Local residents will have an opportunity to provide input on Dec. 6 regarding a rezoning request that would allow 25 single-family condominiums at 4207 Clotts Road for the proposed second phase of Pinnacle Pointe Village.
The Gahanna Planning Commission postponed action on application requests related to the development Nov. 15.
Kristin Rosan, Gahanna's assistant city attorney, said applicant Doug Maddy of Brookewood Construction Co. Inc. requested the postponement after residents made the city aware that notification requirements weren't met. She said a sign along Johnstown Road wasn't properly posted showing the date of the hearing.
Rosan said a sign went up last week, but the city needed to provide two weeks of advance notice.
On Dec. 6, the commission is expected to consider the application to rezone 7.1 acres at 4207 Clotts Road, currently zoned Estate Residential (ER-2), to Single Family (SF-3) and Neighborhood Commercial (NC).
The request is to rezone approximately 6.6 acres to SF-3 while the remaining half-acre fronting Johnstown Road would be zoned NC.
Brookewood Construction Co. Inc. seeks to rezone the balance of what has been referred to as the George Walker property to accommodate 25 detached single-family dwelling units as an additional phase to the 12 two-family condo units approved in 2016.
The request includes approximately half an acre along the Johnstown Road frontage of the property to accommodate either neighborhood-oriented commercial uses or an office use.
In commission action Nov. 15, a variance application was approved to vary fence standards to allow a 6-foot-tall privacy fence in a side yard at 883 Hunters Glen Drive.
The variance was approved under the condition that if an existing hot tub is removed, the fence also would be removed.
The commission also approved modifications of an existing day care facility at 1075 E. Johnstown Road.
Michael Blackford, the city's deputy development director, said the site was built for and historically operated as a day care since 2000, and the new owners are proposing a makeover.
Applicant Mike Balakrishnan of the Emelia School requested and received approval for a 250-square-foot addition on the front of the building for a vestibule and 250-square-foot addition in the rear for an indoor play area.
"The site is getting a facelift to make it more modern, contemporary," Blackford said.
Commission member John Hicks said his daughter went to the business that was formerly at the location.
"This looks like a nice refresh," he said. "It looks nice."
The commission also recommended to council approval of changes to part 11 of the Planning and Zoning Code, Chapter 1154, Restricted Institutional District.
"This is a relatively straight-forward change," Blackford said. "What we would like to do is add allowable use.
"There could be a property zoned RID -- schools, churches and publicly owned land -- and this would allow parks," he said.
Blackford said the city recently purchased RID property and this would allow for a park.
"This is a recommendation to City Council," he said.