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AGENDA
KENTWOOD ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
KENTWOOD CITY HALL
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS
JULY 20, 2015, 7:00 P.M.
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  1. Call to Order
     
  2. Roll Call
     
  3. Approval of Minutes of June 15, 2015
     
  4. Public Hearing
     

Appeal #V-15-07

 
Applicant:                   Advanced Plastic Surgery
Location:                     3855 Burton St SE
 
Request:
The applicant wishes to construct a medical clinic on the property. The proposed building would have a rear yard setback of 35 feet; Section 8.03.B.1 of the Zoning Ordinance requires a minimum rear yard building setback of 50 feet. The proposed parking would come to within 35 feet of the north lot line and 15 feet of the west lot line; Sections 8.03.C.2 & 17.06.C.1 of the Zoning Ordinance require a 45-foot parking setback and 20-foot buffer. The requested variances are for a reduction of 15 feet to the minimum rear yard building setback; a reduction of 30 feet to parking setback from the west lot line; a reduction of 10 feet to the parking setback from the north lot line; a reduction of 5 feet to the width of the parking buffer along the west line.
 
Appeal V-15-08
 
Applicant:                   ICC Behar
Location:                     3415 & 3425 East Paris Ave SE
 
Request:                      The applicant wishes to expand their parking lot. The expanded parking would have a front yard setback of 13 feet; a setback of 7 feet from the north lot line; and landscaping along the north lot line not meeting minimum Zoning Ordinance requirements. Section 8.03.B of the Zoning Ordinance requires a minimum front yard parking setback of 30 feet; Sections 8.03.C.2 & 17.06.C.1 require a 45-foot parking setback and a 20-foot buffer, which includes a 6-foot vertical screen, along the north property line; and Section 19.03.0 requires a 10-foot wide landscape buffer containing a minimum of 4 canopy trees and 19 shrubs along the north property line. The requested variances are for a reduction of 17 feet to the front yard parking setback; reduction of 38 feet to the parking setback from the north lot line; a reduction of 13 feet to the parking lot buffer and 3 feet to the landscape buffer along the north lot line and a waiver from the landscaping requirements along the north lot line.
           
Appeal V-15-09
 
Applicant:                   Jonathan Smith
Location:                     5041 Kalamazoo Ave SE
 
Request:                      The applicant wishes to construct a deck on the side of their home; the deck would be constructed up to the property line.  Section 3.05.C.2 of the Kentwood Zoning Ordinance requires that the deck be setback a minimum of 7 feet from the side lot line.  The requested variance is to waive the side yard setback requirement.
 
 
Adjournment