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REGULAR MEETING – ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – CITY OF NOVI
Tuesday, December 5, 2000 – 7:30 p.m.
Council Chambers – Novi Civic Center – 45175 W. Ten Mile Rd.
Roll call Members Bauer, Harrington, Reinke, Fannon, Brennan, Sanghvi and Kocan
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Christina Kadwell, representing CVS Pharmacy is requesting a variance to erect a second wall sign located at 42191 Fourteen Mile Road. *Please see previous Case No. 99-079.
2) Case No. 00-087 filed by Charles Wilson representing Trans-X Industrial Building
Charles Wilson, representing Monte Costella and Company is requesting four (4) variances for the construction of the Trans X Industrial Building, parcel "Y". Variances requested are for building setback, truck well location, parking lot setback and dumpster location.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES, ARTICLE 24, SECTION 2400, "SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS" requires a building setback adjacent to residential property to have a minimum of five (5) feet of building setback for each foot of building height. Proposed height of building is 24 feet, 8 inches, requiring a 124 foot setback.
Required rear yard setback: 124 feet
Proposed: 50 feet
Variance: 74 feet
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES, SECTION 1905, "Required Conditions" requires that a truck well be recessed not less than sixty (60) feet from the front wall of the building. Two truck wells are being proposed.
Required recessed setback: 60 feet
Proposed: 42 feet
Variance: 18 feet
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES, ARTICLE 24, SECTION 2400, "SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS," paragraph (h) requires that the minimum parking area does not extend into the minimum required front yard setback of the district.
Required parking setback (I-1 District): 40 feet
Proposed: 20 feet
Variance: 20 feet
Required parking setback (I-2 District): 50 feet
Proposed: 20 feet
Variance: 30 feet
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES, SECTION 2503, paragraph 1b, "Accessory Uses" requires that accessory structures not be constructed in any front or required exterior side yard.
Carmine Martune, representing A & W / Long John Silver’s is requesting a sign variance of forty three (43) square feet. A & W / Long John Silver’s will be located at West Market Square on Grand River and Beck Road.
Paul Crow, representing the homeowners of 23619 E. Lebost is requesting a rear yard setback variance of thirteen (13) feet for the construction of a 3 Season room addition.
Ron & Lori Lewis, homeowners of 22470 Southwyck Court are requesting a 4’ 2" rear yard variance for the construction of a deck and enclosure.
Robert Corwin of 25387 Sullivan Lane is requesting an eighteen (18) foot rear yard setback variance for the construction of a deck and screened in porch enclosure.
Bruce Charette of Accent Remodeling #1 Inc., representing Denise Walsh of 21888 Siegal is requesting a seven (7) foot rear yard setback variance for the construction of an addition and a Three Season sunroom enclosure.
Matthew Soltes, homeowner of 901 South Lake Drive is requesting a 5’ 8" side yard variance and a seven (7) foot rear yard variance for the construction at his home. *Please note that the previous owner had not taken out permits to replace existing structure.
Don Marhofer of S.R. Jacobson is requesting an extension of two (2) previously granted sign variances that have since expired for the Saratoga Circle Development. The first variance is a 4’ x 8’ (32 sq. ft.) ground sign located at the southwest corner of Thirteen Mile and Novi Road. The second variance is a 4’ x 8’ (32 sq. ft.) ground sign located at the north corner of Novi Road and Old Novi Road. *Please refer to ZBA Case No. 99-038 and 99-039.
Todd Swanson, homeowner of 23250 Mystic Forest is requesting a ten (10) foot rear yard setback variance for the construction of screened in porch enclosure on an existing deck.
Karen Phillips of Gittleman Construction representing homeowners of 48332 Pebble Lane is requesting a side yard setback variance of 17.5 inches for the construction of a ramp.
Daniel Munro of Marathon Homes representing John Thomopoulos, owner of 425 South Lake Drive is requesting two (2) variances for the construction of a new home. The requested variances are for a five (5) foot side yard setback and a two (2) foot height setback.
Reverend Timothy Whyte of Oakland Baptist Church is requesting five (5) variances for the proposed church located at 23893 Beck Road. These variances include; landscaping, curb, sound and berming.
Michael Kahm, Vice President of Singh Development Co. Ltd is requesting a recision of action taken pursuant to Case No. 00-064. Proposed request is for a ten (10) foot variance for the front yard setback on all lots for the Churchill Crossing Subdivision consisting of two hundred eight (208) lots. This recision request is based upon the "practical difficulty" associated with a dimensional "non use" variance.
Required front yard setback: 30 feet
Proposed: 20 feet
Variance: 10 feet