City of Ypsilanti

Posted on: January 4, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals - Variance Request for 75 Catherine

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

The City of Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, 24 January 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.  The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comments on the following:


Variance Request: Dimensional Variance from Front, Rear, and Street Side Setbacks.

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear an application, hold a public hearing, and make a determination regarding a variance application to construct an addition to the existing building that encroaches upon the following setbacks:

  • The front setback of 25’ from Catherine, encroaching 12.21’, leaving a yard of 12.79’ from the property line at the narrowest point;
  • The street side setback of 15’ from Chidester, encroaching 9.58’, leaving a yard of 5.12’ from the property line at the narrowest point;
  • The rear setback of 25’ to the south, encroaching 8.75’, leaving a yard of 16.25’ at the narrowest point.

Its address, parcel number, and legal description are: 75 Catherine, 11-11-39-402-001, *OLD SID - 11 11-010-030-00 YP CITY 1-W4 LD COM AT SE COR CATHERINE & CHIDESTER STS, TH S ALONG E LINE CHIDESTER 259.45 FT, TH NE 182.11 FT, TH N TOS LINE CATHERINE ST, TH WLY ALONG S LINE CATHERINE ST TO BEG.

The City invites all citizens to attend this meeting or to send written comments to the City of Ypsilanti, Community & Economic Development Department, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.  Zoning Board of Appeals agendas and packets, including staff reviews and digital plans when possible, are available at  For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at

The City of Ypsilanti will provide necessary auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for people with hearing disabilities or audio tapes of printed materials for people with vision disabilities, upon two days’ notice to the City of Ypsilanti. Those requiring these aids or services should contact the City of Ypsilanti at:

City Clerk's Office

One South Huron Street

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

(734) 483-1100

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

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