Granville Community Calendar

Ordinance 06-1997

ORDINANCE NO. 06-97
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By: 1Ylon-ljorner
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 1175 OF THE .
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE VILLAGE OF GRANVILLE,OHIO,
AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS,the Village Council of Granville,Ohio,wants to promote the health,safety
and general welfare ofthe village and its inhabitants by providing suitable areas for a mixed use,
visually integrated neighborhood with a moderate concentration of various types of compatible
businesses to service neighborhood needs,and residences while providing neighborhood and
Village enhancing features,such as adequate parking,appropriate landscaping,screening,
desirable aesthetics,and site design intended to eliminate adverse effects of traffic congestion,
and;
WHEREAS,in addition,the Village Council wants to provide for increased tax revenues
to both the local schools and the Village,while minimizing costs to the Village for infrastructure
acquisition and maintenance,and with preservation or enhancement of,rather than harm to,
neighborhood,Village,and Granville Township quality of life and property values,and;
WHEREAS,the 1990 Granville Comprehensive Plan provides for periodic review of"plan
goals and objectives and policiesa.n.d."that the V".il.la.ge.c.o.uld then add amendments to the
plan as necessary to reflect community attitudesa",nd;
WHEREAS,the Granville Comprehensive Plan Review Committee has conducted a review ofthe Suburban Business District and related community attitudes and has incorporated
and documented any resulting changes to goals,objectives,and policies in this ordinance.
NOW,THERFORE,Be it ordained by the council of Granville,Ohio,that:
Section I: Chapter 1175 ofthe Codified Ordinances ofGranville,Ohio is amended as shown in Exhibit A,attached hereto and incorporated herein.
Section II: Ordinance 04-96 is,with respect to prohibition ofrezoning, superceded to the extent
necessary to fully implement this ordinance.
Section III: This ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace,health,safety and welfare of the
Municipality and its inhabitants. Wherefore,this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and immediately upon passage.
Passed this l6 day of
Attest.:
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Clerk ofCoitu)
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Ap¥.i; 1997.
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EXHIBIT A
1175.01
1175.02
1175.03
1175.04
1175.05
CHAPTER 1175
Suburban Business District
Purpose and intent
Permitted and Conditional uses
Development standards and design guidelines
Plan approval required
Procedure for approval
CROSS REFERENCES
Signs -see P. &Z. Ch. 1189
Off-Street Parking and Loading -see P. &Z. Ch. 1183
Fences,walls and hedges -see P. &Z. 1187.03 ( b)
Tree and Landscape Requirements -see P. &Z. Ch. 1193
Architectural Review Overlay District -see P. &Z. Ch. 1161
Conditional Uses -see P. &Z. Ch. 1145
1175.01 PURPOSE AND INTENT
The purpose and intent integrated ofthe Suburban Business District is to provide suitable areas for a mixed use,visually neighborhood with a moderate concentration ofvarious types ofcompatible businesses to service neighborhood needs,and residences while providing neighborhood and Village enhancing features,such as adequate parking, appropriate landscaping,screening,desirable aesthetics,and site design intended to eliminate adverse effects oftraffic congestion. The Suburban Business District is intended to provide increased tax revenues to both the local schools and the Village,while minimizing costs to the Village for infrastructure acquisition and maintenance,and with preservatior or enhancement of,rather than harm to,neighborhood,Village,and Granville Township quality oflife and property values.
1175.02 PERMITTED AND CONDITIONAL USES
a)Permitted Uses:
1)Rligehtatiilnogu,ptlaeitnst;furniture,clothing,jewelry,drug,shoe and variety stores,hardware,appliance, and wallpaper stores.
2)Retail food preparation: meat markets,bakeries,specialty food shops,ice cream stores, delicatessens,coffee shops,tea shops,confectionery stores,and other similar facilities all ofwhich shall be limited to on-premise sales only.
