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Agenda - Tuesday, July 9, 2013
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA 
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, July 9, 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 
 
PUBLIC REMARKS
1. 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.
 
2. Case No. PZ13-0014 26401 Novi Rd (Qdoba Mexican Grill)
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The applicant is requesting a rehearing for the variance request 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.  The request was denied on May 14, 2013.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-5(3) permits a single sign to be installed at this restaurant location.
 
3. Case No. PZ13-0025   43700 Expo Center Dr
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The applicant is requesting a variances from Section 28-6(4) of the Novi Sign Ordinance to allow installation of (2) oversize marketing signs of 64 and 20 square feet for a property intended for development and one off premises sign proposed for location within the public right of way. The 64 square foot sign is also exceeds the allowable height of 8 feet with a total height of 12 feet.   The property is located west of Novi Road, and north of Grand River Avenue.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 28-6(4) permits a single sign of maximum 16 sq. ft. to be installed at this restaurant location for marketing purposes.  
 
4. Case No. PZ13-0026   207 Rexton
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503.1E  to allow construction of a new oversize detached garage of 1040 sq. ft. (850 sq. ft. permitted)on an existing single family parcel.  The property is located east of West Lake Drive and south of Pontiac Trail in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2503.1E limits accessory buildings to 850 square feet in the R-4 Zoning District.
 
5. Case No. PZ13-0027  23770 Meadowbrook Rd
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400  to allow construction of a new garage attached to an existing non-conforming single family home with an aggregate side setback of 16.5 feet (25 feet required)  The property is located east of Meadowbrook Road and south of Ten Mile Road, in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires a minimum aggregate side yard setback of 25 feet in the R-4 Zoning District.
 
6. Case No. PZ13-0028  40399 Grand River AVE (Kroger Office)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow location of an accessory structure (pavilion) 48 ft. within the required minimum 100 ft. rear yard setback. The property is located west of Haggerty Road and south of Grand River Avenue, in the I-1 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures within the I-1 zoning district have a minimum rear yard setback of 100 feet.
 
7. Case No. PZ13-0031  26152 Ingersol Dr (Lane Bryant)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  2 additional wall signs of 36 square feet each located on the sides of the projecting entry structure of a retail tenant suite. The property is located north of Grand River and east of Novi Road, 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.
 
8. Case No. PZ13-0033   43025-43043 GRAND RIVER AVE  (NOVI FOOD)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY of NOVI ZONING ORDINANCE:
(1)    Section 2516.7 to extend for one-year final site plan approval for project SP09-18B; and
(2)    Section 3107 to extend for one-year the setback variance granted in ZBA case number 09-042.  
The property is located on the south side of Grand River Avenue between Main Street and Sixth Gate.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCE, Section 2516.7 requires site plan extensions to be approved by the Planning Commission before the site plan approval expires.  Section 3107 states that no order of the ZBA permitting a use of a premises shall be valid for a period longer than 30 days after final site plan approval.
 
9. Case No. PZ13-0034  1375 East LAke Dr
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The applicant is requesting exceptions from Section 2910 of the Novi Zoning Ordinance to allow an outdoor kitchen and seating area as an accessory structure 141 sq. ft. in area on a lot having water frontage. The applicant is also requesting a variance from Section 2515(2) for fences on water front lots which are constructed of materials that will not obstruct the view of the lake.  The accessory structure has been constructed of landscape blocks that do not provide an unobstructed view of the lake.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2910 provides that property on the water side of a public thoroughfare maintain the yard as an open unobscured yard, except the following may be permitted, a boat well or a single storage shed that is no larger than 10 ft. by 10 ft. in area, and the winter storage of boats and docks. 
 
OTHER MATTERS
1. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

ADJOURNMENT
 
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