NOTICE OF HEARING
HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
Please Take Notice that a public hearing will be held at the Holland Charter Township Office located at 353 N. 120th Ave., Holland, MI 49424, Ottawa County, Michigan, by the Holland Charter Township Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. or thereafter, to hear and consider the following matters:
5:30 p.m. - Consideration of a petition for a nonuse variance submitted by Jennifer Foley for property located at 506 Orchard Hill Road, known more specifically as parcel number 70-16-30-176-029. Petitioner is requesting a variance of 40 feet from the minimum 70 feet required for lot frontage on a street; resulting in a lot frontage of 30 feet. The subject property is zoned Single-family Residential (R-1).
5:40 p.m. - Consideration of a petition to extend a nonconforming use submitted by AMERCO Real Estate Company on behalf of the Russell & Lillian Veldheer Trust for property located at 463 East Lakewood, known more specifically as parcel number 70-16-21-100-026, -040, and -042. Petitioner is requesting an extension of the nonconforming use for two (2) existing buildings in order to convert them to self-storage facilities. The existing buildings are nonconforming because they fail to comply with the required building setbacks. The subject property is zoned C-2, General Commercial.
5:50 p.m. - Consideration of a petition to extend a nonconforming use submitted by John Petroelje for property located at 10297 Mason Street, known more specifically as parcel number 70-16-36-100-013. Petitioner is requesting an extension of the nonconforming use for an existing farm building in order to construct a 30 foot by 53 foot addition. The existing building is nonconforming because it fails to comply with the required building setbacks. The subject property is zoned A, Agriculture.
6:00 p.m. – Consideration of a petition for a nonuse variance submitted by Midwest Construction Group, LLC on behalf of Children’s Assessment Center of Ottawa County for property located at 12125 Union Street, known more specifically as parcel number 70-16-16-400-091. Petitioner is requesting a variance of 5 feet from the minimum 10 feet required between accessory buildings; resulting in a separation distance of 5 feet. The subject property is zoned C-2, General Commercial.
6:10 p.m. – Consideration of multiple petitions submitted by Eric Vander Zwaag on behalf of Larry Vanden Bosch for property located at 4267 104th Avenue, known more specifically as parcel number 70-16-02-400-004. Petitioner is requesting the following variances for the purposes of constructing a dwelling and an oversized accessory building on a nonconforming lot within the Agriculture Zoning District: 1) An extension of a 1 acre nonconforming lot for a single-family dwelling; resulting in a single-family dwelling on a lot with less than 325 feet of frontage and an area less than 5 acres; 2) A variance of 25 feet from the minimum 100 feet rear yard setback required for a single-family dwelling; resulting in a rear yard setback of 75 feet; and 3) A variance of 720 square feet from the maximum 480 square foot allowable size for a single-family dwelling’s detached accessory structure on land 1 acre or more in area but less than 2 acres; resulting in an accessory structure of 1,200 square feet.
Any person interested in these matters may appear at such hearing in person or by agent or attorney. Copies of the application and other documentation are on file at the Township Office for public inspection from the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. on regular business days. Written comments may be sent to the Zoning Board of Appeals in care of the Township Office. Telephone inquiries should be directed to the Zoning Administrator at (616) 395-0151.
The Charter Township of Holland will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services at this hearing, such as signers for hearing-impaired persons and audiotapes of printed material for visually impaired persons, upon receipt of five days prior notice. Disabled persons requiring such auxiliary aids or services should so notify the Charter Township of Holland by contacting Laurie Slater at 353 N. 120th Ave., Holland, MI 49424, Telephone (616) 396-2345.
Dated: November 10, 2017
Michael Dalman, Clerk
Holland Charter Township