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Agenda - Tuesday, August 12, 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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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 12, 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
PUBLIC HEARINGS

 
  1. 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.    

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0028 1103 E. Lake Drive Sundance Grill & Cantina 
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Sections 2400 to allow construction of a 693 square foot addition and 526 square foot outdoor seating area along the building’s west side to the existing non-conforming Sundance Grille & Cantina building with a on an existing lot with a reduced front yard setback of 24 ft and a reduced exterior side setback of 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 front yard setbacks of 30 ft. (west/ East Lake Dr.)and an exterior side yard setback of 30 ft. (north/ Fourteen Mile Rd.). 

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0029 43655 West Oaks Drive  Home Goods 
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(2)b.1.(a) (i)a to allow  an oversize sign of 104.16 square feet located on the front elevation of a retail tenant suite. The property is located west of Novi Road and south of 12 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(2)b.1.(a) (i)a, permits a single wall sign of 65 S.F. maximum for each business storefront in the RC, Regional Center District.  

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0030 27225 Wixom Road   Catholic Central High School 
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The applicant is requesting variance from Section 2400 of the Novi Zoning Ordinance to allow construction of a parking lot with a reduced rear yard setback of 18 ft. The property is located north of 11 Mile Rd and south of Grand River Ave.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that all off-street parking lots serving any use other than single-family residential having a  minimum rear yard setback  20’. 
 

  1. Case No. PZ14-0031  21050 Haggerty Road  McDonald’s Restaurant
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The applicant is requesting variances from Section 28-5(3), and 28-7(b)(2)  of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow additional signs as follows:
·         (2) additional logo wall signs of 14 sq. ft. each
·         (1) additional driveway entrance sign of 4.5 sq. ft.
The property is located on the east side of Haggerty Road, and north of 8 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(3) permits only one sign per parcel or building and 28-7(b)(2)  permits only one driveway entrance sign.  

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0032  43700 Galway Drive
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of a new covered porch addition with a reduced front yard setback of 23 ft. The property is located west of Novi Road and south of 9 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum front yard setbacks of 30 ft.  

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0033  44480 W. 11 Mile Road
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of a new one-story living area addition with a reduced front setback of 25.5 ft. and a reduced aggregate side setback of 22.65 ft. The property is located east of Taft Road on the north side of 11 Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that a structure within an R-4 zoning district have a minimum front setback of 30 ft., and a minimum aggregate side setback of 25 ft. 

 
  1. Case No. PZ14-0034 Lot 15 Pioneer Meadows  Lot 15 (Parcel # 50-22-21-101-001)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of new single family homes with reduced front setbacks of 40 ft. (45 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 10 ft. (20 ft. required) and reduced aggregate side yard setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required) on existing non-conforming lots.  The applicant is also requesting an exception from Section 3107 which requires issuance of building permits within 12 months of approval of variances.  The request is to allow the variances to remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date. The properties are located east of Beck Road and north of 10 Mile Road. Previous variance PZ13-47 approved setbacks and a variance remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date.
 
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures constructed within the RA zoning district have a minimum front yard setback of 45 ft., a minimum rear setback of 50 ft. and an aggregate side yard setback of 50 ft.  The validity of Ordinances is limited to (1) year.
 
 
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.