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PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION SUMMARY
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, May 26, 2010  |  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: Member Baratta, Member Greco, Member Gutman, Member Larson, Member Lynch, Member Meyer, Chair Pehrson, Member Prince

Absent: Member Cassis (excused)

Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Mark Spencer, Planner; Kristin Kolb, City Attorney

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

A motion to approve the May 26, 2010 Agenda. Motion carried 8-0.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  1. LAIRDS GLASS, SP10-21

Public hearing of the request of Lairdís Auto Glass and Trim, Inc., for Special Land Use Permit and Preliminary Site Plan approval. The subject property is located in Section 24, on the north side of Grand River Avenue, east of Meadowbrook Road and west of Seeley Road, in the I-1, Light Industrial District. The subject property is approximately 1.6 acres and the applicant is proposing to locate an automotive service business in the existing building at 40850 Grand River Avenue.

In the matter of Lairdís Glass, SP10-21, a motion to approve the Special Land Use Permit for an automobile service business subject to the following: a. Planning Commission waiver of the required Noise Impact Statement is approved because no additional service bays are proposed and general automotive service is no louder than automotive glass repair; b. The conditions and items listed in the staff and consultant review letters being addressed on the Final Site Plan; and c. Submittal of an updated Hazardous Material Survey and Inventory with the Fire Department. This motion is made for the reasons that the Planning Commission finds that relative to other feasible uses of the site, the proposed expansion of automotive repair uses within the existing buildings on the site: a. Will not cause any detrimental impact on existing thoroughfares or the capabilities of public services and facilities; b. Is compatible with the natural features and characteristics of the land and adjacent uses of land; c. Is consistent with the goals, objectives and recommendations of the Cityís Master Plan for Land Use; d. Will promote the use of land in a socially and economically desirable manner; e. Is (1) listed among the provision of uses requiring special land use review as set forth in the various zoning districts of this Ordinance, and (2) is in harmony with the purposes and conforms to the applicable site design regulations of the zoning district in which it is located. Motion carried 8-0.

In the matter of Lairdís Glass, SP10-21, a motion to approve the Preliminary Site Plan, subject to the applicant placing required notes on the Final Site Plan. This motion is made for the reasons that no changes are proposed to the existing site and it is otherwise in compliance with Article 19, Section 2400 and Article 25 of the Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Ordinance. Motion carried 8-0.

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

  1. SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR JUNE 23, 2010 FOR TEXT AMENDMENT 18.242 RELATED TO OUTSIDE SALES OF PRODUCE AND PLANT MATERIALS IN THE TOWN CENTER DISTRICTS

    A motion to set a Public Hearing for June 23, 2010 for Zoning Text Amendment 18.242, related to Outside Sales of Produce and Plant Materials in the Town Center Districts. Motion carried 8-0.

  2. SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR JUNE 23, 2010 FOR TEXT AMENDMENT 18.243 RELATED TO RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS

    A motion to set a Public Hearing for June 23, 2010 for Zoning Text Amendment 18.243, related to Residential Options. Motion carried 8-0.

  3. PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL FOR PLANNING COMISSION / ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS DUAL MEMBER FOR 2010-2011

Recommendation by Planning Commission to City Council for Member Cassis to serve as the Zoning Board of Appeals Dual Member for 2010-2011. Motion carried 8-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:35 PM.

MON 05/31/10 CITY OFFICES CLOSED

MON 06/07/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

TUE 06/08/10 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING 7:00 PM

WED 06/09/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM

MON 06/21/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM

WED 06/23/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM

*Actual Language of motions subject to review.