Granville Community Calendar

GPC 11/22/99

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION
November 22,1999
Minutes
Members Present: Bernie Lukco,Keith Myers C( hair)R,ichard Salvage,Carl Wilkenfeld
Members Absent: Jack Burriss,Bill Wernet
Also Present:Kathryn Wimberger,Village Planner
Visitors Present: Scott Rawdon SentineD,Peter Cea,Jim Ormond,Keith Keegan,Dave Black,
Troy Butler,Ed Meurer,Tom Mellott,Father Michael Gribble,Frits Rizor,George Fackler, Julie
Hopson
Citizen's Comments: none
The Chair swore in all those who planned to speak.)
Minutes of November 8,1999:
MR. LUCKO MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS PRESENTED; MR. SALVAGE
SECONDED,AND MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
New Business:
Sprint PCS at Presbyterian Church,110 West Broaciwity - Antenna
Ms. Wimberger stated that Sprint wishes to extend a rod from the church steeple for their
microcell antenna. The only portion to be seen from the outside is a small rod.
Peter Cea showed the digital photographs and said the microcell will handle just the
downtown area. The system will be totally internal except for the 6' high antenna. The color will
be white to match the steeple, and it will not be lit. The Village Law Director is reviewing the
village's portion of the agreement th( e village owns the land,the church owns the building).The
church has already approved the use oftheir building. Additionally,the BZBA approved the
height variance on November 18, 1999.
Sprint PCS originally wanted to have the complete system internal,but the foliage,now
and in the future,necessitated more height.
1159.01, Purpose,OK
1159.03, Standards. Met
1159,05(b)5,6,7, Approval procedure. OK
1161. 02, Application. OK
1161. 05, Criteria. OK
1191.04(2).It was determined OK to use the antenna as an accessory use to the principal use of
the property.
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION AS SUBMITTED. MR.
WILKENFELD SECONDED,AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
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JulieJ a&mes Hopson, 123 SouthPearl G- arage
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Ms. Wimberger explained that there are two applications here: ( 1)demolition ofthe old,
small garage and ( 2)build a new 24'x29' cedar garage.
The second curbcut has been removed. The BZBA approved the setback variances on
Nov. 18. The driveway would have to be widened at least at garage entrance. The two north
windows would have shutters,the others would not.
Ms. Hopson said there will be an overhang for woodshed on the south side of the garage,
and the garage will be painted to match the house.
Members addressed applicable sections of the code.
1159.01, Purpose. OK
1159.03, Standards. Met
1159.05(b)5,6,7, Approval procedure. OK
1161.02,AROD application. OK
1161.05, Criteria. OK
MR. WILKENFELD MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION 99140 FOR
DEMOLITION OF THE GARAGE. MR. SALVAGE SECONDED,AND IT WAS
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
MR. WILKENFELD MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION 99140 FOR
CONSTRUCTION OF THE GARAGE. MR. LUKCO SECONDED,AND IT WAS
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
St.Edwards Catholic Church,785 NewarkG-ranville Road L-ot Split
Ms. Wimberger explained that the church owns a historical house at 865 Newark-
Granville Road, which they would like to sell. The new property, at the road,would be 2.593
acres of the original 10. The church will keep the remaining 7+acres located to the rear ofthe
house as part ofthe entire property that they own.
Mr. Mellott explained that the house is not necessary for the church's use, and a lot split
would allow the church to sell the house. The tree lawn along the parking lot on the west side of
the house will belong to the new house property.
Members considered the applicable portions ofthe code:
1163.01, Purpose,OK
1163.02,Uses,OK
1113.02, Subdivision without plat,OK
1176, TCOD,OK
MR. WILKENFELD MOVED TO APPROVE 99145 FOR LOT SPLIT FOR THE
CHURCH. MR. SALVAGE SECONDED AND MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY
APPROVED.
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George H.Fackler III,Fackler Country Gardens,2326NewarkG-ranville Road R-emodeling
Ms. Wimberger stated that the applicant wants to renovate and improve the property.
There are two propertiesth-e- stove store and the garden center. Part ofthe property is in the
TCOD ( Newark- Granville Road).She also reminded the commission ofthe memo they received
from the Service Director,Mark Zarbaugh. The memo addressed some concerns and comments
he had regarding the sidewalk,tree lawn,and improvements to Cherry Valley Road.
Mr.Fackler said he has a historical scrapbook about his business over the last 15 years.
