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Planning Commission Minutes November 14, 2017

GRANVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION

November 14th, 2016

7:00 pm

Minutes

 

Call to Order:  Mr. Hawk (Chair) called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

Members Present: Mr. Hawk, Mr. Burriss, Mr. Potaracke, Mr. Wilken, and Mr. Jennings (ex-officio member, GEVSD, Non-Voting).

Members Absent:  Mr. Burriss, Mr. Jennings and Mr. Montgomery.

Staff Present: Debi Walker, Acting Village Planner; Michael King, Village Law Director

Also Present: Loyd Hudson

Citizens’ Comments:  None.

New Business:

Application #2016-129, submitted by Loyd Hudson, for the property located at 115 North Pearl Street.  The request is for architectural review and approval of a picket fence with one (1) gate, along the north and east sides of the property.  The property is zoned Village Residential District (VRD), and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

Swearing in of Witnesses:  Mr. Hawk swore in Loyd Hudson and Debi Walker.

Discussion:

Loyd Hudson, 115 North Pearl Street, Granville, Ohio stated:

He is seeking approval to continue the picket fence from the front of the property along the north, west and south sides of the property.  The fence will include one gate for entrance.

Ms. Walker informed the Applicant the finished side of the fence must face the neighbor’s property.

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2016-129; Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District.

Mr. Potaracke made a motion to approve Application #2016-129 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Wilken.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-129: Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 3-0.

Application #2016-130, submitted by William and Jeannie Zink, for the property located at 343 North Pearl Street.  The request is for architectural review and approval of the installation of a sandstone retaining wall to replace a failing railroad-tie retaining wall; and installation of a stone-slab sidewalk at side of home.  The property is zoned Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B), and is located within the Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD).

The applicant did not appear. Planning Commission voted in favor of hearing the request, allowing Staff to present and answer questions as required.

Swearing in of Witnesses:  Mr. Hawk reminded Ms. Walker that she was still sworn in.

Discussion:

On behalf of Williams and Jeannie Zink, Ms. Walker stated:

The applicants are seeking approval to replace the deteriorating retaining wall that parallels North Pearl Street with a cut sandstone retaining wall. They would also like to install a cut sandstone sidewalk and steps adjacent to the new retaining wall. 

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the standards and criteria pertaining to Application #2016-130; Chapter 1161, Architectural Review Overlay District (AROD), and Chapter 1163, Suburban Residential District-B (SRD-B).

 

Mr. Wilken made a motion to approve Application #2016-130 as submitted.  Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Roll Call Vote to Approve Application #2016-130: Wilken (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 3-0.

 

Finding of Fact Approvals:

 

New Business:

 

Application #2016-129; Loyd Hudson; 115 North Pearl Street; Picket fence with gate:  Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria

 

Mr. Wilken moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-129. Second by Mr. Potaracke.  Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 3-0.

 

Application #2016-130; William and Jeannie Zink; 343 North Pearl Street; Installation of sandstone retaining wall and stone-slab sidewalk: Approve Findings of Fact and Associated Standards and Criteria

 

Mr. Wilken moved to approve the Findings of Fact for Application #2016-130. Second by Mr. Potaracke. Potaracke (Yes), Wilken (Yes), Hawk (Yes). Motion Carried 3-0.

 

Motion to approve absent Commission Members: Mr. Wilken made a motion to excuse the absence of Mr. Burriss.  Mr. Potaracke second.  Wilken (Yes), Potaracke (Yes), Hawk (Yes).  Motion Carried 3-0.

 

Motion to approve the Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from October 24th, 2016 Planning Commission hearing:  Unable to approve minutes due to lack of members.  

 

December Gathering of GPC and BZBA Discussion

 

Meeting Announcements – next meetings:

November 28th, 2016

December 12th, 2016

January 9th, 2017

 

Executive Session:

The Planning Commission entered into an Executive Session at 7:17 p.m.

Mr. Wilken made a motion to return to Planning Commissions regular session at 7:49 p.m.  Second by Mr. Potaracke. Motion Carried 3-0.

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 7:50 p.m.

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