3)Specially shops: antique shops,gift shops,magazine,book stores,card shops,stationery stores, florist shops,arts and crafts supplies stores,bridal shops,health food stores,musical instruments stores,music stores,bicycle stores,toy stores,audio equipment stores,video equipment stores,china stores,glassware stores,linen stores,computer stores,software stores,quilting stores,fabric stores, sopffoicretinsgupgpoloydsstooruetlse,tpsi.cture frame stores,video rental stores,camera and photography shops and
4)Service,and places ofassembly:Laundromat,dryc-leaning and laundry picku-p stations,barber and cbeivaicuty shops,physical fitness centers,shoe repair and tailor shops,print shops,copy shops,and structures,religious structures and other places ofassembly. 5)Business and professional offices:such as medical and dental offices and clinics,law offices, insurance offices,real estate offices,advertising agency offices,answering service offices,
architects' offices,Certified Public Accountants' offices,engineers'offices,interior decorators'
offices,and financial services offices including financial planner offices,and stock brokerage
offices.
b) Conditional Uses:
1)Mortuaries and funeral homes.
2) Gas stations,restaurants and all other traffic oriented commercial establishments.
3)Banks,finance and utility company offices.
4) Grocery stores,convenience stores,hotels,motels and inns.
5) Single family,two-family and multifamily residential units.
6)Retirement community,nursing homes,or assisted living structures.
7) Recreational facilities and entertainment uses.
8)Drive-ins,drive- ups,or drive- throughs in conjunction with a permitted,or approved conditional
use,except,that drive-up,drive- through,or drive- in facilities shall not be permitted in or at any fast
food enterprise,or any enterprise involving the sale of beverages ( for the purposes of this section, fast food enterprise is a a business engaged in the sale of pre-prepared or quickly prepared food and beverages,usually in disposable containers and wrappers,for consumption either on or off premises,
in a facility in which a major portion of the food and beverage sales to patrons are at stand-up type counters or drive-in,drive-up,or drive- through arrangements).
c )Interpretation Of This Section
Each use must have its own independent approval,whether permitted or conditional.
1175.03 DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND DESIGN GUIDELINES
a)Lot,Building and Other Reauirements:
Category No-residential Residential
Density Maximum of 5,000 total gross square Maximum of 4 dwelling units per acre. feet per acre.
A density bonus is available for certain
A density bonus is available for certain open space plans. See Open Space
open space plans. See Open Space below.)
below.)
Lot Coverage Lot coverage shall not exceed 50%In. Not applicable.
measuring lot coverage,all buildings
and other covered areas,such as parking
areas,sidewalks,loading areas,
driveways and driveway areas,shall be
included.
A density bonus is available for certain
open space plans. See Open Space
below.)
Building Orientation Office buildings shall be clustered and Any side of a building which faces a arranged in a campus like setting to public street,righto- fw-ay,public park facilitate common open space. or open space shall be compatible with
and use the same types ofmaterials as Any side of a building which faces a the other sides of the building. public street,right-of- way,public park,
or open space shall be compatible with
and use the same types of materials as the other sides of the building.
Maximum Single Tenant or Single 4,000 gross square feet. Not applicable.
Use ( does not apply to office,civic or
institutional uses)
Lot Size Maximum of 5 acres for any lot which The gross density in a development
includes one or more non-residential, shall not exceed one unit per one and
non-office,non-civic or non- one-half acres.
institutional uses.
The maximum density is four units on
any given acre in development. Publicly
dedicated streets shall not be included in
the computation of area.
Build To Lines 20 feet from the right-of- way line along Same as front yard setback.
arterial streets ( for example,Main
Street and Cherry Valley Road).
30 feet from the right-of- way along
secondary streets c(ollector, local,culdes-
ac,and service streetsw),here at
least 50%of the front facades of
structures shall be at the build to line.
Front Yard Setbacks The front yard setback shall be the build 50 feet for collector and arterial streets, to line. and 25 feet for all other streets.
Either at least 50%of the front facades
of structures shall be at the build to line,
or at least 50%of the build to line shall
be at the front facades of the structures.
Side Yard Setbacks 15 feet minimum for lots greater than 1 15 feet minimum
acre in size.
5 feet minimum for lots less than or
equal to 1 acre in size.
OnS-ite Parking Parking areas must be located behind Maximum parking ratio of 2 spaces per the front facade of the proposed unit in the case ofmultifamily uses. buildings.
