Granville Community Calendar

GPC Minutes 10/26/1998

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

October 26, 1998

Minutes

Members Present: Keith Myers, Richard Salvage, Gary Stansbury, Carl Wilkenfeld

Members Absent: Jack Burriss, William Wernet

Also Present: Kathryn Wimberger, Village Planner

Visitors Present: Scott Rawdon (Sentinel),William Hanes, Donald

Contini, John Noblick, Louise Sally and Larry Scheiderer, Roger Coombs, M. Daniels

Minutes of September 28: Page 2, Line 3, add to the north side

lot line. Under Tietz, Line 6, change "Clark" to Park.

MR. WILKENFELD MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS AMENDED; MR.

SALVAGE SECONDED, AND MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.

Minutes of October 2: Page 1, third line from bottom, add

horizontally before "sliding panels. . ."

Page 2, Line 1 under Hepsworth, change "application" to work

session. Change "The applicant" to Joan Hepsworth. On last

line, change to "The existing second curbcut..."

Page 3, change "Jack" to John Thornborough. Change

paragraph to read "Mr. Thornborough wants rezoning to open an

artist studio and showroom at 138 North Main. Mr. Stansbury

stated that a work session is not rezoning..."

Citizens Comments: None 9/<, c

Old Business:

Roger L. Coombs, 218 East· Maple

The applicant stated that he would like to install a roof

over an existing concrete 12' x7' pad at the back of the house.

The pillars are to be like those on the front. Roofing materials

will be the same.

MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION WITH STIPULATION

THAT THE MATERIALS BE CONSISTENT WITH THE REST OF THE HOUSE.

MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY

APPROVED.

Louise-M. Daniels, 125 East College Street

This application was tabled at the last meeting. Ms.

Daniels wishes to enclose the front porch with modern-looking

glass panels with horizontal dividers and storm door. The Windows.

will not match those of the house. She has provided to Ms.

Wimberger kneewall material and skirting for over the lattice

behind bushes. Frame is to be put on the outside attached at the

ends. The house across the street has an enclosed porch addition

more in keeping with style of the house.

Mr. Myers felt that the new siding should match and that· the

lattice should be of siding provided. rather than the sample material she He thought such a porch might work in the back. Mr. Salvage does not think this plastic material fits in the AROD. Mr. Stansbury said that under Section 1161 it is important that any renovations be compatible with surrounding area, and he does not think this goes with the house at all. This plan would be a disservice to the village and he does not see any way to salvage it. Mr. Wilkenfeld thought someone could come up with a better plan and provided Ms. Daniels with names. MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION AS SUBMITTED. MR.

MYERS SECONDED, AND MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY REJECTED.

Mr. Stansbury added that whoever Ms. Daniels talked to about the plans needs to know that her application was rejected so she can get her fees back.

New Business:

Donald Contini, 431 East College Street

Mr. Contini is requesting a variance of 12" for a projecting sign for his nonconforming business. In November 1996 he received

approval for a sign, but the sign was never installed.

The timeframe has expired, so this is a new application. He

brought the sign in for GPC to look at, saying it is a name and

address ratiler than an advertising sign.

Ms. Wimberger stated that the bracket for the sign already

exists and originates from the wall of the building and could

therefore be considered a wall sign. A nonconforming use can only

have a wall sign. Since there was a sign there before and since

it is not in the middle of a residential area, it should be

allowable.

Mr. Stansbury stated that ordinarily we have to go through a

variance process, but the ordinance says that we can approve it

without a variance if we wish. Since we like the sign, it should

be approved. 146- h r

MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION FOR THE S IGNAE#9 -C· 44

PRESENTED TO THE GPC TONIGHT. GPC IS CONTROLLING AUTHORITY'««) , 1189. 05( A) (2).MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND MOTION WAS U.-or:*b

UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED. 16'-0 .t>

William Hanes, 560 West Broadway

Mr. Hanes stated that he wants to build an addition which

would entail replace a 445 sq. ft. addition with a new addition

and a porch. He will match existing materials. Although this

falls within the TCOD 100' setback, the existing structure is

already within the setback and will not protrude farther than

existing portion of the house; most of the construction will be

in the side and rear yards.

Mr. Stansbury feels that in the TCOD as long as uniformity

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is consistent, he sees no problem.

MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION AS SUBMITTED. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.

Dr. and Mrs. Lee Davis, 304 North Pearl Street

John Noblick, builder, to do explained that the applicant wishes off thea restoration and replace siding with redwood siding, take green natural roof and replace it with new real slate and gcaorpapgeer,, tear down a modern carport and add breezeway and twoc-ar build new stone chimney, replace existing side porch, and add new shutters and picket fence (within the ROW). They will

apply to BZBA for setback variances on the side.

Mr. Salvage does not object to putting a fence along the ROW, but really wants to see drawings. Maybe we can omit the fence from our approval now but sees no reason why they cannot get started on the house. Mr. Myers added tat the location of the fence in relation to sidewalk needs clarification.

Mr. Noblick will get a drawing to Ms. Wimberger of the fence before the next meeting. His surveyor is working on a survey, and Mthse. RWOiWm.berger will research legal aspects of putting a fencein

MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION PROVIDED THAT THE

1) SETBACKS AS SHOWN ON DRAWING ARE APPROVED BY BZBA AND

2) FENCE PLAN WILL HAVE TO BE SUBMITTED TO US FOR FINAL

APPROVAL AT A LATER DATE. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.

Finding of Fact:

MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO ADOPT THE FINDING FOR A UNDER OLD

BUSINESS (COOMBS) AND A,B, AND C UNDER NEW BUSINESS

CONTINI, HANES, DAVIS) AS FORMAL FINDING OF FACT. MR.

WILKENFELD SECONDED, AND FINDING OF FACT WAS UNANIMOUSLY

APPROVED.

Adjournment: 9: 00 p. m.

Next Meetings: November 9 and 23

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