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ACTION SUMMARY REPORT
FEBRUARY 20, 2002 REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

 

Members Present: Members Churella, Kocan, Markham (late arrival), Nagy, Paul, Richards, Ruyle, Shroyer

Members Absent: Member Canup (absence excused)

Roll Call: 7:30 p.m.

 

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

 

CONSENT AGENDA

1. REDFORD BAPTIST CHURCH SP99-15

Consideration of the request of Merritt McCallum Cieslak, PC, for approval of a one year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject project is located in Section 12 on Meadowbrook Road between Twelve and Thirteen Mile Roads. The applicant proposes a church building on 40.1944 acres. The property is zoned R-A.

Motion to approve the one-year Preliminary Site Plan Extension for Redford Baptist Church SP99-15. Motion passed unanimously.

2. APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 19, 2001 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Planning Commission Meeting of December 19, 2001 as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. CITY CENTER PLAZA ADDITION SP01-64

Consideration of the request of Superior Diversified Services Corporation, for Preliminary Site Plan approval. The subject property is located in Section 22 on the west side of Novi Road and south of Grand River Avenue. The developer proposes a 6,170 square foot addition to the building. The 4.524 acre site is zoned TC-1 (Town Center District).

Motion to in the matter of City Center Plaza Addition SP01-64 to grant Preliminary Site Plan Approval, Planning Commission Waiver for the 4-foot interior greenspace (Section 2509.9) taking into consideration their significant additional pedestrian and landscape space added, subject to the petitioner receiving the Zoning Board of Appeal Variance for the building size (Section 1602.3) because the original TC Zoning did not have this requirement, ZBA Variance for front yard setback (Section 1602.4) because of the layout of the lot and its connection to the existing building, ZBA Variance for the loading zone location (Section 2507 and 1602.10) in order to preserve woodland and wetland buffers, subject to the Plannerís and Consultantís conditions and recommendations. Motion passed unanimously.

 

2. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.171

Consideration of the request of Singh Development to have the following matter referred to the Implementation Committee: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 97.18 AS AMENDED, THE CITY OF NOVI ZONING ORDINANCE, ARTICLE XXIV, "SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS," SECTION 2406.6, PD-2 PLANNED DEVELOPMENT OPTION," IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS

Motion to send the matter of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.171 to the Implementation Committee to follow correct process. Motion passed unanimously.

 

3. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.170

Consideration of the request of Singh Development for a positive recommendation regarding the following:

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 97-18, AS AMENDED, THE CITY OF NOVI ZONING ORDINANCE, FOOTNOTE (u), OF THE SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS CONTAINED WITHIN SECTION 2400 OF SAID ORDINANCE, RELATING TO HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS IN AN OST DISTRICT; AND TO AMEND SUBPART 2509.6(g), RELATING TO BERMS, IN ORDER TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE OST DISTRICT WHEN ADJACENT TO RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.

Motion to in the matter of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.170 to set a Public Hearing for the next available Planning Commission meeting and for the City Attorney to determine the appropriate language for the proposed verbiage "property owner" in Section 2509.6(g). Motion passed unanimously.

 

MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION

1. PLANNING COMMISSION LEGAL TRAINING

Discussion regarding setting a time and date for a Saturday A.M. Planning Commission Training Session to be provided by the City Attorney at the offices of Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex, and Morley, P.C.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Adjourned at 9:15 p.m.