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Board of Zoning Appeals & Planning Meeting on Thursday, January 28th at 6:00 pm

Monday, Jan 25, 2021 at 7:51 am

Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning meetings are currently being held via Zoom. Here’s how to access the upcoming meeting:

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  • To view agendas and supporting documents, visit www.bexley.org/meetings.

Residents are encouraged to email public comment to Kathy Rose in advance of the meeting, although every effort will be made to accommodate testimony from individuals with standing via the virtual meeting system. 

The following applications will be discussed:

Address: 2754 Sherwood Rd.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval for a detached garage. The applicant is also seeking a variance to Bexley Code Section 1252.15(e), to allow a 21’ high detached garage.
Note: This was tabled at the December 2, 2020 BZAP meeting.

Address: 424 S. Columbia Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval of modifications and changes to the original approved elevations of a new single-family home. Some changes have and have not been staff approved, which may include a proposed solar panel installation.

Address: 2106 E. Main St.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking sign review and approval of blade signage along the Main Street side of the building at the above noted location. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley Code C.26 of the Main Street Guidelines which limits a projecting blade sign to 10 square feet, to allow a proposed double-faced blade sign to be 20 sq’ or 4’ high by 5’ wide.

Address: 171 S. Cassingham Rd.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow a 2nd floor addition over existing family room at the rear of the principal structure. The applicant is also seeking a 2’ variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.09(R-6) which requires an 8’ setback from the side yard property line, to allow a 2nd floor addition over the existing 1-story structure that is 6’ from the side yard property line.

Address: 90 N. Columbia Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval for a covered terrace addition to the southeast side of the existing principal structure. The applicant is also seeking 2 variances: First variance is from Bexley Code Section 1252.09 (R-2) Zoning) which requires an 85’ (average) front yard setback along Clifton Avenue, to allow the proposed covered porch to be 69’ from the front property line, and the second variance is from Bexley Code Section 1252.15(g) which indicates accessory structures and uses shall be permitted only in the rear yard, to allow a 7’x10’ proposed pool in the east side yard.

Address: 2121 Clifton Ave. 
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval for a 120sq’ deck/stair addition connecting to a proposed 480sq’ open terrace. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.09(R-3 Zoning), which limits building lot coverage to 25% and overall hardscape and building lot coverage to 50%, to allow the building lot coverage to be 49.9% and the overall building plus hardscape footprint to be 91%.

Address: 2404 Fair Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review approval for a new 2-story addition to the rear of the principal structure. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.15(g) – Detached garages shall not be located less than ten feet from a principal structure to allow a proposed 2-story addition to the rear of the principal structure to be 3’11″ from the detached garage. The applicant has also submitted an Option “B” variance request from Bexley Code Section 1252.09 (R-6 Zoning), which requires a rear yard setback of 25’ and a side yard setback of 8’ to allow a 2-story addition to the rear of the principal structure that would attach to the existing detached garage which is located 6’11″ from the rear yard property line and 3’ from the side yard property line and would become part of the principal structure.

Address: 50 N. Drexel Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow a pool house in the front, side yard. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.15(g) accessory structures shall be permitted only in the rear yard, to allow a proposed pool house to be in the front, side yard, 26’9” from the front (west) property line and 5’4” from the south side property line. The applicant may opt to present an attached version of the pool house with the connection of a low stone wall between the pool house and the principal structure, which would then be a variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.09 (R-3 Zoning) which requires a12’ side yard setback and a 30’ or average existing dwelling setback (whichever is greater) setback from the front yard property line, to allow the pool house addition to be located 26’9” from the front property line and 5’4” from the side yard property line.

Address: 100 S. Cassady Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow a 2nd floor addition over the existing first floor family-room, located at the rear (east side) of the principal structure. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley code Section 1252.09(R-6 Zoning), which requires an 8’ setback from the side yard property line, to allow an addition over the existing family-room that is located 6’8” from the south side property line.

Address: 231 N. Drexel Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow an addition to the existing detached garage. The applicant is also seeking a variance from Bexley Code Section 1252.15(a) which limits an accessory structure to thirty-five (35%) of the building footprint of the principal structure or 624sq’, whichever is greater, to allow a 440sq’ addition to the existing 560sq’ detached garage.

Address: 2300 E. Livingston Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow a 3-story structure with a residential use on the first, 2nd and 3rd floors. If approved, the existing building will be demolished. The applicant is also seeking a Conditional Use approval in the Commercial Service District, to allow residential use on the first floor of this 3-story structure.

Address: 420 N. Cassady Ave.
BZAP Request: The applicant is seeking architectural review and approval to allow a 3- story structure with commercial on the first floor and residential on the 2nd and 3rd floors. If approved, the existing structure would be demolished. The applicant is also seeking a parking variance in accordance with Bexley Code Section 1262.02 which requires 1 space per residential unit and additional spaces based on the commercial use and square footage to allow 11 spaces for 16 Residential Units a 7,833 sq’ of commercial space on first floor.

OTHER BUSINESS:

Address: 2062-2068 E. Main St.
ARB Request: The applicant is seeking approval of a façade grant for proposed up-lighting of the building located at the Northwest corner of S. Drexel Avenue and E. Main Street.

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