Coal City Planning and Zoning Board met December 4.
Coal City Planning and Zoning Board met Dec. 4.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
At 7 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017, Village Clerk Pamela Noffsinger called to order the meeting of the Coal City Planning and Zoning Board in the boardroom of the Village Hall. Roll call-Members Maria Lewis, Max Waldez, Richard Crotteau, John Hawkinson and Irving DeWald. Absent; Chairman Georgette Vota. Also in attendance was Matt Fritz, village administrator and Richard Malone, building and zoning official.
Clerk Noffsinger asked for a motion to appoint an acting chairman for the December 4, 2017 meeting. Waldez moved to appoint John Hawkinson as acting chairman for tonight's meeting, Second by Crotteau. Roll call-Ayes; Lewis, Waldez, Crotteau and DeWald. Nays; none, Absent; Wota, Abstain; Hawkinson. Motion carried.
The minutes of the November 20, 2017 meeting were presented for approval. Lewis moved to approve the minutes as written, second by Crotteau. Roll call-Ayes; Lewis, Crotteau, Hawkinson and DeWald. Nays; none. Absent; Wota. Pass; Valdez. Motion carried,
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING
Zoning Change Request
7520 E. Reed Road
Hoffman Property Holdings Inc.
Mr. Fritz announced that the representatives of the Hoffman Property Holdings
would like a continuance as they are not ready to proceed at this time. DeWald moved to continue the Public Hearing on the zoning request for Hoffman Property Holdings until January 15, 2018, Second by Waldez. Roll cail-Ayes; Lewis, Valdez, Crotteau, Hawkinson and DeWald. Nays; none. Absent; Wota. Motion carried.
Variance Presentation 1179 Black Diamond Doug and Debra Henline
The residents at 1179 Black Diamond are requesting a variance for the construction of a fence. Doug and Debra Henline were present for questions and comments. Points of discussion included:
o Location-east side of the garage door and south of the residence
o 60 ft. off Black Diamond
o Close to the sidewalk as possible on Spring Road
o Corner side yard variance required; distance from sidewalk to fence
o Triangulation is not an issue
o Set back from the property line is the question
o Two feet from the property line is recommended
o 6 ft, white vinyl fence for security and dog
o Public hearing is scheduled for January 15, 2018
Building Code Amendments
The Board reviewed the preliminary ordinance.
o Section 3-updates and definitions
o Section 4 & Section 5- dwelling definition was deleted and replaced; townhouse deleted; dwelling units delete & replaced
o Section 2-building & construction code updates; 2009 to 2015
o Section 3-new definition of "arterial' to match the Comprehensive Plan and Residential Design Guidelines
o Section 3 H (1) delete "be attached on the same lot and shall each" under attached residential
o Section 4-New subdivision shall adopt RA-2 standards for single family dwelling (duplexes)
o Need amendment to 155.45(b) 1; to clarify the table:
Eliminate dwelling, townhouses Replace dwelling unit definition
o Section 3 (K) (a) remove "per acre for the location of attached dwelling units, including multifamily dwelling units."
o Section 5-eliminate: fireproof container, definition of townhouses, multi-family and add single-family and multi-family attached
o Section 3-Revise 156 definitions to Section 4 E
o Section 4-(B) for definition of Dwelling-see Residential Design Guidelines
There was no Public Comment. Lewis moved to adopt the Building Code Text Amendment as presented, second by Valdez, Hawkinson moved to amend the motion of the Code Update Text Amendment to be adopted as amended divided into two separate ordinances with Section 2 to be delivered to the Village Board of Trustees and the remainder to be considered at the January 15, 2018 meeting, and the motion died due to a lack of a second. Roll call was called on the original motion on the table; Ayes; Lewis, Waldez, Crotteau and DeWald. Nays; Hawkinson. Absent; Wota. Motion carried, The Ordinance will be presented to the Village Board for approval.
The Board requested updates from Mr. Fritz regarding:
o Nice loe & Water unit-Petitioner will return to this Board with a variance request at a new location
o McGuinn Annexation-Mr. McGuinn has been presented with various options and a final determination on his proposed plans are pending
o Rt. 113 & Broadway Development-Concepts have been presented for consideration with no definite plans
Mr. Fritz reported on the Growth Conference.
Lewis moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:01 p.m., second by Valdez. All signified by Saying aye. No one opposed. Motion carried.