He has a lot to offer the community and is proud ofhis business and wants to continue it.
Frits Rizor showed a drawing and explained their plans:
Clean up the entire site
Make traffic flow and parking more efficient and add 9 parking spaces
Make a nice shopping area
Add a plexiglass greenhouse facing Cherry Valley Road
Paver display for sale ofplants
Lath structure will be left intact but improved
Surround the property with 52"4-rail white fence in the " new Albany"style
Move existing fence,now in ROW,out to put everything inside fence
Add street trees
Add sidewalk
Trees across the street would be transplanted
Add walkways in front of stove shop
Provide landscaping demonstrations in the front area
Make new stone storage area with buffer fence
Add 6' privacy fence in center part with 7' arborvitae 3' center to center
Add evergreens for screening
Add concrete apron in front
Mulch storage will be reconfigured with evergreen screening
Remove old fence. Add gate for night security
Remove Norway spruce and replace with deciduous and flowering trees
Burlapped trees for sale will act as buffer on Cherry Valley
Troy Butler,neighbor said his concerns are the fence, the evergreen screening,and the dumpster.
Mr. Rizor said the dumpster has not been addressed, and Mr. Myers asked for an 8' screening
fence,which Mr. Rizor thought would be acceptable.
Mr. Myers asked for clarification of position ofR.O.W.
Mr. Zarbaugh's memo commented that (1)at such time as Cherry Valley is improved,
improvements considered today may have to be changed. 2( )15' sidewalks and 6' tree lawns
would be required when Cherry Valley is improved. Mr. Fackler would have to be willing to
grant the Village additional ROW at that time. Mr. Fackler recognizes this possibility. 3 ( )Mr.
Zarbaugh would like the Village Engineer to receive a set of plans.
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Mr. Salvage thought Mr. Fackler was apparently considering a fence outside the ROW
No signage is considered at this time.
Mr. Wilkenfeld seeks assurance that parking will be screened from the road,and Mr.
Rizor said there will be crab apples,blue spruces,and 4' yews. He stated that adding more buffer
trees in front of the sale trees with detract from the ability of sale trees to grow straight.
Mr. Rizor said there has to be a wide curbcut for semi trucks to enter and make deliveries.
Egress on Cherry Valley is not wide enough for semis.
MR. LUKCO MOVED TO APPROVE APPLICATION 99145 FOR FACKLER'S
COUNTRY GARDENS WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATIONS
That the privacy fence on east property line be raised from 6 to 8' on center and enclose
dumpster area
Install evergreens along same property line be emerald green arborvitae 7' high 3' on center
taxus hedge 3' on center on north property line to screen parking from Newark-Granville
Road
Proposed sidewalk on Newark-Granville Road be installed connecting sidewalk to the west
sidewalk in place
Applicant understands that the fencing will need to be relocated or removed when
improvements to Cherry Valley are instituted.
Drawing of a wood gate matching fence design be submitted to Village Planner for her
approval.
MR. SALVAGE SECONDED,AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Members applied the application to the code:
1175.01, Purpose -OK
1175.03, Development standards -OK with conditions listed above
1175.04,Plan approval -OK
1176.01, TCOD Interpretation -OK
1176.02,Purpose -OK with understanding listed above
1176.04, Development Standards -OK with conditions listed above
Closing Comments: -
A. Mr. Lukco asked for an update on hiring someone to assist Ms. Wimberger in her duties,
and Ms. Wimberger described alterations in current personnel position descriptions to
accommodate the required duties. The Newark Code Department will expand their inspections
in the village for structural, electrical, etc. on additions and accessory structures. Local
contractors already know these requirements because the rest of the county utilizes them.
Mr. Lukco requested a quarterly update on applications we have approved.
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B. Mr. Lukco also wondered what task our group should be undertaken now that the Sign
Code is just about finished. Ms. Wimberger said she would look into this.
Finding of Fact:
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO ADOPT THE FINDINGS FOR A,B, C, AND D UNDER
NEW BUSINESS ( Sprint,Hopson,Fackler, Catholic Church)AS FORMAL DECISION
OF THE COMMISSION. MR. WILKENFELD SECONDED,AND IT WAS
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Next Meetings: December 13, CONSENSUS AGREED TO HAVE NO MEETING ON
DECEMBER 27.
Sign Code Meetings: December 6
Adjournment: 9:50 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Betty Alle

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