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Ordinance No. 05-2013

ORDINANCE NO. 05-2013 

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING PERMANENT ZONING (VILLAGE GATEWAY DISTRICT) FOR THE RACCOON CREEK LLC PROPERTIES ON COLUMBUS ROAD / WEAVER DRIVE

 

WHEREAS, the Village Council, through Ordinance No. 01-2013, accepted the annexation of certain real properties located on Columbus Road and Weaver Drive; and 

WHEREAS, included in that annexation was property owned by Raccoon Creek, LLC, hereinafter referred to as the “Raccoon Creek property”; and 

WHEREAS, the property owners, Raccoon Creek, LLC, have requested that the Raccoon Creek Property be placed into the Village Gateway District zoning classification for permanent zoning; and 

WHEREAS, the Village Council established the Village Gateway District for areas located adjacent to the Village’s gateway entrances with the intent to create attractive, well-designed entrances into the community that provide a suitable area for mixed uses in a visually-integrated, high-quality neighborhood setting; and 

WHEREAS, the gateway areas have unique characteristics and requirements that may not be adequately addressed by other Village zoning districts; and 

WHEREAS, the Granville Planning Commission, after conducting a public hearing on the permanent zoning proposal, recommended that the Raccoon Creek Property be zoned “Village Gateway District”; and 

WHEREAS, the Granville Planning Commission believes that the Raccoon Creek Property is suitable for the zoning classification of “Village Gateway District.”  

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of Granville, Ohio that: 

Section I: Upon the recommendation of the Planning Commission and after a public hearing by the Village Council, the proposal to rezone the Raccoon Creek Property owned by Raccoon Creek, LLC to “Village Gateway District” is hereby approved and the property is zoned in accordance with Section II of this Ordinance. 

Section  II: The official zoning map of the Village of Granville, Ohio, is hereby amended and revised to designate the permanent zoning classification of “Village Gateway District” for the Raccoon Creek Property located along Columbus Road and Weaver Road. Said property is described on Exhibit A and shown on the map Exhibit B, which are attached hereto and made a part hereof.   

Section III:  The area shown on Exhibit C as a Conservation area shall be subject to the following restrictions: 

1)         Floodway & floodplain areas:  Floodway and floodplain areas shall be preserved in their natural state within the identified conservation area.

2)         Trees, Tree Rows and Tree Stands:  Reasonable and good faith efforts will be made to preserve existing trees and tree stands within the identified conservation area.  New trees may also be planted within the identified conservation area so long as the flood storage and conveyance functions of the floodway and floodplain areas are maintained.

3)         Wetland areas:  Any existing wetland areas within the identified conservation area shall be maintained in their natural state.

4)         Utilities:  Maintenance of existing and construction of minimal utility crossings within the identified conservation area shall be permitted upon approval of the Village Engineer as to their location.

5)         Pedestrian facilities:  Pedestrian pathways may be permitted within the identified conservation area, upon approval of the Granville Planning Commission and Village Engineer. 

Section IV:  The property owner, Raccoon Creek, LLC, shall also be required to record the following documents with the Licking County Recorder's Office within 30 days from passage of this ordinance: 

1)         Exhibit D - Scenic/Conservation/Walkway Easement Document

2)         Exhibit E - Legal Description of said Scenic/Conservation/Walkway Easement

3)         Exhibit F - Boundary Survey of said Scenic/Conservation/Walkway Easement 

Section V: The Village Manager is hereby authorized and directed to make this change on the zoning map maintained under Section 1155.02 of the Codified Ordinances. 

Section IV: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and effect upon the earliest date allowed by law. 

Passed this 20th day of March, 2013.

 

 

 

Exhibit A

 

Legal Description of Raccoon Creek Property along Columbus Road and Weaver Road: 

“Situated in the State of Ohio, County of Licking, Township of Granville, lying in Lot 15, Quarter Township 3, Township 2, Range 13 of the United States Military Lands, being all of the 32.036 acre tract conveyed to Raccoon Creek, LLC of record in Instrument Number 200703260007512, and described as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centerline of Weaver Road with the old centerline of Columbus Road and the westerly line of said 32.036 acre tract;

thence with said old centerline and said westerly line, the following courses:

North 40º 47’ 30“ East, a distance of 157.21 feet, to a point;

North 47º 13’ 42” East, a distance of 999.90 feet, to a corner common to said 42.036 acre tract and the 6.817 acre tract conveyed to the Village of Granville, Ohio of record in Instrument Number 200111290042898;

thence with the line common to said 32.036 and 6.817 acre tracts, the following courses:

South 49º 50’ 12” East, a distance of 41.49 feet, to a point;

