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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA

CITY OF NOVI

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0580

CALL TO ORDER

Pledge of Allegiance

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

Public Hearing Format and Rules of Conduct

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes from April 13, 2010

Public Remarks

  1. Case No. 10-009 MacKenzie North Technology Centre
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Brian J. Hughes of HCP Land, LLC is requesting a variance to allow an extension of ZBA08-066 for a 32 SF leasing sign for MacKenzie North 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.

  1. Case No. 09-042 43025-43043 Grand River Avenue Novi Food Center
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    The petitioner is requesting set back variances to permit construction of parking lot improvements and expansion of the parking lot located in the front yard of four existing retail buildings located at 43025 to 43043 Grand River Avenue. The property is zoned TC-1, Town Center, and located on the south side of Grand River Avenue between Sixth Gate Road and Main Street. Various retail tenants currently occupy the buildings.

    CITY OF NOVI CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 1602 and Section 2400 requires parking spaces to be set back a minimum of 20 feet from the right-of-way. The applicant is proposing to modify the existing parking area with landscaping and curb improvements and to expand the parking area by three parking spaces. The proposed improvements would not meet the setback requirements since they are proposed within the right-of-way

  2. Case No. 10-010 21650 Novi Road Estate Storage
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    The petitioner is requesting variances from Article 24 and Section 2505 (2) of the Zoning Ordinance and 28-10 (b)(11)(a) 3 & 4 of the sign ordinance to allow pick up and drop off parking of rental vehicle(s) in the front yard of an existing storage facility. The property is zoned I-1 and is south of Nine Mile Road and east of Novi Road.

    CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Article 24 Section 2505 (2) Off-street parking shall not be permitted within a front yard nor within a minimum side yard setback unless otherwise provided in this Ordinance. Section 28-10(b)(11)(a)(3 & 4) Unlawful motor vehicle signs.

  3. Case No. 10-011 27475 Huron Circle Waltonwoods
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    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.

  4. Case No. 10-012 22960 Venture Drive
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    SunGlo Services is requesting a variance to locate an accessory structure in the interior side yard of the property located at 22960 Venture Drive.  The property is zoned I-1 and is located north of Nine Mile Road between Novi and Meadowbrook Roads.

    CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503.2.A requires accessory structures to be placed in the rear yard.

  5. Case No. 10-013 25928 Sierra Drive
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    The petitioner is requesting a variance to allow construction of a single story addition and deck to the rear of the existing home located at 25928 Sierra Drive. Property is zoned R-A and is located south of Eleven Mile Road and east of Beck Road.

    REQUIRED MINIMUM REAR YARD SETBACK 50 FEET (existing 48)
    PROPOSED MINIMUM REAR YARD SETBACK 33 FEET
    VARIANCE REQUESTED 17 FEET

    REQUIRED MINIMUM REAR YARD SETBACK 32 FEET
    PROPOSED MINIMUM REAR YARD SETBACK 23 FEET
    VARIANCE REQUESTED 9 FEET

    CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Article 2400 Schedule of Regulations which requires a 10 foot minimum side yard setback, a 25 foot aggregate side yard setback and allows an open rear deck to extend a maximum of 18 into the required rear yard setback.

  6. Case No. 10-014 41370 Bridge Street
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The petitioner is requesting a variance to install an additional real estate leasing sign of 24 SF adjacent to I-96 for 41370 Bridge St. The property is zoned I-1 and is located east of Meadowbrook Road and south of I-96.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (4) permits one 16 square foot leasing sign per parcel of property.

  1. Case No. 10-015 43700 Expo Center Drive
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The petitioner is requesting a variance to install an oversize and over height real estate leasing sign of 100 SF and 13 feet in height for 43700 Expo Center Drive adjacent to the I-96 expressway. The property is zoned EXPO and is located west of Novi Road and south of I-96.

CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-6 (4) permits a lease sign which identifies the sale, rental, or lease of the non-residential property to be a maximum of 16 square feet and 10 feet in height.

OTHER MATTERS

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

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