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GCP 11/28/94

Members Present: Jurgen Pape,Gary Stansbury,Larry Huey,Dorothy Garrett
Absent: Lyn Robertson,James Harf
Visitors: see attached list}
Work Session:
Mr. Pape explains to the citizens that the work session has been scheduled to allow the GPC to
discuss possible zoning changes in the area of Cherry Valley Road and State Route 16. The GPC want to
hear the input ofthe residents in the area before making any formal recommendation to Council.
Mr. Pape asked Mr. Tailford to explain the developments that are ready planning to go in the area.
Mr. Tailford explains that SuperAmerica,McDonalds and the possibility ofthree other business are
planning to build on the southwest corner of Cherry Valley Road and SR16;Bob Evans Farms and a 60-
unit motel are planning to build on the southeast corner of Cherry Valley Road and SR16;Mr. And Mrs.
Pyle are requesting to build a small storage unit on their property. Mr. Tailford stated that those were the
only known development s looking on Cherry Valley Road south of SR16. Mr. Pape explains what
Planned Commercial District P(CD)and Suburban Business District S( BD)zonings are and the difference
between the two.
Mr. Pape opens the meeting to public comments and questions. Many questions asked about the
plans for sewer expansion in the area,how the roads were going to be improved. Mr. Tailford attempted
to answer those questions. Other questions pertained to taxes and whether they would go up with
commercial zoning. Mr. Tailford was not sure at the time but said he check on that issue.
Many of the residents were concerned about an individual lot developing in between to residential
lots and how that could be avoided. It was explained that PCD zoning would give the GPC the ability to
regulate that from happening. PCD zoning has a requirement of five acre minimum lot size which can be
varied by the Planning Commission to a smaller size. Many of the residents requested that they would
prefer that type of zoning over the SBD zoning and GPC members also expressed the same desire.
After lengthy discussion on relatively the same issues,Mr. Pape asked by a show of hands how
many were in favor ofbeing rezoned to commercial zoning. Most ofthe citizens raised their hands. Mr.
Pape asked how many opposed,no one raised their hand. The GPC believed this was enough reason to schedule a public hearing. The Public hearing was to be scheduled as soon as possible and would be on a GPC recommendation to Council to rezone the property on Cherry Valley Road south of State Route 16. fo Ftp
Adjournment: 8:33 p.m.
Respectively submitted,


gpc 04/07/94

March 7, 1994
Dorothy Garrett, Lyn Robertson, Jurgen Pape, Gary
Members Absent: James Harf, Larry Huey
Also Present: Doug Tailford, Zoning Inspector
Visitors: Nan Steyn (Sentinel)G,erald Martin (15 Briarwood)D,on
Bonar (237 West Elm), Kate &Chris Kenah (339 W. Broadway)
Minutes: Minutes of February 7 require two corrections: on Page
2, Paragraph 2, eliminate "and" from Line 3. In Paragraph 4, Line
7 change "citing"to "siting."Mr. Stansbury moved to approve, Ms.
Citizen Comments: None
Old Business: None
New Business:
Don &Martha Bonar, 127 West Elm
The Bonars wish to construct a two-story matching addition
between the garage and the house, remove the current garage, and
replace it with a matching two-story garage. They will also remove
small back porch. Mr. Bonar explained that there will be one
change in the plans to connect upstairs the existing house and new
addition with different roof lines. A stairs/landing precludes
connection at the old roof line. Lot coverage will be 48.9%,and
setback has been approved by BZBA. Mr. Bonar said there will be
landscaping or plantings done.
Ms. Robertson moved to approve application pending approval by
Mr. Tailford of revisions in connector/extension of the two parts
of the house; Mr. Stansbury seconded and MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY
Chris &Kate Kenah, 339 West Broadway
The Kenahs wish to expand the kitchen and, to balance the
structure, add a screened porch to the side of their home with
matching exteriors. There will be a skylight on the east side.
Mr. Kenah explained locations of doors and windows to members'
satisfaction. Ms. Robertson moved to approve appliction, Mr.
Mr. Martin will convert the Tole House into the new location
for his coffeehouse. His plans involve changing landscaping in
front of the building. Mr. Pape preferred brick rather than
exposed aggregate, and he would prefer something other than
seasonal color."There was considerable discussion on plantings
and the merits of different materials for the porch. Consensus
of GPC members preferred that the application be tabled until Mr.
Martin could solicit estimates for various flooring materials.
No sign was on the application, but discussion ensued on how
a proposed sign at the location of the present one on the side of
the building could fit ihto the ordinance. Mr. Martin explained
that he wants to paint the sign white and place his logo to
whatever dimensions will fit the regulations. The question was
whether the board itself was a sign or whether the letters were the
sign, and members need to take care about precedent setting. Mr.
Martin wishes to use a sandwich board at least for the time being.
Ms. Robertson moved to table application, Mr. Stansbury
Extending Architectural Review District
GPC members discussed, street by street, the revised map which
Mr. Tailford reproduced for consideration. Mr. Tailford will apply
all suggestions to a second revision. L-{-h--ae¥m-ored-et4#4-edne-tcsi<
trieyarrneeded-r} Then, when approved, it will be forwarded to
Village Council for action.
Mr. Pape met with the Dimension Cable people (sans Marc
Brockman) and wrote up his recommendations, which were distributed
to Village Council. GPC members discussed plantings and locations
and appreciated Mr. Pape's morning's work.
Next meetings: March 21 and April 4.
Adjournment: 8: 45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Allen


