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PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
ACTION SUMMARY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 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, Andrew Gutman, Michael Lynch, Michael Meyer, Mark Pehrson, Wayne Wrobel

Absent:  Member David Lipski (excused)

Also Present:  Steve Rumple, Director of Community Development Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Kristen Kapelanski, Planner; David Beschke, Landscape Architect; Ben Croy, Civil Engineer; Kristin Kolb, City Attorney

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. WRB07-02, LOT 32 BELLAGIO WOODLAND PERMIT

Public Hearing for Woodland Permit approval. The subject property is located in Section 32, north of Eight Mile Road, west of Beck Road, in the RA, Residential Acreage District. The applicant seeks to clear approximately 3,600 sq. ft. of understory from the regulated woodland in his rear yard.

In the matter of Bellagio Lot 32, WRB07-02, motion to approve the homeownerís request for the clearing and grubbing of 3,600 square feet as depicted on the plot plan submitted by the homeowner, subject to: 1) The terms listed in Parks and Forestry memo dated June 21, 2007; and 2) The Applicant providing eight tree credits to be planted in locations deemed appropriate by the City, as indicated in the June 7 letter from the Applicant; for the reason that the request meets the intent of the Woodland Ordinance, Section 34-29. Motion carried 8-0.

2. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.219

Public Hearing for Planning Commissionís recommendation to City Council for an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance, for modifications to Article 30, Administration and Enforcement, Section 3004, Temporary Special Land Use Permits.

Motion to recommend approval to City Council of the Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.219. Motion carried 8-0.

3. HAGGERTY ROAD DEVELOPMENT, SP07-22

Public Hearing on the request of Anthony Randazzo for a recommendation to City Council for consideration of a Planned Rezoning Overlay, in conjunction with Zoning Map Amendment 18.670. The subject property is located in Section 36, east of Haggerty Road, north of Eight Mile Road, in the FS, Freeway Service District. The subject property is 0.41 acres and the applicant is proposing a 2,500 sq. ft. office building.

In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.670 and Planned Rezoning Overlay SP07-22 for Haggerty Road Development, motion to recommend approval to the City Council to rezone the subject property from FS (Freeway Service) to B-3 (General Business) with a Planned Rezoning Overlay, with the following considerations:  1) The Applicantís compliance with all the conditions listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; 2) Planning Commissionís favorable recommendation to the City Council of the PRO public benefit offered by the Applicant in its memo, and as indicated in Page 5 of the June 15th Planning Review letter and as provided in the Planning Commission discussion; 3) The Planning Commissionís favorable recommendation to City Council of the PRO Plan; and 4) The Planning Commissionís favorable recommendation to City Council of the conditions of the PRO and the Ordinance deviations as identified and detailed on Pages 3 and 4 of the June 15th Planning review letter; for the reason that the Plan is in compliance with the Master Plan for Land Use and Article 34, Section 3402 of the Zoning Ordinance.  Motion carried 8-0.

 

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. APPROVAL OF THE JUNE 13, 2007 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the minutes of June 13, 2007. Motion carried 8-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 8:07 PM.

SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS

MON 07/02/07 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

WED 07/04/07 CITY OFFICES CLOSED

TUE 07/10/07 MASTER PLAN AND ZONING COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM

TUE 07/10/07 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:30 PM

WED 07/11/07 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM

MON 07/23/07 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

TUE 07/24/07 MASTER PLAN AND ZONING COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM

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

TUE 08/07/07 MASTER PLAN AND ZONING COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM

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

WED 08/08/07 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM

MON 08/13/07 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM