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Far West Design Review Case Report


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Project Information

Far West Case #  FW 2016-029

Address: Bellaire Rd & Grimsby Ave
Company: LS Architects Inc
Architect: Contractor: Tom Robinson 216.337.0759

New construction of a commercial building. 1-story dollar store.


Committee Actions/Submissions

Date: December 2, 2016
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Initial Plan Submission
Date: January 11, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Schematic Design Approval

Applicant to return for Final Review.

Significant changes to landscape plan and elevations requested.

See document "Design Review Notes 011117.pdf" for detailed committee comments.

Date: February 15, 2017
Committee: Staff
Action Type: Revised Plan Submission
Date: February 22, 2017
Committee: Local Design Review Committee
Action Type: Approved with Conditions
  1. Bellaire Road Elevation: Move southerly-most tree to the corner of the building.
  2. Parking Lot Elevation: Move windows up slightly. Extend accent band below the windows.
  3. Bellaire Frontage Strip: Plant shrubs instead of Japanese Forest Grass. Japanese Forest Grass prefers partial shade and will not do well in the full sun it would receive at the proposed location.
  4. Update plan so that frontage strip and rear transition strip meet code requirements of 352.11. Frontage strip requirement is 'Medium'. Transistion strip requirement is 'Heavy'. Refer to code for details.
Date: March 3, 2017
Committee: City Planning Commission
Action Type: Approved