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Planning Commission Minutes January 27, 2014

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION 

January 27, 2014

7:00pm

Minutes

 

Call to Order:  Mr. Hawk (Vice-Chair) called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

 

Members Present: GEVSD Representative Dennis Cauchon (non-voting, ex-officio), Council Member Jackie O'Keefe (non-voting, ex-officio), Steven Hawk, Jean Hoyt and Doug Eklof.

 

Members Absent: Tom Mitchell and Jack Burriss

 

Staff Present: Alison Terry, Village Planning Director and Michael King, Law Director

 

Also Present: Andrew Kohn, Angie Wade, Kara Gallagher, Nasie Gallagher, Bill Wilkens and Nate Fouty

 

Citizens’ Comments:

No one appeared to speak under Citizen’s Comments.

 

New Business:

230 East Broadway – Andrew Kohn for Orchard House Antiques - Application #2014-01

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of a freestanding sign.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Andrew Kohn.

 

Discussion: 

Andrew Kohn, 230 East Broadway, stated he is requesting approval for a freestanding sign. Mr. Kohn stated the sign fits in with other signs on the street and will be in line with the rest of the signs. It will be a perpendicular, two-sided sign.

 

Ms. Terry stated this sign will be the only sign for this business and will be placed in the front yard of the property. It will blend well with the other signs and meets all Village Business District sign code requirements.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-01:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the application is consistent with similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the request is consistent with other sidewalk signs that have been approved in the district.  The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district by supporting local businesses. The signs materials are historically correct. The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the proposed sign would help the physical surroundings. The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

Mr. Eklof made a motion to approve Application #2014-01. Seconded by Ms. Hoyt.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-01:  Eklof (yes), Hoyt (yes) and Hawk (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

142 East Broadway – Angie Wade for Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty - Application #2014-03

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of a sidewalk sign, which will be a sandwich board sign on the sidewalk to the left of the business entrance.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Angie Wade.

 

Discussion: 

Angie Wade, stated she is requesting approval of a sidewalk sign for Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty. The sidewalk sign will be 36x24 with digital print (see photograph provided). The sign will have a red background with white lettering and will be placed in front of the window and to the left of the door. The sign will be taken down when agents are not on the premises.

 

Ms. Terry stated the sign meets all Village Business District sign code requirements and is consistent with the other sidewalk signs in the area. It is the only one for this building and does not interfere with pedestrian traffic. It will be taken down when agents are off duty.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-03:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the VillageDistrict?  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the application is consistent with similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the             Village District. Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the request is consistent with other sidewalk signs that have been approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof.

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the             vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district with the success of this business. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr.Eklof.

 

Ms. Hoyt made a motion to approve Application #2014-03 with the condition that the sign will be removed and secured indoors during non-business hours.  Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-03: Hawk (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hoyt (yes).  Motion carried 3-0.

 

128 East Broadway – Kara Gallagher for Moe's Original Barbeque- Application #2014-04

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of the installation of a canopy sign.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Kara Gallagher

 

Discussion: 

Ms. Gallagher of 128 East Broadway, for Moe’s Original Barbecue stated they are requesting approval of a canopy sign for the front of Moe's Original Barbecue. Ms. Gallagher stated she is partners with her mother, Nasie Gallagher. The sign they’re proposing will align with their brand and meets Granville Village requirements. Ms. Gallagher stated they submitted a photograph and they want it to look similar to the Alabama location. The sign will be on wood and placed on the existing canopy front with red lettering and a gray panel background. The background panel will be light gray with red lettering and will be placed on the white canopy. The wood will be 10 inches in height.

 

Ms. Terry stated the sign will be 17 feet by 3 1/2 inches by 9 1/2 inches. The proposed canopy sign will be the first for this storefront and meets all Village Business District sign code requirements.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-04:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the                  Village District?  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the application is consistent with                                   similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred                   with Ms. Hoyt.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the               Village District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the request is consistent with other                    canopy signs in the district and contributes to a new business. The Planning                    Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the             vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district.  The             Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past                                  generations lived.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, it is similar to other signs that have                been approved. The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt. 

 

Mr. Eklof made a motion to approve Application #2014-04. Seconded by Ms. Hoyt.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-04: Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hawk (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

128 East Broadway – Kara Gallagher for Moe's Original Barbeque- Application #2014-05

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of two (2) window signs.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Kara Gallagher

 

Discussion: 

Ms. Gallagher of 128 East Broadway, for Moe’s Original Barbecue stated they are requesting approval of two (2) window signs for the front of Moe's Original Barbecue. The signs will be white like the original Moe's brand. They chose white vinyl on the window because it stands out more than the red.

