DRAFT ACTION SUMMARY REPORT
Members Present:Members Avdoulos, Kocan, Markham, Nagy, Papp, Paul, Ruyle, Shroyer, Sprague
Roll Call:7:30 p.m.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
MOTION: Approval of the agenda as submitted. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA -None
1. TUSCANY RESERVE, SITE PLAN NUMBER 02-30
Public Hearing on the request of Bob Porteous of The Novi Investment Company for a recommendation to City Council for a Residential Unit Development (RUD). The subject property is located in Section 32, on the north side of Eight Mile Road and east of Garfield Road. The developer is proposing a 61 unit single-family development. The subject property is 77.37 acres.
MOTION In the matter of Tuscany Reserve RUD SP02-30 to recommend approval to the City Council of the RUD Concept Plan with the findings that there are a variety of lot sizes provided per Section 2404.4, that the proposed RUD Concept Plan meets the intent of the Ordinance 2407.7 A and B with the contingencies that the RUD will contain 58 lot maximum and not the proposed 61 lots, the stub street Castello Drive will be continued through to Maybury Park Estates, the Developer will provide a definition as to how the water and sewer issues will be resolved, a more extensive evaluation of the wetland impact will be provided (specifically referring to the discussions of Wetland H and Wetland I and the water flow), an additional pathway to the school property will be provided at the north end of the development, the community will not be gated because it is in conflict with the rural nature of the surrounding areas, the width and length of the Eight Mile entrance and Garfield entrance will meet the Ordinance, the active recreation area will be modified to better meet the intent of active recreation and will be more centrally located to the development, preservation of woodlands on Lot 19, Lot 24 through Lot 31 and Lot 34 until the lots are purchased and the homes are designed and these lots will be reviewed on a lot by lot basis that is sensitive to the woodlands, the City Council Waiver of the required 80-acre minimum site size, City Council Waiver for access stub streets every 1300-feet around the core reserve area, Eight Mile Road shall meet the Ordinance requirements for opposite-side driveway spacing, construction access will only be via Eight Mile Road entrance, lot configuration will not be finalized or will be adjusted as necessary dependant upon the soil conditions, the dwelling units along the property shall not be closer than 75-feet along the property line, the Applicant shall address a potential stub to the school property at the western and northern side before the matter goes before the City Council, additional screening shall be provided along the west property line for the school and subject to all comments on the attached review letters and as were discussed tonight by the Consultants and Staff, subject to the matter returning for Final Site Plan Review. Motion passed (8-1),Ruyle.
2. ORCHARD HILLS WEST SUBDIVISION, SITE PLAN NUMBER 94-09
Public Hearing on the request of Claudio Rossi of Mirage Development for a recommendation to City Council for a Tentative Preliminary Plat and Wetlands Permit and a Woodland Permit approval. The subject property is located in Section 26, south of Ten Mile Road and west of Meadowbrook Road. The developer is proposing a 42 lot single-family subdivision in the R-4 (One Family Residential) District. The subject property is 18.68 acres.
MOTION:In the matter of Orchard Hills West SP94-09 to table the matter in order to provide the Planning Commission with additional relevant updated information regarding the development as a whole, looking at the reduction of the number of homes and looking at the permanent road verses temporary construction road verses no new road, as well as with the stipulation that the Public Hearing will be continued to allow resident input after receipt of the new data. Motion passed (6-3), Avdoulos, Markham, Ruyle
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
1. NOVI TECHNOLOGY CENTER BUILDING, SITE PLAN NUMBER 00-19 (fka 00-18A)
Consideration of the request of Raymond Galper for a one-year final site plan and special land use extension. The subject property is located in Section 24, west of Haggerty Road and north of Grand River Avenue. The developer proposed a 17,451 square foot building in the I-1 (Light Industrial) District. The subject property is 2.97 acres.
MOTION: In the matter of Novi Technology Center Building SP00-19 (fka00-18A) to grant a one-year Final Site Plan extension and one-year Special Land Use extension. Motion passed unanimously.
2. SCHEDULE DATE FOR JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING – No Motion
Adjourned at 12:18 am