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Agenda for 07/17/2006
KENTWOOD ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
KENTWOOD CITY HALL
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS
JULY 17 , 2006, 7:30 P.M.
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Minutes of June 19, 2006
4. Public Hearing
Appeal # V-06-10
Applicant: Safe Haven Ministries
Location: 4620 Burton St SE
Request: The applicant wishes to operate a safe-house on the property. The property is zoned R1-C Single Family Residential and the Zoning Ordinance allows for single family uses. The requested use variance is to permit a safe-house to be operated in the R1-C Single Family Residential district as a single family use even though the functional equivalent of a family occupying the dwelling will exist for limited duration.
Applicant: Y & K Party Store
Location: 5658 S. Division Ave SE
Request: The property owner wishes to demolish the existing convenience store and build a new 2,520 square foot store. The new building would have a front yard setback of 15 feet, a side yard setback of 5 feet from the south property line and a rear yard setback of 44 feet; the Zoning Ordinance requires a front yard setback of 35 feet, a rear yard setback of 50 feet and a side yard setback of 10 feet. The parking lot would have a front yard setback of 5 feet, side yard setbacks of 5 feet and 15 feet and a rear yard setback of 24 feet; the Zoning Ordinance requires a front yard setback of 35 feet and setbacks of 45 feet with 20-foot greenbelts from the north, south and east property lines. There would be a 5-foot landscaped buffer along the north and property line; the Zoning Ordinance requires a 10-foot wide landscaped buffer. There would be 12 on-site parking spaces; the Zoning Ordinance requires a minimum of 26 parking spaces.
The requested variances are 1) a reduction of 20 feet to the minimum front yard building setback, 2) a reduction of 6 feet to the minimum rear yard building setback, 3) a reduction of 5 feet to the required side yard building setback, 4) a reduction of 30 feet to the required front yard parking setback, 5) a reduction of 40 feet to the required parking setback from the north property line, 6) a reduction of 21 feet to the required parking setback from the east property line, 7) a reduction of 30 feet from the required parking setback from the south property line, 8) a reduction of 15 feet to the required parking buffer from the north property line, 9) a reduction of 5 feet to the required parking buffer from the south property line, 10) a reduction of 5 feet to the required landscape buffer along the north property line and 11) a reduction of 14 parking spaces to the minimum required by ordinance.
Applicant: Richard Spurlin
Location: 4855 Broadmoor Ave SE
Request: The property owner wishes to establish a combination indoor recreation and conference/banquet facility within an existing building. The property is zoned I1 Light Industrial and does not make provision for such a use.
The requested use variance is to allow a combination indoor recreation and conference/banquet facility to be located in the I1 Light Industrial district.