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Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pre-Review Meetings start at 6:00 P.M. in the East Conference Room (adjacent to the auditorium) of Lakewood City Hall. Use the rear northeast entrance to the Auditorium.

Review Meetings will commence at 6:30 P.M. in the Auditorium of Lakewood City Hall located at 12650 Detroit Avenue unless otherwise indicated. Use the rear northeast entrance to the Auditorium.

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AGENDA
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
NOVEMBER 21, 2019
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL

Pre-Review Meeting
6:00 P.M.
EAST CONFERENCE ROOM

REVIEW MEETING
6:30 P.M.
AUDITORIUM

Roll Call

Approve the minutes of the October 17, 2019 meeting

Opening Remarks

OLD BUSINESS
Docket No. 10-25-19
12525 Plover Street

Property owner Mike Paunovic owns a 3-family building on two recently consolidated parcels.  There is no existing garage on the property.  Mr. Paunovic proposes constructing a garage on the newly created side yard to provide covered parking for the units.  The proposed garage is 42 feet long by 20 feet wide.  The proposed garage would be placed in the side yard and cover 840 sq. ft. of area.  The variance request is to place the garage as proposed in the side yard.  The property is in the R2, Residential Single and Two-Family District.  Pursuant to section 1123.09(c) – maximum lot area coverage.

NEW BUSINESS
Docket No. 11-26-19
14013 Clifton Boulevard

Property owners Tom Sutton and Colleen Clark-Sutton property is on the corner of Marlowe and Clifton.  On the Marlowe side of the property the owners have a hedge which is 7 feet tall and extends from a point 15 feet south of the public right of way on Clifton, along the side property line on the Marlowe side to a point 8 feet from the driveway.  The hedge is a living fence and as such must be maintained at a height of 3 feet or less in front of the building line on Clifton.  The building line on Clifton is at 35 feet.

First Variance request is to maintain a 7-foot-high living fence beginning at a point 20 feet in front of the 35-foot building line at a point 15 feet from the rear of the public right of way.

Second Variance request is the fence must be 50% or more open to the through passage of light and air when it attains a height of 72 inches or more.  The owner proposes maintaining the hedge at 72 inches in height beginning at a point from 15 feet from the public right of way to continue along the side property line and not grow closer than 8 ft. to the driveway at the public right of way on Marlowe.

The property is in an R2, Residential Single and Two-Family District.  The requests are pursuant to sections 1153.02(a) and 1153.02(c) – regulations.

Docket No. 11-27-19
17412 Clifton Boulevard

Property owners Christopher and Melinda Beal propose the demolition of a small existing addition with a second story unroofed patio deck and the reconstruction of a small addition and an unroofed patio deck.  The proposed patio deck is 127 sq. ft at 161 inches above grade.  The maximum allowable height for an unroofed patio deck is 42”.  The variance request is to exceed the maximum allowable height by 119”, pursuant to section 1121.03(d) – permitted accessory uses.  The property is located in the R1L, Single-Family Low-Density District.

Docket No. 11-28-19
11820 Edgewater Drive, 322 and 323
The Berkshire

Lou Barbee, Remax REG, applicant represents a seller who owns two condominiums which share a parcel number, 312-11-863C.  The owner wishes to sell the condominiums separately; to do so she must split the lot so that each condominium has its own parcel number.  Minimum size for a unit is 600 sq. ft. Unit 322 is 708 sq. ft., and Unit 323 is 388 sq. ft.  The units are existing and have been designed and used as separate units.  Units are required to be a minimum of 600 sq. ft. when a building is five or more stories.  Request a variance of 212 sq. ft. for Unit 323 to allow the area of the dwelling unit to be 388 sq. ft.  Property is an MH, Multi-Family, High Density district.  Pursuant to section 1127.06 –  lot area and frontage regulations.

Docket No. 11-29-19
11820 Edgewater Drive, 422 and 423
The Berkshire

Lou Barbee, Remax REG, applicant represents a seller who owns two condominiums which share a parcel number, PPN 312-11-885C.  The owner wishes to sell the condominiums separately; to do so she must split the lot so that each condominium has its own parcel number.  Minimum size for a unit is 600 sq. ft. Unit 422 is 708 sq. ft., and Unit 423 is 388 sq. ft.  The units are existing and have been designed and used as separate units.  Units are required to be a minimum of 600 sq. ft. when a building is five or more stories.  Request a variance of 212 sq. ft. for unit 423 to allow the area of the dwelling unit to be 388 sq. ft.  Property is an MH, Multi-Family, High Density district.  Pursuant to section 1127.06 –  lot area and frontage regulations.

Docket No. 11-30-19-19
15106 Edgewater Drive

Charles McGettrick, Architects, C. A. McGettrick LLC, applicant proposes a second story addition and the addition of a 48 sq. foot second story unroofed patio deck on the rear of their existing home.  The second story unroofed patio deck will be at 132 inches above grade which is 94 inches above the allowable 42 inches.  Request is for a variance of 94 inches to place a 48 Sq. Ft. unroofed patio deck at 132 inches above grade.  The property is in an R1H, Residential Single-Family district.  Pursuant to section 1121.03(d) – permitted accessory use.

Docket No. 11-31-19
14527 Lake Avenue

Louis Wenner III, LW3 Carpentry LLC, applicant proposes the demolition of a small existing addition with a second story unroofed patio deck and the reconstruction of a small addition and an unroofed patio deck.  The proposed patio deck is 127 sq. ft at 161 inches above grade.  The maximum allowable height for an unroofed patio deck is 42”.  The variance request is to exceed the maximum allowable height by 119”.  The property is located in the R1M, Single-Family Medium-Density District.  Pursuant to section 1121.03(d) – permitted accessory uses.

Docket No. 11-32-19
1302 Westlake Avenue

Chad Thompson, Devolver Corporation, applicant proposes constructing a new two-family structure on a 3,500 sq. ft lot.  The proposed structure would cover 980 sq. ft., and the rear of the structure would be 19 feet from the rear property line.  The foundation of the front porch would be 12 feet from the public right of way.  To build the structure as proposed will require 3 variances.

First Variance: Maximum lot coverage for a primary structure is 25% of the 3,500 SQ. Ft. lot or 875 sq. ft.  The first variance request is to exceed maximum lot coverage by a primary structure by 105 sq. ft. and cover 28% of the total lot.

Second Variance: The primary structure’s rear foundation wall is required to be 40 feet or more from the rear property line.  The second variance request is to place the rear foundation wall at 19 feet from the rear property line reducing the depth of the rear yard by 21 feet.

Third Variance: The primary structure’s front foundation wall is required to be placed at or behind the Building Line, which on the west side of Westlake Avenue is 20 feet from the public right of way.  The third variance request is to reduce the depth of the front yard by 8 feet by placing the front foundation wall 12 feet from the public right of way.

The property is in the R2, Residential Single and Two-Family District.  Pursuant to section 1123.07 – minimum yard requirements for principal buildings.

ADJOURN

Details

Date:
November 21
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm