on the west side of North Cassady Avenue, 280± feet north of Airport Drive, From: L-C-4, Limited Commercial District, To: CPD, Commercial Planned Development District (Rezoning #Z20-088).
Attachments: 1. ORD#0874-2021_Attachments, 2. ORD#0874-2021_Labels

Rezoning Application: Z20-088

APPLICANT: SkilkenGold Development, LLC; c/o Sarah Gold; 4270 Morse Road; Columbus, OH 43230.

PROPOSED USE: Fuel sales, convenience store, and eating and drinking establishment.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (6-0) on January 14, 2021.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site consists of one undeveloped parcel zoned in the L-C-4, Limited Commercial District. The requested CPD, Commercial Planned Development District would allow the site to be developed with a fuel sales facility, including an eating and drinking establishment, convenience store with drive-in window service, and limited outdoor display sales. The development text permits most C-4 and C-5 uses, commits to a site plan, landscaping plan, and building elevations, and includes development standards addressing setbacks, site access, landscaping, building design, lighting, and graphics provisions. A variance to locate an air pump within the required parking setback along Cassady Avenue is included in this request. This site is within the planning boundaries of the Northeast Area Plan (2007), which recommends airport related land uses at this location and supports retail, office, warehouse, and other airport related services. This site is also located within the planning area of the Port Columbus Joint Economic Development Strategy (2008), which recommends office land uses. Although the Northeast Area Plan recommends buildings be parallel to and facing the street with parking and gas pumps provided at the rear of the building, the Planning Division has reviewed alternative site layouts and recognizes that there are constraints which limit the site configuration. The Planning Division supports the submitted plans which includes a pedestrian connection to the site, street trees along Cassady Avenue, and adequate landscaping to further mitigate the impact of the site des...

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