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Posted on: December 21, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Planning Commission January Public Hearings

Public Hearing Notice
City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7:00 pm
Council Chambers, City Hall
1 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 


Public hearings will be held by the Planning Commission at their regular meeting to consider the following items:

Text Amendment: Medical Marijuana Provisioning Centers & Medical Marijuana Growing &/or Processing Facilities
Tabled from 3/2018

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to City Council regarding a proposed amendment to the text of the zoning ordinance.  The proposed amendment will increase the required distance between Medical Marijuana Dispensaries/Provisioning Centers from 500 feet, to 1000 feet, a modification of Section 122-532. 

Map Amendment (Conditional Rezoning): 9 Casler 

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to City Council regarding the conditional rezoning of 9 Casler St.  The parcel is currently zoned CN-Mid, Core Neighborhood Mid. The applicant is requesting a rezoning to CN, Core Neighborhood. The address, parcel number, and legal description of the parcel are: 9 Casler St: 11-11-39-403-001, 37W-8 PART OF LOT 7, A. LAZELIER'SADD & UNPLATTED LAND, COM ON S LINE LOT 7, A. LAZELIER'S ADD 142.56 FT FROM NW COR SAID LOT, TH N 47 DEG 30' E 46.20 FT, TH N 86 DEG 30' E 114.84 FT. TH S9 DEG W 66 FT, TH S 79 DEG W 95.7 FT TO CASLER ST, TH N 45 DEG W ALONG N LINE CASLER ST. 66 FT TO PT OF BEG.

The applicant has freely offered conditions upon the rezoning in accordance with 122-362(c).

Text Amendment:  Commercial Sales and Commercial Recreational Use of Firearms

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to City Council regarding a proposed change to zoning ordinance regarding firearms sales and related recreational uses, affecting Article II, Definitions; Article IV, Districts; and Article V, Use Regulations.  

Text Amendment: Citywide

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to City Council regarding the proposed adoption of an amendment to the zoning text of the zoning code. The Planning Commission and city staff have regularly track organizational changes and issues within the code and have drafted an amendment to address these issues.  These amendments include but are not limited to:

•    Numbering and formatting corrections
•    Reference errors
•    Conflicting information
•    Corner visibility standards, update for context-sensitivity
•    Parking standards in the walkable form-based districts, update for walkability
•    Accessory building setbacks in the walkable form-based districts, update to match use-based districts
•    Include CN-Sf multifamily properties in eligibility for Non-Conforming A status

Capital Improvements Public Hearing:  2019 Roads Program: Congress, Huron, Harriet 

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing and receive comments regarding the 2019 Roads Maintenance Program, including resurfacing Congress (South) between Elm and Mansfield; Huron between Forest and Cross; and the eastbound lanes of Harriet between Hamilton and Washington. 

Planning Commission agendas and packets, including applications, staff reviews, and digital plans, are available at cityofypsilanti.com/PlanningCommission. For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email Bonnie Wessler, City Planner, at bwessler@cityofypsilanti.com. For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at cityofypsilanti.com/calendar.aspx.

The City invites all interested persons 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.  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 the City Clerk's Office, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197; or by calling the Clerk’s Office at (734) 483-1100.

Frances McMullan
City Clerk

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