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Planning Commission Minutes May 4, 2015

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

May 4, 2015

7:00 pm

Minutes

 

Call to Order:  Mr. Hawk (Chair) called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

Members Present:  Mr. Eklof, Mr. Wilken, Mr. Hawk, Mr. Burriss and Mr. Potaracke.

 

Members Absent:  None.

 

Staff Present:  Alison Terry, Planning Director.

 

Also Present:  Stephen Applegate, Steve Flowers.

 

Citizens’ Comments:  None.

 

Old Business:

 

107 East Broadway – St. Luke’s Episcopal Church —Application #2015-42:  The property is zoned Village Square District (VSD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD). The request is for architectural review and approval of the removal and reconstruction of the eastern side entry.

 

Mr. Wilken recused himself from the table at 7:01 p.m.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses:  Mr. Hawk swore in Alison Terry and Stephen Applegate.

 

Discussion:

Stephen Applegate, 107 East Broadway, stated this was a slightly different proposal than the last set of plans which were approved by the Planning Commission.  It will be the exact same footprint as the addition now, but with materials which are more compatible and similar to the rest of the structure.

 

Mr. Burriss inquired about the detailing in the base at the northeast corner of the proposed addition.  He stated he would prefer to see an equally articulated base on both the north and east corner of the structure and the south and east corner of the structure.

 

Rector Applegate indicated he was okay with this suggested modification and that he would make sure the architect was aware of this change.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application 2015-42:

 

(a)        Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the remodeling project is similar to other 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 remodeling of the side entry does upgrade the property and the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

(c)        Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District. Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the remodeling of the site entry contributes to the vitality of a structure and therefore contributes 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 lived. Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed materials are consistent. All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr. Burriss moved to approve Application #2015-42, with the understanding that the bases of the corner elements be articulated.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approval Application #2015-42:  Eklof (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Potaracke (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Mr. Wilken rejoined the Commission at 7:09 p.m.

 

Mr. Hawk recused himself from the table at 7:09 p.m. Mr. Eklof took over as Chair of the meeting.

 

236 West Elm Street – Steven Hawk —Application #2015-43:  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 the following improvements:

1)         Removal of 3-tab asphalt shingles and replacement with Owens Corning Duration asphalt shingles in either a Brownwood, Teak or Driftwood color; and

2)         Removal of exposed aggregate concrete driveway and replacement with a concrete driveway with a broom finish.

 

Swearing in of Witnesses:  Mr. Eklof swore in Alison Terry, Steven Hawk and Steve Flowers.

 

Discussion:

Steven Hawk, 236 West Elm Street, stated his home was built in 1824-1825 and the previous owners had installed a driveway which is deteriorating and cracking.  Also, the roof was installed when the previous owners were doing other remodeling to the structure in the 1990’s and needed to be replaced.

 

Mr. Burriss stated that at one point water did accumulate in the driveway area, did the applicant know if there was any drainage controls installed?  Mr. Hawk indicated to his knowledge there were no drainage controls in the driveway area.

 

Mr. Wilken mentioned he does like the softer color of the existing exposed aggregate driveway and wondered if the new concrete could be a similar buff color.  Mr. Hawk agreed with Mr. Wilken and indicated he would check in to the possibility of the color mixture for the concrete driveway. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application 2015-43:

 

(a)        Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the remodeling and driveway project is similar to other 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 remodeling of the roof and driveway replacement upgrades the property and the District overall.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

(c)        Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District. Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the roof and driveway replacements contribute to the vitality of a residence and therefore contributes 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 lived. Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, the proposed materials are consistent. All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr. Wilken moved to approve #2015-43, as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2015-43:  Potaracke (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Wilken (Yes) and Eklof (Yes).  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Mr. Hawk rejoined the Commission at 7:14 p.m.

 

Findings of Fact Approvals:

 

Old Business

 

a)         Application #2015-42, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church; 107 East Broadway; Remodeling of Side Entry:  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 (AROD) and hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-42.

 

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-42.  Second by Mr. Potaracke. Roll Call Vote to Approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-42: Potaracke (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion carried 4-0.

 

b)         Application #2015-43, Steven Hawk; 236 West Elm Street: Remodeling & Driveway:  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 (AROD) and Chapter and hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-43.

 

Mr. Burriss moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-43.  Second by Mr. Potaracke. Roll Call Vote to Approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-43: Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Potaracke (Yes) and Eklof (Yes).  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion to approve the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from April 27, 2015:  Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve the minutes from the April 27 Planning Commission Meeting.  Second by Mr. Eklof.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Meeting Announcements – next meetings:

May 11, 2015

May 26, 2015 (Tuesday)

June 8, 2015

   

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

 

The Planning Commission adjourned at 7:22 P.M.

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