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PLANNING COMMISSION

ACTION SUMMARY

CITY OF NOVI

Regular Meeting

Wednesday, April 13, 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 Baratta, Member Cassis, Member Greco, Member Gutman, Member Larson, Member Meyer, Chair Pehrson, Member Prince

Also Present: Mark Spencer, Planner; Kristin Kolb, City Attorney

Absent: Member Lynch

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion to approve the amended April 13, 2011 Planning Commission agenda, including consideration to set a public hearing for Text Amendment 18.248 under Matters for Consideration. Motion carried 8-0

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1. ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 18.697

Public Hearing of the request of the City of Novi for Planning Commissionís recommendation to City Council for rezoning of property 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. The subject property is 74.5 acres.

In the matter of Zoning Map Amendment 18.697, City of Novi, motion to recommend approval to City Council to rezone the subject property from OS-2, Planned Office Service District to R-4, One-Family Residential, for the following reasons: 1) As the highest density one-family residential district, the proposed R-4 District is consistent with the single family residential use designation in the Master Plan for Land Use 2010; 2) The use of the property is regulated by the Paragon Properties verses the City of Novi consent judgment; 3) The proposed R-4 District is in harmony the single family residential uses permitted in the above Consent Judgment that permits single family homes and the Knightsbridge Gate site condominium development; 4) Rezoning the property does not change any of the terms of the above consent judgment; and 5) Adequate infrastructure exists to support the proposed single family homes. Motion carried 8-0.

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1. SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR MAY 11, 2011 FOR ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.248 RELATED TO MAINTENANCE AND MATERIAL COMPOSITION FOR RESIDENTIAL AND NON-RESIDENTIAL FENCES

Motion to set a public hearing for Text Amendment 18.248 for May 11, 2011. Motion carried 8-0.

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

Motion to approve the March 23, 2011 Planning Commission minutes. Motion carried 8-0.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 7:19 PM.

* Actual Language of motions subject to review.