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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

 

Planning Commission Minutes January 13, 2014

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION 

January 13, 2014

7:00pm

Minutes

 

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

 

Members Present: Council Member Jeremy Johnson (non-voting), Dennis Cauchon (non-voting), Tom Mitchell (Chair), Steven Hawk (Vice-Chair), Jack Burriss, Doug Eklof, and Jean Hoyt. 

 

Members Absent:  None

 

Staff Present: Debi Walker; Village Planning & Zoning Assistant

 

Also Present:  Orville Orr, Gail McConnan, Mary Morales-Rivera and Anselmo Rivera

 

Citizens’ Comments:

No one appeared to speak under Citizen’s Comments.

 

New Business:

313 East Broadway – Orville Orr for the Buxton Inn - Application #2013-160

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. Mitchell swore in Deb Walker and Orville Orr.

 

Discussion: 

Orville Orr, 313 East Broadway, stated he is requesting approval for a sidewalk sign. Mr. Orr stated there are photographs of where the sign would be located. He stated that the reason for the double-sided sign was so people could view it from both directions, and make people aware of restaurant offerings. Mr. Hawk asked if the sign would be utilized during the hours of the restaurant operation. Mr. Orr stated the sign will be posted in the morning and taken down in the evening. Mr. Mitchell amended the application to include the language that would allow the sign to be displayed only during restaurant hours.

 

Ms. Walker stated the staff is in agreement with the sidewalk sign and the sign meets all the requirements. She added that the sign will be oak in color with black border and the Buxton logo as it appears in photographs provided.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2013-150:

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

 

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

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the vitality of an individual business is improved, as well as the entire district. The signs materials are historically correct. Ms. Hoyt stated she liked the sign and the choice of materials. The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed sign would help protect the physical surrounding in which past generations have lived. Mr. Mitchell stated that everyone was in agreement with the placement of the sign. Ms. Walker stated the sign was going to be placed to the right of the post in the image provided, sitting the brick sidewalk (see photograph).  The Planning Commission concluded this was TRUE. 

 

Mr. Hawk made a motion to approve Application #2013-160; with the condition that the sidewalk sign be posted during restaurant hours only.  Seconded by Mr. Hoyt.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2013-160:  Mitchell (yes), Burriss (yes), Hawk (yes), Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

218 East Maple Street – James & Jodi Schmidt - Application #2013-166

Village Residential District (VRD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of the installation of three sets of replacement windows on the north side of the structure and one two-high fixed pane window on the western facade of the home. The window will be Pella ThermaStar Series; white vinyl, double-hung, with no-grids on the north side of the home; 2 high-fixed frame on the west side of the home (refer to photographs provided by owners and manufacturers cut sheets).

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Mitchell swore in Deb Walker and Gail McConnan.

 

Discussion: 

Gail McConnan, speaking on behalf of the owners of 218 East Maple Street, stated she is requesting approval of the installation of replacement windows on the north and west facades of the home. Ms. McConnan stated she knows the home well and the owners want to replace windows on the back of the structure and the west side. The proposed replacement windows will be identical to the existing windows, which were replaced previously.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2013-166:

 

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

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the               Village District. Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the request is consistent with other                 window replacement projects that have been approved in the district and the                    proposed windows are more historical in character. The Planning Commission                concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

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

 

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

this was TRUE. 

 

Mr. Eklof made a motion to approve Application #2013-166.  Seconded by Ms. Hoyt.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2013-166: Mitchell (yes), Burriss (yes), Hawk (yes), Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

134 East Broadway – Mary Morales Rivera for Day y Noche - Application #2013-167

Village Business District (VBD) – Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of the installation of a temporary storm door enclosure on the front door of Day y Noche Restaurant.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses – Mr. Mitchell swore in Deb Walker, Mary Morales-Rivera and Anselmo Rivera.

 

Discussion: 

Mr. and Mrs. Rivera, of 134 East Broadway, for Day y Noche Restaurant stated they are requesting approval of the installation of a temporary storm door enclosure on the front of the Day y Noche Restaurant. Mr. and Mrs. Rivera stated that the door was removable and there would be no alteration to the original structure. They stated that the distance between the old and new door was approximately 4 feet.

Mr. Hoyt inquired whether the door was only to be used during the winter. Mr. Burriss inquired as to the materials of the side panel. Was it similar in construction to a big tent which had windows? Mr. Burriss questioned whether when taken down the whole frame structure would be removed and furthermore, how would the vinyl fabric be attached to the framework? Would there be visible points of connections such as rope ties?

 

Ms. Walker stated that it was her understanding that the framework of the door would be aluminum which would be fitted to sidewalls and the ceiling. The associated fabric would be clear vinyl with a black border. Mr. Hawk inquired whether the door was glass or safety glass and stated that it needed to be all clear glass.

 

Mr. Mitchell discussed his concern about the use of flexible vinyl as the side windows. He was concerned they would eventually become cloudy. He also agreed that the enclosure should be transparent in overall design to be compatible with and not diminish the architecture.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Rivera stated the door itself was glass. The door would be a solid frame and would stop the wind. They added that the frame screws into the ground and ceiling so the door is secure. The balance of the material is flexible.

 

Discussion took place the length of time the enclosure would be installed. Mr. & Mrs. Rivera stated that the door would be used only during winter months. Mrs. Rivera stated that their landlord has only approved the use of the temporary door during cold months. They will be installing and removing themselves annually.

 

The Planning Commissioners discussed imposing the condition that the structure be installed no earlier than October 15th and be removed no later than March 31st. Mr. & Mrs. Rivera agreed to the proposed conditions.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the Standards and Criteria pertaining to Application #2013-166:

 

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

 

b)       Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE; the request is consistent with other temporary, seasonal storm doors that have been approved in the district and is a movement towards conservation of energy and comfort of the patrons.  The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)       Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that when the vitality of an individual business is improved within the district, the vitality of the entire district is improved.  The Planning Commission concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)       Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the temporary storm door would physically protect the building from outdoor elements; protecting the surroundings in which past generations have lived. The Planning Commission concluded this was TRUE. 

 

Mr. Hawk made a motion to approve Application #2013-167; with the condition that the temporary storm door be installed no earlier than October 15th and removed the no later than March 31st annually. Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2013-167:  Mitchell (yes), Burriss (yes), Hawk (yes), Hoyt (yes), Eklof (yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

 

New Business:

Application #2013-160: Orville Orr, on behalf of The Buxton Inn; 313 East Broadway; Sidewalk 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 #2013-160, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Mr. Hawk moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2013-160. Seconded by Mr. Eklof. Roll Call Vote: Mitchell (yes), Hawk (yes), Burriss (yes), Eklof (yes), Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 5-0.

 

Application #2013-166: James & Jodi Schmidt; 218 East Maple Street; Replacement Windows on the North & West Facades of the Home. 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 #2013-166, as submitted by the applicant.

 

Mr. Hawk moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2013-166. Seconded by Mr. Burriss. Roll Call Vote: Mitchell (yes), Hawk (yes), Burriss (yes), Eklof (yes), Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 5-0.

 

Application #2013-167: Mary Morales-Rivera; 134 East Broadway; Temporary Storm Door Enclosure on the Front Door of Day y Noche Restaurant. 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 #2013-167, as submitted by the applicant with the condition that the temporary storm door be installed no earlier than October 15th and removed the no later than March 31st annually.

 

Mr. Hawk moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2013-167 with the condition that the temporary doorbell installed no sooner than October 15th and removed no later than March 31st annually. Seconded by Mr. Hoyt. Roll Call Vote: Mitchell (yes), Hawk (yes), Burriss (yes), Eklof (yes), Hoyt (yes). Motion carried 5-0.

 

Adjournment:  7:40 PM Mr. Mitchell adjourned the Planning Commission meeting.

 

Next meetings:

 

Monday, January 27, 2014

 

Monday, February 10, 2014

 

Monday, February 24, 2014

 

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