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PLANNING COMMISSION

ACTION SUMMARY

CITY OF NOVI

Regular Meeting

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 | 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 Greco, Chairperson Gutman, Member Larson, Member Lynch, Member Meyer

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

Absent: Member Baratta, Member Cassis, Member Pehrson, Member Prince (all excused)

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion to approve the March 9, 2011 Planning Commission agenda. Motion carried 5-0.

CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL

1. MACKENZIE NORTH TECHNOLOGY CENTRE, SP08-25

Consideration of the request of Northern Equities Group for a one-year Preliminary Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 1, at the northwest corner of Haggerty Road and Mackenzie Drive, north of Thirteen Mile Road, in the OST, Planned Office Service Technology District. The subject property is approximately 6.09 acres and the applicant is proposing to construct a speculative 55,187 square foot one-story general office building.

2. MACKENZIE SOUTH TECHNOLOGY CENTRE, SP07-70

Consideration of the request of Northern Equities Group for a one-year Final Site Plan extension. The subject property is located in Section 1, at the southwest corner of Haggerty Road and MacKenzie Drive, north of Thirteen Mile Road, in the OST, Planned Office Service Technology District. The subject property is approximately 5.42 acres and the applicant is proposing to construct a speculative 48,866 square foot one-story general office building.

Motion to approve the Consent agenda. Motion carried 5-0.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. TEXT AMENDMENT 18.245

Public Hearing for Planning Commissionís recommendation to City Council for consideration to amend

The City of Novi Zoning Ordinance no. 97-18, as amended, the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance, Article 16, TC and TC-1 Town Center Districts, Section 1603, required conditions and Article 17, RC Regional Center District, Section 1702, Principal Uses permitted subject to Special Conditions and Section 1703, Required Conditions; in order to allow facade waivers in the TC and TC-1 Districts to be approved by the Planning Commission without review and approval by City Council and to allow Planning Commission approval without review and approval by City Council of Special Land Use Permits and Site Plans on sites totaling five acres or less in the RC District.

In the matter of Text Amendment 18.245, motion to recommend approval to the City Council. Motion carried 5-0.

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR APRIL 13, 2011 FOR ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.697, A CITY-INITIATED REZONING OF THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE GATE CONDOMINIUM PROPERTIES LOCATED IN SECTION 18, SOUTH OF TWELVE MILE ROAD AND EAST OF NAPIER ROAD, FROM OS-2 PLANNED OFFICE SERVICE DISTRICT TO R-4 ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

Motion to set a public hearing for Zoning Map Amendment 18.697 for April 13, 2011. Motion carried 5-0.

2. APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 23, 2011 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES

Motion to approve the February 23, 2011 Planning Commission minutes. Motion carried 5-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 7:11 PM.

* Actual Language of motions subject to review.