Minimum parking ratio of 1.75 spaces Maximum of 1 space per 250 square per unit.
feet of building space,except in the case
ofmedical and dental offices and clinics Parking areas must be located behind where there shall be a maximum of 1 the front facade of the proposed
space per 200 square feet ofbuilding buildings except in the case of single space. family residences.
Parking areas must contain internal Parking areas must contain internal landscaped islands at a rate of a landscaped islands at a rate of a minimum of 200 square feet for every minimum of 200 square feet for every 10 parking spaces. 10 parking spaces.
Parking areas must contain a minimum Parking areas must contain a minimum of 1 deciduous tree for every 10 parking of 1 deciduous tree for every 10 parking spaces in the internal landscaped spaces in the internal landscaped island. islands.
Parking areas must be screened from the
No parking or drive aisles will be
permitted in any setback other than in
the case of drive aisles where necessary
to grant ingress and egress.
No berms or landscaping mounds are
permitted.
Minimum of 15 feet wide in front of
retail.
Shall be integrated with the village's
pathways plan.
Tree lawns and street planting zones of
at least 6 feet in width,in addition to
walkway and parking shall be provided.
Parking areas must be screened from the view of the public right-of-way and any
view of the public right-of-way, open space areas by a 42 inch minimum
residential areas,and any open space evergreen hedge,or by a 42 inch brick
areas by a 42 inch minimum evergreen or natural stone wall.
hedge,or by a 42 inch brick or natural
stone wall. No parking or drive aisles will be
permitted in any setback other than in
the case of drive aisles where necessary
to grant ingress and egress.
Berms/ Landscaping Mounds No berms or landscaping mounds are
permitted.
Sidewalks Minimum of 6 wide feet required along
all public right- of-ways.
Minimum of 6 feet wide in front of Shall be integrated with the village' office,civic and institutional s uses. pathways plan.
Required along all public right-of- ways.
Street Trees
Tree lawns and street planting zones of
at least 6 feet in width,in addition to
walkway and parking shall be provided.
Street trees must be planted in straight Street trees must be planted in straight lines along each side of any street or lines along each side of any street or public right-of- way. public right-of-way.
Street trees shall be planted no less than Street trees shall be planted no less than 24 feet and no more than 36 feet on 24 feet and no more than 36 feet on center. center.
Each street tree shall have at least 100 Each street tree shall have at least 100
square feet ofwater permeable surface square feet of water permeable surface centered on the tree trunk to help ensure centered on the tree trunk to help ensure adequate root moisture. adequate root moisture. Walls,Fences and Hedges Fences and hedges are permitted in the Fences and hedges are permitted in the ofrfo4n2t yinacrdhesse.tback to a maximum height front yard setback to a maximum height of 42 inches.
Walls used to screen service areas shall Walls used to screen service areas shall be brick or stone to a minimum height be brick or stone to a minimum height oscfr1eefonoedt .higher than service area being of 1 foot higher than service area being screened
Non-residential uses shall be separated
from other uses at the side and rear by a continuous hedge of landscaping,or
brick or stone wall. These hedges or
walls shall be 42 inches high.
A density incentive of an additional
5,000 gross square feet per acre of
density ( or a total of 10,000 gross
square feet per acre)p,lus an additional
20%for a total of70%lot coverage,
plus in the case of lots to be used
exclusively for offices,an additional
2,000 gross square feet of density ( for a
total of 12,000 gross square feet per acre
for such office uses)is available in
return for the dedication of open space
under the following conditions:
1) The dedication is of a minimum of
20%of the gross total tract area,
and
2)50%of the dedicated open space is
further dedicated for public use,
including trails,parks,active
recreation and the like,and
3)The Planning Commission
approves the dedication. In
considering approval, the Planning
Commission shall be guided by: a()
the usefulness of the open space for
trails,paths,parks,greens,and
active recreation areas,including
whether or not the tract's proposed
open space adjoins in a harmonious
manner other existing public open
spaces,and ( b)the degree to which
the dedication includes desirable
open space areas such as forests,
floodplains, steep slopes,and
historical sites,structures,and
plantings.
Right- of- ways shall not be counted as
open space.
