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Minutes - September 12, 2017

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION

Special Meeting

September 12, 2017

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Marion Hoeve at 5:30 p.m.

Present:   Chairman Marion Hoeve, Vice-Chairman/Secretary Jack Vander Meulen, Members LaVerne Johnson, Ken Bosma, Dennis Gebben, Norm Nykamp, and Ed Zylstra. Also present were Community Development Director John Said, Assistant Community Development Director Corey Broersma, and Planning Consultant David Jirousek.

Absent: None

Mr. Hoeve invited Mr. Jirousek to continue the review of the provided Zoning Ordinance Update Project Review Draft dated September 6, 2017 consisting of:

PART I – Introduction

Article 1 – Title and Purpose

PART II – Zoning Districts

Article 2 – Zoning Districts and Map

Article 3 – Agriculture Districts

Article 4 – Residential Districts

Article 5 – Commercial and Office Districts

Article 6 – Industrial Districts

Article 7 – Overlay Districts

PART III – Development Provisions

Article 8 – General provisions

Article 9 – Specific Use Requirements

Article 10 – Parking and Loading

Article 11 – Landscaping and Screening Lighting

Article 12 – Lighting

Article 13 – Signs

PART IV – Review Procedures and Standards

Article 14 – General review Procedures

Article 15 – Special Land use Permits

Article 16 – Planned unit Developments

Article 17 – Condominium Developments

PART V – Administration

Article 18 – Administration and Enforcement

Article 19 – Zoning Board of Appeals

Article 20 – Nonconformities

Article 21 – Amendments

PART VI – Definitions

Article 22 – General Definitions

Article 23 – Land Use Definitions

Commissioners and Staff discussed various topics related to Articles 10 – 13 and 21.

Mr. Hoeve recognized a members of the public and heard comments in regards to simplifying the general definitions article for future consideration.

Commissioners directed Mr. Jirousek to continue revising the ordinance for the next special meeting.

Next Special Meetings tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM.

The meeting adjourned at 8:32 PM

Respectfully submitted,

Corey J. Broersma

Assistant Community Development Director

 

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