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ZONING BOARD OF
Roll call: Members Bauer, Cassis, Ghannam, Ibe, Krieger, Sanghvi, Skelcy and Wrobel
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Approval of Minutes February 10, 2009
1. Case No. 09-003 – 44125 Twelve Mile Road –E124 Fusion Health and
LaVanway Sign Co is requesting a variance to allow installation of a 114.7 SF wall sign or a variance to allow an alterative method of sign area calculations for Fusion Health & Fitness Clubs, a suite within Twelve Mile Crossing. The property is zoned RC and located west of Novi Road and south of Twelve Mile Road.
Section 28-1 "Area of sign means the entire area within the smallest circle, triangle, parallelogram, or other geometric shape that encloses the extreme limits of any writing, picture, logo, representation, emblem, or figure of similar character, together with any frame or other material or color forming an integral part of the display or used to differentiate such sign from the background against which it is placed …"
Section 28-5 (2) b. 1. (a) (i) a. Multiple businesses: 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.
2. Case No. 09-004 -24270 Novi Road – Benito’s Pizza – Vantage Pointe
Sign Fabricators is requesting a variance to allow installation of one additional 39 square foot wall sign for the Benito’s Pizza suite located at 24270 Novi Road. The property is zoned B-3 and is located east of Novi Road and north of Ten Mile Road.
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.
3. Case No.09-005 43700 Expo Center Drive
Scott Elliot of CB Richard Ellis representing Novi Expo Center is requesting to renew the ZBA07-100 variance to allow one 96 square foot oversize real estate leasing wall sign to be located on the building at 43700 Expo Center Drive for the Novi Expo Center. Property is zoned EXPO and is located south of I-96 and west of Novi Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (4) Temporary Signs states "Sale, rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the non-residential property upon which the sign is located shall be a groundpole or portable sign 16 square feet in area not less than one-half the distance between the principal building and adjacent street and not higher than ten (10) feet."
4. Case No.09-006 26800 Meadowbrook Rd – Meadowbrook Corp Park
Colliers International is requesting a renewal of one (1) sign variance for a 60 square foot real estate leasing sign located at 26800 Meadowbrook Road. The property is zoned OST and located south of Twelve Mile and east of Meadowbrook Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (4) Use, Area, Height and Placement Regulations for Temporary Signs states: "Sale rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental or lease of the non-residential property…shall be not greater than 16 square feet and not more than 10 feet in height."
5. Case No. 09-007 27475 Huron Circle – Waltonwood
G. Michael Kahm of Singh Development, LLC representing Waltonwood at Twelve Oaks is requesting renewal of a variance to allow continued placement of a 41 square foot temporary leasing sign, 11 feet in height located at 27475 Huron Circle – Waltonwood. The property is zoned RM-1 and is located south of Twelve Mile Road and east of Novi Road.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (3) Sale, rental or lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the residential property (other than multiple-family apartment complexes) are not to exceed sixteen (16) square feet in area nor more than ten (10) feet in height.
6. Case No. 09-008 25750 Novi Rd – Basic Asian Market
Theresa Shiek, VP of Bistro of Grace, LLC is requesting a variance to permit the installation of a 36 seat restaurant area in the Basic Asian Market located at 25750 Novi Road – Suite 102 without installing any additional parking spaces as required by the Zoning Ordinance. The property is zoned TC-1 and is located on the east side of Novi Road, south of Main Street and north of the CSX railroad tracks.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2505.14.c. requires fast food sit down restaurants to provide a minimum on one parking space per 60 square feet of gross floor area or 1 space for every 2 employees and 1 space for every 2 occupants under maximum occupancy load, which ever is greater. The current retail space is requires one parking space for every 200 square feet of gross leaseable floor area. The proposed restaurant use increases the parking space requirements by 14 spaces
7. Case No. 09-009 27782 Novi Road – Boyne Country Sports
Boyne Country Sports is requesting a variance to allow a wall sign on the east elevation of the building located at 27782 Novi Road. The property is zoned RC and is located east of Novi Road and South of Twelve Mile Road.
Section 28-5 (3) "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign permitted under this section"
There are currently two (2) ground signs on the property, one approved by a Zoning Board of Appeals variance.
8. Case No. 09-010 47601 Grand River Avenue –Providence Hospital
SignGraphix is requesting a variance to erect a wall sign on the north elevation for Providence Park Hospital located at 47601 Grand River Avenue. The property is zoned OSC and is south of Grand River Avenue and west of Beck Road.
Section 28-5 (3) "…No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign permitted under this section…."
Section 28-5 (2) b.1 (a) (ii) b. wall signs shall not exceed 250 square feet in area
9. Case No. 09-011 27175 – 27275 Haggerty Rd – Novi Research Park
CSFB 2001 – CP4 Haggerty Road is requesting a variance to allow a business center sign which contains the names of tenants located at 27175 – 27275 Haggerty Road – Novi Research Park. The property is zoned OST and is located west of Haggerty and south of Twelve Mile Road.
Section 28-1 (2) A business center sign identifies the name and/or logo of a multi tenant building and does not contain any additional information regarding individual businesses.
The proposed sign shows 3 panels to identify 3 separate businesses.
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