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BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
NOVEMBER 19, 2020
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL
Under the orders of the Governor and Director of Health of Ohio, the Board of Building Standards/Architectural Board of Review/Sign Review will meet remotely until further notice.
The remote meeting information will be posted by 5:00 PM the day of the meeting at http://www.lakewoodoh.gov/accordions/zoning-appeals/
Approve the minutes of the October 15, 2020 Meeting
Docket No. 11-34-20
17229 Edgewater Drive
Project Description: Applicant Jill Brandt of Brandt Architecture proposes the demolition of the existing single story attached garage and the replacement with a larger two-story garage that will be attached to the primary structure. The proposal reduces the rear yard to less than the 40 feet required. Property is located in the R1L, Single-family low-density district.
Applicant Jill Brandt of Brandt Architecture proposes demolition of the existing rear attached garage and rebuilding a two-story attached garage. The proposal will reduce the rear yard setback from the required 40 feet to 28 feet 2 ¼ inches, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to Schedule 1121.07: Minimum yard requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996).
Docket No. 11-35-20
1252 French Avenue
Project Description: Applicant Angela Miller proposes the construction of an attached deck that is 506 sq. ft deck on the rear of the primary structure with a ramp that is 114 sq. ft. The proposal requires 5 variances as proposed. Property is located in the R1H Single family residential district.
The size of the subject property is 5,200 sq. ft. Maximum primary lot coverage permitted is 25% or 1,300 sq. ft. Proposed primary lot coverage with new deck covers 1,633 sq. ft. of primary lot, as proposed. Variance requested to exceed primary lot coverage pursuant to 1121.09 – Maximum lot coverage (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)
The minimum side yard allowed for a primary structure is 5 feet, or no closer than the existing wall of the primary structure. Proposed deck reduces the side yard to less than the existing side yard, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum yard requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)
Minimum total size for two side yards is 15 feet. Proposal reduces the total to less than 15 feet, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum yard requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)
Docket No. 11-36-20
1293 French Avenue
Project Description: Applicant and owner John Zappala is building a new house and garage. The applicant proposes installing a new air conditioner in the side yard. An air conditioner in the side yard must be a minimum of 24 inches from the side property line with a decibel rating is 70 decibels or less. Proposal requires two variances, one to exceed the decibel rating and one to reduce the side yard setback. Property is located in the R1H, Single family residential district.
Proposal reduces the distance from the air conditioner to the side property line to less than 24 inches, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to 1121.07 – Minimum yard requirements for principal buildings
Proposed air conditioner exceeds the maximum allowable decibel rating permitted. Variance requested pursuant to1121 – Minimum yard requirements for principal buildings.
Docket No. 11-37-20
1061 Nicholson Avenue
Project Description: Applicant David Margulies of Daniel Margulies Co. Inc. proposes the alteration of existing approved plans to demolish the existing structure and build a new home with an attached garage. The new proposal adds cantilevered chimney on the south side of the structure. (Page 38)
Proposal to reduce the side setback less than the 10 feet permitted, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum yard requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)
Reduce the proposed combined side yard setback to less than the required 20 feet, as proposed. Variance requested pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum yard requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)
Docket No. 09-24-20
Various Topics, Including Survey Requirements
Andrew Fleck, Assistant Prosecutor for the City of Lakewood will present a communication to the Board of Zoning Appeals members. The communication will address various topics and questions from the Board members and may have some data presented from research on past cases, including survey requirements. (Page 53)