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File #: 1597-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2022 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To rezone 2127 E. LIVINGSTON AVE. (43209), being 0.56± acres located on the south side of East Livingston Avenue, 490± feet west of Sheridan Avenue, From: C-4, Commercial District, To: CPD, Commercial Planned Development District (Rezoning #Z22-005).
Attachments: 1. ORD1597-2022_Attachments, 2. ORD1597-2022_Lables
Explanation

Rezoning Application: Z22-005

APPLICANT: Northstar Realty; c/o Jackson B. Reynolds, III, Atty.; 37 West Broad Street, Suite 460; Columbus, OH 43215

PROPOSED USE: Drive-in business.

DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval (5-0) on April 14, 2022.

MIDEAST AREA COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: Approval.

CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The 0.56± acre parcel is developed with a vacant check cashing facility zoned in the C-4, Commercial District. The requested CPD, Commercial Planned Development District will permit a drive-in business for the sale of prepared food and beverages without on-site seating. The site is within the planning area of the Livingston East Area Plan (2009) which recommends “Commercial (Community)” for this location. It is also within the Community Commercial Overlay (CCO), and is identified as a primary redevelopment site. Additionally, Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) Application #BZA21-004 was approved on April 27, 2021 for variances related to the CCO for a proposed eating and drinking establishment that included a seating area. The project has since been revised to remove the seating area necessitating the rezoning to permit a C-5 district use. The CPD text commits to a site plan and includes development standards addressing setbacks, parking and access, landscaping, building design, and graphics requirements. Modifications to code standards include increasing the maximum building setback from 25 feet to 40 feet, permitting a minimum building width of 19 feet, omitting parking lot landscaping surrounding the lot, allowing a drive aisle in front of the building, and reducing the lot width from 120 feet to 101 feet, and window glass from 40 percent to 35 percent, consistent with the approved BZA variances Staff notes that the site is limited due to access and cross-access constraints, as well as overall site width that make an overlay-compliant drive-in business not feasible. The CCO modifications are s...

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