Scenic retention ponds are encouraged
as a means of treating non-point source pollutants. 40%of the perimeter of
these ponds,at the outfall,shall be
planted in native wetland plantings.
Building design shall be of traditional
American styles,such as: Postmedieval
A density incentive of an additional 2
dwelling units per acre ( for a total of 6
dwelling units per acre and a gross
density of 1 unit per acre)are available
in return for the dedication of open
space under the following conditions:
1) The dedication is of a minimum of
20%of the gross total tract area,
and
2)50%of the dedicated open space is
further dedicated for public use,
including trails,parks, active
recreation and the like,and
3)The Planning Commission
approves the dedication. In
considering approval,the Planning
Commission shall be guided by: ( a)
the usefulness of the open space for
trails,paths,parks,greens,and
active recreation areas,including
whether or not the tract's proposed
open space adjoins in a harmonious
manner other existing public open
spaces,and b()the degree to which
the dedication includes desirable
open space areas such as forests,
floodplains,steep slopes,and
historical sites,structures,and
plantings.
Right- of-ways shall not be counted as open space.
Scenic retention ponds are encouraged
as a means of treating non-point source pollutants. 40%of the perimeter of
these ponds,at the outfall,shall be
planted in native wetland plantings.
Building design shall be traditional
American styles,such as: Postmedieval
pen Space
Detention Basins and Retention Ponds Detention basins shall be designed by a Detention basins shall be designed by a landscape architect in conjunction with landscape architect in conjunction with an engineer to ensure that they an engineer to ensure that they
incorporate naturalistic shapes and that incorporate naturalistic shapes and that they are planted and maintained in an they are planted and maintained in an attractive manner. attractive manner.
Building Style
Buildings which the ordinary reasonable
person would readily associate with a
particular entity based on viewing two
or more other buildings used by the
entity,will be considered in their
entirety as signs. As such,all exterior
surface square footage shall be taken
into account under applicable sign
ordinances and regulations.
Building massing shall be appropriate,
including as related to surrounding
setbacks,surrounding buildings,the
spaces which are created by the
building,and the scale.
Roofs shall have a minimum pitch of
8/12.
Window arrangement on all facades
shall be simple and harmonious.
English,Dutch Colonial,French English,Dutch Colonial,French
Colonial,Georgian,Adam,Federal, Colonial,Georgian,Adam,Federal,
Greek Revival,Gothic Revival, Greek Revival,Gothic Revival,
Italianate,Stick,Queen Anne,or Italianate,Stick,Queen Anne,or
Shingle. Shingle.
Office buildings shall be a minimum of Buildings shall be a minimum of 1.5
1.5 stories and a maximum of 2 stories. stories and a maximum of 2.5 stories.
All other buildings shall be a minimum
of 2 stories in appearance and a The entrance to the first floor of any
maximum of 2.5 stories. structure shall be at or above grade.
The entrance to the first floor of any
structure shall be at or above grade.
Building Massing Building massing shall be appropriate,
including as related to surrounding
setbacks,surrounding buildings,the
spaces which are created by the
building,and the scale.
The appropriate architectural massing The appropriate architectural massing and scale shall be achieved by close and scale shall be achieved by close
adherence to the scale and adherence to the scale and
proportioning systems of the traditional proportioning systems of the traditional American styles. American styles.
Roof Simple gable roof forms and dormers Simple gable roof forms and dormers
are the most consistent with the are the most consistent with the
architectural context of the village and architectural context of the village and are encouraged. are encouraged.
Roof structuresi n(cluding air Roofs shall have a minimum pitch of conditioning units and satellite dishes) 8/12.
shall be screened from view on all sides.
Windows
Window arrangement on all facades
shall be simple and harmonious.
Horizontal strip windows are prohibited. Horizontal strip windows are prohibited.
Divided light windows,ando/r mullions, Divided light windows,ando/r mullions, are required for all windows,including are required for all windows.
Brick may be painted if the entire
exterior surface of the brick and related
mortar is painted the same color.
Any drive-throughs,drive-ins,and
drive- ups shall be in the rear of the
structure,and ingress to and egress from
drive-throughs,drive- ins,and drive-ups
shall be from the parking lots at the rear of the structure.
