Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 0614-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2021 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2021 Final action: 7/28/2021
Title: To rezone 280 E. WHITTIER ST. (43206), being 2.34± acres located at the northeast corner of East Whittier Street and Jaeger Street, From: CPD, Commercial Planned Development District, To: CPD, Commercial Planned Development District (Rezoning #Z20-061).
Attachments: 1. ORD0614-2021_Attachments, 2. ORD0614-2021_AttachmentSupplement, 3. ORD0614-2021_Labels

Rezoning Application: Z20-061

APPLICANT: Pizzuti GE LLC; c/o Michael Shannon, Atty.; Underhill & Hodge, LLC; 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 260; New Albany, OH 43054.

PROPOSED USE: Mixed-use commercial and apartment residential development.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (3-2) on February 11, 2021.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The 2.34± acre site is developed with a supermarket zoned in the CPD, Commercial Planned Development District. The requested CPD, Commercial Planned Development District proposes redevelopment of the site with a new mixed-use building having 8,250 square feet of retail space and 262 apartment units (112± units per acre) in the 60 foot height district. The CPD text proposes C-4, Commercial District uses with limitations, development standards addressing maximum number of units and setbacks, and site plan and building elevation commitments. Variances to reduce the minimum number of required parking spaces from 426 to 262 spaces, and to reduce the building line from 25 to 0 feet are included in this request. The site is within the planning area of the South Side Plan (2014), which recommends community commercial uses at this location, a classification that supports retail, office, hotel, or institutional uses that serve multiple neighborhoods. This site is also subject to the Columbus Citywide Planning Policies (C2P2) Design Guidelines (2018). Planning Division staff views the proposed mix of uses as being appropriate considering the existing commercial and nearby residential uses, as well as the site's location on a transit-supportive corridor. C2P2 provides guidelines for the evaluation of mixed-use developments and parking reductions contingent on building design and context. Staff has reviewed the proposed building elevations and is in support, noting that the applicant is committing to these in the CPD text.? A parking study was r...

Click here for full text