Section 110-244; Ord. 20282; Rezoning property located on the northwest corner of Walnut Street and Divot Drive (2311 East Walnut Street) from District R-1 to District O-P; allowing less stringent landscaping and screening requirements


Ordinance No. 20282                             Council Bill No.  B 125-09 A

     AN ORDINANCE

rezoning property located on the northwest corner of Walnut Street and Divot Drive (2311 East Walnut Street) from District R-1 to District O-P; repealing all conflicting ordinances or parts of ordinances; allowing less stringent landscaping and screening requirements; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The Zoning District Map established and adopted by Section 294 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is amended so that the following property:

The West 305 feet of the South 310 feet of the East Five (5) acres of the South Half (S-1/2) of the Northeast Quarter (NE-1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE-1/4) EXCEPT the South Fifty (50) feet thereof, of Section Seven (7) Township Forty-Eight (48) Range Twelve (12) in Boone County, Missouri.

AND

The East Five (5) acres of the South one-half (S-1/2) of the Northeast Quarter (NE-1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE-1/4) of Section Seven (7), Township Forty-eight (48), Range Twelve (12),  in Boone County, Missouri, EXCEPT the South Fifty feet thereof.

will be rezoned and become a part of District O-P (Planned Office District) and taken away from District R-1 (One-Family Dwelling District).  Hereafter the property may be used for the following permitted uses:

Churches, mosques and synagogues.
Public administrative buildings.
Public libraries.
Public museums.
Public parks and playgrounds, including public recreation or service buildings within such parks.
Public schools, elementary, private schools with curriculum equivalent to that of a public elementary school.
Publicly owned and operated community buildings.
Temporary real estate sales office, located on property being sold and limited to a period of sale, but not exceeding two (2) years without special permit from the board.
Travel agencies.
Buildings and premises for public utility services or public service corporations.
Counseling centers operated by charitable or not-for-profit organizations; excluding halfway houses or any use connected with penal or correctional institutions.
Hospitals for human beings, medical or dental clinics, sanitariums, and medical laboratories.
Hospitals for small animals, if within an enclosed building.
Office buildings used for the administrative functions of businesses, professions, companies, corporations; and social, philanthropic, eleemosynary, or governmental organizations or societies.
Offices for professional and business use involving the sale or provision of services, but not the sale or rental of goods, including, but not limited to:
     (1)    Artists, sculptors, photographers.
     (2)    Authors, writers, composers.
     (3)    Lawyers, engineers, planners, architects, real estate agents, accountants, insurance agents, brokers, and consultants in similar professions.
     (4)    Ministers, rabbis, priests, or other clergy members.
     (5)    Physicians, dentists, chiropractors, or other licensed medical practitioners.
     (6)    Seamstresses, tailors.
     (7)    Teachers of private lessons in art, music, or dance.
Research and development laboratories, provided there is minimal/insignificant use of hazardous materials based on a risk assessment.
Residential care facilities.
Schools operated as a business within an enclosed building, except trade schools and schools which offer retail goods or services to the public.
Customary accessory uses subject to the provisions of section 29-27, accessory uses.

NOTE:  None of the proposed uses shall have drive-thru facilities.

The statement of intent, marked “Exhibit A,” is attached to and made a part of this ordinance.  This is a simplified O-P under Section 29-13.1(g).  A development plan and design parameters shall not be required.

    SECTION 2.    All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

    SECTION 3.    The City Council approves less stringent landscaping requirements than those set forth in Section 29-25(e)(3) of the Zoning Regulations so that a 6-foot landscaping strip shall not be required to separate the parking area from the street right-of-way.

    SECTION 4.    The City Council approves less stringent screening requirements than those set forth in Section 29-25(e)(5) of the Zoning Regulations so that a landscape screen shall not be required along the west property line.

    SECTION 5.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 1st day of June, 2009.