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Agenda - Tuesday, May 14, 2013
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 14, 2013  7:00 PM
Council Chambers | Novi Civic Center |45175 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0415

CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL

PUBLIC HEARING FORMAT AND RULES OF CONDUCT
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
MINUTES
1. APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 12, 2013  MINUTES
2. APPROVAL OF THE APRIL 9, 2013  MINUTES
 
PUBLIC REMARKS
1. Case No. PZ13-0014 26401 Novi Road (Qdoba Mexican Grill)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from Section 28-5(3) of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow a second wall sign of 37.5 square feet for a proposed new restaurant.  The property is located west of Novi Road, and north of Grand River Avenue.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(3) permits a single sign to be installed at this restaurant location.  
 
2. Case No. PZ13-0018  41216 VINCENTI CT (DHI EQUIPMENT SALES)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 1905 to allow outdoor storage.  The property is located east of Meadowbrook Rd and south of 11 Mile Rd in the I-1 Zoning District. 
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 1905 requires that uses within the  I-1 District shall be conducted wholly within a completely enclosed building.
 
3. Case No. PZ13-0019  27145 KAREVICH / 27155 KAREVICH (PI DISTIBUTION & GENJI STEAKHOUSE)
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The applicant is requesting variances from Sections 28-1, 28-5 and 28-10 of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow two entrance ground signs of 30 sq. ft., 6 ft. in height including signage for the business on the adjacent parcel, an additional (2nd) wall sign of 1.3 sq. ft. for the restaurant building and the addition of a continuously lit flame at the top of the façade tower for a recently reconstructed restaurant and catering businesses with common ownership on adjacent parcels.  The properties are located west of Novi Rd, and south of Twelve Mile Rd in the C Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-1 requires business signs to advertise the business located on the premises only, 28-5 permits a single wall sign or ground sign to be installed on 27145 S, Karevich parcel and a single wall sign and a ground sign on the 27155 S. Karevich parcel and 28-10 states that “a sign not expressly permitted is prohibited” applicable to the proposed continuous open flame.  
 
4. Case No. PZ13-0021  27754 NOVI RD (LA Z BOY)
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The applicant is requesting variances from Section 28-5 of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow a two oversize wall signs of 132 sq. ft. and 94 sq. ft. for business re-occupancy of an existing retail facility.  The property is located east of Novi Rd, and south of Twelve Mile Rd in the RC Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5 permits a single sign to be installed at this retail location and limits the sign area to 65 sq. ft.
 
5. Case No. PZ13-0022  43769 GALWAY DR
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, 2400 to allow construction of a new covered front porch extending 7.33 ft. into the required 30 ft. front setback of an existing home.   The property is located west of Novi Rd and north of 8 Mile Rd in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires a minimum 30 ft. front yard setback in the R-4 Zoning District.
 
6. Case No. PZ13-0023  2012 WEST LAKE DR
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The applicant is requesting variances to allow reduced side yard setbacks of 5 ft., on each side respectively to allow construction of a deck on the rear of an existing home.  The property is located east of West Lake Dr and north of South Lake Dr in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires minimum and aggregate side yard setbacks of 10 ft. and 25 ft. respectively.
 
7. Case No. PZ13-0006  43280 ELEVEN MILE (RUNNING FIT)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  a second wall sign of 32 square feet located on the east face of a retail tenant suite. The property is located north of Grand River and east of Novi Rd in the TC Zoning District.CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) permits a single wall sign for each business storefront in the TC district.
 
OTHER MATTERS
1. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

ADJOURNMENT
 
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.