 

Ms. Terry stated the sign will be on each side of the door and 5 square feet per sign. The signage  meets all Village Business District sign code requirements.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-05:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the                  Village District?  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the application is consistent with                                  similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred                   with Mr. Eklof.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the               Village District.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the request is consistent with other                    canopy signs in the district and contributes to a new business. The Planning                    Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the                         vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district.  The                  Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof.

 

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past                                  generations lived.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE and is similar to other signs that have                been approved. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof. 

 

Ms. Hoyt made a motion to approve Application #2014-05. Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-05: Hoyt (yes), Hawk (yes) and Eklof (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

128 East Broadway – Kara Gallagher for Moe's Original Barbeque- Application #2014-06

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of a sidewalk sign.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Kara Gallagher

 

Discussion: 

Ms. Gallagher of 128 East Broadway, for Moe’s Original Barbecue stated she is requesting approval of a sidewalk sign. The sign will be the same as the previous restaurant, Bella's, but will have a Moe's logo on the top of each side and each day wording will be written in chalk on the chalk blackboard background. There will be a total of 10 side items Moe’s will offer each day along with daily specials that they would like to display on the sidewalk sign.

 

Ms. Terry stated the sidewalk sign meets the requirements. The sign will have the business logo on it and will be removed and secured during non-business hours. The sign meets all Village Business District sign code requirements.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-06:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the                  Village District?  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the application is consistent with                                   similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred                   with Ms. Hoyt.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the               Village District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE.  The Planning Commission concurred                with Ms. Hoyt.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE, the             vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district.  The             Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past                                  generations lived.  Ms. Hoyt stated TRUE and is similar to other sidewalk signs                that have been approved. The Planning Commission concurred with Ms. Hoyt. 

 

Mr. Eklof made a motion to approve Application #2014-06. Seconded by Ms. Hoyt.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-06: Hawk (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

 

218 North Prospect Street – Nathan Fouty - Application #2014-07

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of the removal of 3-tab asphaltic shingles and replacement with dimensional asphaltic shingles in onyx black.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Nathan Fouty

 

Discussion: 

Mr. Fouty stated he is requesting approval of the removal of 3-tab asphaltic shingles and replacing with dimensional, asphaltic, black shingles. Everything else will remain the same. There will be no replacement of gutters or down spouts at this point in time.

 

Ms. Terry stated the proposed metal roofing is consistent with other projects that have been previously approved and meets all Village code requirements.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2014-07:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the                  Village District?  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE, the application is consistent with                                  similar requests approved in the district. The Planning Commission concurred                   with Mr. Eklof.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the               Village District.  Mr. Eklof   stated TRUE and the Planning Commission concurred             with Mr. Eklof.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE and                         The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Eklof

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d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past                                  generations lived.  Mr. Eklof stated TRUE  and The Planning Commission                                     concurred with Mr. Eklof . 

 

Ms. Hoyt made a motion to approve Application #2014-07. Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-07: Eklof (yes), Hawk (yes) and Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

The Granville Planning Commission discussed the proposed zoning code modifications as referenced in the January 9, 2014 revisions and further delineated in the January 27, 2014 staff report. Mr. Hawk motioned to recommend approval of the proposed zoning code modifications to the Village Council. Ms. Hoyt seconded that motion.

 

 

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

 

New Business:

Application #2014-01: Andrew Kohn, on behalf of Orchard House Antiques; 230 East Broadway; Freestanding sign.

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 1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-01, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-01. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Hawk (yes), Burriss (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #2014-03: Angie Wade, on behalf of Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty; 142 East Broadway; Sidewalk sign.

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 1189 Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-03, as submitted by the applicant and with a condition.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-03. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hawk (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #2014-04: Kara Gallagher; 128 East Broadway; Canopy sign.

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 1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-04, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-04. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Hawk (yes), Hoyt (yes) and Eklof (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #2014-05: Kara Gallagher; 128 East Broadway; Two (2) Window signs.

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 1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-05, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-05. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes) and Hawk (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #2014-06: Kara Gallagher; 128 East Broadway; Sidewalk sign.

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 1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-06, as submitted by the applicant with a condition.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-06. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Eklof (yes), Hawk (yes) and Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Application #2014-07: Ken Rittenhouse; 218 North Prospect Street; Removal of 3-tab asphaltic shingles and replacement with dimensional asphaltic shingles in onyx black.

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 hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-07, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Ms. Hoyt moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-07. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Hoyt (yes), Hawk (yes) and Eklof (yes). Motion carried 3-0.

 

Motion to approve absent Commission Member: 

Mr. Hawk moved to excuse Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Burriss from the January 27, 2014 Planning Commission meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Hoyt. Motion carried 3-0. 

 

Adjournment:  7:59 PM

 

Mr. Hawk moved to adjourn the Planning Commission meeting, seconded by Mr. Eklof. Motion carried 3-0. 

 

 

Next meetings:

 

Monday, February 10, 2014

 

Monday, February 24, 2014

 

Monday, March 10, 2014

 

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