BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS MEETING
City Staff Members Present:
Mrs. Thomas-Roth called the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting to order.
Attendance was taken and Mr. Shields was absent but arrived later during the meeting.
1. Mrs. Thomas-Roth asked if there were any additions or corrections to the minutes from the March 8, 2005 Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. There were no corrections so Mr. Marsh moved that the minutes be approved. Mayor Packard seconded the motion. Mrs. Thomas-Roth, Mr. Marsh, Mayor Packard, and Mr. Beyer all voted for the motion. The motion carried.
2. 05-02 - Request from David Hoefler, 603 Franklin Avenue, for a variance in the side yard from the ten feet side yard requirement to eight feet so an addition can be built on an existing garage.
said that both he and Mr. Applegate had gone over the plans.
Mr. Hoefler had a single car garage he wants to expand. Mr.
Green said the zoning for the area is R-3 which requires a ten
foot side yard but many houses in that plat already have smaller
side yards, like five or six feet. Most of the
Mr. Shields arrived at the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting.
Mr. Beyer said he had no problem with his proposal. Mr. Marsh asked if Mr. Hoefler had approached his neighbor to the west. Mr. Hoefler said his neighbor had no objections.
Mrs. Winemiller asked if he would have a problem matching the roofing material to the existing home. Mr. Hoefler said he had enough shingles left to do the garage addition. Mr. Marsh asked if Mr. Hoefler would be doing brick on the corner. Mr. Hoefler said he would be doing a four foot brick wrap or possibly eight foot.
Mr. Beyer moved to approve the variance request for Mr. Hoefler. Mayor Packard seconded the motion. All concurred and the motion was passed.
3. 05-03 Request from John Dillard of Dillard Electric, 106 Quinter Farm Road for a variance to locate a new building within twenty feet of the west property line and to reduce the number of new parking spaces from twenty-five to sixteen.
Mrs. Winemiller introduced Mr. John Dillard and Mr. Bicknell, representing the adjoining property owner.
said Mr. Dillard wanted to build a warehouse. He said his property
has an angle to it and Mr. Dillard attempted to buy additional
land to square off the lot but was not able to do so. Mr. Dillard
wants to build the warehouse on the west end of the property
and keep the parking in the middle area. He also wants to use
the building for storage of his vehicles.
is in a Light-Industrial zoning area.
Mayor Packard said he had no problem with the request for a variance. Mr. Marsh asked if Mr. Dillard ceased using the proposed building as a warehouse, would he have enough parking spaces for the three separate units. Mr. Green said he would need at lease twenty-five. The difference between the twenty-five and sixteen would be nine spaces and those spaces could be added to the west of the new building. Mr. Dillard said if he would lease the building, he would add the extra parking spaces required.
Mayor Packard moved to grant the variance for a new building and for fewer parking spaces for John Dillard of Dillard Electric. Mr. Beyer seconded the motion. All concurred and the motion for the variance was granted.
4. Open Agenda
said he noticed a Brighten home that had the garage door open
and that builder never finished off the garage interior. The
interior of the garage shows the bare studs. Mr. Beyer suggested
that they consider requiring that the builders finish the drywall
in the garage. Mr. Beyer asked the board members to consider
that. Mr. Green said he does it but most of the builders do
not do it, although they offer to finish the garage as an option.
The ceiling and the wall between the garage and the house is
Mr. Marsh asked if the old metal pole at the State Farm building had been taken down. Mr. Green thought that the post had been removed but he offered to check into that.
5. Mr. Beyer
moved that the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting be adjourned.