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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
December 7, 2016 7:00 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile (248) 347-0475

COMMISSION MEMBERS: Anthony, Giacopetti, Greco, Lynch, Pehrson, Zuchlewski

The Planning Commission wishes to advise the general public that all remarks shall be limited to three minutes per person during both the Public Hearing and Audience Participation portions of the meeting. Petitioners’ presentations shall be limited to ten minutes.

No person, other than a Commission member, shall address an issue for public hearing following the closing of that public hearing by the Chairperson (except during Audience Participation).

The above participation policy is outlined in Sections 3.4 and 3.8 of the Planning Commission By-Laws and Rules of Procedure.

CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
CORRESPONDENCE
COMMITTEE REPORTS
CITY PLANNER REPORT

CONSENT AGENDA - REMOVALS AND APPROVAL

1.    LAKE SHORE PARK- PICNIC SHELTER, JSP 16-70

Approval  at the request of City of Novi for approval of Preliminary Site Plan for Lake Shore Park Picnic Shelter, JSP 16-70. The subject property is located in Section 3  south of South Lake Drive and west of Old Novi Road. The applicant is proposing to construct approximately 630 square feet picnic shelter for Lake Shore Park.   
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PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.    FELDMAN AUTOMOTIVE JSP16-31

Public hearing at the request of Feldman Automotive for Planning Commission’s approval of Preliminary Site Plan, Wetland Permit, Woodland Permit, Stormwater Management Plan, and Special Land Use. The subject property has split zoning of P-1 (Vehicular Parking) at the south and B-3 (General Business) at the north and is located in Section 23, on the south side of Grand River Avenue between Novi Road and Meadowbrook Road. The subject property is approximately 1.67 acres and the applicant is proposing to improve the parcel for parking for sale of new, unlicensed motor vehicles and outdoor space for exclusive sale of new or used automobiles.   
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2.    ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.279
Public Hearing for Planning Commission’s recommendation to the City Council for an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance in order to modify the TC, Town Center and TC-1, Town Center-1 Districts to better accommodate mixed-use and residential developments in the Main Street area.   
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3.    ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.277
Public Hearing for Planning Commission’s recommendation to the City Council for an ordinance to amend the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance at Article 3, Zoning Districts, Section 3.1.25, Town Center District, Special Land Uses, and Article 4, Use Standards, Section 4.40, Restaurants in the character of a fast food carryout, Drive-In, Fast food drive-through, or Fast food sit-down, specifically for the TC and TC-1 Town Center Districts; in order to permit drive-through Restaurants in the TC Town Center District.     
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MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

1.    HADLEYS TOWING JSP16-33 with Rezoning 18.715

Consideration at the request of Hadley’s Towing for Planning Commission’s recommendation to the City Council for rezoning property in Section 17 on south side of Grand River Avenue between Wixom Road and Beck from I-1 (Light Industrial) to I-2 (General Industrial) with a Planned Rezoning Overlay (PRO).   The subject property is approximately 17.78 acres and the applicant is proposing to rezone approximately 5.6 acres of northerly portion of the property to accommodate the vehicle towing business and outdoor storage yard. The applicant is proposing to develop the property in two phases. The first phase includes construction of 155 parking spaces to store towed vehicles and the future phase would include 113 spaces. 
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1.    ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT 18.280
Set public hearing for Text Amendment 18.280 to consider amending the City of Novi Zoning Ordinance in order to modify Section 4.86 – Uses Not Otherwise Included Within A Specific Use District and Section 2.2 – Definitions to recognize and provide for implementation of State and Federal legislation regarding wireless communication equipment and facilities.
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2.    SIGN CODE AMENDMENT 17.188
Set public hearing for consideration to amend Chapter 28, “Signs” of the City of Novi Code, Amendment 17-188, to update, clarify, and provide new substantive regulations Concerning the placement of signs within and throughout the City.    
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3.   APPROVAL OF THE SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
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4.    APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 5, 2016 PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES   
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MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
CONSENT AGENDA REMOVALS FOR COMMISSION ACTION
SUPPLEMENTAL ISSUES
AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
ADJOURNMENT


SCHEDULED AND ANTICIPATED MEETINGS


MON    12/19/16    CITY COUNCIL MEETING    7:00 PM
MON    1/09/17    CITY COUNCIL MEETING    7:00 PM
TUE    1/10/17    ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS    7:00 PM
WED    1/11/17    PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING    7:00 PM
MON    1/23/17    CITY COUNCIL MEETING    7:00 PM

NOTICE: Full plan sets available to view at the Community Development Department.
People with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City Clerk at 248.347.0456 at least seven business days in advance of the meeting. An attempt will be made to make reasonable accommodations.





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