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PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
ACTION SUMMARY
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2005 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 (7:50 p.m.), Michael Meyer, Mark Pehrson, Wayne Wrobel

Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Director of Planning; Mark Spencer, Planner; Lance Shipman, Landscape Architect; Ben Croy, Civil Engineer; David Gillam, City Attorney;

CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL

1. CITY CENTER PLAZA PHASE III, SITE PLAN NUMBER 04-53

Consideration of the request of Ronald Nuechterlein for a one year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 22, south of Grand River Avenue and west of Novi Road in the TC-1, Town Center District. The subject property is .410 acres and the Applicant is proposing to renovate an existing 3,600 square foot building and add on an additional 2,496 square feet to the building.

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried 7-0.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. TAFT KNOLLS II, SITE PLAN NUMBER 05-34

Public Hearing on the request of Mike Fellows of Mozart Homes for Preliminary Site Plan, Wetland Permit and Storm Water Management Plan approvals. The subject property is located in the Northwest of Section 22, east of Taft Road between Ten and Eleven Mile roads in the R-4, One-Family Residential District. The subject property is 9.68 acres and the Applicant is proposing to construct 14 single family residential homes.

In the matter of Taft Knolls II, SP05-34, motion to approve the Preliminary Site Plan, subject to: 1) A City Council Waiver of the 140-foot lot depth requirement for lots having a rear lot relationship to a thoroughfare; 2) A City Council Waiver of the requirement to place a sidewalk along the south side of all local roads; 3) A Planning Commission determination that it is not in the public interest to maintain the wetland setback on lots 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10; 4) A Planning Commission Waiver of the berm and planting requirements adjacent to the Taft Road right-of-way due to existing wetland; 5) The stub road running north and south being paved; and 6) The items listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters, for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Ordinance. Motion carried 7-1 (Yes: Avdoulos, Cassis, Gutman, Lipski, Meyer, Pehrson, Wrobel; No: Kocan)

In the matter of Taft Knolls II, SP05-34, motion to approve the Wetland Permit subject to: 1) The items listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters, and 2) A Conservation Easement being provided for the wetland areas; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Ordinance. Motion carried 7-1 (Yes: Avdoulos, Cassis, Gutman, Lipski, Meyer, Pehrson, Wrobel; No: Kocan).

In the matter of Taft Knolls II, SP05-34, motion to approve the Stormwater Management Plan subject to: 1) The items listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Ordinance. Motion carried 8-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at or about 8:35 p.m.

SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS

MON 09/05/05 CITY OFFICES CLOSED

MON 09/12/05 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

TUE 09/13/05 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM

WED 09/14/05 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM

MON 09/19/05 IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE 6:00 PM

MON 09/26/05 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

WED 09/28/05 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM

WED 10/04/05 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM

MON 10/10/05 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

WED 10/12/05 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:30 PM

MON 10/17/05 IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE 6:00 PM

MON 10/17/05 CITY COUNCIL INTERVIEWS 7:00 PM

*Actual language of motions subject to review.