File #: 1308-2023    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2023 In control: Zoning Committee
On agenda: 5/15/2023 Final action: 5/18/2023
Title: To rezone 795 GALLOWAY RD. (43119), being 36.4± acres located at the northwest corner of Galloway Road and Hall Road, From: R, Rural District, To: L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential District and CPD, Commercial Planned Development District (Rezoning #Z22-089).
Attachments: 1. ORD1308-2023.Attachments, 2. ORD1308-2023.Labels

Rezoning Application: Z22-089

APPLICANT: Metro Development LLC; c/o Jeffrey L. Brown, Atty.; 37 West Broad Street, Suite 460; Columbus OH 43215.

PROPOSED USE: Mixed-use development.



CITY DEPARTMENTS' RECOMMENDATION: Approval. The site includes mostly undeveloped land and a single-unit dwelling on two parcels that recently underwent annexation from Prairie Township. The applicant proposes to rezone the property from the R, Rural District to the L-AR-1, Limited Apartment Residential and CPD, Commercial Planned Development districts to permit a mixed-use development with two subareas (Subarea 1; L-AR-1 and Subarea 2; CPD). The requested L-AR-1 subarea permits a maximum of 552 dwelling units (16.48 du/ac) and the requested CPD subarea permits limited C-4 commercial uses. The text commits to a site plan, building elevations for the L-AR-1 subarea, and includes supplemental development standards addressing setbacks, building design, landscaping, and lighting. The site is located within the boundaries of the Big Darby Accord Watershed Master Plan (2006), which recommends “Tier 3” and “Rural 0.2 - 0.5 du/ac“ land uses at this location. This site is also within the Hellbranch Planning Overlay, which is intended to minimize the impact of development on Hellbranch Run. Despite the “Tier 3 Conservation” recommendation as a land use for this site, staff notes that The Westland Plan (1994), recommends “Village Center” for the property directly to the south of this site. Furthermore, as the Plan provides recommendations for locations within the watershed, staff views the proposed land uses and densities to be appropriate based upon surrounding land uses and the Plan's recommendations nearby. A concurrent Council Variance (Ordinance #1309-2023; CV22-122) has been submitted to permit commercial traffic in the residential portio...

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