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Posted on: December 21, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals January Hearing

 Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 

The City of Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 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: Driveway Width at 708 Pearl
(reapplication due to expiration)

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear an application, hold a public hearing, and make a determination regarding a variance application to permit a one-way driveway with a 10’ width. The property in question is currently zoned CN- Core Neighborhood. Its address, parcel number, and legal description are: 708 Pearl , 11-11-40-430-015, YP CITY 21W-20A E 66 FT OF LOTS 13 & 14 EXC COM AT NW COR LOT 14 TH ELY 127 FT TO POB TH CONT E 6 FT TH S 24 FT TH W 6 FT TH N 24 FT TO POB CROSS & BAGLEY'S ADDITION.

Variance Request: Dimensional Variances at 307 N River
(Postponed from 11/28/2018)

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear an application, hold a public hearing, and make a determination regarding an application for the following variances:

  • From §122-672, Sidewalks, to permit development without the addition or reconstruction of a sidewalk.
  • From §122-683, Off street parking, to permit ingress and egress to site that is not offset from the alley, proposed additional gravel parking area, no striping on gravel area
  • From §122-684, Parking and Screening, to permit off-street parking without parking landscaping
  • From §122-685, Parking dimensions, to permit parking for smaller vehicle spaces in excess of the permitted amount

The property in question are currently zoned C, Center. The address, parcel number, and legal descriptions are: 11-11-09-131-023, YP CITY 1-E27 LD COM AT A PT ON W LINE RIVER ST 485.1 FT N OF NE COR LOT 3 HUNTERS ADD, TH N 80 FT, TH W 268 FT, TH S 80 FT, TH E TO BEG.

 Variance Request: Dimensional Variances at 528, 530, and 534 N Huron
(Originally scheduled for 10-24-2018, postponed from 11-28-2018)

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hear an application, hold a public hearing, and make a determination regarding an application for the following variances:

  • From §122-477, requiring adherence to commercial frontage standards to permit less ground floor transparency than required on Huron St., a distance from ground to window of greater than 2.5’, and a distance between openings of greater than 2’.
  • From §122-607(a), requiring that the building entrance face the street.

The property in question is currently zoned Neighborhood Corridor, with a building type of Single-Story Commercial. The address, parcel number, and legal descriptions are:

  • 528 N Huron, 11-11-40-105-029, Lot 19 Assessor’s Plat No. 3
  • 530 N Huron, 11-11-40-105-021, Lot 20 Assessor’s Plat No 3.
  • 534 N Huron, 11-11-40-105-022, Lot 21 Assessor’s Plat No 3.

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 cityofypsilanti.com/ZBA.  For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email CKochanek@cityofypsilanti.com. For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at cityofypsilanti.com/calendar.aspx.

The City of Ypsilanti will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) services, and audios of printed materials being considered at the meeting.  Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services should provide two (2) days’ notice to the City, and contact the City by writing or calling the following:

City Clerk's Office

One South Huron Street

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

(734) 483-1100

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted on City website: 12-21-18

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