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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI  49428
Planning Commission Meeting Agenda
June 3, 2020, 7:00 p.m.


1.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GEORGETOWN VIA ELECTRONIC MEANS IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXECUTIVE ORDERS 2020-77 AND 2020-75

THE PLANNING COMMISSION
OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GEORGETOWN
OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION
OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GEORGETOWN VIA ELECTRONIC MEANS IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXECUTIVE ORDERS 2020-77 AND 2020-75



    PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby provided that, in order to comply with recommended guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Section 2 of Executive Order 2020-77, issued by Governor Whitmer on May 7, 2020, prohibiting the public gathering of people not part of a single household, and pursuant to Section 1(a) of Executive Order 2020-75 issued by Governor Whitmer on May 6, 2020, amending the Open Meetings Act to temporarily suspend any physical-place or physical-presence requirements, and in an effort to reduce the likelihood of spreading the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Planning Commission of The Township of Georgetown will conduct the June 3, 2020 Planning Commission meeting via electronic means using ZOOM on-line video conferencing at 7 pm. 


    The public may participate in the June 3, 2020, Planning Commission meeting electronically via the following website address: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85252821341


    Detailed instructions for joining the video conference of the meeting and providing public comment via video conference are included below.


    PUBLIC NOTICE IS FURTHER PROVIDED THAT, in order to comply with Executive Order 2020-77, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING AT THE GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP HALL IN-PERSON.


    In all other respects, the June 3, 2020 Planning Commission meeting will be held in accordance with Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

Emails for the Planning Commission may be directed to:

            Mannette Minier, Zoning Administrator, at mminier@georgetown-mi.gov



    This notice was posted at the Township Hall on May 27, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m. and on the Township’s website, www.georgetown-mi.gov, on May 27, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m.


         To join the Planning Commission meeting follow these instructions:

When: June 3, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Georgetown Township Planning Commission



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2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Approval of the Agenda

5.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

6.

Old Business

6.I.

(PUD2001) Final Development Plan - Waterford Building Elevations



Motion:     To    the architectural character of the building elevations for the final development plan.
7.

New Business

7.I.

(PUD2002) Fairway Estates LP (Glen Eagle PUD) (no public hearing), Joseph Byker, 2905 Wilson Ave. SW, Grandville, is requesting REVISED preliminary planned unit development approval for parcels listed in the attachment and withdrawing parcels of land from the PUD described as follows:

a.      P.P. # 70-14-26-400-092, located at 1033 Parsons St.;

b.      Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-047, located 1015 Parsons St.;

c.       Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-048, located at 1003 Parsons St.;

d.      Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-024, located at 957 Parsons St.;

e.       Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-093, located off Castlebay Way.

Georgetown Township, Ottawa County, Michigan


7.II.

Public Hearing (REZ2002) Rezoning (Ordinance 2020-03) To change from (PUD) Planned Unit Development to (LDR) Low Density Residential parcels of land described as:

a.      P.P. # 70-14-26-400-092, located at 1033 Parsons St.;

b.      Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-047, located 1015 Parsons St.;

c.       Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-048, located at 1003 Parsons St.;

d.      Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-024, located at 957 Parsons St.;

e.       Part of P.P. # 70-14-26-400-093, located off Castlebay Way.


8.

Public Hearing (REZ2003) Ordinance 2020-04 - Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment for Kennels



Sec. 16.2
     PERMITTED USES IN HS

D.     Kennels subject to Sec. 20.4(V)(2)



Sec. 20.4         SITE DESIGN STANDARDS
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(V)       Kennels.

(1)               For kennels, the minimum lot size shall be two (2) acres for the first four (4) animals and an additional one-third (1/3) acre for each additional animal.

(2)               Buildings wherein animals are kept, runs, and/or exercise areas shall not be located nearer than one hundred (100) feet to any adjacent occupied dwelling or any adjacent building used by the public, and shall not be located in any required front, rear or side yard setback area.

 

(1)               For kennels within the AG or RR district:


  1. The minimum lot size shall be two (2) acres for the first four (4) animals and an additional one-third (1/3) acre for each additional animal.
  2. Buildings wherein animals are kept, runs, and/or exercise areas shall not be located nearer than one hundred (100) feet to any adjacent occupied dwelling or any adjacent building used by the public, and shall not be located in any required front, rear or side yard setback area.

(2)               For Kennels located within the NS or CS district:


  1. The minimum lot size shall be one-half (1/2) acre.
  2. Buildings wherein animals are kept, runs, and/or exercise areas shall not be located nearer than one hundred (100) feet to any Residential District. Runs and/or exercise areas shall not be located in any required front, required rear, or required side yard setback area.
    1. Any animal that is exercised outside of the building or other enclosed area must be in an approved exercise area and an employee must be with any such animal at all times while outside the building or other enclosed area.
    2. All exercise or other outdoor areas shall only be utilized during a continuous period of time not to exceed sixteen (16) hours, as approved by the Planning Commission.
    3. All exercise or other outside areas accessible to an animal shall be enclosed by a fence or other suitable barrier that is completely opaque and to a height that will contain the animals and prevent exit from the lot or premises.
    4. Any exercise or other outside area located within twenty (20) feet of a lot line shall be screened by a greenbelt which meets the minimum standards of Sec. 3.11(A) for the extent of the exercise or other outdoor area. In no instance shall an exercise or other outside area be located less than ten (10) feet from a lot line.
  3. All Kennels shall provide the following:
    1. Hours of operation, including outdoor animal activity
    2. The size, nature, character, and animal capacity
    3. The proximity to adjoining properties
    4. The noise, odor, or other disturbances for adjoining properties and the surrounding neighborhood as a result of the operation
    5. Summary of operations and the handling of the animals, including, but not limited to, the number of employees, the number of handlers available to each animal, parking area, signage, and etcetera, any other information that the Planning Commission deems appropriate.
    6. Measures to control sound from within the building and/or site
  4. Kennels are subject to reasonable conditions imposed by the Planning Commission to mitigate impacts related to the use to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the surrounding area.
  5. Kennels shall comply with all applicable County, State, and Federal regulations.

9.

Communications, Letters and Reports

9.I.

Email about ducks

10.

Public Comments

11.

Other Business

12.

Commissioner/staff Comments

13.

Adjournment