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AUGUST 21, 2017 GRAYLING CHARTER TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

GRAYLING CHARTER TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING
AUGUST 21, 2017

1. 7:04 meeting called to order.

2. Pledge of allegiance.

3. Roll call:
Present Cox, French, J. Zalobsky, L. Stephan and K. Olson.
Also present Bob Dixon, Lawrence Stephan, Linda Stephan, Hank Saylor, Caroline Stephan, Stevin Jones, Robert Jones & Rick Harland as recording secretary.

4. Motion by Cox support by J. Zalobsky to approve minutes from July 17, 2017. Four ayes. One abstain (absent) Motion carried.

5. Chair explains the formation, powers and duties of the zoning board of appeals and the public procedure to be followed. All members were present. Chair explains that a majority of three votes is needed to take action. Variances are granted to the property, not to the owner. Chair reads 125.3606 MCL concerning appeals. An appeal under this section shall be filed within 30 days after the zoning board of appeals certifies its decision in writing or approves the minutes of its decision. Appeals of zoning decisions are made in circuit court.

6. Basic Conditions: Motion by J. Zalobsky support by K. Olson that all basic conditions have been met applies to both cases 17-05 & 17-06 (23.04 Sec. 2A). All ayes. Motion carried.

Special Conditions: Motion by L. Stephan support by J. Zalobsky that at least one of the special conditions has been met applies to both cases 17-05 & 17-06. All ayes. Motion carried.

Administrative Standards: Motion by Cox support by L. Stephan administrative standards have been met applies to both cases 17-05 & 17-06. All ayes. Motion carried.

7. Open public hearing
Chair reads case:
Case # 17-05 Request for variance
Petitioner: Hank Saylor and Caroline Stephan
Address: 942 Pah Won Hee Dr
Grayling, MI 49738
Local Address: 1818 Barrett Ln
Grayling, MI 49738
Property ID # 040-40-005-01-150-01
Location: Sec. 5, T26N, R2W
Zoning: NRD Natural River District
Lot size: 10.32 acres + or
Request: Requesting a 157 variance from the Au Sable River and an 11 variance from the west lot line, to put an addition on the existing cabin.
Non-conformances: Existing Legal non-conformances. Existing cabin is 21 from the river
Zoning Justification: Ordinance 2010-02, Sec, 16.25A & 17.01
No letter from DNR (received 8-22-17) Read into record letter from CDC Au Sable, LLC with concerns and questions. (on file)
Closed public hearing.
Board discussed case in detail. 23.04 A, B &7 C read.
Motion by J. Zalobsky support by K. Olson to approve case 17-05 as requested. (work sheets on file)
Roll call vote:
French Aye
J. Zalobsky -Aye
K. Olson Aye
Cox Aye
L. Stephan
Aye Motion carried.

8. Open public hearing
Case #17-06 Request for variance
Petitioner: Stevin L. Jones
Address: 2290 Pine Tree Rd
Holt, MI 48842
Local address: 10022 Portage Lake Ave
Grayling, Mi 49738
Property ID#: 040-45-761-05-024-00
Location: Sec. 8, T26N, R4W
Zoning: R-2 general Residential
Lot size: 40 X 175 + or
Request: Requesting a 6 variance from the west side lot line, to rebuild much of the existing structure.
Non-conformances: Previous approved variances
Zoning justification: Ordinance 2010-02, Section 17.01
Petitioner Stevin Jones explains request.
No comments for or against.
Close public hearing.
Discussion by board.
Motion by L. Stephan support by J. Zalobsky to approve case 17-06 as requested. (work sheets on file)
Roll call vote:
K. Olson Aye
French - -Aye
J. Zalobsky Aye
Cox Aye
L.Stephan Aye
Motion carried.

7. No other matters to discuss. 8. Motion by Cox support by L. Stephan to adjourn. All ayes. Motion carried.  

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