CGP 06/06/94

June 6, 1994
Members Present: Dorothy Garrett, James Harf, Jurgen Pape, Lyn
Robertson, Gary Stansbury
Members Absent: Larry Huey
Visitors: Brian Lindamood (Sentinel), Ann and Don Russell (205 S.
Prospect),Steven Katz (221 E. Elm),Pat Reid (989 Davis Ave.,
Newark),Vickie Avery (127 1/2 S. Prospect),Bryan Law (346 East
College),Ed Vance (248 Thornewood)
The minutes of May 16 were missing Page 2, so Mr.
moved to table until next meeting; Ms. Robertson
and minutes were tabled unanimously.
Citizens Comments: None
Old Business:
Bryan and Christine Law, 346 East College Street
Application tabled from last meeting because no one was
present to answer questions. ] The Laws wish to replace the existing
carport with a new one and add a 12' x12' storage shed to the back
of the carport. They received a variance of 7' from BZBA, and BZBA
placed three conditions on the approval: 1) that landscaping and
lattice will shield the neighboring property, (2) that the driveway
would not be extended to the point of removing the bushes at the
end of the driveway; and (3) the carport will not be enclosed in
the future.
Mr. Law explained that the variance was for both the carport and the shed and that the driveway will not be paved. The driveway will flare out closer to the carport to allow the hedges to remain.
The building material will match the house and will be a seamless white vinyl, with redwood it will look like wood. Tchoerners, for low maintenance costs, and tree will remain. The storage shed
will have a centered garage door, and the roof will be shingled on both structures.
Ms. Robertson moved to approve; Mr. Harf seconded, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
New Business::
Steven Katz and Constance Barsky, 221 East Elm
The owners wish to add onto a matching porch at the back of
their house, screen it with aluminum or fiberglass screening, and
add a wood screen door. The setback will be 35' from side lot line
and 93. 6' from the back lot line. Ms. Robertson moved to approve,
Vickie Avery, 127 1/2 South Prospect
Ms. Avery is resubmitting her sign application, a 6 sq. ft.
hanging sign affixed to the porch, parallel to the street, to be a
color similar to what she has there now. Discussion ensued on
whether multiple signs were allowed on a building, and Mr. Tailford
explained that a building may have multiple signs, none of which
may be more than 10 sq. ft.,according to the new ordinance and Mr.
Hurst, but there can only be one wall sign. Mr. Stansbury moved
to approve application, Ms. Robertson seconded, AND IT WAS
Sensibilities, 118 S. Main
Mr. Vance wishes the group to be aware of what he is doing and
showed the GPC the site plan for renovating the old village hall,
which he has leased. The ihterior work is being done presently;
they have completely gutted the inside and will replace all
utilities. False ceilings were found with 14' ceilings above, and
a dome exists over the false ceiling upstairs. The brick walls
are double. The center of the stair treads will be carpeted, as
will the downstairs. They will add new subflooring and flooring
and carpeting with some tile (Mr. Vance showed samples),and the
building will be accessible for the handicapped. Ductwork will be
at ceiling level and painted to match ceiling. The area will
remain open except for the bathroom. They found that the old jail
has silver walls to make it look like steel. The shed on the east
side has rotted walls and doors and will need to be replaced. The
pair of doors on Main Street will not be used, but will be replaced
as they were originally, and the main entrance will be from the
Opera House Park. Exterior lighting will be replaced.
Questions arose about parking, and Mr. Vance indicated that
the lease includes the parking area in the back, but Ms. Garrett
stated that that is public parking back there, a fact unknown to
Mr. Vance. Mr. Hurst will need to clarify the parking situation.
He would like to put the air conditioning units on the southeast
corner with screening.
Robert Kent, Bryn Du Woods IV, Sign Application
