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REGULAR MEETING – ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
CITY OF NOVI
Tuesday July 10, 2007– 7:30 p.m.
Council Chambers – Novi Civic Center – 45175 W. Ten Mile Rd.
Roll callMembers Bauer, Canup, Fischer, Gatt, Krieger, Sanghvi and Shroyer
Pledge of Allegiance
Public Hearing Format and Rules of Conduct:
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes May 8, 2007, June 5, 2007
1. Case No. 07-040 filed by Bill Stanton of Toll Brothers Inc. For Island Lakes located at 25622 Napier Road – tabled from June 5, 2007
Bill Stanton of Toll Brothers, Inc is requesting multiple sign variances for nine over sized real estate signs and twelve directional signs for the Island Lakes Community Development. The property is zoned RA and located south of Grand River north of Ten Mile and east of Napier west of Wixom Road.
The applicant has prioritized nine (9) variance requests for oversized real estate signs to be located:
Sign # Priority #
#1 Wixom Road/10 Mile #1
#2 Drakes Bay Drive/Chesapeake Drive #20
#3 Wixom Road/Drakes Bay Drive #19
#10 Seaglen Drive #18
#11 Drakes Bay Drive/Chesapeake Drive #3
#17 Drakes Bay Drive north of Terra Del Mar Drive #2
#18 Ten Mile Road/Terra Del Mar Drive #4
#19 Drakes Bay Drive/Saybrook Court #16
#20 Wixom Road/Timber Trail #17
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (3) Temporary Signs states: "Sale, rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the residential property…shall be 64 square feet in area and not higher than five (5) feet. One sign."
The applicant has prioritized twelve (12) variance requests for directional signage to be located:
Sign # Priority #
#4 Ravine Drive/Shoreline #10
#5 Not indicated on map #9
#6 Drakes Bay Drive west of Saybrook #11
(also indicated as Timber Trail and Shoreline)
#7 Island Lake Drive/Fieldstone Drive #8
#8 Seaglen Drive/Island Lake Drive #14
#9 Drakes Bay Drive/Seaglen Drive #7
#12 Drakes Bay Drive/Terra Del Mar Drive #6
#13 Drakes Bay Drive south of Terra Del Mar Drive #5
#14 Drakes Bay Drive lot 218 #13
#15 Terra Del Mar Drive across from Langley Drive #15
#16 Terra Del Mar Drive at Billenca Drive #21
#21 Island Lake Drive/Shoreline Drive #12
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-10 (a) Prohibited Signs states: "A sign nor expressly permitted is prohibited."
Applicant is requesting nine oversized real estate sign variances and twelve sign variances for directional signage in the Island Lakes Community Development.
2. Case No. 07-045 filed by Mark Vesta of Archiver’s Photo Memory Store located at 26160 Ingersol Drive
Applicant is requesting one 19.27 square foot wall sign variance for a 13 foot-8 inch x 6 foot-2 inch wall sign on the southwest elevation of the Archiver’s Photo Memory Store to be located at 26160 Ingersol Drive in the Novi Town Center. Property is zoned TC and located south of 696 and west of Novi Road.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES Section 28-5 (2) b. 1. (a) (i) a. states: "A business having a first floor pedestrian entrance shall be allowed one and one-fourth (1 ¼) square feet of signage per linear foot of contiguous public or private street frontage up to a maximum of sixty-five (65) square feet.
Applicant is requesting a variance for an 84.27 square foot wall sign.
3. Case No. 07-046 filed by Crystal Halley of RE/MAX – 100 located at 26870 Beck Road
Applicant is requesting one sign variance for a 32 square foot ground sign to be located at 26870 Beck Road. The building already has an approved wall sign. Property is zoned OS-1 and located west of Beck Road and south of Grand River Avenue.
NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES Section 28-5 (3) states: "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sin permitted…"
Applicant is requesting to have a ground sign in addition to an existing wall sign.