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January 11, 2016
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Meeting Minutes and Approving the Actions of the Board of Zoning Adjustment - December 15, 2015


Accepting BZA Recommendation of Approval and Granting Final City Approval:


Case No.





2420 Norfolk Rd. (±0.82 acres) (east of N. Mills Ave., north of Lake Shore Dr., west of Norfolk Rd., and south of Middlesex Rd.)

Variance of 2.5 ft. to allow a side setback of 5 ft. where 7.5 ft. is the minimum required for an open covered deck.



1511 Oriole Ave. (±0.17 acres) (east of Heron Dr., south of Oriole Ave., and west of Cardinal Rd.)

A. Variance of 2.8 ft. to allow a 4.7 ft. side setback where 7.5 ft. is the minimum required for an inline addition; and

B. Variance of 8.2 ft. to allow 16.8 ft. rear setback where 25 ft. is the minimum required for an inline addition.



623 Terrace Blvd. (±0.86 acres) (north side of Terrace Blvd., east of Lake Highland Preparatory School., west of N. Eola Dr.)

Variance to build a three-story house on a non-conforming lot, where the house would be limited to two stories.



1218 Vassar St. (±0.19 acres) (east of Northumberland Ave., south of Vassar St., west of Reading Dr., and north of W. Smith St.)

Variance to allow covered parking encroaching in front of principal structure.



2917 Elizabeth Ave. (±0.19 acres) (east side of Elizabeth Ave., between W. Hazel & W. King Sts., east of Edgewater Dr.)

A. Variance of 2 ft. to allow an attached 4 ft. wide staircase 11 ft. from the rear lot line, where said staircase is allowed to encroach not more than 2 ft. into the 15 ft. rear yard setback for a 2-story detached accessory structure; and

B. Variance of 0.4 ft. to allow an extended driveway 1.6 ft. from the south side lot line, where a minimum 2 ft. vehicular use buffer is required.



1744 Flamingo Dr. (±0.23 acres) (east of Flamingo Dr., north of Mccamy St., south of Lake Rowena, and west of N. Mills Ave.)

A. Design variance for a projecting garage, where the garage is required to be 5 ft. setback from the front façade (non-conforming);

B. Variance to allow a 25 ft. front yard setback, where 30 ft. is required in the R-1AA/T zoning district; and

C. Variance to allow a 20 ft. rear yard setback, where 25 ft. is required in the R-1AA/T zoning district



500 E. Amelia St. (±0.16 acres) (east of Broadway Ave., north of Harwood St., south of E. Amelia St., and west of Cathcart Ave.)

Variance of 5.6 ft. and 4.1 ft. to allow a 2nd floor landing and associated staircase on an existing 2-story garage with a 2 floor storage space to be 5.4 ft. and 10.9 ft. from the rear yard property line, where a maximum 2 ft. encroachment is allowed within a minimum 15 ft. rear yard setback for a 2-story accessory structure.


All of the Staff Reports concerning the aforesaid cases can be found at

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: N/A

Recommended Action:
Accept the meeting minutes and approve the actions of the Board of Zoning Adjustment for the Meeting of December 15, 2015.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Contact: Ed Petersen, x3412
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Department Date and Time

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BZA2015-12Minutes.pdf December 15, 2015 BZA Minutes Backup Material

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