PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION SUMMARY
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 |
Council Chambers |
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 |
Council Chambers |
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:00 PM.
Present: Member Baratta, Member Cassis, Member Gutman, Member Lynch, Chair Pehrson, Member Prince
Absent: Member Greco (excused), Member Larson (excused), Member Meyer (excused)
Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Kristen
Kapelanski, Planner; Mark Spencer, Planner; David Beschke, Landscape
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
A motion to approve the June 23, 2010 Agenda. Motion carried 6-0.
CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS
1. MASTER PLAN FOR LAND USE
Set a public hearing for July 14, 2010 for consideration to adopt the Master Plan for Land Use amendments.
Consideration of the request of Amson Dembs Development for a one-year
Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section
9, north of Twelve Mile, east of
3. MERCANTILE MARKETPLACE, DAP INVESTMENTS, SP08-26
Consideration of the request of DAP Investments for a one-year Preliminary
Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 15, north of
A motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried 6-0.
1. WEISS MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT, SP09-26 WITH ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.690
Public Hearing for Planning Commission’s recommendation to the City Council
of a Planned Rezoning Overlay associated with a zoning map amendment to
rezone from I-1, Light Industrial and OS-1, Office Service to B-2, Community
Business and OS-1, Office Service, with a Planned Rezoning Overlay (PRO).
The Subject Property is located in Section 26, east of
In the matter of Weiss Mixed Use Development, SP09-26A with Zoning Map Amendment 18.690, motion to postpone decision on a recommendation to the City Council to rezone the subject property from I-1 (Light Industrial) and OS-1 (Office Service) to B-2 (Community Business) and OS-1 (Office Service) with a Planned Rezoning Overlay for the following reasons: The applicant has not clearly demonstrated how stormwater detention and wetland mitigation areas will be contained on the site; The applicant has not clearly demonstrated how existing wetlands will not be impacted by stormwater run-off and/or woodland mitigation; Woodland impacts have not been properly identified and are likely to be substantially greater than those indicated by the applicant; The public hearing on the Master Plan is scheduled for July 14, 2010 and postponement of this request would allow an additional opportunity for public comment on the subject property, which has been a study area in the Master Plan update; and the Commission would like to review additional information on the impact the proposed Kroger store would have on other retail stores in the area. Motion carried 4-2. (Nays – Gutman, Lynch)
2. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.243
Public Hearing for a recommendation to the City Council for Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.243, an ordinance to repeal and delete sections of Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 24, Schedule of Regulations, Section 2401, Preservation Option and Section 2402, Subdivision Open Space Plan and to amend and renumber at Section 2403, One-Family Clustering Option, Section 2404 RUD Residential Unit Development and Section 2405 Open Space Preservation Option. Amendments proposed in order to expedite the approval process and provide more flexible development options that encourage the preservation of open space, in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Master Plan for Land Use.
In the matter of Text Amendment 18.243, motion to recommend approval to City Council. Motion carried 6-0.
3. ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.242
Public Hearing for a recommendation to the City Council for Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment 18.242, an ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 16, TC and TC-1, Town Center Districts; in order to provide standards for Open Air Business Uses and for the Outdoor Sale of Produce and Plants in the Town Center Districts.
In the matter of Text Amendment 18.242, motion to recommend approval of the staff’s version of the text amendment to City Council. Motion carried 6-0.
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
Consideration of the request of Novi Town Investors, LLC, for a
City Council for Preliminary Site Plan approval
and a Section 9 Façade Waiver. The subject property is located east of
In the matter of Novi Town Center Building F Demo, SP10-26, motion to recommend approval to City Council for the Preliminary Site Plan subject to the following: a.) Section 9 Façade Waiver for the use of non-copper colored standing seam metal in the Town Center District; b) Applicant installing additional landscaping and/or adding decorative features to the visible portions of Buildings E and K in the event this area remains permanently exposed; c) Applicant providing a six foot screen fence along the entire length of the linear walkway along the southeastern portion of the site; d) Applicant eliminating the parking adjacent to the Building D sidewalk if warranted by the Traffic Impact Study; e) Applicant installing the proposed landscaping along the linear walkway along the southeastern portion of the site within thirty days of completion of demolition of the building if weather conditions allow and otherwise no later then May 15th as noted in the Landscape Review Letter; and f) The conditions and items in the staff and consultant review letters being addressed on the Stamping Set submittal for the reason that it is otherwise in compliance with Article 25 and Article 16 of the Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable provisions of the Ordinance; The proposed façade is consistent with the overall Town Center development and will generally enhance the visual quality of the project; The color selections are carefully coordinated and will harmonize with both new and existing materials; and The use of the selected façade materials and material combinations will not detract from the future development of buildings with façades of brick and stone. Motion carried 6-0.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:43 PM.
MON 07/05/10 CITY OFFICES CLOSED
MON 07/12/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
TUE 07/13/10 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 07/14/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
MON 07/19/10 CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 PM
WED 07/28/10 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 PM
* Actual language of motions subject to review.