PLANNING COMMISSION ACTION SUMMARY
CITY OF NOVI
August 8, 2012 7:00 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at or about 7:00 PM.
Present: Member Greco, Member Gutman, Member Lynch, Chair Pehrson
Absent: Member Anthony (excused), Member Prince (excused), Member Zuchlewski (excused)
Also Present: Barbara McBeth, Deputy Director of Community Development; Kristen Kapelanski, Planner; David Beschke, Landscape Architect; Beth Kudla-Saarela, City Attorney; David Campbell, Planner
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Motion to approve the August 8, 2012 Planning Commission agenda. Motion carried 4-0.
CONSENT AGENDA – REMOVALS AND APPROVALS
Consideration of the request of Walmart Stores East LP, Inc. for a recommendation to the City Council regarding the revised landscape plan for the east portion of the site bordering Town Center Drive. The subject property is located in Section 14, at the northwest corner of Eleven Mile Road and Town Center Drive, in the TC, Town Center District. The subject property is approximately 12.8 acres and the applicant has constructed an approximately 149,000 square foot Walmart Store. The applicant has installed landscaping in accordance with the previously-approved plan. The applicant has now proposed additional landscape screening between the loading zone and Town Center Drive to confirm the sufficiency of the planting plan in lieu of the decorative all or fence.
Motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried 4-0.
Public hearing for Planning Commission’s recommendation to the City Council for an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 25, General Provisions, Section 2516, Site Plan Review (all districts); in order to allow administrative approval of Site Plans proposing a reduction in building size from a previously approved plan.
Motion to recommend approval to the City Council of Text Amendment 18.261 – administrative approval of reductions in building size. Motion carried 4-0.
MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION
Motion to set a public hearing for Zoning Ordinance text amendment 18.263 for electric vehicle charging stations for September 12, 2012. Motion carried 4-0.
Motion to approve the June 27, 2012 Planning Commission Minutes. Motion carried 4-0.
Motion to approve the July 11, 2012 Planning Commission Minutes. Motion carried 4-0.
The meeting adjourned at 7:12 PM.
*Actual Language of motions subject to review.