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Agenda - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AS AUTHORIZED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-154 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR WHITMER ON JULY 17, 2020, IN ORDER TO MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH, AND PROVIDE ESSENTIAL PROTECTIONS TO VULNERABLE MICHIGANDERS BY LIMITING IN-PERSON CONTACT AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INTERACTING AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS. MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE BY ELECTRONIC MEANS, AS DESCRIBED BELOW.

The City will be utilizing the video/audio conferencing platform Zoom. Members of the public body will be able to hear and speak to each other for the entire meeting. Except for any closed session portions of the meeting, members of the public will be able to hear (and possibly see) members of the public body during the entire meeting, but will only be able to speak during a public comment period.

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Procedures for participation by persons with disabilities.

The City will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City Clerk (248) 347-0456 at least two working days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 14, 2014  7:00 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0415

CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
PUBLIC HEARING FORMAT AND RULES OF CONDUCT

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MINUTES

PUBLIC REMARKS

1. Case No. PZ13-0065  29770 Hudson Dr - Hengst Automotive
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(2)a.1.i to allow  an oversize ground sign of 32 square  feet located on the south side of site. The property is located east of Beck Road and north of West Road in the I-1 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(2) a.1.i permits a ground sign of maximum 30 square feet in area.  
 
2. Case No. PZ13-0067 Vacant parcel # 50-22-11-101-102 located on the SW corner of Thirteen Mile at Martin St
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The applicant is requesting two minimum lot size variances for parcel sidwell # 50-22-11-101-012 located on the southwest corner of Thirteen Mile and Martin in the Howell’s Walled Lake Subdivision. The property consists of (8) eight 20 x 100 foot lots to be combined and split into two 8,000 square foot parcels.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 2400, “Schedule of Regulations” requires the minimum area for lots within an R-4 District to be 10,000 square feet.
 
3. Case No. PZ13-0068   44500 Grand River
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The applicant is requesting an extension of the variance granted in ZBA PZ12-044 to allow (1) 24 sq. ft. and (1) 48 sq, ft. real estate signs where a single 16 sq. ft. sign is allowed for marketing of an industrial property.  The property is located west of Novi Road, south of Interstate-96, and north of Grand River Ave.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6 (4) states: “Sale, rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the non-residential property…be…not less than one-half the distance between the principal building and adjacent street and not higher than ten (10) feet nor more than 16 square feet in area. This section also permits only a single sign for each parcel of property.
 
4. Case No. PZ13-0069   44700 Grand River
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The applicant is requesting an extension of the variance granted in ZBA PZ12-045 to allow (1) 24 sq. ft. and (1) 48 sq, ft. real estate signs where a single 16 sq. ft. sign is allowed for marketing of an industrial property.  The property is located west of Novi Road, south of Interstate 96, and north of Grand River Ave.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6 (4) states: “Sale, rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the non-residential property…be…not less than one-half the distance between the principal building and adjacent street and not higher than ten (10) feet nor more than 16 square feet in area. This section also permits only a single sign for each parcel of property.
 
5. Case No. PZ13-0070 44175 W. 12 Mile Rd. Ste. G-157 (SOCIALITE BISTRO)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES 2524.b to allow outdoor seating year round. The property is located east of Cabaret Drive and south of 12 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2524.b, Outdoor seating shall be permitted between March 1st and November 30th with all furniture and fixtures including, but not limited to, tables, chairs and waste receptacles removed from the exterior premises after November 30th. Outdoor seating shall not be the primary seating of the restaurant.
 
6. Case No. PZ13-0072 42355 Grand River (FELDMAN AUTOMOTIVE)
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The applicant is requesting a variance  from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  an oversize  ground directional sign of 15 square feet for an existing automotive dealership.  The property is located south of Grand River and east of Novi Road.  Previous variance 08-014 approved a sign of this size and location specifically for Hertz car rentals.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) number of on-premises advertising signs permitted states: "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign…"
 
7. Case No. PZ13-0073   42705 GRAND RIVER AVE (Joe & Aldos Italian Tavern and Andiamo’s)
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Applicant is requesting a variances to sections 28-5(3) and 28-5(2)b.1.(b)(iv)  to allow an oversize wall sign and revision of a previous variance to allow and increased sign from 54 square feet to 76 square feet on the second floor wall for a separate second floor business. 
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(3) permits only one sign per parcel of property and 28-5(2)b.1.(b)(iv) limits signage to 24 sq. ft. sign for a second floor business.
 
OTHER MATTERS
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
NOTICE: People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the Community Development Department (248) 347-0415 at least seven working days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.