A maximum of 18 hours per day.
Colors selected from the Sherwin-
Williams H"eritage Colors"series,the
CoronadoC "hesapeake Bay Restoration
Colors"series,and the Benjamin Moore
Historical Color Collection"series are
pre-approved.
No above grade garages are permitted.
N/ A
Colors selected from the Sherwin-
WilliamsH "eritage Colorss"eries,the
CoronadoC "hesapeake Bay Restoration
Colors"series,and the Benjamin Moore
Historical Color Collection"series are
pre-approved.
Garages must be set back a minimum of
4 feet from the front facade of the
dwelling building.
There shall be no more than 2 adjacent
garage doors facing the street.
Alllighting shall be natural in
appearancea (pproximate spectrum of
sunlight)w,ith a maximum level of 25
those used for retail display.
Shutters,if used,must each be one half
Shutters,if used,must each be one half of the width of the window so they
of the width of the window so they appear to be able to cover the window
appear to be able to cover the window opening if closed.
opening if closed.
Materials Building materials shall be natural. Building materials shall be natural.
Brick,stone and wood siding are Brick, stone and wood siding are
preferred. High grade R"estoration" preferred. High grade R"estoration"
vinyl or equal is permissible. vinyl or equal is permissible.
Chimneys shall be brick or stone. Chimneys shall be brick or stone.
For the purpose of this chapter,stone Brick shall be of a traditional natural
includes both natural stone and cultured range of colors,and not exotic
stone that is both natural in appearance nontraditional varieties,such as white,
and is designed to appear native to this tan,cream,chocolate brown,glazed,or region of the country. spray painted to resemble used brick.
Brick shall be of a traditional natural Brick may be painted if the entire
range of colors,and not exotic exterior surface of the brick and related
nontraditional varieties,such as white, mortar is painted the same color.
tan,cream,chocolate brown,glazed,or
spray painted to resemble used brick.
Drive- throughs,Drive-ins,and Drive- N/A
ups
Hours of Operation
Colors
Garages
No garage door facing a street shall be
larger than 9 feet in width.
Lighting Alllighting shall be natural in
appearancea (pproximate spectrum of
sunlighO,with a maximum level of 25
b) Traffic Requirements:
A traffic and parking system plan shall be shown that details points of ingress and egress into public the property, and private drives,parking areas and pedestrian walkway areas. The plan shall be so designed to minimize conflict points between pedestrian and vehicular movement while maintaining ample and safe
walkways and pathways. The Commission shall not approve the plan unless they find the plan provides adequate ingress and egress and does not adversely impact traffic patterns nor increase traffic usage of municipal streets to the detriment of the safety and welfare of the public.
1175.04 PLAN APPROVAL REQUIRED
An application and plan is required for all new construction,exterior modification or structural alteration in the Suburban Business District.
The application and plan shall show the following:
a)Drawings sufficient to determine adherence to the requirements ofthe Zoning Ordinance,including: all proposed and neighboring structures shall be located, and the drawings shall delineate the type,color and nature ofmaterials used as well as show square footage,tenant types and expected entrances( ),service and pedestrian areas for the plan,and floor plans and elevations. A sample of exterior materials to be used in the proposed project shall be included as determined necessary by the Planning Commission e(xcept in the case ofbrick and natural or cultured stone where samples are always required).
b)Traffic concept: All points of ingress and egress into public roadways and the overall traffic distribution fsoclhloewmeedsihnaclllubdeess:hown,indicating traffic flow patterns and traffic control points. The criteria that must be
1)Combined curbcuts,especially for any uses that are incorporated in a commercial development; 2)Minimization of conflict points between auto and pedestrian traffic to include adequate design and demarcation ofpedestrian walkways and bikeways from parking ando/r driveway areas; 3)Service traffic separation from customer and commuter traffic;
4)Service drives or other such improvements may be required if area traffic conditions warrant.
c )Parking and utilities: The proposed provision ofall utilities,storm drainage retention ando/r detention,trash schoollewcntion systems and the lighting system shall be specifically detailed. A detailed parking layout shall be to include the following:
1)Number of spaces indicated by total number ofons-ite spaces and to be summed by row; 2)Access points and expected movement through and between separate parking areas;
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footcandles anywhere on the site. footcandles anywhere on the site.
