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REGULAR MEETING – ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – CITY OF NOVI
Roll call Members Bauer, Brennan, Fannon, Gray, Gronachan, Sanghvi and Reinke
Rules of Conduct:
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1) Case No. 01-087 filed by Dennis Cline of 24101 Nilan
Dennis Cline is requesting a front yard setback variance of 3.17 feet for the construction of an attached (6 x 13.5 ft.) shed to an existing attached garage at 24101 Nilan. Property is located on a corner lot with two (2) front yard setbacks.
Required front yard setback: 30 feet
Proposed: 26.83 feet
Variance: 3.17 feet
2) Case No. 01-089 filed by Gregory Gratek of 2023 West Lake Drive
Gregory Gnatek is requesting three (3) variances for the construction of a detached garage located at 2023 West Lake Drive. The variances requested are for a front yard variance of twenty (20) feet, a north side yard variance of .33 feet, and a south side yard variance of four (4) feet.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 2910, Paragraph 2, "Lots having Water Frontage" states that accessory structures shall be permitted upon such water frontage lots in the setback between the road right-of-way and the main building provided the front yard setback is maintained.
Required front yard setback: 30 feet
Proposed front yard setback: 10 feet
Variance: 20 feet
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 2503, "Accessory Buildings", Paragraph 1D states that no detached accessory building shall be located any closer than ten (10) feet to any main building nor shall be located any closer than six (6) feet to any interior side lot or rear lot line.
Required side yard setback (North): 6 feet
Proposed side yard setback: 5.67 feet Variance: .33 feet
Required side yard setback (South): 6 feet
Proposed side yard setback: 2 feet
Variance: 4 feet
3) Case No. 01-090 filed by Don Marhofer representing Saratoga Circle
Don Marhofer, representing Saratoga Circle is requesting an extension of one (1) year for an existing trailer located on lot 45.
4) Case No. 01-091 filed by Edgar Kent representing Redford Baptist Church
Edgar Kent, representing Redford Baptist Church is requesting a sign variance to erect a temporary ground sign to be located on Meadowbrook Road between Twelve and Thirteen Mile Roads.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-11(a) states that "a sign not expressly permitted is prohibited."
Applicant is requesting an 8 x 4 foot ground sign.
5) Case No. 01-092 filed by Mathias Keck representing Eberspaecher
Mathias Keck representing Eberspaecher is requesting three sign variances to erect a wall sign and a ground sign at 29101 Haggerty.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6(2)a "Area, Height and Placement Regulations – Ground Signs"1.i states "except as provided below, ground signs shall not exceed a maximum thirty (30) square feet or one (1) square foot for each two (2) feet the sign is setback, whichever is greater, with a maximum area of one hundred (100) square feet."
Permitted (based on 85 foot setback from centerline of Haggerty): 42.5 square feet
Proposed: 246 square feet
Variance: 203.5 square feet
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6(2)a.2.ii states "all other ground signs shall not exceed a height of five (5) feet…"
Permitted: 5 feet
Proposed: 16.4 feet
Variance: 11.4 feet
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6(3) states "…no parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign permitted under this section…"
Applicant is requesting permission to allow a 40.15 square foot wall sign.
6) Case No. 01-093 filed by Lawrence Trepeck representing the Proposed Gas Station at 43601 Grand River
Lawrence Trepeck is requesting three (3) variances to renovate an existing gas station located at 43601 Grand River.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 1602.11 states that "sidewalks within the TC-1 District adjacent to non-residential collector and local streets shall be 12.5 feet in width."
Required sidewalk width (along Flint Street): 12.5 feet
Proposed: 8 feet
Variance: 4.5 feet
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 1602.11 states that "sidewalks are required at all developments which abut any street or an internal service road."
Required amount of sidewalk on Flint Street: 200 feet*
Proposed: 70 feet
Variance: 130 feet
*Length of the lot is 200 feet
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 2506, "Off-Street Stacking Space, Layout Standards, Construction and Maintenance" requires twenty four (24) feet of maneuvering lane width with a seventy five (75) to ninety (90) degree parking pattern.
Required maneuvering lane: 24 feet
Proposed: 10 feet
Variance: 14 feet
7) Case No. 01-094 filed by Craig Hofeldt representing Midas
Craig Hofeldt representing Midas is requesting two (2) sign variances to erect one wall sign and one ground sign at 43421 West Twelve Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6(3) states "no parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign permitted under this section except as follows…"
Applicant is requesting permission to erect a 30.28 square foot illuminated wall sign to state "Auto Service Experts".
Applicant is requesting permission to erect a 25.56 square foot illuminated ground sign to state "Midas".