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PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
Action summary
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2007 7:00 PM
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 7:00 PM.

ROLL CALL

Present:  Members John Avdoulos, Brian Burke, Victor Cassis, Michael Lynch, Mark Pehrson, Wayne Wrobel

Absent:  Members David Lipski, Michael Meyer (excused), Andrew Gutman (excused)

Also Present:  Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development, Tim Schmitt, Planner; David Beschke, Landscape Architect; Ben Croy, Engineer; Tom Schultz, City Attorney

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. TEMPERFORM CORPORATION ADDITION, SITE PLAN NUMBER 06-54A

Public Hearing on the request of A. J. Bartoletto, of Temperform Corp., for Preliminary Site Plan, Stormwater Management Plan, Woodland Permit, and Wetland Permit approval.  The subject property is located in Section 23, east of Novi Road, south of Trans-X Drive, in the I-2, General Industrial District.  The subject property is 4.884 acres and the Applicant is proposing to construct two additions to the existing Temperform Corporation buildings.

In the matter of the request of A. J. Bartoletto of Temperform Corp., for Temperform Building Additions, SP06-54, motion to grant approval of the Preliminary Site Plan subject to:  1) A Zoning Board of Appeals Variance for lack of building setback shown in Alternative A, to allow better Fire Department access to the site; 2) Planning Commission approval of the proposed landbanked parking plan; and 3) Compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Zoning Ordinance.  Motion carried 6-0.

In the matter of the request of A. J. Bartoletto of Temperform Corp., for Temperform Building Additions, SP06-54, motion to grant approval of the Woodland Permit subject to: 1) The Applicant providing all necessary woodland information prior to the environmental pre-construction meeting being held; and 2) Compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Woodland Ordinance.  Motion carried 6-0.

In the matter of the request of A. J. Bartoletto of Temperform Corp., for Temperform Building Additions, SP06-54, motion to grant approval of the Wetland Permit subject to compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Zoning Ordinance.  Motion carried 6-0.

In the matter of the request of A. J. Bartoletto of Temperform Corp., for Temperform Building Additions, SP06-54, motion to grant approval of the Stormwater Management Plan subject to compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; for the reason that the plan meets the intent of the Stormwater Management Plan.  Motion carried 6-0.

2. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.669

Public Hearing on the request of Bruce Brickman of General Development for Planning Commissionís recommendation to City Council for rezoning of property in Section 9, east of West Park Drive, north of Twelve Mile, from I-2, General Industrial, to I-1, Light Industrial District.  The subject property is .83 acres.

In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.669, motion to recommend approval to City Council for the rezoning of the subject property from I-2, General Industrial, to I-1, Light Industrial, for the reason that the request is in compliance with the Master Plan for Land Use.  Motion carried 6-0.

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. SELECTION OF DATE AND TIME FOR LEGAL TRAINING SESSION WITH CITY ATTORNEY

Planning Commission legal training is slated for Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 7:30 PM in a Parks and Recreation Conference Room.

2. SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR MAY 9, 2007 FOR ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.216

Motion to set the Public Hearing for Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.216 for May 9, 2007.  Motion carried 6-0.

3. APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 14, 2007 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the minutes of March 14, 2007 Planning Commission minutes.  Motion carried 5-0.

4. APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 28, 2007 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the minutes of March 28, 2007 Planning Commission minutes.  Motion carried 6-0.

MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION

1. OST, PLANNED OFFICE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT HANDOUT

Deputy Director of Community Development Barbara McBeth presented the updated Office Service Technology Report prepared by Mark Spencer. 

SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS

THU                  04/12/07            MASTER PLAN AND ZONING COMMITTEE                              6:30 PM

MON                 04/16/07            CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                                           7:00 PM

WED                04/25/07            PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING                                          7:00 PM

TUE                  05/01/07            CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                                           7:00 PM

TUE                  05/08/07            ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS                                                  7:30 PM

WED                05/09/07            PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING                                          7:00 PM

MON                 05/14/07            CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                                           7:00 PM

WED                05/23/07            PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING                                          7:00 PM

MON                 05/28/07            CITY OFFICES CLOSED

MON                 06/04/07            CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                                           7:00 PM

TUE                  06/05/07            ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS                                                  7:30 PM

WED                06/13/07            PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING                                          7:00 PM

MON                 06/18/07            CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                                           7:00 PM

WED                06/27/07            PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING                                          7:00 PM