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PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:01 PM.
Present:Member Baratta, Member Cassis, Member Gutman, Member Lynch, Member Meyer, Chair Pehrson, Member Prince
Absent: Member Greco (excused), Member Larson (excused)
Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Kristen Kapelanski, Planner; Rod Arroyo, City Traffic Consultant; Tom Schultz, City Attorney
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
A motion to approve the January 27, 2010 Agenda. Motion carried 7-0.
CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL
1. BECK NORTH CORPORATE PARK PHASE 2, LOTS 12 & 13, SP 06-47Consideration of the request of Amson Dembs Development for a one-year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 4, at the northwest corner of Cartier and Hudson Drive, in the I-1, Light Industrial District. The subject property is approximately 2.77 acres and the applicant is proposing a 40,013 square foot speculative light industrial warehouse building.
A motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried 7-0.
1. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.694
Public Hearing of the request of Novi Mile, LLC, for Planning Commission’s recommendation to City Council for rezoning of property in Section 16, east of Beck Road between I-96 and Grand River Avenue, from OST, Planned Office Service Technology, to FS, Freeway Service District. The subject property is approximately 1.81 acres.
In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.694 for Novi Mile, LLC, motion to recommend approval to the City Council to rezone the subject property from OST, Office Service Technology District to FS, Freeway Service District for the following reasons: a) Because of the uncertain economic times; b) Because the Master Plan process is incomplete at this time and; c) For the other reasons stated during the discussion. Motion carried 6-1. (Nay – Chair Pehrson)
2. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.692
Public Hearing of the request of Novi Town Center Investors for Planning Commission’s recommendation to City Council for rezoning of properties in Section 14, at Town Center Drive and Crescent Blvd. and also Town Center Drive and Grand River Avenue, from OS-1, Office Service District and OSC, Office Service Commercial, to TC, Town Center District. The subject properties are approximately 10.85 acres.
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
1. HOTEL BARONETTE PHASING PLAN, SP10-03
Consideration of the request of Hotel Baronette for a recommendation to City Council for Phasing Plan approval. The subject property is located in Section 14, east of Novi Road and south of Twelve Mile Road in the RC, Regional Center District. The subject property is approximately 6.3 acres and the applicant is proposing 3 phases of work to be done to the property. This first phase would include the improvements to the exterior of the proposed restaurant space. The second phase would include the improvements to the Twelve Oaks Mall entrance drive. The third phase would include the construction of the three story 5,688 square foot addition.
In the matter of the request of Hotel Baronette, SP 10-03, motion to recommend approval of the Phasing Plan, subject to the following: a) Compliance with all conditions and requirements listed in the staff and consultant review letters, and for the reason that the plan is otherwise in compliance with Article 17, Article 24 and Article 25 of the Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Ordinance. Motion carried 7-0.
2. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.239
Consideration for a recommendation to City Council for an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 2, "Construction of Language and Definitions, Zoning Districts Map," Section 201, "Definitions," to amend the definition of gasoline service stations to specify permitted accessory uses with a prohibition on the sale of alcohol, which has been found to be contrary to the public health, safety and welfare and Article 25, "General Provisions," Section 2505, "Off-Street Parking Requirements" to revise the parking requirements for self-service gas stations.
Motion to recommend approval of Zoning Text Amendment 18.239 to the City Council of Alternative 3 as amended to add that a building where gas is sold shall be a minimum of 15,000 square feet and the point of sale of the alcohol shall not be less than 50 feet from where the fuel is dispensed. Motion carried 5-2. (Nay – Member Gutman, Member Meyer)
3. APPROVAL OF THE NOVEMBER 18, 2009 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
A motion to approve the November 18, 2009 Planning Commission minutes. Motion carried 7-0.
4. APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 9, 2009 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
A motion to approve the December 9, 2009 Planning Commission minutes. Motion carried 7-0.
The meeting adjourned at 8:38 PM.
MON 02/08/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
TUE 02/09/10 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 02/10/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 02/15/10 CITY OFFICES CLOSED
MON 02/22/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 02/24/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
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