8/6/2008 - Zoning Board of Appeals Regular Meeting/Public Hearings

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FORSYTH COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
08/06/08 at 7:00 P.M.
COMMISSIONERS MEETING ROOM

I. Call Meeting to Order

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

II. Adopt or amend minutes of the 07/01/08 meeting.

III. Announcements

Pursuant to Section 8-3.4 (E) of the Unified Development Code of Forsyth County, the findings and decisions of the Zoning Board of Appeals shall be final unless a person aggrieved shall, within ten (10) days of such decision, petition the Board of Commissioners of Forsyth County to review the decision. At the end of the (10) day period, it shall be the responsibility of each applicant to check with the Department of Planning and Development to confirm whether or not such an appeal has been made.

Pursuant to Section 8-3.4 (B) of the Unified Development Code of Forsyth County, persons wishing to speak on any proposal shall provide their name, address, and telephone number to the Department of Planning and Development staff prior to the time of speaking at this public hearing. You may obtain a copy of this form in the foyer of this meeting room.

IV. Old Business

None

V. New Business
APPEALS
1. AP080003 - Fidelis Signature Homes
This request involves an appeal of fines imposed by the Forsyth County Department of Engineering.

The property is located in Cottages at Creekstone, Lot #12, 2580 Hillandale Circle and is currently zoned (RES4) Single Family Residential Four Units/Acre District. This property is in Commission District #1.
VARIANCES


1. VA080043 - Lindaman Properties
This request involves a buffer variance of 20 feet to allow a buffer to be 0 feet rather than the required 20 feet.

The property is located at 2830 Old Atlanta Road and is currently zoned (NS) Neighborhood Shopping District. This property is in Commission District #2.
2. VA080044 - Matt Phillips
This request involves a side yard variance of 9 feet to allow a storage shed to be built 1 foot from the side property line rather than the required 10 feet. The applicant also request an exterior yard variance of 50 feet to allow a storage shed to be built 0 feet from the exterior yard rather than the required 50 feet.

The property is located in Sweetbriar Subdivision, Lot #5, 4335 Wellington Place and is currently zoned (R2R) Single Family Residential Restricted District. This property is in Commission District #3.
3. VA080045 - Bradley Michael McCullough
This request involves a fence height variance of 2 feet to allow a fence to be 6 feet in height rather than the required 4 feet.

The property is located in Vickery Downs Subdivision, Lot #61, 5380 Penny Lane and is currently zoned (RES3) Single Family Residential Three Unit/Acre District. This property is in Commission District #3.
4. VA080046 - John Brosnan
This request involves a front yard variance of 5 feet to allow a garage to remain 20 feet from the edge of the right-of-way rather than the required 25 feet.

The property is located in Riverstone Plantation Subdivision, Lot #117, 8713 Timber Walk Cove and is currently zoned (OSR) Open Space Residential District. This property is in Commission District #4.
5. VA080047 - Walter Bork
This request involves an exterior yard variance of 10 feet to allow a screen porch to remain 40 feet from the exterior yard rather than the required 50 feet.

The property is located in Sawnee View Farms, Lot #51, 3155 Sawnee Lake Trail and is currently zoned (R2R) Single Family Residential Restricted District. This property is in Commission District #1.
6. VA080048 - AAA Prestige Properties
This request involves a side yard variance of 15 feet to allow an office / warehouse to be built 15 feet from the side property line rather than the required 30 feet. The applicant is also requesting a rear buffer variance of 35 feet to allow a rear buffer to be 25 feet rather than the required 60 feet and a side buffer variance of 20 feet to allow a buffer to be 0 feet rather than the required 20 feet.

The property is located in Lake Pointe Center, Lot 10, 5310 Lake Pointe Center Drive and is currently zoned (M1) Restricted Industrial District. This property is in Commission District #5.
7. VA080049 - Eden Cahan
This request involves a side yard variance of 8 feet to allow an addition to be built 2 feet from the side property line rather than the required 10 feet.

The property is located in Indian Knoll Subdivision, Lot #3, 6770 Indian Knoll Road and is currently zoned (LR) Lake Residential District. This property is in Commission District #5.


8. VA080050 - Hearthstone Multi-Asset Entity A, LP
This request involves an exterior yard variance of 4 feet to allow a home to be built 46 feet from the exterior setback rather than the required 50 feet.

The property is located in Olde Union Preserve Subdivision, Lot #39, 270 Montgomery Avenue and is currently zoned (R2R) Single Family Residential Restricted District. This property is in Commission District #3.
9. VA080051 - Grace Chapel Church of Christ
This request involves a buffer variance of 15 feet to allow a buffer to be 35 feet rather than the required 50 feet.

The property is located at 6755 Majors Road and is currently zoned (A1) Agricultural District. This property is in Commission District #3.


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