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ZONING BOARD OF
Roll call Members Bauer, Burke, Fischer, Ghannam, Ibe, Krieger, Sanghvi and Shroyer
Pledge of Allegiance
Public Hearing Format and Rules of Conduct
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes August 12, 2008
1. Case No. 08-045 filed by Charles K. Alawan of Pheasant Run Plaza
Inc. for five tenants of Pheasant Run Plaza located at 39877, 39863, 39853,
39843, 31, 21 and 39783 Grand River Avenue – Tabled August 12, 2008
Charles K. Alawan representing five tenants in Pheasant Run Plaza is requesting five sign variances for the placement of additional wall signage on the north elevation of the plaza facing Grand River Avenue. Petitioner is requesting one 32 square foot illuminated wall sign for Gina Agosta Salon located at 39831 Grand River Avenue; one 20 square foot illuminated wall sign for Agosta For Men located at 39853 Grand River Avenue; one 20 square foot illuminated wall sign for Oxford Tailor located at 39863 Grand River Avenue; one 32 square foot illuminated wall sign for Smokers Merchant located at 39877 Grand River Avenue and one 32 square foot illuminated wall sign for Pheasant Run Cleaners located at 39787 Grand River Avenue. Each tenant has an approved east elevation wall sign and the Plaza has an approved Business Center Sign on Grand River Avenue. Property is zoned B-3 and is located south of Grand River and west of Haggerty Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5 (3) f. Number of on premises advertising signs permitted states: "Where two (2) or more separately owned and operated businesses occupy a building on a single parcel of land, each having a separate exterior entrance, each business entitled to a single identification wall sign…"
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5 (2) b. 3. Wall Sign Placement states: "where more than one separately owned and operated business occupies a building or parcel of land, those wall signs permitted for individual businesses shall be located on the same side of the building as the exterior wall abutting the business space, and within the lineal frontage of the respective business."
1. Case No. 08-052 filed by Jasper Catanzaro representing Weston Estates
Homeowners Association for 43468 McLean Court
Jasper Catanzaro representing Weston Estates Homeowners Association is requesting two sign variances for the placement of a ten foot tall, break-away pole, subdivision entranceway sign. The sign measures 14" x 20" and is proposed to be located in a City of Novi right-of-way adjacent to lot 12, 43468 Mc Lean Court in Weston Estates. Property is zoned R-4 and is located west of Novi Road and north of Nine Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-1 (7) (10) Definitions states: Entranceway sign means a ground identification sign that designates the street entranceway to a residential…or coordinated multi-parcel development or permitted institution, from a public right-of-way. Ground sign means a sign, not attached to any building, supported by a monument placed in the ground surface such that the entire bottom of the sign is affixed to the ground and is not supported by poles, columns, or uprights.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5 (2) d. Area height and placement regulations Entranceway sign states: Height: Maximum of five (5) feet; Placement: Not less than ten (10) feet from any street right-of-way and only in yards adjacent to streets at the entrance to the subdivision.
2. Case No. 08-053 filed by Pat Cavanaugh of Shannon Development LLC for
Stoneridge Office Park located on parcel 50-22-10-452-001
Pat Cavanaugh representing Shannon Development, LLC is requesting one sign variance for the continued placement of an 8’ 6" x 7’ 6" sixty-four square foot construction identification sign originally approved on 12-08-2006 and located on parcel 50-22-10-452-001. The Stoneridge project received its first certificate of occupancy on August 5, 2008. Property is zoned OS-1 and is located west of Novi Road and north of Twelve Mile Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (1) Temporary Signs states a construction identification sign which identifies the name of the project developers, contractors, engineers, architects, lenders, or brokers on a site being developed are allowed to be 64 square feet and are valid until the issuance of first certificate of occupancy.
3. Case No. 08-055 filed by Russ Nuffer of Singh Homes Building
Company LLC for 41730 Crane Way, Lot 84 Tollgate Woods Phase 2
Singh Homes Building Company LLC is requesting a Temporary Use Permit renewal for the placement of a temporary construction trailer on Lot 84 of Tollgate Woods at 41730 Crane Way from October 14, 2008 through October 14, 2010. Petitioner received a Temporary Use Permit in 2006 and a ZBA extension in ZBA06-072 for two years. The property is zoned RA and located west of Meadowbrook and north of Twelve Mile Roads.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 3004 (3), "Temporary Use Permits" states: "The Building Official, or his designee, shall have the power to grant permits authorizing temporary special land uses for…temporary buildings…not to exceed two (2) years in undeveloped sections of the City.
1. Rules of Procedure
*Case No. 08-054 filed by the Manyam Group LLC for Sri Venkateswara Temple and Cultural Center, Inc. to be located at 26233 Taft Road
On September 24, 2008 the Planning Commission tabled the Sri Venkateswara Temple and Cultural Center’s request for preliminary site plan approval. The Manyam Group has requested to be postponed to the November 12, 2008 ZBA agenda.
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