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Planning Commission Minutes February 23, 2015

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

February 23, 2015

7:00 pm

Minutes

 

Call to Order:  Mr. Hawk (Chair) called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

 

Members Present:  Mr. Eklof, Mr. Burriss, Mr. Wilken, Mr. Potaracke, Mr. Hawk and Councilmember Johnson (non-voting, ex-officio).

 

Members Absent:  None.

 

Staff Present: Deb Walker, Planning & Zoning Assistant.

 

Also Present: Victor Terebuh, Jared Eschbaugh, Donald Contini, and Matt and Cheryl Durst.

 

Citizens’ Comments:  None.

 

New Business:

203 East Elm Street – Victor Terebuh —Application #2014-190

The property is zoned Village Residential District (VRD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of thirty-four (34) replacement windows on all elevations of the structure.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Deb Walker and Victor Terebuh

 

Discussion:

 

Victor Terebuh, 308 Bryn Du Drive, stated that several windows on the dwelling have already been replaced with vinyl replacement windows and the remaining windows are non-operable.  The applicant wishes to replace all of the remaining windows with similar vinyl windows.  The project will likely take two years to complete because the windows will be replaced as tenants vacate the apartments.  The staff approves of the plan.  Mr. Burriss asked if storm windows would be gone and would full screens be a part of the project.  The answer was yes to both questions.  The applicant affirmed the screens would also be white vinyl. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-01

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr.Burriss stated TRUE, the replacement windows are stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the replacement windows contribute to the upgrading of the structure and the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that as above in item b, the replacement windows contribute to the vitality of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations livedMr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed replacement windows are consistent with the architecture of the area and thereby improve the structure with historically accurate  materials and improvements which protect the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

  

Mr.Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2014-190 as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2014-190: Wilken (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Mr. Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

226 East Broadway, Suite C – Jared Eschbaugh; Ila’s Gourmet Popcorn —Application #2015-13

The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).  The request is for architectural review and approval of a projecting sign.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Deb Walker and Jared Eschbaugh.

 

Discussion: 

Jared Eschbaugh, 226 East Broadway, Suite C, stated he would like to replace the existing sign with a Barbershop style sign with yellow and white stripes and a brown frame that will match the Goumas sign frame.  Discussion about the different fonts on the Goumas sign (Greek) versus the old fashioned font on the sign mockup was duly noted and approved.  The staff approves of the design and location of the sign.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-13:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the projecting sign is similar to other projecting signs approved in the District and is interesting.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the location of the projecting sign is appropriate to the primary structure and contributes to the upgrading of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that as above in item b, the sign contributes to a business within the District and the vitality of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations livedMr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed projecting sign is consistent with the architecture of the area and thereby improves the structure with historically accurate materials and improvements which protect the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2015-2, as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2015-2:  Mr. Burriss (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

444 East Broadway – Donald Contini —Application #2015-14

The property is zoned Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD). The request is for architectural review and approval a roof replacement project. This application was deferred to the end of the session as the applicant was late. Applicant arrived at 7:20 PM.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Deb Walker and Donald Contini.

 

Donald Contini, 431 N. Pearl St, in reference to property at 444 East Broadway, stated he would like to replace his 1995 roof. There is not enough airflow as the original frame was made of 2x4 rafters with insulation and the owner would like to add a 2x2 to the 2x4s to allow for better air flow.  Mr. Wilken asked how the dormers would be affected by adding the 2x2s.  Apparently the dormers have enough leeway to allow for the modification.  There would be three ridge vents, and the shingles would be asphalt OCF Oakridge, in driftwood, which would match the garage. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-14:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the roof replacement project is similar to other projects approved within the District.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the materials selected for the roofing project are compatible with the primary structure and the project contributes to the upgrading of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that as above in item b, the roofing project contributes to the livability of an historic home within the District and the vitality of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations livedMr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed roofing project is consistent with the architecture of the area and thereby improves the structure with historically accurate materials and improvements which protect the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr.Potaracke made a motion to approve Application #2015-14. Seconded by Mr. Eklof.  Roll Call Vote to approve Application #2015-14: Mr. Eklof (Yes), Burris (Yes) Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

338 North Granger – Matt Durst —Application #2015-15

The property is zoned Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD). The request is for architectural review and approval of the removal of an 8’ window and replacement with an 8’ sliding glass door.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Deb Walker and Matt Durst.

 

Discussion:

 

Matt Durst, 338 North Granger Street, stated he would like to replace a south facing 8’ side window with a sliding glass door, matched as closely as possible with the existing windows.  Staff stated this would allow for more energy efficiency and traffic flow.  The door would be of Anderson perma-shield and also allow for more light in the home. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-15:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the project is similar to other remodeling projects approved in the District.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

b)         Contributes to the improvement and upgrading of the historical character of the Village District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the materials selected are appropriate to the primary structure and contributes to the upgrading of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that as above in item b, the selected materials contributes to the vitality and livability of a home within the District and the vitality of the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

d)         Protects and enhances examples of the physical surroundings in which past generations livedMr. Burriss stated TRUE; the proposed project is consistent with the architecture of the area and thereby improves the structure with historically accurate materials and improvements which protect the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2015-15. Seconded by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to approve Application #2015-15: Mr. Eklof (Yes),  Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burris (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

Application #2014-190, Victor Terebuh; 203 East Elm Street; 34 Replacement Windows:  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 Residential District (VRD) and Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD) and hereby gives their approval of Application #2014-190. 

     

Mr.Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2014-190.  Seconded  by Mr. Wilken. Roll Call Vote:  Burriss (Yes) Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) Eklof (Yes), and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Application #2015-13, Jared Eschbaugh on behalf of Ila’s Gourmet Popcorn; 226 East Broadway, Suite C; Projecting 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 Business District (VBD) and Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD) and Chapter 1189, Signs and hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-13. 

 

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-13.  Seconded  by Mr. Wilken. Roll Call Vote:  Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) Eklof (Yes) Burriss (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Application #2015-14, Donald Contini; 444 East Broadway; Roof Replacement Project:  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 (AROD) and hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-14. 

 

Mr.Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-14.  Seconded  by Mr. Wilken. Roll Call Vote:  Potaracke (Yes), Burriss (Yes) Wilken (Yes) Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

 

 

Application #2015-15, Matt Durst; 338 North Granger; Removal of an 8’ Window and Replacement with an 8’ Sliding Glass Door: 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 (AROD) and hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-15. 

 

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-15.  Seconded  by Mr. Wilken. Roll Call Vote:  Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) Burriss (Yes) Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Motion to approve the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from February 9th, 2015:  Mr.Wilken made a motion to approve the minutes from the February 9th, 2015 Planning Commission Meeting.  Mr.Potaracke seconded.  All in favor voice vote:  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Meeting Announcements – next meetings:

March 9, 2015

March 23, 2015

April 13, 2015

 

Mr. Hawk stated that seeing no further business before the Commission the meeting was adjourned.

 

The Planning Commission adjourned at 7:37 pm.

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