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Planning Commission Minutes August 10, 2015

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

August 10, 2015

7:00 pm

Minutes

 

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

 

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

Members Absent: None.

Staff Present:  Deb Walker, Planning & Zoning Assistant.

 

Also Present:  Debora Jardine, David & Judy Horning, Tim Klingler, Joe Rosato, Kate and Christopher Kenah.

 

Citizens’ Comments:  None.

 

New Business:

 

223 East College Street – Debora Jardine - Application #2015-102: 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 removal of wood double hung windows on the ground floor and second floor and replacement with vinyl clad wood double hung windows on the ground floor and second floor. 

 

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Debora Jardine and Deb Walker.

 

Discussion:

Debora Jardine, 223 East College Street, indicated she was replacing her existing paver patio and steps with stamped concrete.  The patio was no longer level and the steps were deteriorating.  The concrete would be an aged, gray color with no stamping on the steps.  The existing pedestals would stay.  Assistant Planner Walker advised that staff approved the plan. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-102:

 

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 projects that have been 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 proposed improvements contribute to the upgrading of the home and therefore improve and upgrade the overall District.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE, that the materials and design selected contribute to the vitality of a historic home with historically accurate improvements and 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; that although the proposed replacement materials are modern, the appearance is consistent with the architecture of the area and thereby improving the home with historically accurate materials and improvements protects the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss. 

 

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2015-102 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2015-102:  Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

116 South Plum Street – David & Judy Horning - Application #2015-105: 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)         Enclose lower porch on the north elevation and add an entry door and a window;

2)         Enclose upper porch on the north elevation and add a window; and

3)         Replace a window on the second floor of the north elevation with an entry door.

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in David Horning, Judy Horning, Christopher Kenah, Kate Kenah and Deb Walker.

 

Discussion:

David Horning, 116 South Plum Street, stated the application request is to enclose the lower open porch area and improve the entrance as well as insulate the bathroom above that area.  They also intend to enclose the second floor porch and replace the existing window with a door.  The siding and trim will match the existing.   Assistant Planner Walker advised that staff approved the plan and found the materials to be appropriate.

 

Christopher Kenah, 339 West Broadway, indicated his support for the project and renovations as an immediate neighbor.

Kate Kenah, 339 West Broadway, also indicated her support for the project as it would improve the overall appearance of the property.  The other neighbor James Hale is also in support.

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-105:

 

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 projects that have been 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 proposed improvements contribute to the upgrading of the historical appearance of the home and therefore improve and upgrade the overall District.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

c)         Contributes to the continuing vitality of the District.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE; the materials and design selected contribute to the vitality of a historic home with historically accurate improvements and 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 application is historically accurate and architecturally appropriate with the surrounding area and thereby improves the home 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 #2015-105 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2015-105:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

141 East Broadway – Mollie Prasher on behalf of The Village of Granville - Application #2015-106: 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 the removal of wood double hung windows on the ground floor and second floor and replacement with vinyl clad wood double hung windows on the ground floor and second floor.

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Mollie Prasher and Deb Walker.

 

Discussion:

Mollie Prasher, 141 East Broadway, stated that the all Village double-hung windows would be replaced in Village Hall.  All windows on the north and east side of the building would be replaced with two over two wood windows with vinyl exterior as well as two second floor windows on the west side.  All windows on the south side of the building and the remaining second floor windows would be replaced with one over one wood windows with vinyl exterior.  All windows would have full screens and the windows will be a Putty color.

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2015-106:

 

a)         Is stylistically compatible with other new, renovated and old structures in the Village District?  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE; the proposed window replacements are in keeping with the style and architecture of the building and the surrounding area.  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 proposed window replacements contribute to the upgrading of the building and therefore 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 proposed design and materials are consistent and therefore 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 lived.  Mr. Burriss stated TRUE; the proposed window replacements are consistent and historically correct with other projects previously approved in the District, thereby protecting the physical surroundings in which past generations lived.  All other members concurred with Mr. Burriss.

 

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2015-106 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2015-106:  Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

 

New Business:

 

a)         Application #2015-102, Debora Jardine; 223 East College Street; Rear Paver Patio Replacement: 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 #2015-102. 

 

            Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-102 as presented.  Second by Mr. Wilken. Roll call vote:  Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

b)         Application #2015-106, David & Judy Horning; 116 South Plum Street; RemodelingApprove 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 #2015-106.

 

            Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-106 as presented.  Second by Mr.  Wilken. Roll call vote: Burriss (Yes), Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes) and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

c)         Application #2015-107, submitted by Mollie Prasher, on behalf of The Village of Granville; 141 East Broadway; Window Replacements: 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 hereby gives their approval of Application #2015-107. 

 

            Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2015-107 as presented.  Second by Mr. Wilken.  Roll call vote:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

 

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

 

Meeting Announcements – next meetings:

August 24, 2015

September 14, 2015

September 28, 2015

 

Assistant Planner Walker advised the Commission they would be reviewing the property maintenance code again at the next meeting.

 

Mr. Wilken reported he would not be in attendance at the September 14, 2015 meeting.

 

Mr. Hawk declared the Planning Commission meeting adjourned seeing as there was no further business before the Commission.

 

 

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:24pm.

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