Mr. Kent wants two temporary advertising signs, one on Bryn Du
Drive at the point of the future entrance of Glyn Tawel East,
setback from right of way 15';the second sign will be on Newark-
Granville in the open field area, 15' from right of way. Ms.
Reid, signmaker, answered questions about colors and sizes of the
signs. The second sign was changed from what is on the application
4'x8')to 4' x6' because it lies in the TCOD. GPC members lacked
enthusiasm about the multicolored signs and preferred the muted
colors specified in the ordinance. Mr. Kent had selected brown
letters on ivory background. Mr. Harf moved to approve the signs
with GPC recommendation of muted brown letters on ivory background,
location and size of signs to be as amended. Ms. Robertson
Granville Fire Department, 113 N. Prospect
GFD wants to do some necessary repairs on their building, and
someone was expected to be present tonight to answer questions.
Since no one arrived, Mr. Harf moved to table the application; Ms
Henry Luther, 233 East Broadway
Mr. Luther wishes to install a 3 1/2' to 4' picket fence in
his back yard. GPC members were concerned about the exact location
of the fence in regard to the property line and the existing
planting. Since applicant was not present to answer questions,
Mr. Harf moved to table the application; Mr. Stansbury seconded,
Donald and Anne Russell, 205 South Prospect
The Russells wish to add a velux skylight to the second floor
bathroom, remove the screened porch and restore the porch to its
original condition, and add an air conditioner in the back yard.
Mr. Pape was concerned about the proximity of the air conditioner
to the neighbor' s property. Mr. Harf moved to approve the
application subject to the neighbor' s approval of the air
conditioning unit. Mr. Stansbury seconded, AND MOTION WAS
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED. Mrs. Miller will be asked by Mr. Tailford to
submit a letter of approval.
Lisa and Jim McKivergin, REMAX, 124 South Main, Reconsideration
Mrs. McKivergin wishes a reconsideration of the brick base on
phelarntsiniggns, twohicshoftheans tnhoew lboeoekn oinf sthtaellebdricakn.d suggested. the idea of / The lettering wiTIZi t<'°
shrunk to include a balloon logo, required by the company. The GPC members discussed the size and appearance of the earlier sign and concluded that it was not exactly what was approved. In the
historic district sign colors must be muted, and these colors are
not subdued, and the brick base must match the building. The
whole sign needs to be within 4'x4';the base is not part of the
sign and is not included in the measurement. Ms. Robertson
suggested that Mr. Tailford write the applicant and tell her this
is not what was approved and she will have to take it down;
moreover, the color scheme does not meet the code, an issue brought
up by the GPC.
The sign is now on a post, and the applicant is asking whether
GPC would rather have plantings. Ms. Robertson reminded the group
that the idea was to tie the sign in with the building. Ms.
McKivergin had been told t6 put it on a base without any size
stipulation, and she would be willing to go to a smaller base. Mr.
Pape thought the sign would look better smaller and floating above
some plantings. Members agreed that plantings are preferable to
the brick base, and now that they have seen the sign, they agree
that the applicant has violated the code.
Mr. Harf moved that we convey to the petitioner our strong
preference for the base as it now is, surrounded by plantings. Mr.
Tailford presented a Design Review Board program from
and for better control purposes, he wanted to make such a
plan applicable for all new Granville buildings or developments or
redevelopment sites, reviewable by the GPC. This is already
relevant under PUD and could be added to PCD and SBD, etc. He
preferred a small committee assigned to the task of strengthening
design controls, particularly in SBD.
Adjournment: 9: 15 p. m.
Next Meetings: June 20 and July 18
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Allen