South 53º 37’ 02” East, a distance of 314.75 feet, to a point;

South 44º 47’ 13” East, a distance of 127.95 feet, to a point;

South 59º 43’ 51” East, a distance of 121.06 feet, to a point;

South 70º 00’ 59” East, a distance of 127.93 feet, to a point;

thence South 79º 39’ 20” East, continuing with said common line and with the line common to said 32.036 acre tract and the 3.38 acre tract conveyed to Denison University of record in Deed Book 194, Page 118 and the Village of Granville corporation line (passing the corner common to said 6.817 and 3.38 acre tracts and an angle point to the Village of Granville corporation line at 57.84 feet), a distance of 99.49 feet, to a point;

thence continuing with said Village of Granville corporation line, continuing with the line common to said 32.036 and 3.38 acre tracts, and with the line common to said 32.036 acre tract and the 2.59 acre tract conveyed to Denison University of record in Deed Book 545, Page 56, the following courses:

South 57º 02’ 39” East, a distance of 89.74 feet, to a point;

South 03º 47” 34” West, a distance of 66.35 feet, to a point;

South 22º 59’12” West, a distance of 121.14 feet, to a point;

South 06º 01’ 17” West, a distance of 88.95 feet to a corner common to said 32.036 acre tract and the 2.165 acre tract conveyed to Neal Hartfield and Sue W. Hartfield of record in Official Record 151, Page 534;

thence with the line common to said 32.036 and 2.165 acre tracts, the following courses:

North 83º 58’ 43” West, a distance of 93.83 feet, to a point;

South 42º 56’ 08” West, a distance of 568.70 feet to a common corner thereof and in the northerly line of said 1.5 acre tract conveyed to AIKO, Ltd. Of record in Instrument Number 200203040008239;

thence North 83º 51’ 37” West, with the line common to said 32.036 and 1.5 acre tracts and the line common to said 32.036 acre tract and the 1.17 acre tract conveyed to Peter Benson and Josephine B. Gjessing of record in Instrument Number 200405200018047, a distance of 201.00 feet, to common corner thereof;

thence South 00º 36’ 34” West, with the common line of said 32.036 and 1.17 acre tracts, a distance of 340.00 feet, to a common corner thereof and on the old centerline of Weaver Road;

thence North 83º 36’ 49” West, with a southerly line of said 32.036 acre tract and said old centerline of Weaver Road, a distance of 287.45 feet, to a corner common to said 32.036 acre tract and the tract conveyed to Dorothy L. Woodward of record in Deed Book 488, Page 15;

thence with the line common to said 32.036 acre tract and said Woodward Tract, the following courses:

North 00º 18’ 23” East, a distance of 199.98 feet, to a point;

North 83º 37’ 22” West, a distance of 80.00 feet, to a point;

South 00º 18’ 17” West, a distance of 179.86 feet, to a point;

thence North 83º 36’ 49” West, with a southerly line of said 32, 036 acre tract, a distance of 120.00 feet, to a point;

thence South 00º 18’ 11” West, with a southerly line of said 32.036 acre tract and said old centerline of Weaver Road, a distance of 415.96 feet to a corner common to said 32.036 acre tract and the tract conveyed to Charles A. Riley and Ruth A. Riley of record in Deed Book 663, Page 629;

thence with the line common to said 32.036 acre tract and said Riley tract, the following courses:

North 30º 56’ 30” East a distance of 217.28 feet, to a point;

North 68º 00’ 00” West, a distance of 240.11 feet, to a point;

North 40º 21’ 55” East a distance of 159.03 feet, to a common corner thereof;

thence South 83º 19’ 58” East, across said 32.036 acre tract, a distance of 163.64 feet to a point;

thence with the perimeter common to said 32.036 acre tract and said Riley tract, the following courses:

South 51º 30’ 07” East, a distance of 62.50 feet, to a point;

North 30º 56’ 30” East, a distance of 36.01 feet, to a point;

thence North 83º 19’ 58” West, across said 32.036 acre tract and with said Riley tract, a distance of 328.99 feet, to a common corner thereof and in the old centerline of Columbus Road;

thence North 40º 47’ 30” East, with said old centerline of Columbus Road and a westerly line of said 32.036 acre tract, a distance of 210.79 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 32.036 acres, more or less.

All references are based on the records of the Recorder’s Office, Licking County, Ohio and prepared and filed with the Board of County Commissioners of Licking County by Evans, Mechwart, Hambleton & Tilton, Inc. in June, 2012.

This description is based on record information, intended for annexation purposes only, and is not to be used for transfer.

Exhibit B

Exhibit C

Exhibit D

Exhibit E

Exhibit F 

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