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File #: 1897-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2021 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2021 Final action: 7/28/2021
Title: To rezone 986 CLEVELAND AVE. (43201), being 1.07± acres located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and Gibbard Avenue, From: C-4, Commercial District and R-4, Residential District, To: AR-3, Apartment Residential District and CPD, Commercial Planned Development District (Rezoning #Z20-065).
Attachments: 1. ORD1897-2021.Attachments, 2. ORD1897-2021.Labels

Rezoning Application: Z20-065

APPLICANT: 5CL Properties, LLC; c/o Dave Perry, Agent; David Perry Company, Inc.; 411 East Town Street, 1st Floor; Columbus, OH 43215; and Donald Plank, Atty.; Plank Law Firm; 411 East Town Street, 2nd Floor; Columbus, OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Multi-unit residential development and parking lot.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (6-0) on December 10, 2020.


CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site consists of nine parcels that are developed with a few vacant commercial buildings but is otherwise primarily undeveloped. The proposed AR-3, Apartment Residential District, will permit a multi-unit residential development; and the proposed CPD, Commercial Planned Development District will permit a parking lot exclusively for the development. The CPD text permits only a parking lot, commits to a site plan, and includes development standards addressing setbacks, site access, landscaping, building design, lighting, and graphics provisions. Variances to reduce the required number of parking lot trees, the parking setback line, and maneuvering area for the interior parking spaces are included in this request. The site is subject to the Milo-Grogan Urban Commercial Overlay and is located within the boundaries of the Milo-Grogan Neighborhood Plan (2007), which recommends “Commercial/Multi-Family” land uses for AR-3 district portion of the site, and “Single-family residential” for the CPD district portion of the site. Additionally, the Plan includes adoption of the Columbus Citywide Planning Policies (C2P2) Design Guidelines (2018). C2P2 Guidelines recommend that buildings have high quality materials with four-sided architecture, as well as parking that is located to the rear or side of buildings The Plan also recommends that multi-unit buildings incorporate building articulation through the use of bays, balconies, cornice lines, and varying roo...

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