CGP 06/20/94

June 20, 1994
Meinbers Preselit: Larry Huey, Maxine Montgotiiery (substituting for Dorothy Garrett),
Jurgen Pape, Lyn Robertson, Gary Stansbury
Me,iibers Absewit: jatiies 1-larf
Visitors: Brian Lindamood (Sentinel),Carolyn Huey (129 West College)
Minutes: The minutes of May 16 were again missing Page 2, so Mr. Tailford will provide
tliem for tlie next agenda.
Iii tlie Minutes of Julie 6, Page 3, third line under REMAX, change "will be"to "has
been"because the sign is already standing. Mr. Stansbury moved to approve minutes as
coirecled; Ms. Robertson secotided, and minutes were unanimously approved.
Citizens Comments: None
Old Busiliess:
1-lenry Luther, 233 East Broadway
Mr. Luther wishes to install a 3 1/2' to 4' while picket fence iii his back yard. He
is out of town tonight, but had explained to Mr. Tailford what he planned to do.
Clarification was given on (1) where the fence was in relation to the property line (2' from
the back portion and on the side it will go up to the brickwork, and (2) whether the
piantings would remain (they will not be disturbed).Ms. Robertson moved to approve
applicatioli with the condition that Mr. Tailford approves appearance of tile felice; Mr.
New Busiliess:
Kenneth and Katherine Richards, 1034. West Broadway -Lot split
A lot split was approved by GPC on May 2d but discrepancies were subsequently
found iii the lot boundaries, and a revision is necessary in order to split the properly into
two square lots. When the house is designed,the owners will have to be careful to observe
tlie TCOD setback. The drainage was discussed, and the water will be diverted when the
liouse, which will be situated at the top of the hill, is built. Mr. Pape hoped that most of
tlie trees will be retained when a liouse is built. Mr. Huey nioved to approve the
application; Mr. Statisbury seconded, AND APPLICATION WAS UNANIMOUSLY
Evans Foundation, Wildwood Park -TCOD Review
Mrs. 1- luey explained the necessity of a felice to screen tlie dumpster, located within
100' of the right of way,across the drive from tlie shelter house. It will be screened on
three sides, opeli on one side for accessibility of tlie garbage truck. The village had been
collecting trash from three small cans, but the volume of trash has been growing too fast for
their services to handle. Members thought it should not be too close to the shelter house.
Mrs. Huey thought it could be located near the yew bushes and more plantings could be
sought. Mi. Statisbury was concerned that the dumpster not being on a concrete pad
would itivite ruts in wet weallier. Ms. Robertson asked wliether a compromise could be
worked out willi the village to collect trash, and Ms. Montgomery will ask Mr. Plunkett.
She also thought there should be smaller cans to encourage easy disposal of trash. Mr. Pape
suggested that before the park personnel spend money on a permanent screen,they should
wait to see whether there is a better solution. Ms. Montgomery or Ms. Garrett will report
back to GPC at the nextineeling. Mr. Huey nioved that Wildwood can leave the temporary
dunipsler iii place until tliis issue is resolved. After a second, MOTION WAS
A!1 11ou,ice,nents :
Mr. Pape lias been approached by Bob Kent about the open space Phase IV at Bryn
Du a,id has approached tlie nature conservalicy. This inight be a question to pose to Mr.
Hurst. Tlie village needs to keep that land open, and Mr. Huey suggested a covenant be
inserted into each plat saying tliat this lot cannot be broken up in the future, for the longest
allowable tirneframe. Open spaces were designated in the preliminary plat, and Mr. Kent
may not change things in there without returning to Village Council.
Nku-•t /Uge-d
Mr. 1l-uey wanted g.:@eeltd: e in tlie proposed sign ordinance that the Village has lhe
riglit to deterinine size, color, and desigii of signs. Mr-TaiforchTTaya-me*¥et-empurary-
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Mr. Huey brought up the wording on umbrellas at outdoor cafes and whether this
constituted signs,and if so, they need GPC approval. Mr. Tailford wondered whether this
would require a variance aild stated his preference was ratlier to proceed through the
normal annual approval process for the outdoor cafes. Ms. Montgomery felt that this matter
should be on the agenda for the next regular approval process of Victoria's and Brew's cates
and tile owners should be notified early. Mr. Tailford will inform them that they are in
violation of the sign code and by next year they will have to come before GPC for approval.
rhis could be written into the agreement with Village Council.

