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PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
ACTION SUMMARY
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2004 7:30 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - NOVI CIVIC CENTER
45175 W. TEN MILE, NOVI, MI 48375
(248) 347-0475

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at or about 7:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Present: Members John Avdoulos, Victor Cassis, Andrew Gutman, Lynn Kocan, David Lipski, Mark Pehrson, Lowell Sprague, Wayne Wrobel

Absent: Member Richard Gaul (excused)

Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Acting Planning Director; Tim Schmitt, Planner; Tom Schultz, City Attorney

CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL

1. MEADOWBROOK WOODS, SITE PLAN NUMBER 03-27

Consideration of the request of Gary Steven Jonna of Whitehall Real Estate Interests, for approval of a one year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject project is located in Section 13 between I-96 and Eleven Mile between Meadowbrook Road and M-5. The Applicant proposes a general condominium with 94,106 sq. ft of industrial office/warehouse. The property is zoned I-1 (Light Industrial) District.

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried 8-0.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. WETLAND PERMIT-BEACHWALK APARTMENTS, SITE PLAN NUMBER 04-30

Public Hearing on the request of Village Green Management for approval of a Wetland Permit. The subject property is located between Novi Road and Walled Lake on the south side of 14 Mile Road. The applicant is proposing to reinforce an existing seawall along Walled Lake with an adjoining boulder wall.

In the matter of the request of Beachwalk Apartments, SP04-30, motion to grant approval of the Wetland Permit subject to the conditions and items listed in the Consultant and Staff reviews, for the reason that the changes are improving the site and are in compliance with the Zoning Ordinance. Motion carried 8-0.

2. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.642

Public Hearing on the request of Boulder Design Services for possible recommendation to City Council for rezoning of property in Section 10 located on the north side of Twelve Mile Road, between Dixon and Novi Roads, from R-A (Residential Acreage) to OS-2 (Planned Office Service) District. The subject property is 4.46 acres.

In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.642 for Boulder Design Services, motion to recommend approval to City Council to rezone the subject property from R-A to OS-1 for the reasons that 1) OS-1 is more consistent as a transitional use between residential and Twelve Mile; and 2) OS-1 is consistent with the Master Plan. Motion carried 8-0.

3. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.190

Public Hearing for possible recommendation to City Council to amend Ordinance 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance, to amend Article 9A, Section 904H; Article 22, Section 2204; Article 24, Section 2402; Article 24, Section 2407; Article 30, Section 3004; and, Article 30, Section 3005 to require performance guarantees to be provided in accordance with the requirements of the City of Novi Code of Ordinances.

In the matter of Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.190, motion to send a positive recommendation to City Council to amend Ordinance 97-18, Article 9A, Section 904H; Article 22, Section 2204; Article 24, Section 2402; Article 24, Section 2407; Article 30, Section 3004; and, Article 30, Section 3005 to require performance guarantees to be provided in accordance with the requirements of the City of Novi Code of Ordinances, including changes made at this table and Mr. Schultzís modification of Gateway East language relating to Performance Guarantees. Motion carried 8-0.

(Change made at table: "The developer shall comply with those requirements for performance guarantees contained in Chapter 38 of the Ordinance Code as amended. If the amount is not (no further changes)..."

Change made by Mr. Schultz: "The City Council may require the posting of performance guarantees in addition to those required by this Chapter and Chapter 38 in order to secure improvements authorized under this Section.")

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 8:34 p.m.

SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS

MON 08/09/04 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:30 PM

TUE 08/10/04 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM

WED 08/11/04 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM

MON 08/16/04 IMPLEMENTATION MEETING 6:00 PM

MON 08/23/04 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:30 PM

WED 08/25/04 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM