Granville Community Calendar

Planning Commission Minutes July 13, 2009

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

July 13, 2009

7:00pm

Minutes

 

Members Present: Tom Mitchell, Jeremy Johnson, Jack Burriss, Councilmember O’Keefe (non-voting), and Tim Ryan (Chair).

Members Absent: One Vacancy.

Staff Present: Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Law Director, Mike Crites.

Visitors Present: Andy Ross, Kristine Martin, Bill Hanes, Scott Walker, Kim Vernau, Jerry Martin, Joy and John Wujek, Fred Ashbaugh, Sara Lee, Daniel Bonar, Brian Miller, Phil Wince, and Theresa Applegate.

Citizen’s Comments:

No one appeared to speak under Citizen’s Comments.

 

Old Business:

484 South Main Street – Ross Granville Market – Application #09-70

Suburban Business District (SBD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of one (1) of the following options, for the existing Granville Video front façade:

1)                  Provide reflective coating on existing glass windows & doors, with framed walls behind; or

2)                  Remove windows and doors and replace with siding to match the existing elevation.                                          

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Andy Ross.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-70:

(Jeremy Johnson recused himself from the discussion/voting on Application #09-70 because the company he works for is bidding on the project.  He then was seated in the audience during the discussion & vote.)

Andy Ross, 484 South Main Street, stated that he would like to see the second option he presented - with the removal of the windows approved by the Planning Commission.  Mr. Burriss stated that he would like to compliment the applicant for the job that they have done on the building renovation.  He stated that he feels this proposal is consistent with the type of work that has been done thus far.     

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to approve Application #09-70 according to the West Elevation of Exhibit ‘A’.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Mitchell, Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #09-70 is Approved with the above stated condition.

 

 

 

 

(Jeremy Johnson rejoined the Planning Commission meeting at 7:10 PM)

 

New Business:

332 West Elm Street – Julie Fudge Smith – Application #09-76

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of the following items:

1)                     Porte cochere attached to the western side of the structure to be constructed of the following materials:

a.         Roof:  Slate look fiberglass shingles; 7:12 pitch & 9:12 pitch roof connecting to the main structure;

b.         Gable end detail facing Elm Street with wood fish scale shingles to match main house;

c.         Decorative brackets under porch connecting to box columns, to match front porch brackets on main house;

d.         Nine-inch (9") box wood columns;

e.         Roll up awning on the north, west & south sides; and

2)                     New Retaining Wall: three-foot (3') high retaining wall along the western side of the driveway;

3)                     Replacement of existing asphaltic shingle northern porch roof with a standing seam metal roof.

                                                 

Discussion regarding Application #09-76:

Ms. Terry presented an email to the Planning Commission from the applicant requesting to have the application tabled because of the placement of a sanitary sewer line that needs to be further researched.

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to Table Application #09-76.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-76 is Tabled.

 

128 East Broadway – Jerry Martin – Application #09-78

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a sidewalk café area and

associated tables and chairs.  The applicant is proposing four (4) tables measuring

twenty-four inches (24”) by twenty-four inches (24”) with eight (8) chairs, to be used on

Saturday mornings only. 

                                                             

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Planner, Alison Terry, and Jerry Martin.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-78:

Ms. Terry noted that this application needs to have a recommendation by the Planning Commission for Council.  Jerry Martin, owner of Brews Café, stated that the tables and chairs would be used on weekends – mainly Saturday mornings.  Mr. Mitchell asked the applicant if they wish to be limited to Saturday’s in the final approval.  Mr. Mitchell asked if Mr. Martin has any issues with the list of staff recommendations for approval.  Mr. Martin stated no.  Mr. Burriss stated that his only concern is what would happen to the tables and chairs when they are not in use.  Councilmember O’Keefe asked if the applicant is being required to take the tables and chairs in.  Mr. Mitchell indicated that other cafes have their tables and chairs roped/chained when not in use.  Mr. Martin stated he would be taking the tables and chairs indoors when they are not in use.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-78:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Mitchell stated that its  in keeping with the historical character of the district.

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Ryan stated that it keeps the operating facility alive and vital.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to recommend to Council that Application #09-78 be approved with the noted restrictions A-M on the Village Staff report.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-78 is approved with the above stated condition.

 

121 North Pearl Street – Fred Ashbaugh – Application #09-79

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a rear brick patio.

                                                             

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Fred Ashbaugh.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-79:

Fred Ashbaugh, 121 North Pearl Street, stated that the manufactured pavers would be the same color as the foundation stones on his home.  Mr. Mitchell asked if the grade would be raised as depicted in the submitted photo.  Mr. Ashbaugh stated no.  Mr. Ryan asked if the setback requirements have been met.  Ms. Terry stated yes. 

 

 

 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-79:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the applicant is using the same color of stone that is in the foundation of the home. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Mitchell stated that the back yard of the home will be improved. 

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to approve Application #09-79 with the stipulation that the pavers for the patio blend with the existing foundation of the home.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-79 is approved with the above stated condition.

 

124 South Cherry Street – Sara Lee - Application #09-80

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a 29" height black wrought iron

fence to be located along the northern property line.                                           

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Sara Lee.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-80:

Sara Lee, 124 South Cherry Street, was present to address any questions/concerns regarding her application.  Mr. Burriss stated that the owner has made numerous improvements to the property that have certainly enhanced it.  Mr. Burriss asked how the fence will be terminated along the street.  Ms. Lee stated that there will be an ending pole in the same material with an end cap.   

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-80:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the detailing is appropriate for the district. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the improvements are architecturally appropriate for this area.

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to approve Application #09-80 contingent only upon the following:

1)         That the fencing erected along the side property line shall have the finished and not the structural side facing the neighboring property, alley, or street. 

 

Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-80 is approved with the above stated condition.

 

224 East Broadway, “E” – Mootz Run, Ltd., Joy Wujek - Application #09-84

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for review and approval of a change of use from Category “C”, Business

and Professional Offices to Category “B”, Specialty Shops for a retail tea store.                                                  

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Planner Alison Terry, Joy Wujek, and Phil Wince.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-84:

Joy Wujek, Worthington Road, Alexandria, was available to address any questions/concerns by the Planning Commission.

Phil Wince, 2350 West Broadway, stated that the applicant operates an existing tea shop on SR 161 and would like to open a shop in Granville. 

Mr. Ryan asked if the applicant is in compliance with parking.  Ms. Terry stated yes.  Mr. Burriss asked if a separate application will be submitted for signage.  Ms. Terry stated that the sign was approved administratively since the original sign was previously approved by the Planning Commission and matched that approval, with a change in name only.

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to approve Application #09-84.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-84 is approved as submitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

117 South Plum Street – Stephen and Theresa Applegate – Application #09-85

Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of new redwood, six panel double garage doors, in a white finish.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Stephen Applegate.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-85:

Theresa Applegate, 117 South Plum Street, stated that they currently do not have a garage door in place.  Ms. Applegate indicated that the door would be painted white to match the existing trim.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-85:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the proposed doors are architecturally appropriate and better than the current state of no door at all. 

 

Mr. Johnson made a motion to approve Application #09-85 as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Mitchell.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Mitchell, Johnson, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-85 is approved as submitted.

 

237 West Elm Street – Daniel and Martha Bonar– Application #09-86

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of the removal of 21 wooden beams

across the front of the porch and replacement with a decorative wood trim piece across

the fascia.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Daniel Bonar.

 

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-86:

Daniel Bonar, 237 West Elm Street, stated that the beams extend approximately two feet beyond the roof line and they are always exposed to the weather elements.  He stated that the beams need to be addressed because they are rotting.  Mr. Johnson asked if there is a gutter.  Mr. Bonar stated yes and that the gutter is built in to the edge of the roof line.  Mr. Johnson asked if the ends of these beams are supporting any part of the gutter.  Mr. Bonar stated no.  Mr. Mitchell asked if the ends would be capped off or would a solid fascia be put in place.  Mr. Bonar stated that they hope to have a solid fascia and then some trim.  Mr. Mitchell asked if this trim would also be installed on the sides.  Mr. Bonar stated no.  Mr. Mitchell asked how the ends of the trim would be capped off.  Mr. Bonar stated that they will trim it out to be architecturally appealing.  He indicated that these beams are original to the structure and at some point the home was hit by a tree and some modifications were made at that time.  Mr. Mitchell asked if the 2x2 boards will be replaced.  Mr. Bonar clarified that some of the 2x2’s will be replaced and the longer fourteen foot 2x2’s will not be replaced.  Mr. Burriss asked how the existing roof will relate to the proposed molding and will it come out over the beam.  Mr. Bonar showed Mr. Burriss the location of the molding on the submitted drawings.  Mr. Burriss asked if the four inch overhang will remain.  Mr. Bonar stated yes.  Mr. Ryan clarified the location of the fascia board.  Mr. Burriss stated that he has some concern because the detailing on the home is so architecturally rich and he wants to ensure that they get a clear idea of the details presented by the applicant.  He also stated that he has some concern with how the trim will end.  Mr. Ryan asked if the fascia board will have an end cap with a finished end.  Mr. Bonar stated yes.  Mr. Ryan indicated that the proposal by the applicant will change the look of the porch that is currently in place.  Mr. Mitchell stated that they will lose the look of the architectural detailing.  Mr. Burriss stated that he also understands the reason for the change due to the maintenance.  Mr. Mitchell stated that the Planning Commission has 95% of the information, but not exactly what will be put in place once these details are removed.  Mr. Mitchell stated that it would be an expensive replacement, and the Planning Commission is looking at the loss of a significant architectural detail.  Mr. Burriss stated that the proposed improvements would help ensure that the existing porch is preserved.  Mr. Ryan stated that he is happy to hear that the existing beams will remain in place, but the ends are also a significant piece of architecture.  Mr. Mitchell stated that he would feel better approving this application if there were drawings that could be used at some point to restore this detailing.  Mr. Burriss stated that the proposed drawing is a good documentation of the original detailing and the photographs that were submitted are also helpful.  Mr. Bonar stated that he would be willing to take photos of the existing porch to preserve the look.  He also indicated that he would like to put the end caps back in place if at all possible in the future.  He stated that he is as eager as the Planning Commission to keep the detailing, but it is difficult to maintain the exposed wood.  Mr. Burriss stated that he would like a drawing submitted with the end cap detailing.         

 

 

 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-86:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the proposal is consistent with other new porches approved. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that this should help to preserve the porch and with the good documentation presented of the original architecture – it contributes to the historical character. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that by removing this detail, it may help to preserve the detailing in the rest of the porch.   

 

Mr. Burriss made a motion to approve Application #09-86 with the condition that a drawing of the end cap detailing and terminus of the new trim piece be submitted and approved by Village Staff prior to installation.  Seconded by Mr. Mitchell.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-86 is approved with the above stated condition.

 

135 North Main Street – Scott Walker/Denison University - Application #09-87

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of replacement of existing wooden,

5-panel, triple garage doors with steel Wayne Dalton, Model 6100, Somerset, 3-panel,

double garage doors, including decorative hardware.                                        

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Scott Walker.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-87:

Scott Walker, that they would like to replace the existing doors because they are not weather tight and they do not function well.  Mr. Walker stated that the proposed doors would match the detailing of the home.  He stated that the replacement doors would have a carriage style look.  Mr. Burriss asked if the new door would be an overhead door with the appearance of being a double door.  Mr. Walker stated yes.  Mr. Burriss asked the color of the garage door.  Mr. Walker stated they would like to use the factory white and this would match the trim on the home.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-87:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the application is historically appropriate to the style of the primary structure. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes – by upgrading the structure.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the doors are architecturally consistent with doors that would have been used by past generations. 

 

Mr. Johnson made a motion to approve Application #09-87 as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-87 is approved as submitted.

 

241 West College Street – Scott Walker/Denison University– Application #09-88

Village Institutional District (VID) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a concrete handicap ramp & steel

handrails, painted black, to be located on the south elevation of the building. 

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Scott Walker.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-88:

Scott Walker, stated that they will need to remove shrubbery for the installation of the handicap ramp and they would replant the shrubs with boxwoods.  Mr. Burriss asked about the existing door and will it remain in place.  Mr. Walker stated that the existing door is in ADA compliance & can remain there.  Mr. Mitchell asked if the set of steps going into the door is concrete.  Mr. Walker stated yes and they will add to it with a landing.  Mr. Burriss asked if the size of boxwoods should be specified in the approval.  Mr. Mitchell questioned if there is enough room between the face of the building and the sidewalk for the installation of the ramp.  Mr. Walker indicated that there is enough room, although the photograph doesn’t accurately reflect that.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-88:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that this is consistent with other handicap ramps in the Village. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the accessibility of the building enhances the structure.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

 

Mr. Burriss made a motion to approve Application #09-88 with the following conditions:

1) Landscaping be returned to the building; and

2) Evergreen plant material chosen by the applicant is to be at a minimum height of three foot when planted. 

Seconded by Mr. Mitchell.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-88 is approved with the above stated condition.

 

201 & 202 North Mulberry Street – Scott Walker/Denison University– Application #09-89

Village Institutional District (VID) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a concrete handicap ramp & steel

handrails, painted black, to be located between 201 & 202 North Mulberry Street.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Scott Walker.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-89:

Scott Walker, stated that they would like to make 202 North Mulberry easier to access for students and to make the facility handicap accessible.  He stated that the intent is to connect this pathway with the Cleveland Hall renovation and make Cleveland Hall, 201 and 202 North Mulberry all accessible by a pathway.  Mr. Burriss asked how one would get on the path if utilizing a wheelchair.  Mr. Walker stated that access could be made at Cleveland Hall.  Mr. Burriss asked if a handicap individual needed picked up at the North Mulberry circle would it be possible.  Mr. Walker stated no.  Mr. Walker also indicated that EMH&T did the engineering and topography drawings.  Mr. Johnson asked if the top of the walk would be flush with the grass.  Mr. Walker stated that he would like the walkway to be as close to the grass as possible.    

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-89:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Johnson stated that the building will become more accessible. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Mitchell stated that the improvement increases the viability of an older building. 

 

Mr. Burriss made a motion to approve Application #09-89 as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-89 is approved as submitted.

 

 

230 East Broadway – Adam Vernau– Application #09-90

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD)

The request is for architectural review and approval of a new projecting tenant sign panel, with new decorative hanging arm bracket, painted black.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Ryan swore in Village Planner, Alison Terry, and Kim Vernau.

 

Discussion regarding Application #09-90:

Kim Vernau, stated that the post will be ten feet two and one half inches in height.  Ms. Terry stated that this would be under the fourteen foot requirement and all of the other requirements have been met.  Mr. Ryan asked if the coloring will be black and white.  Ms. Vernau stated that they would like to match the existing McFarland signage.  Mr. Burriss indicated that he liked the look of the proposed bracket.  Mr. Ryan asked if any lighting if proposed.  Ms. Vernau stated no.   

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #09-90:

 

a)      Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the sign is consistent with the style and presentation that the Planning Commission has been encouraging. 

b)      Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes. 

c)      Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the vitality is enhanced with a business located in this district.  

d)      Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  The Planning Commission concluded yes.  Mr. Burriss stated that the sign is historically appropriate for the district. 

 

Mr. Mitchell made a motion to approve Application #09-90 as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-90 is approved as submitted.

 

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

 

Old Business:

Application #09-70: Ross’ Granville Market

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1175, Suburban Business District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-70 according to West Elevation of Exhibit ‘A.’

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-70.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.  

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson (abstain), Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #09-71: Keith and Monique Keegan

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District, Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District, Chapter 1187, Height, Area & Yard Modifications and hereby gives their approval of the application as modified by the applicant, and according to ‘Exhibit A’ with a 42-inch steel fence along Elm Street and back along both side property lines to the front of the structure, and a 72-inch steel fence along the remainder of the sides and rear property line.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-71.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Burriss (abstain), Ryan.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

New Business:

Application #09-78: Jerry Martin

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-78 as submitted by the applicant with the noted restrictions A-M on the Village Staff Report.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-78.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-79: Fred Ashbaugh

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of the Application #79 as submitted by the applicant with the condition that the pavers for the patio blend with the existing foundation of the home.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-79.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-80: Sara Lee

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District, Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1187, Height, Area & Yard Modifications and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-80 as submitted by the applicant contingent upon the fencing erected along the side property line having the finished and not the structural side facing the neighboring property, alley, or street.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-80.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-84: Mootz Run/Joy Wujek

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1183, Off-Street Parking & Loading and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-84 as submitted by the applicant.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-84.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-85: Stephen and Theresa Applegate

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-85 as submitted by the applicant.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-85.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-86: Daniel and Martha Bonar

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified

Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural Review

Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-86 with the condition

that a drawing of the end cap detailing and terminus of the new trim piece be submitted

and approved by Village Staff prior to installation.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-86.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-87: Denison University

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville

Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural

Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of the application, as indicated

below.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-87.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-88: Denison University

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville

Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural

Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-88 with the

following conditions:

1)      Landscaping be returned to the building; and

2)      Evergreen plant material chosen by the applicant is to be at a minimum height of three foot when planted.

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-88.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-89: Denison University

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville

Codified Ordinances Chapter 1159, Village District and Chapter 1161, Architectural

Review Overlay District and hereby gives their approval of Application #09-89 as

submitted by the applicant.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-89.  Seconded by Mr. Burriss.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Application #09-90: Adam Vernau

Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville

Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter

1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of the Application #09-90 as submitted by

the applicant.

 

Mr. Mitchell moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #09-90.  Seconded by Mr. Johnson.   

 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Approval of the Minutes:

Mr. Burriss made a motion to approve the minutes for the May 11, 2009 Planning Commission meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Mitchell. 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 3-0.  (Mr. Johnson abstained because he was not present at the meeting.)

 

Mr. Burriss made a motion to approve the minutes for the May 26, 2009 Planning Commission meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Ryan. 

Roll Call Vote: Burriss, Ryan.  Motion carried 2-0.  (Mr. Johnson abstained because he was not present at the meeting.)

 

Mr. Johnson made a motion to approve the minutes as amended for the June 22, 2009 Planning Commission meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Mitchell. 

Roll Call Vote: Johnson, Mitchell, Ryan.  Motion carried 3-0. (Mr. Burriss abstained because he was not present at the meeting.)

  

Adjournment:  8:45 PM

Mr. Mitchell moved to adjourn the Planning Commission meeting, seconded by Mr. Burriss.  Motion carried 4-0.  

 

Next meetings:

July 27, 2009

August 10, 2009

Employee Payroll / Compensation

The Village has thirty-six (36) full-time employees, 16 regular part-time employees and seaonal employees. Village Personnel Policy

Go to My Pay Stub and login.