Denison Universi1t¥d-*oi,ig some unauthorized utility work behind Cleveland Hall,
wliich is allegedly in the Architectural Review District,according to Mr. Huey. There is still
solne dispute about the boundary of the district in that area, and Ms. Robertson suggested
that the university be given the new map Witil instructions that they are not immune to
approval by GPC for tlieir changes.
With regard to a popular initiative lo purchase Quest, people need to be aware of
tlie fact they they need to contact the villaga iii writing and start a petition process.
Adjourtimelit: 8:50 p.iii.
Next Meetii,g: july 18
Respectfully sub,nitted,
Betty Allen


CGP 01/03/94

January 3, 1994
Members Present: Larry Huey, Jurgen Pape, Lyn Robertson, Marc
Members Absent: James Harf, Gary Stansbury
Also Absent: Doug Tailford, Zoning Inspector
Visitors: Rob Messinger Sentinel),Shirley Johnson (40 N. 2d,
Newark), Patrick Guanciale (40 N. 2d.,Newark), Dorothy Garrett
Minutes: Minutes of December 20 require corrections: Page 1,
under Kent: change "nose piece of the glasses" to connecting drive
between the two loops of the Colony. Page 2, Para. 5, change to
Ms. Robertson. Page 2, under Williams, Line 2, change "has" to
had. Line 3, after PROSECUTED, add This was removed Der the Zoning
Inspector's request. An application for a 2' x 4' sign. same
language and yellow fluorescent color was submitted. Line 7,
change " tow cars"to prosecute o ffenders. Page 3, add to end of
second paragraph: Two abstentions were opposed to the size, and
the no vote opposed the second sentence on the sign. Mr. Huey
moved to approve minutes as corrected, Ms. Robertson seconded, and
Citizen Comments: None
New Business:
First Federal Savings &Loan, 116 East Broadway
First Federal wishes to change the front porch steps to
provide wheelchair access. The porch will not be expanded and the
roof and supports will not be changed. The only physical change
will be the steps and handrails. Mr. Huey moved to approve, Ms.
Guanciale &Johnson Realty, 125 East Broadway
Guanciale and Johnson Realty wishes to install an awning
similar to the one at Blackstones and matching or compatible to the
one at Crosswalk Cards. The name of the company will be on the
vertical drop and will be hand-lettered. Ms. Johnson provided
sample colors of the awning and said they would like to remove the
company name from the window. GPC agreed that it should be the
same scale as the Crosswalk awning and should not exceed the 12'
maximum width for lettering on the awning next door. Ms. Robertson
moved to approve, Mr. Huey seconded, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY
Tim Flynn Custom Builders, 960 West Broadway, and Richard Guy
Mr. Flynn is resubmitting the application rejected at last
meeting, this time asking for a two-car side-loaded garage at the
50' setback. The single-family house will be situated no farther
east and no farther north than on the existing plan. Mr. Tailford
suggested that appropriate drawings be approved by him. Members
preferred to restrict the cutting of trees to no more than required
for construction. Mr. Huey moved to approve the application
subject to the following restrictions: 1) the house be set back
50' from the right of way; (2) maximum number of trees be preserved;
( 3) no trees within the first 50' shall be removed; (4) the
garage to be two- car and side-loaded; (5) the house to be approximately
as shown on the previous plan; (6) final approval of
drawings be approved by the Zoning Inspector. Ms. Robertson
Next meetings: January 24 and February 7
Adjournment: 8: 00 p.m. Respectfully submitted,
Betty Allen