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DRAFT ACTION SUMMARY REPORT
SEPTEMBER 25, 2002 REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Members Present: Members Avdoulos, Kocan, Nagy, Papp, Paul, Ruyle, Shroyer, Sprague

Members Absent: Member Markham (absence excused)

Roll Call: 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. SCENIC PINES ESTATES, SITE PLAN NUMBER 01-63

Public Hearing on the request of Marvin Daitch of Danovi LLC, for approval of a Preliminary Site Plan, Woodland Permit, and Wetland Permit. The subject property is located in Section 3 and south of Pembine between Buffington and Henning. The developer proposes a 24-unit condominium under the Subdivision Single-Family Cluster Option in the R-4 (One Family Residential) District. The subject property is 8.93 acres.

MOTION: In the matter of Scenic Pines Estates SP01-63B to grant approval of the Preliminary Site Plan, Woodland Permit and non-minor use wetland permit finding that the proposed Cluster Development meets the intent of the One-Family Clustering Option (Section 2403.1) as conventional development would destroy environmental significance of the site and majority of the net site area are under the jurisdiction of the Woodlands and Wetlands Protection Ordinance, a Planning Commission Waiver of minimum opposite-side driveway spacing due to the unique location of the landlocked parcel, Planning Commission approval for a brick screened wall in lieu of the required 30-inch tall landscaped berm abutting Pembine Road providing the detention basin is setback the distance of a required berm, subject to the granting of a Zoning Board of Appeals Variance for the accessory building in the current location as it is not in compliance with the Ordinance and if the ZBA Variance is not granted then the accessory building shall be removed, Zoning Board of Appeals Variance for the proposed planting of street trees within 10-feet of a driveway providing the trees are 13-feet from the road, subject to the understanding that the site plan does not carry with it an approval of the lake access lot, subject to the maintenance and reconstruction of the roads during and after construction, dust maintenance control and the stipulation that the roads be video taped before and after construction to determine reconstruction requirements, limit construction times with respect to elementary school bus schedule, construction traffic to comply with the City load limits, conditional on no lots encroaching into the wetlands buffer, Final Site Plan requires additional significant detail of the northwest corner, engineering issues being satisfied as well as DEQ Permit being obtained, the Developer shall provide appropriate access for 208 Buffington, the site plan shall return to the Commission for Final Site Plan Approval and subject to the comments on the attached review letters being addressed at the time of the Final Site Plan Review, the review letter of the Fire Marshall will be included. Motion passed(5-3) Nagy, Paul, Ruyle.

 

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. MEADOWBROOK-8 CONDOMINIUMS SP01-72

Consideration of the request of Terrasanto Development LLC, for approval of a Final Site Plan. The subject property is located in Section 35 on the west side of Meadowbrook Road and north of Eight Mile Road in the R-1 (One Family Residential) District. The developer is proposing a ten-unit site condominium development. The subject property is 7.98 acres.

MOTION: In the matter of Meadowbrook-8 Condominiums SP01-72 to grant Final Site Plan Approval subject to the comments of the attached review letters being addressed prior to Stamping Set approval, the Developer's request not to improve the emergency access stub at this time shall be granted upon the condition that all documents required by the City Attorney for dedicating the emergency access stub shall be executed and delivered to the City to hold and record at the appropriate time and that the Master Deed to contain language approved by the City Attorney providing for the assessment of the units in the development for all costs of improving the emergency access stub at such time, subject to further administrative review prior to Stamping Set Approval. Motion passed unanimously.

2. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.171

Consideration of the request of Singh Development to amend the Zoning Ordinance:

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: In the matter of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.171 to send a negative recommendation to the City Council based on the Planning Commissionís discussion found in the minutes of January 23, 2002 and any other Commission minutes pertaining to the proposal. Motion passed unanimously.

 

3. APPROVAL OF AUGUST 21, 2002 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

MOTION: To approve the August 21, 2002 Planning Commission minutes as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

 

4. APPROVAL OF JULY 24, 2002 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

MOTION: To approve the July 24, 2002 Planning Commission minutes as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

Adjourned at 12:35 am