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Planning Commission Minutes April 28, 2016

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

April 25th, 2016 7:00 pm

Minutes

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

Members Present: Mr. Hawk, Mr. Eklof, Mr. Wilken, Mr. Potaracke, Mr. Burriss, Rob Montgomery (ex-officio member Village Council, Non-Voting) Carl Jennings (ex-officio member GEVSD, Non-Voting)

Members Absent:  None.

Staff Present: Debi Walker, Acting Village Planner

Also Present: Jodi Melfi, Brian and Lee Ann Parsley, Robert and Ruth Ann Parsley, and George Tietz

Citizens’ Comments: None.

New Business: Application #2016-37, submitted by Jodi Melfi, of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Co., for the property located at 142 North Prospect Street. The request is for architectural review and approval of a 4.66 square foot window sign. The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Jodi Melfi and Debi Walker.

Discussion: Ms. Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, 134 North Prospect Street, Granville, Ohio stated:

This sign will be on the North side of the building, facing East College Street. The sign will be vinyl and colors will black, white, and yellow.  Ms. Walker stated it meets all criteria related to window signs in the District; less than fifteen percent (15%) of the total window area and less than the allowed eight feet (8’) maximum.

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2016-37; Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1189, Signs.

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-37 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Burriss. Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-37:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), and Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-38, submitted by Jodi Melfi, of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Co., for the property located at 142 North Prospect Street. The request is for architectural review and approval of a 4.83 square foot window sign. The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk reminded Jodi Melfi and Debi Walker they remain under oath.

Discussion:Ms. Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, 134 North Prospect Street, Granville, Ohio stated:

This sign will be part one of a two part logo and will simply state Three Tigers. The vinyl sign will be only white and black in color. The sign will be positioned lower on the middle window facing North Prospect Street. 

Mr. Burriss asked why the sign will not utilizing the same color scheme of white, black, and yellow as the first sign.  Ms. Melfi responded by stating they did not feel it was necessary to add yellow to this portion of the sign because it is acting as a blinder to the interior.

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2016-38; Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1189, Signs.

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-38 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Burriss.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-38:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-39, submitted by Jodi Melfi, of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Co., for the property located at 142 North Prospect Street. The request is for architectural review and approval of a 4.0 square foot window sign. The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk reminded Jodi Melfi and Debi Walker they remain under oath.

Discussion: Ms. Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, 134 North Prospect Street, Granville, Ohio stated:

This will be the second part of the previous application, which will state Brewing Co.  This portion of the sign will also be vinyl and white and black in color. The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1189, Signs.

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-39 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-39:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-40, submitted by Jodi Melfi, of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Co., for the property located at 140 North Prospect Street. The request is for architectural review and approval of a 4.0 square foot window sign. The property is zoned Village Business District (VBD) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk reminded Jodi Melfi and Debi Walker they remain under oath.

Discussion: Ms. Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, 134 North Prospect Street, Granville, Ohio stated: 

This sign will be identical to the sign facing East College Street.  It will be a circular, vinyl logo, with the colors consisting of white, black, and yellow.The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1189, Signs. Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-40 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-40:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-41, submitted by Brian Parsley and Lea Ann Parsley, for the property located at 204 North Granger Street. The request is for architectural review and approval of the removal of a small addition on the north side of the structure and reconstruction of new single-story with partial second story addition with covered porch and other extensive exterior modifications. The property is zoned Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in Brian Parsley, Lea Ann Parsley and Debi Walker.

Discussion: Mr. Brian Parsley, 316 West Maple Street, Granville, Ohio stated:

Both he and Ms. Parsley would like to remove the current kitchen addition along the northern elevation of the home their family has purchased and intends to remodel, located at 204 North Granger Street.  When the existing kitchen addition was added, it effectively rendered the home as a square and the interior spaces are choppy. The Parsley’s would like to remove the old kitchen addition, enlarge the existing kitchen footprint and add a partial second floor addition. Discussion of interior spaces and materials both existing and proposed occurred. Mr. Parsley also stated they intend as much of the original detailing found on the homes exterior as possible. Mr. Burriss discussed and encourage the preservation of the stained glass windows on the western elevations bay window and the reintroduction of a turned porch post and pilasters in the appropriate locations.

Ms. Lea Ann Parsley, 232 North Granger Street, Granville, Ohio stated: New windows will be added with the new construction. She shared that the stain glass window has a crack on one of the color panels, and based on research they have been told it was a mind-century addition, so they plan to replace the window.  Mr. Parsley added there are currently six (6) double-hung windows they plan to restore along with the picture window.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1163, Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B).

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-41 as submitted, with the condition the applicants obtain the necessary variances from the BZBA; and with the encouragement to selectturned porch posts and pilasters on the front porch; the encouragement toward the preservation and restoration of the stained glass windows.  Mr. Wilken moved to Second by Mr. Burriss.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-41:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-42, submitted by George Tietz, for the property located at 442 East Broadway. The request is for architectural review and approval of exterior modifications including; removal of existing slate roof and replacement with dimensional shingles, replacement of handrails at front door, installation of new front storm door, and new handrail at east entrance stairs. The property is zoned Suburban Residential District (SRD-B) and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses: Mr. Hawk swore in George Tietz and Debi Walker.

Discussion: Mr. George Tietz, 442 East Broadway, Granville, Ohio stated:

There are seven (7) changes/modifications he would like to make to his property.  Currently a slate roof is on the home which he would like to replace with dimensional shingles, which would be an Owens Corning product in a gray or slate color. He would like to add air vents to the attic area.  The vents would be placed on the back and west side of the home, with soffit vents on the east side to match the vents on the west and north side of the home.  The other additions that he would like to make to the home include a new downspout on the east side; two (2) railings to the upper and lower stairs at the front door; replacement of the front storm door; and along the east side of the home he intends to replace the stair railings to match the front stairs railings.

The Planning Commission found the request to be consistent with The Granville Codified Ordinances Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District and Chapter 1163, Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B). Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-42 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-42:  Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 5-0.

Finding of Fact Approvals:

New Business: Application #2016-37; Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Company; 142 North Prospect Street; 4.66 Sq. Ft. Window Sign: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-37. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-38; Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Company; 142 North Prospect Street; 4.83 Sq. Ft. Window Sign: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-38. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-39; Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Company; 142 North Prospect Street; 4.0 Sq. Ft. Window Sign: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-39. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-40; Jodi Melfi of Jodi Melfi Design, on behalf of Three Tigers Brewing Company; 140 North Prospect Street; 1.5 Sq. Ft. Window (Door) Sign: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria

Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-40. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-41; Brian Parsley and Lea Ann Parsley; 204 North Granger Street; Removal of a Small Addition and Reconstruction and Extensive Exterior Modifications: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-41. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Application #2016-42; George Tietz; 442 East Broadway; Exterior Modifications: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria Mr. Eklof moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-42. Second by Mr. Wilken. Eklof (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Burriss (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 5-0.

Motion to approve the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from April 11th, 2016 Planning Commission hearing:  Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve the minutes from the April 11th, 2016 Planning Commission Meeting.  Mr. Potaracke second.  All in favor voice vote:  Motion carried 4-0.

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

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m.

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