GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION
Members Present: Jack Burriss, Barbara Lucier,Bernie LukcoJKBimM- yermsI*rr)R,ichard Salvage,Carl Wilkenfeld ( Vice Chair)
Members Absent:Keith Myers,Chair
Also Present:Kathryn Wimberger,Village Planner
Visitors Present: Elizabeth Maher,Steve Mershon and Candi Moore,McLain and Hoblick
The Vice Chair swore in all those who planned to speak)
Minutes of March 13,2000:
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS PRESENTED;MR. BURRISS SECONDED,AND
MOTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.
Elizabeth and Philip Maher, 354 North Granger Street -Fence
Ms. Wimberger stated that the application is for a 6'wood privacy fence with two gates in the back yard.
There is a chainlink fence at the east property line next to the school. .The fence would be 4"x4"treated posts,
and fence boards would be scalloped on top. Ms. Maher added that the fence would be stained treated lumber.
Both neighbors have expressed approval for the plan
Mr. Lukco asked for details about the stain,stating that if it's cedar,it will weather to gray;otherwise it may
look unfinished. Mr. Salvage thinks that with treated lumber she should have a stain,and Ms. Maher agreed.
We need to know what the final color will be,Mr. Salvage said,and can leave it up to the Village Planner for
final approval of color.
MR. LUKCO MOVED THAT THE APPLICATION BE APPROVED AS SUBMITTED WITH
EXCEPTION THAT THE APPLICANT HAS AGREED TO EITHER PAINT OR STAIN IT AND THE
COLOR WILL BE APPROVED BY THE VILLAGE PLANNER. SHE IS TO BRING IN A SAMPLE OF
THE CAP FOR THE PLANNER TO APPROVE..MR. SALVAGE SECONDED,AND IT WAS
Monique Pinkerton,117 East Elm -Change ofUse
The applicant is not present,and members had concerns about safety and parking in this area. Mr.
Lukco suggested we recommend a parking/ sidewalk study be made for the adjoining businesses.
MR. SALVAGE MOVED TO TABLE APPLICATION UNTIL APPLICANT IS PRESENT;MR. LUKCO
SECONDED,AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED
Steve Mershon and Candi Moore,405 East College Street - New Home
Mr. Burriss recused himself from this discussion.}
The applicants wish to build on one ofthe three lots they recently purchased from the Board of Education. The
plans are consistent with ordinances,and a variance might be required for the rear setback and height. The
GPC Minutes,March 27,2000,2
applicants also propose to remove the shared driveway access offGranger Street that was initially proposed
and approved by the school board for all three lots.
Mr.Mershon said the house will be late Victorian Queen Ann style,two stories,three bedrooms,with
driveway offGranger Street. Mr.Mci«ain added some information about materials.
Discussion arose aboutthe easement from Grangerfor all three houses,which was,as GPC recalled it,.part of
the decision on the lot split,which was arrived it after long and careful thought. Although members thought
the plans were attractive for the home,this situation needs to be resolved first.
Mark Zarbaugh has given approval to Roger McLain to access storm water to the storm sewer.
Mr.Wilkenfeld thought they could turn the three lots into two lots and give more room to each lot.
Mr.Lukco recommended that the applicants submit a formal application while we research this more serious
The window on the rear was under architectural discussion,and Mr.Buriss suggested an oval window with
Later in the meeting there was further discussion about the easement,and Ms. Wimberger said the legal
description includes the easement but the School Board's record does not include the easement. Mr.Lukco
wants to review the minutes ando/r tape from the discussions because he feels something has been changed in
the process. Mr. Salvage wanted to look at the ad for the auction for it included the easement.
Finding of Fact:
MR. SALVAGE MOVED THAT THE COMMISSION FINDS THAT APPLICATION B UNDER NEW
BUSINESSM ( aherI)S CONSISTENTWITH RELEVANT SECTIONS OF THE CODE AS LISTED IN
THE VILLAGE PLANNER'S MEMO. MR.LUKCO SECONDED,AND IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY
Next Meetings: April 10 ( Mr. Wilkenfeld and Mr. Burriss absent)and April 24
Sign Code: Wednesday,April 5, 7:40 p.m.
Adjournment: 8:40 p.m.
GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION