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Agenda - Tuesday, February 11, 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.

In order to connect to the meeting through ZOOM a member of the public needs to do the following:

Members of the public participating in the public comment via ZOOM will wait in a virtual queue until called during the public comment period.

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Participants may also choose to submit comments that can be read into the record. Comments can be submitted via an electronic form on www.cityofnovi.org. Comments shall be done prior to 7 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Forms can be found at:

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The City of Novi government e-mail addresses of the members of all public bodies utilizing this means of meeting are available on the City’s website at:
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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, February 11, 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
1.APPROVAL OF  THE NOVEMBER 19, 2013 MINUTES
2.APPROVAL OF  THE december 10, 2013 MINUTES
 
PUBLIC REMARKS
1. Case No. PZ13-0060   47900 Grand River (Applebee’s restaurant)
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The applicant is requesting variances from Section 28-5(3), 28-5(2)c and 28-5(2) a.2.ii of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow additional or altered signs as follows: (2) additional oversize wall signs of 45.6 sq. ft. and 23 sq. ft.; (1) site directional sign of 9.04 sq. ft. at south entrance door.; (12) awnings (canopy signs) with logos of 53.7 sq. ft., 48.8 sq. ft., 62.3 sq. ft. and 30.5 sq. ft. ; (1) ground sign exceeding maximum height of 7 feet.
The property is located on the north side of Grand River, and west of Beck Road in the B-2 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(3) permits only one sign per parcel of property and 28-5(2)c limits canopy signage to 24 sq. ft. Section 28-7(a)9 limits designation signage to 2 sq. ft. business direction. Section 28-5(2)a.2.ii allows signage to a maximum height of 6 feet sq. ft.
 
2. 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.
 
3.Case No. PZ13-0074   1316 East Lake Dr
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The applicant is requesting variances to allow reduced south side yard setback of 6.01 ft., respectively to allow construction of a deck on the rear of an existing home. The property is located east of West Lake Dr. and north of South Lake Dr. in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum and aggregate side yard setbacks of 10 ft. and 25 ft. respectively.
 
4.Case No. PZ13-0075  23965 Novi Road  (Neil King Physical Therapy)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from Section 28-7(11) of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow vinyl type exterior window signs located on the south and east side of an office tenant suite. The property is located on west side of Novi Road, south of Grand River Ave. in the OS-1 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-7(11) allows business signs displayed through building glass area.  Section 28-7(11) prohibits exterior window signage
 
5.Case No. PZ14-0001 – 43251 Crescent Blvd (Charles Schwab)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow a second wall sign of 60.8 sq. ft. located on the north  side of a retail tenant suite. The property is located east of Novi Rd. and north of Grand River Ave.  in the TC Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) permits a single wall sign for each business storefront in the RC, Regional Center District. 
 
6.Case No. PZ14-0002 1319 East Lake DR
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of a one-story addition on an existing non-conforming lot with a minimum side setback of 3.44 ft, and a reduced aggregate side setback of 15.42 ft. The property is located east of West Lake Dr. and north of South Lake Dr., in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that a structure within an R-4 zoning district have a minimum side setback of 10 ft., a minimum aggregate side setback of 25 ft.
 
OTHER MATTERS
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
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.