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Board of Zoning Appeals & City Planning Commission Agenda
Via Video and Audio Conference Due to
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 7PM

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Roll Call.


Approval of Minutes from the January 5, 2021 meeting.





Public Hearing on the request of Conner Karakul, Aristotle Design Group, on behalf of Jim Held, JPJK Properties, 19110 South Woodland Road, to the Board of Zoning Appeals for a variance to the front yard paved area. The applicant proposes to construct a 2,581 square foot circular driveway in the front yard of this single family home. The existing driveway is proposed to be replaced with a new circular driveway encompassing 34 percent of the front yard. The code limits front yard pavement to 25 percent coverage. The new circular driveway is proposed to be landscaped with existing and proposed deciduous and evergreen bushes and trees.




Public Hearing on the request of the City of Shaker Heights, representing Crystal Jones, 3612 Ingleside Road, to the city Planning Commission for subdivision of land in order to join a city-owned vacant lot with the property on which the Jones home is located. Ms. Jones is purchasing the vacant lot next door at 3616 Ingleside Road. The house parcel (735-30-102) is proposed to be combined with the vacant adjacent lot (735-30-103). Ms. Jones proposes to integrate the vacant lot into her yard with landscaping, fencing, gardening, kits play area and a pergola. This combined lot meets code requirements in the TF Two Family Residential zoning district. Subdivision of land requires City Planning Commission approval.

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