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Regular Meeting
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center | 45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0580

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Hearing Format and Rules of Conduct

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes             February 9, 2010

TRIBUTE TO GERALD BAUER by Senator Nancy Cassis

Public Remarks

1.     Case No. ZBA10-003 1627 West Lake Drive
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MJ Whelan Construction Company is requesting modification of a previous variance to allow demolition and reconstruction of a new home on the existing footings at 1627 West Lake Drive.  The reconstruction requires the following dimensional variances approved in previous variance ZBA09-051 to allow additions to an existing residence on the site.  Property is zoned R-4 and is located south of Pontiac Trail and east of West Park Drive.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Article 2400 Schedule of Regulations which requires a 10 foot minimum side yard setback and a 25 foot aggregate side yard setback.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Article 2908 Projections into Yards which allows eaves to project a maximum of 2 for 1 foot of setback width into required side setbacks.

REQUIRED MINIMUM SIDE YARD SETBACK                                                10 FEET
PROPOSED MINIMUM SIDE YARD SETBACK                                              6.9 FEET
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                                                                3.1FEET

REQUIRED AGGREGATE SIDE YARD SETBACK                                        25 FEET
PROPOSED AGGREGATE SIDE YARD SETBACK                                      17.26 FEET
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                                                                7.74 FEET

MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PORCH EAVE PROJECTION                                 13.5 INCHES
PROPOSED PORCH EAVE PROJECTION                                                   30 INCHES
VARIANCE REQUESTED                                                                                16.5 INCHES

VARIANCE REQUESTED                                                                                3.25 INCHES

2.     Case No. ZBA10-004 43800 Gen Mar CVS/Pharmacy
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The petitioner is requesting variances to allow location of an accessory structure in the side setback and waiver of the roof top equipment screening request for piping. The property is zoned I-1, and is north of Ten Mile Road and west of Novi Road.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503 In the I-1 District, accessory structures are required to be placed in the rear yard.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503 The Zoning Ordinance requires all roof top equipment to be less than 5 foot high and screened from view of the neighboring properties.

3.     Case NO. ZBA10-005 27790 Novi Road Hotel Baronette
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The petitioner is requesting a variance to allow installation of a 7.5 SF drive identification sign on the south driveway entrance and four (4) additional wall signs as follows: 82.18 SF on the east elevation, a 32.42 SF on the north elevation, 26.57 SF on the east elevation and 24.27 SF on the west elevation of the building located at 27790 Novi Road for the Hotel Baronette.  Property is zoned RC and is located east of Novi Road and south of Twelve Mile Road

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-7 (b) (2) Parking lot directional signs cannot exceed 3 square feet.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5-(3) Number of on-premise advertising signs permitted.





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