Sin Mun Chan, owner, appeals to change the hours of operation of a nightclub located in a General Industry District at 3400 St. Clair Avenue to be simultaneous to the hours of a restaurant operated in the same building; contrary to the conditions of a zoning variance granted by the Board of Zoning Appeals in Resolution No. 05-77, regarding a failure to meet the parking requirements of Section 349.04(e) of the Zoning Code for simultaneous operation of a nightclub and restaurant. The applicant has identified an additional 34 parking spaces available to the business through a lease with a neighboring property owner.
Smythe Ford Real Estate, owner, c/o Josh Cohen, and Christina Anderson, tenant, appeal to establish a fitness studio in a commercial building on the northwest corner of Clifton Boulevard and West 104th Street in a One-Family District; whereas the proposed use is not permitted in a One-Family District and is first permitted in a Retail Business District, and whereas no substitution or other change in a nonconforming use other than to a conforming use shall be permitted except by Special Permit from the Board of Zoning Appeals; and whereas 6 additional off-street parking spaces are required and none are provided.
Radu Lupu, owner, appeals to erect a 2-bedroom, 1-bath addition, measuring 24’x29’, replacing a front porch on a house in a mid-block location on the south side of Buechner Avenue, between West 41st Street and State Road in a One-Family District; contrary to the regulations of Section 357.04(a) of the Zoning Code which requires a front yard setback of 28¾’ in line with existing buildings, and a setback of 17½’ is proposed.
The Ohio Conference Association of Seventh Day Adventist, owner, c/o Lisa Falkenstein, and Bryan Black, architect, appeal to change the occupancy from day care to a place of worship of a building on the south side of Lorain Avenue, one parcel east of West 129th Street, in a General Retail Business District and One-Family District; contrary to Section 352.09 of the Zoning Code, which requires an 8’-wide landscaped transition strip at the rear of the parcel abutting a One-Family District, and contrary to Section 337.02(e)(1), which requires a place of worship to be located at least 15’ from any adjoining premises in a Residence District not used for a similar purpose, and the proposed church abuts a One-Family District at the rear.
John Farrier, owner, appeals to replace and extend the front porch of a house on the north side of Fir Avenue, just east of West 61st, Street in a Two-Family District; contrary to Section 357.13(b)(4), which does not permit open front porches to project more than 6 feet into a required front yard, whereas a 12-foot projection is proposed, and does not permit a front porch that aggregates a vertical area in any story more than twenty percent of the area of the facade in that story.
POSTPONED FROM JULY 14, 2008
Katarina Fugina, owner, and Tony Bougebrayel, prospective purchaser, appeal to erect a new car wash on an irregular “L” shaped corner parcel located in a Local Retail Business District on the southeast corner of East 185th Street and Muskoka Avenue at 749-51 East 185th Street; subject to the limitations of Section 343.01(b) a car wash is not permitted but first permitted in a General Retail Business District, and pursuant to Section 343.11(b)(2)(l)(2) it must be 100 feet from a residential district; and a 6 foot width contrary to an 8 foot wide transition strip is provided, where the use abuts a residence district and a transition landscaped strip providing 75 percent year-round opacity is required, as stated in Sections 352.08-11of the Codified Ordinances. (Filed 5-27-08)
First postponement requested by the applicant for time to provide notification to residence who did not receive notice.