Granville Community Calendar

GPC 08/19/96

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION
August 19, 1996
Minutes
Members Present: Maxine Marc Shulman, Montgomery, Keith Myers, Lyn Robertson, Gary Stansbury Members Absent: Richard Salvage
Also Present: Joe Hickman, Assistant Village Manager
Visitors Present: Scott Rawden (Sentinel)M, ary Kay Roberts (745 Cherry Valley) , Kevin Bowen and Scott Williams and Will Rawlinson. Latter Day Saints)J,ohn Thaxton and Mark Sweeterman (Super- America)C, harles T. West (Woolpert)C, arl Wilkenfeld (317 W. DElrm.))M,ary Fellabaum (310 W. Elm)G, loria D. Lloyd (82 Victoria
Minutes of August 5: Mr. Salvage, who is absent tonight had
requested we postpone approval of minutes until he can be pres- ent. A preliminary review was begun tonight. Page 1: Delete first comma in last sentence of Citizens
Comments paragraph.
Page 3: #2: Change MARY LEE VAN ATTA to MARY LOU VAN ATTA.
Page 4: The correct name is Street Lighting Committee.
Please change in second paragraph wherever it occurs. Page 5: 5: Change the word LARGER in last line to 35
sq. ft.
The group thanked Sandy Ellinger for her excellent minutes.
Citizens Comments: None
New Business:
George and Mary Evans -126 South Cherry
The Evanses wish to enclose the side porch with four thermal windows and a 6' sliding door. Mrs. Evans showed pictures of a similar house with the improvements they are seeking. She dtreimscrwibeildl the wood flooring; all trim will be white, and no new be added. The porch is in the back of the house, not visible to the street. MR. STANSBURY MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION;
MR. SHULMAN SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2486 Newark- Granville Road -lot split and rezoning
Kevin Bower explained that the church property is partly PUD and partly SRDA and they want to (1) sell the larger L-shaped portion around the perimeter. (2) To increase parking area to 126 tshpeaces, they are seeking a change of zoning immediately around church to SRDA in order to be consistent with the land con- taining the church. To avoid flooding, they also wish to con- struct a detention pond and route storm water to a storm sewer on
Westgate Drive, using a ditch easement, which has been obtained
except for one small section. (3) An eagle scout has requested permission to install a flag pole at the church parking lot. 0
Members questioned Mr. Bower about the total acreage, and he
said the total is 80.1 acres; the split-off area is 3. 79 acres. 5 #2D/ f/ f
Mr. Myers asked about the outlet for ground water, and Mr:- 6. 9-5-PUD
Hickman stated that the Village Engineer has not looked at the plans yet. In theory this should work well because there is
access at the culdesac. Any future owners of the split-off
ProPerty would have to tear out the pipes and put in bigger ones. Mr. Myers felt that the church ought to gain enough easement to / accommodate future owners, i. e.,a @0" storm sewer easement to /0 town facility„
7e.-speerarIFIri-t+ra vill-2g[ ee-asement. Mr. Bowers 4
-5t-atedth-at if/when the split-off property is sold, they would grant necessary easements. The easement would remain private;
the church is responsible for sewer to Westgate Drive. Mr. Myers would prefer to see an improved appearance of the pond and marked
Ard,<4 c.2'NIS Il 13U5ipti .411 A,M 42£04 The parking lot cannot be built unless the lot is split; in
SRDA zoning, parking lots can be constructed. The storm-water
reduction pool system needs approval of the village engineer.
1) MR. MYERS MOVED TO APPROVE THE LOT SPLIT APPLICATION FOR
THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. MR.
SHULMAN SECONDED; AND IT WAS APPROVED BY A MAJORITY. MR. STANSBURY
ABSTAINED.
2) MR. MYERS MOVED TO RECOMMEND TO VILLAGE COUNCIL THE
REZONING OF THE RECENTLY SPLIT-OFF LOT TO SRDA AND THAT IT BE SUBJECT TO REVIEW OF THE PARKING LOT STORM WATER IMPROVEMENT BY THE VILLAGE ENGINEER. MR. SHULMAN SECONDED, AND IT WAS APPROVED BY A MAJORITY. MR. STANSBURY ABSTAINED.
3) MR. MYERS MOVED TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED FLAGPOLE (IN
THE TCOD) AT A LOCATION TO BE MINIMUM DISTANCE OF 40 FEET BACK FROM THE RIGHT OF WAY AND HEIGHT OF POLE NOT TO EXCEED 30 FEET.
MR. SHULMAN SECONDED, AND IT WAS APPROVED WITH ONE ABSTENTION.
SuperAmerica -Lighting Plan
Mr. Thaxton stated that the site development plan was approved at last meeting with contingencies, and they have addressed these. They have dropped signage one foot for the 35' sign, and they have clustered the landscaping in front. Mr Myers thought it could still be clustered more, which would make it easier to maintain, and Mr. Thaxton will follow up on this suggestion. Mr. Thaxton showed night and daytime photographs of the Sign over the doorway, and he showed color samples of the sign and a schematic of the 18"x17' sign. Just the face lights
will show at night. There will be a small satellite dish on the roof of the canopy. The ground sign is internally lit.
Regarding the Lighting Plan, Mr. Thaxton said they have
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reworked it and done what they could to make it work. It meets
the code. They have dropped the wattage of the lights. Hickman Mr. stated that the Village Engineer has not seen the plan yet. Mr. Myers would like to see still less lighting, but Mr.
Thaxton stated that the lights are recessed and up about 13',but Mr. Myers said that right under the fixtures, the light would be double at least. Mr. Thaxton is largely concerned about safety.
Ms. Montgomery gave Mr. Thaxton information from the Street
Lighting Committee about a proposed new style of lights for the village and thought that he might consider adhering to the new style. Mr. Thaxton said that these are street lights rather than commercial establishment internal lighting. Ms. Montgomery said
the Street Lighting Committee is considering asking for these lights in all commercial businesses. Mr. Thaxton thought that
simpler lights were more appropriate for parking lots.
Mr. Thaxton stated that there is an additional light at the
entrance for safety. Ms. Robertson asked whether there is
fsluofofidcileitn. t light at the dumpster, and Mr. Thaxton said it will be
MR. MYERS MOVED THAT WE APPROVE THE OUTDOOR LIGHTING PLAN
FOR SUPERAMERICA AS RESUBMITTED WITH THE CONDITION THAT IT MEET
WITH APPROVAL OF THE VILLAGE ENGINEER. WE ALSO APPROVE THE
LIGHTING OF THE SIGN ON THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING. MR. STANSBURY
SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Adjournment: 9: 50 p. m.
Next Meetings: September 9 and 23. Mr. Myers will be absent on the 9th.
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Allen
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