All lighting shall meet the Village of Alllighting shall meet the Village of
Granville Exterior Lighting Guidelines. Granville Exterior Lighting Guidelines.
Use of Details Building and lighting details should be Building and lighting details should be
appropriate to the scale,overall design appropriate to the scale,overall design
concept and style of the building and its concept and style of the building and its
environment. environment.
Landscaping and Pedestrian Plants should be used for positively Plants should be used for positively
Environment Enhancement accentuating and highlighting the accentuating and highlighting the
architectural details of structures,and architectural details of structures,and
the surrounding land. the surrounding land.
Elements which contribute to the quality Elements which contribute to the quality
of the pedestrian environment are of the pedestrian environment are
preferred. Included among these may preferred. Included among thesemay
be benches,water fountains,seating be benches,water fountains,seating
areas,arcades,awnings or canopies. areas,arcades,awnings or canopies.
3) Expected pedestrian access routes from parking areas to structures.
d)Landscaping: All proposed site landscaping shall be indicated as to type and size of material to be used,
proposed locations,and other features.
e) A site analysis plan which includes and identifies,at minimum,basic topography,existing vegetation,
location of wetlands ( as defined in Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and federal regulations implementing
that section)1,00y-ear floodplains,slopes exceeding 25%soil,s subject to slumping as indicated on the
medium- intensity maps contained in the county soil survey published by the USDA Natural Resources
Conservation Service,land required for street rights-of- way,and land under or required for the purposes of
this plan to be under permanent easement prohibiting future development ( including easements for drainage,
access,and utilities)a,nd historical sites,structures,and plantings.
f) Any other plans determined necessary by the Planning Commission for assessing conformance to this
Chapter 1175.
1175. 05 PROCEDURE FOR APPROVAL
a) Application for a zoning certificate in the SBD shall be submitted with eight complete copies of the required
plan ( except for any required samples of exterior materials where only one sample of each material is
requiredt)o, the Zoning Inspector. Applications must be completed in order to be processed. However,
partial processing of an application by the Village does not eliminate the requirement for providing further information as necessary to meet the review as described in this Chapter 1175. The time frames as established in Section 1141.05 shall be applicable.
b)After staff review and recommendations,the application and plans shall be forwarded to the Planning Commission for hearing. The Commission may request additional information from the Zoning Inspector in order to make its recommendation. In determining the acceptability of the site plan,the Commission shall consider all of the requirements in the development standards and design guidelines of Section 1175.03.
c)In the case of an application for one or more conditional uses ando/r applications involving one or more variances,after the hearing and consideration,the Commission shall,either with or without application modifications,approve the application contingent on the applicant obtaining the approval,under the application as contingently approved by the Commission,of the Board ofBuilding and Zoning Appeals of any conditional usess( )and variances( )o,r deny the application. In all other cases,after the hearing and consideration,the Commission shall approve or deny the application,or approve with modifications.
d)Thereafter,the Zoning Inspector shall issue or refuse to issue a zoning certificate. In all circumstances,the site plan shall be considered a condition of approval of the application. The applicant shall obtain zoning permits within one year from the date of approval. With approval of the Commission,subsequent minor modifications of the approved site plan may be made,provided such changes do not alter the essential character,as determined by the Commission,of the original plan as approved. If the Commission , determines that such changes are significant,the site plan shall be resubmitted to the Commission for approval as a new application. Any new construction,exterior modification or structural alteration to neuxiissatinncges. tructures which proceed prior to final approval ofthe site plan shall be deemed to be an abatable
e) A 'ppeals. Any person who is aggrieved or affected by the decision ofthe Commission on an application for site plan approval shall have the right to appeal to Council. The appeal shall be filed with the Village Clerk not later than ten days after the decision is delivered by personal service or postmarked in the U.S.mail, postage prepaid,return receipt requested,to the applicant,or ten days after the decision ofthe Commission on the application is filed with the Village Clerk,whichever occurs last.O (rd. 1,69-3.Passe2d19+-9.) 04-4 7 44-/-11

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