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Agenda - Tuesday, July 8, 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.

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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, July 8, 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

APPROVAL OF  THE June 10, 2014 MINUTES

PUBLIC REMARKS
PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. Case No. PZ14-0011   1292 East Lake Dr
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Sections 2400 and 2503(1)(E)(3), to allow construction of a new single family home with attached wood decks on an existing lakefront lot with a reduced south side yard setback of 5.0 ft, a reduced aggregate side setback of 11.5 ft., a maximum  955 square foot attached garage, and maximum lot coverage of 30%. The property is located west of Novi Road and south of 14 Mile Road.
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. and maximum 25% lot coverage. Section 2503(1)(E)(3) states that an accessory building may not exceed 850 square feet.

2. Case No. PZ14-0012   44050 Twelve Mile Rd  - Stoneridge office park
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The applicant is requesting an exception from Section 28-6(4) of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow a 70 sq. ft. real estate sign where 16 sq. ft. is allowed for an ongoing commercial development.  The property is located north of Twelve Mile Road and west of Novi Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6(4) allows a maximum of a 16 sq. ft. real estate marketing sign for commercial properties.   

3. Case No. PZ14-0014    42990 Grand River - Discount Tire
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES,Section 28-5(3) to allow  two (2) additional wall signs of 72.5 square feet each located on the north  and south sides. The property is located on Grand River Ave. east of Novi Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) permits one sign per building or parcel within the TC, Town Center District. 

4. Case No. PZ14-0021  24400 Novi Rd -  Hertz
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-1(2) to allow an individual businesses sign of 3 square feet located on  an existing business center sign.  The property is located south of Grand River and north of Ten Mile Road.  Previous variance 96-004 was granted specifically for the existing tenants.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-1(2) prohibits information regarding individual businesses on a business center sign.

5. Case No. PZ14-0022   1367 East Lake Dr
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The applicant is requesting an exception from Section 2910 of the Novi Zoning Ordinance to allow an accessory structure of 180 square feet in area and a maximum height of 12 feet on a lot having water frontage. The property is located west of Novi Road and south of 14 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2910 requires that property on the water side of a public thoroughfare maintain the yard as an open unobscured yard, except that the following may be permitted: a boat well or a single storage shed that is no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet in area and no taller than eight (8) feet in height, and the winter storage of boats and docks. 

6. Case No. PZ14-0023   23363 Mystic Forest Dr
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, 2400 to allow construction of a new screen-in-porch extending 3.46 ft. into the required 35 ft. rear setback of an existing home and maximum lot coverage of 26.3% . The property is located west of Novi Road and south of Ten Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires a minimum 35 ft. rear yard setback in the R-4 Zoning District and maximum 25% lot coverage.

7. Case No. PZ14-0024 – 27600 Wixom Rd  - Varsity Lincoln (Parcel 50-22-17-101-029)

The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(5)(c)  to allow  an oversize  changeable copy portion sign of .6840 square feet exceeding allowable two-third (2/3) .6666 square feet of the total sign area. The property is located on the south side of Grand River and east of Wixom Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(5)(c) changeable copy signs, changeable copy portion of such sign shall not exceed two-thirds (2/3) of the sign area.

8. Case No. PZ14-0025    2214 Austin Dr
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Sections 2400 to allow construction of a new single family home with attached wood deck on an existing lakefront lot with a reduced north side yard setback of 3.0 ft, a reduced aggregate side setback of 7.0 ft., a reduce front yard setback of 13.3 ft., and maximum lot coverage of 37.9%. The property is located west of Old Novi Road and south of 13 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum and aggregate side yard setbacks of 10 ft. and 25 ft. respectively, a front yard setback of 30 ft. and maximum lot coverage of 25%.

9. Case No. PZ14-0026   1705 East Lake Dr
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Sections 2400 to allow construction of a new wood deck over existing first floor footprint on an existing lot with a reduced east side yard setback of 7.0 ft, a reduced aggregate side setback of 12.0 ft., a reduce front yard setback of 10.3 ft. The property is located west of Novi Road and south of 14 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum and aggregate side yard setbacks of 10 ft. and 25 ft. respectively, a front yard setback of 30 ft.

10. Case No. PZ14-0027  1957 West Lake Dr
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINACES, Section 2503 (1)(E)(3), to allow construction of an 528 square foot detached garage in the front of the property on an existing lakefront lot with a reduced south side yard setback of 4.0 ft, a reduced aggregate side setback of 7.0 ft., a reduce front yard setback of 19.0 ft., and maximum lot coverage of 29%. The property is located east of Beck Road and south of W. Pontiac Trail.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum and aggregate side yard setbacks of 10 ft. and 25 ft. respectively, a front yard setback of 30 ft. and maximum lot coverage of 25%.

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.