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REGULAR MEETING – ZONING BOARD OF
Roll call Members Bauer, Canup, Fischer, Gatt, Krieger, Sanghvi and Shroyer
Pledge of Allegiance
Rules of Conduct:
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes – June 6, 2006
1. Case No. 06-53 filed by Novi Town Center Investors at 26045 Town Center Drive
The Novi Town Center Investors is requesting a variance for the reduction in loading space of four hundred – ninety (490) square feet for the construction of proposed Building 3 in the Novi Town Center Outlot. Property is located north of Grand River Avenue, west of Town Center Drive and zoned Town Center District.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES; Section 2507, paragraph (2) states: "Within a TC District, loading, unloading space shall be provided in the rear yard at a ratio of ten (10) square feet for each front foot of building". Building’s south face has eighty-six (86) feet.
REQUIRED LOADING/UNLOADING SPACE 860 SQUARE
Applicant is requesting for a reduction in required loading area.
2. Case No. 06-057 filed by Nancy Long of A-1 Expeditors for Chase Bank at 39820 Eight Mile Road
A-1 Expeditors for Chase Bank at 39820 Eight Mile Road is requesting one sign variance for the continued placement of a wall sign erected without obtaining a sign permit. This property is zoned OSC and located on the northwest corner of Eight Mile and Haggerty Roads.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES Section 28-6(3) states: "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign permitted under this section…"
Applicant is requesting permission to continue use of a wall sign erected without obtaining a Sign Permit.
3. Case No. 06-58 filed by Andrew & Susan Soborowski of 1407 East Lake Drive
Andrew & Susan Soborowski are requesting three (3) setback variances for the construction of an upper level deck within the front and side yards of the existing home located at 1407 East lake Drive. Applicant is requesting a 9.17-foot (north) side yard setback variance, a 9.33-foot (south) side yard setback variance and an 8.6 front yard setback variance. Property is zoned R-4 and located north of Thirteen Mile Road and east of Old Novi Road. NOTE: Previous deck approval ZBA90-1859.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES Section 2908, "Projections into Yards" states that vertical projections up to ten (10) feet in length and not occupying more than thirty (30) percent of the length of the wall on which they are located may project into the required side yard not more than two (2) inches for each one (1) foot of width of such side yard.
REQUIRED SIDE YARD SETBACK (NORTH) 14.17 FEET
REQUIRED SIDE YARD SETBACK (SOUTH) 9.33 FEET
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES Section 2907, "Porches: Decks" states that an open, unenclosed and uncovered porch or paved terrace may project into a required front yard setback for a distance not to exceed four (4) feet.
MINIMUM REQUIRED FRONT YARD SETBACK 26 FEET
Applicant is requesting three (3) setback variances for the construction of an upper level deck.
4. Case No. 06-059 filed by Jurek Baczewski of 2035 N. Gulley Road for 1945 West Lake Drive
George Baczewski is requesting four (4) setback variances for the construction of a new home at 1945 West Lake Drive. Applicant is requesting a ten (10) foot north side yard setback variance, a five (5) foot south side yard setback variance with a combined total side yard setback variance of fifteen (15) feet and a front yard setback variance of five (5) feet. Existing building is to be demolished and removed.
Property is zoned R-4 and located north of South Lake Drive and east of West Park Drive.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES ARTICLE 24 Section 2400, "Schedule of Regulations" require a minimum side yard setback of ten (10) feet with a combined side yard setback total of twenty-five (25) feet and a minimum front yard setback of thirty (30) feet.
Applicant is seeking four (4) setback variances for the construction of a new home.
REQUIRED FRONT YARD SETBACK 30 FEET
REQUIRED SIDE YARD SETBACK (NORTH) 15 FEET
REQUIRED SIDE YARD SETBACK (SOUTH) 10 FEET
REQUIRED TOTAL SIDEYARD SETBACK (BOTH) 25