Planning Commission Agenda 05-10-2007

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                                            CITY OF MUSKEGON
                                          PLANNING COMMISSION
                                            REGULAR MEETING

DATE OF MEETING:                      Thursday, May 10, 2007
TIME OF MEETING:                      4:00 p.m.
                                      Commission Chambers, First Floor, Muskegon City Hall
PLACE OF MEETING:


                                                       AGENDA

I.       Roll Call

II.      Approval of minutes of the meeting of April 12, 2007.

IV.      PUBLIC HEARINGS

         A.        Hearing; Case 2007-11: Staff initiated request to rezone multiple properties in
                   the portion of the city presently zoned H, Heritage District, roughly bounded by
                   Western Avenue, Ninth Street, Muskegon Avenue, and Second Street.
         B.        Hearing; Case 2007-12: Staff initiated request to amend Article XX of the
                   zoning ordinance to remove H, Heritage District zoning from the ordinance.
         C.        Hearing; Case 2007-13: Staff initiated request to amend Section 1202, (Special
                   Land Uses Permitted), Article XII, (B-3 Central Business District), of the zoning
                   ordinance to allow additional special uses.
         D.        Hearing; Case 2007-14: Staff initiated request to amend Section 401, (Special
                   Land Uses Permitted), Article IV,( R-1, One Family Residential District) of the
                   zoning ordinance to add bed and breakfast facilities as a special land use (in the
                   Clay-Western and National Register historic districts) in an R-1 district, with
                   conditions.
         E.        Hearing; Case 2007-15: Staff initiated request to amend Section 1200,
                   (Principal Uses Permitted #1), of Article XII, (B-3. Central Business District), of
                   the zoning ordinance to clarify allowed retail sales.
         F.        Hearing; Case 2007-16: Staff initiated request to amend Section 2334, (Signs,
                   #8) of Article XXIII, General Provisions, to remove H, Heritage, zoning from
                   “Permitted Signs” in the sign ordinance.
         G.        Hearing: Case 2007-17: Staff initiated request to amend Section 2331
                   (Landscaping, Fencing, Walls, Screens, and lighting, #20, d) of Section XXIII,
                   clarifying the location of the “horizontal plane”.
         H.        Hearing; Case 2007-18: Staff initiated request to amend Section 2326, (Off
                   Street Parking #12), of Article XXIII, (General Provisions), to reduce the
                   residential parking requirement in the Downtown Parking Overlay District.


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V.       OLD BUSINESS

VI.      NEW BUSINESS

                   Case 2007- 19: Request for site plan review for a cancer treatment center at 1440
         A.
                   E. Sherman Boulevard, by Dwayne Masselink, Interactive Studio Architects.

VII.     OTHER

         A.        Downtown parking discussion (Again!)
VIII.    Adjourn

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                                             Ann Marie Becker, City Clerk
                                                 933 Terrace Street
                                                Muskegon, MI 49440
                                                  (231) 724-6705




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