PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Garfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals meeting is scheduled for October 18, 2017. The following public hearings will be held.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Garfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold public hearings at their regular meeting on October 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The hearings will take place at the Garfield Township Hall, located at 3848 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, Michigan 49684.
The following requests will be heard:
1. A request made by Bay Meadows Family Golf for a variance from Section 749 of the Garfield Township Zoning Ordinance to reduce the Westerly setback from 200’ to 84’. The property is zoned R-1 and is a use permitted by special conditions. This is a continuation of a request that was considered at the September 20, 2017 meeting.
The subject property is located at 5550 Bay Meadows Drive, Traverse City, MI with a property I.D. # of 05-006-001-50.
2. A request made by Tara Hochstetter for an interpretation from Section 313 of the Garfield Township Zoning Ordinance to define the parcel lot lines. This is a modification of the previous request heard on September 20, 2017.
The subject property is zoned R-1 and is located at 4541 Stoneridge Court, Traverse City MI with a property I.D # of 05-306-022-00.
3. A request from Dan & Judith Diekman for a variance from Section 315 of the Garfield Township Zoning Ordinance to reduce the side area setback(s) from 20’ to 10’ on each side.
The subject property is zoned R-3 and is located at 3777 Brook Drive, Traverse City, MI with a property I.D. # of 05-070-024-00.
A copy of the applications, zoning ordinance and zoning map may be inspected at the zoning office of the Charter Township of Garfield located at 3848 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, Michigan between the hours of 7:30 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday. All persons will have the right to speak at the Public Hearing. Any written comments with respect to this application may be submitted to the Township zoning department at the address above during regular office hours as described above or during the Public Hearing. The Township’s telephone number is 231-941-1620.
Steve Duell – Secretary Michael Green – Zoning Administrator
Garfield Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting to individuals with disabilities upon the provision of reasonable advance notice to Garfield Township. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Garfield Township by writing or calling Lanie McManus, Clerk, Ph: (231) 941-1620, or TDD #922-4412.
The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five members of the community that are appointed by the Township Board. These members are empowered to hear appeals in matters relating to the zoning ordinance. In some cases, they are asked to interpret the zoning text or map, hear a variance request, or review an appeal of an administrative decision made by the zoning administrator.
The Zoning Board of Appeals does not have the power to alter or change a zoning district classification of any property, or authorize use variances.