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Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pre-Review Meeting starst at 6:00 P.M.

Review Meeting will commence at 6:30 P.M.

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AGENDA
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
LAKEWOOD CITY HALL

Pre-Review Meeting
6:00 P.M.
EAST CONFERENCE ROOM

REVIEW MEETING
6:30 P.M.
AUDITORIUM

 Roll Call 

Approve the minutes of the August 19, 2021 Meeting

Opening Remarks

NEW BUSINESS
Docket No.  09-25-21
18177 Clifton Rd. 

Applicant, Jill Brandt, of Brandt Architecture on behalf of property owners Meghan and Ryan Nowlin, proposes two additions on the rear of the home, one on the east side and one on the west to add a screened porch and a kitchen each totaling 475 sq. ft to complement an interior renovation. The addition on the east side of the property will reduce the side yard setback from 7 feet, 5 inches to 5 feet; the required minimum is 10 feet. The proposal will also reduce the combined side yard total from 18 to 15 feet, 7 inches, where the requirement is 20 feet.  Property is in the R1M – Residential Single-Family Medium Density District.

Variance 1:  The addition on the east side of the property will reduce the side yard setback from 7 feet, 5 inches to 5 feet; the required minimum is 10 feet. Request a variance to reduce the side yard setback from the required minimum, pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum Yard Requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996).

Variance 2:  The addition on the east side of the property will reduce the reduce the combined side yard total from 18 to 15 feet, 7 inches where the requirement is 20 feet.  Request a variance to reduce the combined side yard setback total from the required combined minimum, pursuant to Schedule 1121.07 – Minimum Yard Requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996). 

Docket No.  09-26-21
12590 Lake Ave. 

Applicant, property owner Brock Walter, proposes a black metal 16-foot long gate across the shared driveway with 12586 Lake Ave. The proposed gate is arched and at its shortest is approx. 42” and reaches 54” at its center apex. The gate is to be installed across the driveway to enclose the yard that is bounded along the public right-of-way by an existing approx. 42 inch high yellow brick wall.  Property is in the ML, Residential, Multi-Family Low Density district.

Variance 1: Request a variance to place a gate within 8 feet of the intersection of the driveway and sidewalk.1153.03(b)(2)Fence Placement and Type (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Variance 2: Request a variance to place a gate as proposed in the front yard, pursuant to ordinance 1153.03 (c)(2) – Fence Placement and Type (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Variance 3: Request a variance to install a black metal gate in a yellow brick wall. Proposed addition to fence does not conform in size, shape, material or color to the existing fence. 1153.04(b) (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Docket No.  09-27-21
12586 Lake Ave. 

Applicant, property owners Amy and Thomas Gurbach, propose a metal 16-foot long gate across the shared driveway with 12590 Lake Avenue. The proposed gate is arched and reaches 54” at its center apex. Gates are not permitted in the front yard.  Property is in the ML, Residential, Multi-Family Low Density district.

Variance 1: Request a variance to place a gate within 8 feet of the intersection of the driveway and sidewalk.1153.03(b)(2) Fence Placement and Type (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Variance 2: Request a variance to place a gate as proposed in the front yard, pursuant to ordinance 1153.03 (c)(2) – Fence Placement and Type (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Variance 3: Request a variance to install a black metal gate in a yellow brick wall. Proposed addition to fence does not conform in size, shape, material or color to the existing fence. 1153.04(b) (Ord. 08-2021.  Passed 5-17-21.)

Docket No.  09-28-21
1474 Riverside Dr.

Applicant Gary Fischer of Fischer & Associates Architects on behalf of property owner property owner Linda Fredrickson, proposes the addition of an attached garage 18 feet, 10 inches by 13 feet, 4 inches on the rear of the existing house with a unroofed patio deck on the roof on the attached single story garage. The property is a corner lot and a through lot with two front yards. Three variances are required to build as proposed.  Property is in the R2, Single-and Two-Family Residential, district.

