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PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 | 7 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:00 PM.
Present: Members Brian Burke, Victor Cassis, David Greco, Andrew Gutman, Brian Larson, Michael Lynch,
Michael Meyer, Mark Pehrson, Wayne Wrobel
Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; David Beschke, Landscape Architect, Ben Croy, Civil Engineer; Martha Holzheuer, Woodland Consultant; Kristin Kolb, City Attorney
CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL
1. FIFTH THIRD BANK, SP06-32
Consideration of the request of K-4 Architecture for a one-year Final Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 4, west of Beck Road, south of Pontiac Trail, in the B-3, General Business District. The subject property is approximately 1.64 acres and the applicant is proposing a 4,100 square foot, one-story bank branch with four drive-through lanes.
2. BECK NORTH CORPORATE PARK UNIT 9, SP07-45
Consideration of the request of Dot Development for a one-year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 4, at the northeast corner of Hudson Drive and DeSoto Court in the Beck North Corporate Park development. The subject property is approximately 2.39 acres and the applicant is proposing to construct a 31,156 square foot speculative industrial building.
Motion to approve the Consent Agenda of October 8, 2008. Motion carried 9-0.
1. TURNBERRY ESTATES WOODLAND PERMIT, WRB08-01
Public Hearing of the request of Kay Environmental & Associates, LLC, for Woodland Permit approval. The subject property is located in Section 36, at 21000 Turnberry Boulevard, Turnberry Estates Subdivision. The applicant proposes to place a gazebo in the regulated woodlands and also to plant native species in the woodlands.
In the matter of 21000 Turnberry, WRB08-01, motion to approve the homeowner’s request to allow the construction of a gazebo, installation of interpretive signage, demarcation of the existing trails, removal of trash and landscape debris, removal of invasive species, pruning and removal of dead and diseased trees within forty feet of the trails, addition of forty red cedar trees, and removal of sugar maple seedlings and the replacement with native shrub and herbaceous groundcover within the regulated woodland subject to: 1) The terms listed in the ECT memo dated October 1, 2008; and 2) Fees and performance guarantees being paid prior to the commencement of the work; for the reason that the plan is otherwise in compliance with the Woodland Ordinance. Motion carried 9-0.
2. TOTAL SPORTS ROLLER HOCKEY, SP08-32
Public Hearing of the request of John Stewart Associates for Special Land Use Permit approval. The subject property is located in Section 16, south of Grand River Avenue, east of Beck Road, in the I-1, Light Industrial District. The subject property is approximately 7.8 acres and the applicant is requesting Special Land Use Permit approval for the property at 46039 Grand River Avenue.
In the matter of the request of John Stewart Associates for Total Sports Roller Hockey, SP08-32, motion to approve the Special Land Use permit subject to: 1) A Planning Commission Finding under Section 2516.2.c for the Special Land Use permit that, relative to other feasible uses of the site the proposed use: a) Will not cause any detrimental impact on existing thoroughfares; b) Will not cause any detrimental impact on the capabilities of public services and facilities; c) Is compatible with the natural features and characteristics of the land; d) Is compatible with adjacent uses of land in terms of location, size, character, and impact on adjacent property or the surrounding neighborhood; e) Is consistent with the goals, objectives and recommendations of the City’s Master Plan for Land Use; f) Will promote the use of land in a socially and economically desirable manner; g) Is listed among the provision of uses requiring Special Land Use review as set forth in the various zoning districts of this Ordinance, and is in harmony with the purposes and conforms to the applicable site design regulations of the zoning district in which it is located; 2) A Planning Commission Waiver of the required Noise Analysis since there are no external changes to the tenant space; 3) Compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the Staff and Consultant review letters; and 4) The Applicant signing a letter acknowledging that the two front buildings may not be occupied until such time as additional parking spaces are addressed as stated in the Planning Review letter; for the reasons that the plan is otherwise in compliance with Article 19, Article 24 and Article 25 and all other applicable provisions of the Zoning Ordinance. Motion carried 9-0.
The meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM.
SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS
TUE 10/14/08 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:00 PM
MON 10/20/08 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 10/22/08 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 11/05/08 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 11/10/08 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
TUE 11/11/08 CITY OFFICES CLOSED
WED 11/12/08 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:00 PM
WED 11/19/08 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 11/24/08 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
THU/FRI 11/27&11/28 CITY OFFICES CLOSED
MON 12/01/08 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 12/10/08 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 12/15/08 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM