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Agenda - Tuesday, August 13, 2013
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 13, 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 MAY 14, 2013 MINUTES
2. APPROVAL OF THE JUNE 11, 2013 MINUTES
 
PUBLIC REMARKS
1. Case No. PZ13-0035   43348 Grand River Ave (Cell Phone Repair)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  an oversize wall sign of 30 sq. ft. located on the north  side of a retail tenant suite. The property is located north of Grand River and east of Novi Rd. in the TC Zoning District.  Previous variance 07-082 approved a second wall sign of 17.51 sq. ft. on the north elevation.  The applicant is proposing to increase this sign to 30 sq. ft.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) permits a single wall sign for each business storefront in the TC Zoning District. 
 
2. Case No. PZ13-0036  42355 Grand River (Feldman Automotive)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  an oversize  ground directional sign of 15 sq ft for an existing automotive dealership.  The property is located south of Grand River and east of Novi Rd in the B-3 Zoning District.  Previous variance 08-014 approved a sign of this size and location specifically for Hertz car rentals.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5 (3) Number of on-premises advertising signs permitted states: "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign…"
 
3. Case No. PZ13-0037   226 Henning
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400  to allow construction of a new detached garage with and exterior side setback of 22 ft. (30 ft. required) on an existing single family parcel.  The property is located south of South Lake Dr and west of Old Novi Rd in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section requires front and exterior side yard setbacks of 30 ft. minimum in the R-4 Zoning District.
 
4. Case No. PZ13-0038  27855 Cabot Drive (Starbucks)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow a 5 ft. reduction in the required 50 ft. building setback, to allow a 10 ft. reduction in the northern yard of the required 20 ft. parking setback, Section 2506.12.d to allow a drive-through lane without the required 18 ft. bypass lane and Section 2503.2.F.4 to allow a 5 ft. reduction in the required 20 ft. accessory structure setback.  The property is located at the northwest corner of Cabot Dr and Twelve Mile Rd in the OST Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires buildings be setback 50 ft. from all property lines and parking be setback 20 ft. from all property lines.  Section 2506.12.d requires an 18 ft. bypass lane be provided adjacent to all proposed drive-through lanes.  Section 2503.2.F.4 requires all accessory structures be setback the same as parking (20 feet in this case) from all property lines.
 
5. Case No. PZ13-0039  44055 Twelve Mile (GFS Marketplace)
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The applicant is requesting variances from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow (3) additional wall signs of 65 sq. ft. each for a new retail business.  The property is located south of 12 Mile Rd and west of Novi Rd in the RC Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5 (3) Number of on-premises advertising signs permitted states: "No building or parcel of land shall be allowed more than one (1) sign…  …where a corner lot or parcel occupied by a single business and situated on two (2) or more thoroughfares, wall signs may be permitted on each thoroughfare….except that if a ground sign is selected and placed on the premises, only the ground sign shall be permitted.
 
6. Case No. PZ13-0040  25875 Novi Road (Panera Bread)
The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) to allow  1 additional wall sign of 59 sq. ft. each located on the south side of a retail tenant suite. The property is located south of Grand River and west of Novi Rd in the TC-1 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(3) permits a single wall sign for each business storefront in the TC-1 district.
 
OTHER MATTERS
ADJOURNMENT
 
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