Variance 1:  A primary structure may cover 25% of a lot, the proposed addition increases primary lot coverage to 64%. Request a variance to exceed primary lot coverage, pursuant to ordinance 1123.09(a) Maximum Lot Coverage and Area (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Variance 2: Unroofed patio decks are permitted if they are 300 square feet or less in area and with an elevation no higher than first floor elevation above grade, and no closer than 30 feet to the rear property line. The proposed unroofed patio deck is approximately 58 feet in area at the second story elevation above grade (approx. 17 feet above grade) at 2 inches from the public right of way. Request a variance to exceed maximum height allowed for an unroofed patio, there is no rear property line.  1123.03 Permitted Accessory Uses (Ord. 24-98. Passed 5-18-1998.)

Variance 3:  No structure shall be placed in front of the building line, the building line on the Graber side of this property is given at 12 feet on the Building Line Map. Request a variance to place a structure in front of the building line pursuant to ordinance 1133.02(a)Structure in Front of the Building Line (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Docket No.  09-29-21
1464 Riverside Dr.

Applicant Gary Fischer of Fischer & Associates Architects on behalf of property owner JudeHome LLC, proposes the addition of an attached garage 18 feet, 10 inches by 13 feet, 4 inches on the rear of the existing house.  The property is a through lot with two front yards. Three variances are required to build as proposed.  Property is in the R2, Single-and Two-Family Residential, district.  (Page 46)

Variance 1:  A primary structure may cover 25% of a lot, the proposed addition increases primary lot coverage to 34%. Request a variance to exceed primary lot coverage, pursuant to ordinance 1123.09(a) Maximum Lot Coverage (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Variance 2: Unroofed patio decks are permitted if they are 300 square feet or less in area and with an elevation no higher than First floor elevation above grade or less, leaving a rear yard setback of not less than 30 feet. The proposed unroofed patio deck is approximately 288 square feet in area at the second story elevation above grade (approx. 17 feet above grade) at 40 feet from the public right of way. Request a variance to exceed maximum height allowed for an unroofed patio deck and to reduce the minimum required rear yard setback for an unroofed patio deck, pursuant to ordinance 1123.03 Permitted Accessory Uses    (Ord. 24-98. Passed 5-18-1998.)

Variance 3: Minimum required side yard is 5 feet, and the combined total of the side yards must be a minimum of 15 feet. Proposed addition reduces the combined side yard total to 13 feet, seven inches. Request a variance to reduce the total of combined side yards to less than fifteen feet, pursuant to ordinance Schedule 1123.07: Minimum Yard Requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Docket No.  09-30-21
17473 Clifton Blvd.

Applicant Andrew Erker of ACE Design LLC on behalf of property owner property Nabih Metri, proposes an addition and a new deck that will connect the existing garage to the existing primary structure. The property is a corner lot and a through lot with two front yards.  Two variances are required to build as proposed. Property is in the R2, Single and Two Family Residential, district.

Variance 1:  Required minimum side yards are 5 feet in the R2 district. The proposal would reduce the side yard setback to 7 inches. Request a variance to reduce the minimum side yard size, pursuant to ordinance Schedule 1123.07: Minimum Yard Requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Variance 2: Required combined minimum side yard total is 15 feet. The proposal will reduce the combined side yard total to 10 feet 7 inches. Schedule 1123.07: Minimum Yard Requirements (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Docket No.  09-31-21
17788 Edgewater Dr.

Applicant Andrew Erker of ACE Design LLC on behalf of property owner property Robert and Barbara Hall, proposes an addition and a new deck that will connect a new garage to the Edgewater drive facing side of the house, and another new one-story addition on the Webb Road facing side of the house with a connecting porch between the two additions. The property is a corner lot. Two variances are required to build as proposed; the primary structure will encroach into the front yard setbacks on both Webb and Edgewater drive.  Property is in the R1L, Single Low Density Residential, district.

Variance 1:  No structure shall be placed in front of the building line, The building line on the Webb Road facing side of this property is 5 feet on the Building Line Map, the proposed addition is closer than 5 feet. Request a variance to place a structure in front of the building line pursuant to ordinance 1133.02(a)Structure in Front of the Building Line (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.)

Variance 2: :  No structure shall be placed in front of the building line, The building line on the Edgewater Drive facing side of this property is given as 40 feet on the Building Line Map, the proposed attached garage is closer than 40 feet.  Request a variance to place a structure in front of the building line pursuant to ordinance 1133.02(a)Structure in Front of the Building Line (Ord. 91-95. Passed 10-7-1996.) 

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Date:
September 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm