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Agenda - Tuesday, September 10, 2013
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS AGENDA
CITY OF NOVI
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 10, 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 JUNE 11, 2013 MINUTES
2. APPROVAL OF THE JULY 9, 2013 MINUTES
 
PUBLIC REMARKS
1. 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…"
 
2. Case No. PZ13-0041   2015 West Lake Dr (aka 2018 West Lake Dr)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400  to allow a reduction in the  side yard setback to 7 ft. (10 ft. required) for a proposed addition to an existing structure to be converted to a residence and attached garage.  The property is located north of South Lake Dr and east of West Park Dr., in the R-4 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires side yard setbacks of 10 feet minimum in the R-4 Zoning District.
 
3. Case No. PZ13-0042   27200 Beck Rd  (TOMS BAR & GRILL)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow a reduction in the exterior side yard setback to 35 ft. (50 ft. required) for an existing building proposed for redevelopment to a restaurant use  The property is located north of Grand River Ave. and east of Beck Rd. in the OST Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires front and exterior side yard setbacks of 50 feet minimum in the OST Zoning District.
 
4. Case No. PZ13-0043   43700 Gen-Mar Dr (EBERSPAECHER NORTH AMERICA)
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, 2505 to allow a reduction in the required number of parking spaces from 223 to 185, Section 2507 to allow loading and unloading between 8 pm and 7 am and Section 1905.b(2) to allow installation of a 1,500 gallon bulk argon gas storage tank with alternate screening.  The property is located at the east end of Gen Mar, west of Novi Rd in the I-1 Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2505 requires minimum quantities of parking spaces for specific uses and occupancies, Section 2507 limits  loading and unloading operations  and Section 1905 limits accessory structures and requires screening.
 
5. Case No. PZ13-0044   43150 Grand River (STEVE & ROCKYS RESTAURANT)
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The applicant is requesting a variance from CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 28-5(2) a.3 to allow installation of a ground sign immediately adjacent (3 ft. setback required) to the right of way line. 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(2) a.3 requires ground signs be placed a minimum of 3 feet from a future (planned) right of way line.
 
6. Case No. PZ13-0045   25814 Beck Rd  Lot 13 Pioneer Meadows Subdivision
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of  new single family homes with  reduced front setbacks of 40 ft. (45 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required) and reduced aggregate side yard setbacks of 30 ft. (50 ft. required) on  existing non-conforming  lots.  The applicant is also requesting an exception from Section 3107 which requires issuance of building permits within 12 months of approval of variances.  The request is to allow the variances to remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date. The properties are located east of Beck Road and north of 10 Mile Road in the RA Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures constructed within the RA zoning district have a minimum front yard setback of 45 ft., a minimum rear setback of 50 ft. and an aggregate side yard setback of 50 ft. 
 
7. Case No. PZ13-0046   Lot 14 Pioneer Meadows Subdivision
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of  new single family homes with  reduced front setbacks of 40 ft. (45 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required) and reduced aggregate side yard setbacks of 30 ft. (50 ft. required) on  existing non-conforming  lots.  The applicant is also requesting an exception from Section 3107 which requires issuance of building permits within 12 months of approval of variances.  The request is to allow the variances to remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date. The properties are located east of Beck Road and north of 10 Mile Road in the RA Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures constructed within the RA zoning district have a minimum front yard setback of 45 ft., a minimum rear setback of 50 ft. and an aggregate side yard setback of 50 ft. 
 
8. Case No. PZ13-0047   Lot 15 Pioneer Meadows Subdivision
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of  new single family homes with  reduced front setbacks of 40 ft. (45 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required) and reduced aggregate side yard setbacks of 30 ft. (50 ft. required) on  existing non-conforming  lots.  The applicant is also requesting an exception from Section 3107 which requires issuance of building permits within 12 months of approval of variances.  The request is to allow the variances to remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date. The properties are located east of Beck Road and north of 10 Mile Road in the RA Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures constructed within the RA zoning district have a minimum front yard setback of 45 ft., a minimum rear setback of 50 ft. and an aggregate side yard setback of 50 ft.  
 
9. Case No. PZ13-0048   Lot 61 Pioneer Meadows Subdivision
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The applicant is requesting variances from the CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 to allow construction of  new single family homes with  reduced front setbacks of 40 ft. (45 ft. required), reduced rear setbacks of 40 ft. (50 ft. required) and reduced aggregate side yard setbacks of 30 ft. (50 ft. required) on  existing non-conforming  lots.  The applicant is also requesting an exception from Section 3107 which requires issuance of building permits within 12 months of approval of variances.  The request is to allow the variances to remain valid for issuance of building permits within 18 months of approval date. The properties are located east of Beck Road and north of 10 Mile Road in the RA Zoning District.
CITY OF NOVI, CODE OF ORDINANCES, Section 2400 requires that structures constructed within the RA zoning district have a minimum front yard setback of 45 ft., a minimum rear setback of 50 ft. and an aggregate side yard setback of 50 ft. 
 
OTHER MATTERS
ADJOURNMENT
 
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