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PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION SUMMARY
 CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, November 5, 2008  |  7 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center | 45175 W. Ten Mile
(248) 347-0475

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at or about 7:00 PM.

ROLL CALL

Present:  Members Brian Burke, Victor Cassis, David Greco, Andrew Gutman, Brian Larson, Michael Lynch,

Michael Meyer, Wayne Wrobel

Absent: Member Mark Pehrson

Also Present:  Steve Rumple, Community Development Director; Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Mark Spencer, Planner; Doug Necci, Fašade Consultant; Kristin Kolb, City Attorney

CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL

1. MANCHESTER PROFESSIONAL OFFICE CENTER, SP04-59 Consideration of the request of Cavaliere Companies for a one-year Final Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 10, north of Twelve Mile Road, between Novi Road and Dixon Road, in the OS-1, Office Service District. The subject property is approximately 4.46 acres and the Applicant is proposing to construct a 63,234 square foot office building.

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

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. Avalon Pointe Office Center Phasing Plan, ZCM08-55

Consideration of the request of Meadow Pointe, LLC for Supplemental Final Site Plan approval for Phasing Plan approval. The subject property is located in Section 23 on the south side of Eleven Mile and west of Meadowbrook Road in the I-1, Light Industrial District. The subject property is approximately 3.8 acres and the Applicant is proposing a phasing plan to allow three 9,940 square foot office buildings.

In the matter of Avalon Pointe Office Center, ZCM08-55, motion to approve the phasing plan as submitted, for the reason that the plan is otherwise in compliance with Article 19, Section 1400 and Article 25 of the Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Ordinance. Motion carried 8-0.

2. ROJO MEXICAN BISTRO ZCM08-57

Consideration of the request of Rojo One, LLC for Supplemental Final Site Plan approval for fašade and a Section 9 Fašade Waiver only.  The subject property is located in Section 15, south of Twelve Mile and west of Novi Road in the Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk shopping center.  The Applicant is proposing to modify the existing facade.

In the matter of Rojo Mexican Bistro, Supplemental Final Site Plan for fašade only, ZCM08-57, motion to approve and grant a Section 9 Waiver for the overage of EIFS and underage of Brick subject to the Applicant using the following material percentages: Cultured Stone - 10%; EIFS - 70%; CMU - 5%; Metal - 10%; and Fabric Awning - 5%; for the reasons that the proposed fašade is consistent with the overall Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk development and will generally enhance the visual quality of the project, no additional EIFS is proposed, the proposed paint colors are consistent with the overall project and because it is otherwise in compliance with Article 25 of the Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Ordinance. Motion carried 8-0.

3. APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 22, 2008 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the October 22, 2008 Planning Commission minutes as amended. Motion carried 8-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:21 PM.

SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS

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

WED/THU 12/24&12/25 CITY OFFICES CLOSED

WED/THU 12/31&1/01 CITY OFFICES CLOSED