Zoning Board of Appeals
THE CHEBOYGAN COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING and PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2020 at (7:00 P.M.) at 870 S. Main Street, Cheboygan Michigan will be conducted via Telephonic Attendance by Cheboygan County Resolution 2020-06 and Executive Order 2020-75.
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CHEBOYGAN COUNTY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2020 AT 7:00 PM
ROOM 135 – COMMISSIONERS ROOM
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY BUILDING, 870 S. MAIN ST., CHEBOYGAN, MI 49721
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION ON REQUESTS
1. Laura and Jason Mayer – The applicant requests approval of a 17 ft. setback variance to place a shed onto a vacant waterfront property zoned Lake and Stream Protection (P-LS). Section 17.23.1.g. of the Zoning Ordinance indicates, in part, that a minimum 50 ft. setback from the water’s edge is required for private storage buildings in the P-LS zoning districts. The subject property is located at 1988 Lake Shore Dr. in Mullett Township, Parcel No. 130-029-100-037-00, Section 29.
2. Thomas Finch/Jason Campbell – The applicant requests approval of a 3 ft. setback variance to remove soil in an area beginning 97 feet from the ordinary high water mark along the mainstream of the Pigeon River on a property zoned Natural River Protection (P-NR). Per Section 11.5.2 of the Zoning Ordinance, a vegetation strip shall be maintained on each side of the stream to a distance of 100 feet along the mainstreams (in this case along the Pigeon River).
The applicant also requests approval of a use variance, per Section 11.9.4 to perform land alterations for viewshed enhancement and erosion mitigation and protection purposes. Section 11.9.4 states in part, that land alteration for building such as grading, dredging and filling of the land outside of the natural vegetation strip is permitted.
The subject property is located at 3248 Bear Paw Ridge in Koehler Township, Parcel No. 171-022-201-010-00, Sections 15 and 22.