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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 | 7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0580

Roll call: Members Bauer, Burke, Ghannam, Ibe, Krieger, Sanghvi, Skelcy and Wrobel

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Hearing Format and Rules of Conduct

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes November 12, 2008 and December 9, 2008

Public Remarks

New Business

Election of Officers

1. Case No. 08-063 Filed by Patty Loose of Sign Fabricators for ROJO Mexican Bistro located at 44375 Twelve Mile Road
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Patty Loose of Sign Fabricators is requesting a variance to allow one additional 64 square feet wall sign for the ROJO Mexican Bistro suite within Twelve Mile Crossing. The business has a permitted wall sign. The property is zoned RC and located west of Novi Road and south of Twelve Mile Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28 5 (3) f. 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 is entitled to a single identification wall sign if not otherwise entitled to a wall sign under this Chapter.

2. Case No. 08-064 Filed by Dan Collins of Harmon Sign dba Planet Neon for 41650 Gardenbrook-Dale Carnegie Training
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Dan Collins of Harmon Sign dba Planet Neon is requesting a variance to install 45 square feet of wall sign in place of the ground sign that would be allowed by ordinance. The property is zoned I-1 and located west of Meadowbrook Road and north of Eleven Mile Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28 10 (a) A sign not expressly permitted is prohibited

3. Case 08-065 Filed by Harry Kubbe for 1300 East Lake Road
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Harry Kubbe is requesting four variances for the construction of a proposed addition to an existing home and the construction of a proposed addition to the detached garage located at 1300 East Lake Road. The detached garage addition also requires a variance to allow the addition to an existing accessory structure located in a front yard. Property is zoned R-4 and is located north of Thirteen Mile Road and west of Novi Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Article 2400 Schedule of Regulations requires a 10 foot minimum side yard setback, a 25 foot aggregate side yard setback and maximum total lot coverage of 25%.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503 1. G. Accessory Uses states an accessory building shall not be located closer than 6 feet to any interior side lot line.

REQUIRED ACCESSORY SIDE YARD SETBACK        6 FEET
PROPOSED ACCESSORY SIDE YARD SETBACK      1.67 FEET
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                           4.33 FEET

REQUIRED MINIMUM SIDE YARD SETBACK            10 FEET
PROPOSED MINIMUM SIDE YARD SETBACK            0.33 FEET
VARIANCE REQUEST                                               9.67 FEET

REQUIRED AGGREGATE SIDE YARD SETBACK      25 FEET
PROPOSED AGGREGATE SIDE YARD SETBACK    11.83 FEET
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                         13.17 FEET

MAXIMUM TOTAL LOT COVERAGE                           25%
PROPOSED TOTAL LOT COVERAGE                        32%
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                            7%

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503 1. B. Accessory Uses states accessory buildings shall not be erected in any required front yard.

4. Case 08-066 Filed by Brian Hughes of HCP Land, LLC for 39500 & 39525 MacKenzie Drive MacKenzie South Technology Centre
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Brian J. Hughes of HCP Land, LLC is requesting 2 variances to allow 2 leasing signs @ 32 Square feet each for MacKenzie South Technology Centre. The property is zoned OST and is located west of Haggerty Road and north of Thirteen Mile Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28 6 (5) Sale, rental, or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental or lease of vacant unplatted property upon which the sign is located. Maximum area permitted is 16 square feet one sign permitted per parcel of land.

5. Case 08-068 Filed by Ed Bezilla of Visual Entitiles Inc. for 26750 Providence Parkway Novi Orthopaedic Center
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Ed Bezilla of Visual Entities Inc. is requesting a variance to install a 9 high monument sign for the Novi Orthopaedic Center. The property is zoned OSC and is located west of Beck Road and south of Grand River Avenue.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28 5 (2) a. 2. ii all other ground signs shall not exceed a height of six feet.

6. Case 08-069 Filed by Blair Bowman of ServMan LLC. For 46100 Grand River Avenue Rock Financial
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Blair Bowman of ServMan, LLC. is requesting 5 variances to install an off-premise advertising pole sign of 672 square feet to be mounted with the top of the sign at 50 above grade. This sign is proposed to be located within 1200 feet of existing off premises advertising signs. The property is zoned EXO and is located north of Grand River and west of Taft Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES,

Section 28 -5 (a) Changeable copy signs are to be business ground sign only
Section 28 -8 (1) Off-premise advertising signs are permitted in I-2 zoning district only.
Section 28 -8 (2) Off-premise advertising signs are not to be more than 300 square feet in area, nor more than 15 in height
Section 28-8 (3) No off premise advertising sign shall be located closer than 1,200 feet from another off premise advertising sign.
Section 28-1 (5) Applicant may need the additional variance if the sign does not maintain a static message and the transition from one static display to another be instantaneous without any special effects.

OTHER MATTERS

NOTICE: People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the Community Development Department (248) 347-0415 at least seven working days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.

 

 

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