MACEDONIA PLANNING COMMISSION
JUNE 17, 2019
CALL TO ORDER:
Mr. Westbrooks called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Planning Commission Members present: Mr. Westbrooks, Mr. Velotta, Mr. Schiavone, Mr. Finley, and Mr. Cox.
Building Commissioner: Nino Monaco
City Planner: Brian Frantz
APPROVAL OF THE MAY 20, 2019 MEETING MINUTES.
Mr. Velotta motioned to approve the May 20, 2019 meeting minutes, Mr. Cox seconded and all were in favor.
PROPOSED APPROVAL OF CONDITIONAL USE TO PERMIT AN ORANGE THEORY FITNESS CENTER IN A B1 CONVENIENCE BUSINESS DISTRICT LOCATED AT 746 E. AURORA RD. UNIT # 4
Ann Corbo with LS Architecture was present along with Pelican Plaza owner James Sabatine. Mr. Frantz made his comments. There was discussion of the occupancy load. Mr. Sabatine explained that there would never be more than 28 people inside at once, and that the classes are fifty minutes long with a break in between so that there will be no overlapping. The amount of parking spaces was also discussed. Mr. Sabatine explained that the busiest times of the fitness center are before nine a.m. and after five
p.m. The Commisson determined that there was sufficient parking available. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to approve a similar use determination to allow a fitness center in a B-l Convenience Business District according to 1167.02 (b) (17) of the code. Mr. Cox seconded, and all were in favor. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to approve the Conditional use of Orange Theory Fitness in Pelican Plaza with the condition of limiting the maximum occupancy load to 28, Mr. Velotta seconded, and all were in favor.
PROPOSED APPROVAL FOR USE OF STANDARD OHIO EDISON DECORATIVE LIGHTING POLES AS
PRESENTLY INSTALLED AT THE RESERVE AT NORTHWOODS
WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT AND SCHEDULED TO BE ON THE JULY 15, 2019 PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA.
Mr. Westbrooks motioned to table the proposal from the current agenda and to add it to the July 15, 2019 Planning Commission agenda. Mr. Schiavone seconded and all were in favor.
PROPOSED APPROVAL OF DEO STATION BUILDING REPLACEMENT ON E. AURORA RD. (NEXT TO CONRADS)
Mr. Eray Tulay with Dominion Energy was absent. Mr. Frantz had no additional comments. Mr. Westbrooks read the Architectural Advisors and the Fire inspector’s comments. Mr. Monaco asked about the fence and barbed wire and suggested that it be replaced. Mr. Westbrooks motioned to approve without the barbed wire, and on the condition that Alexandia Buff brick be used, and with the fence material to be coordinated with the Building Department. Mr. Cox seconded and all were in favor.
PROPOSED PRELIMINARY APPROVAL FOR A NEW BUILDING LOCATED AT 8945 S.FREEWAY DR.
Mr. Amar Deep, the owner and Mr. Bickerstaff, the Architect were present. Mr. Frantz commented that the Architect should illustrate parking slips and list the quantities of the coniferous trees on the final plan. Mr. Cox motioned to approve as submitted subject to administration confirmation of outstanding issues related to planning and architecture, Mr. Velotta seconded, and all were in favor.
Mr. Monaco brought to the commission’s attention that the ornamental fence that has been installed at the Mc Donald’s restaurant was only the length of the building and not the length of the entire chain link fence that was approved at Planning Commission on October 15, 2018, and that the chain link fence has not been removed. Mr. Finley commented that he was under the impression that the ornamental fence was to replace the entire chain link fence.
Mr. Cox motioned to adjourn at approximately 6:35 p.m., Mr. Velotta seconded and all were in favor.