Nora-Northside Community Council, Inc. (NCC)

2009-2013 Agendas

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

COMMUNITY REPORTS:

LAND USE:

2015-DV1-045: 675 E. 80th St. Charlane Niemczura and Ginger Giles seek variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for a six-foot tall fence in the front yard of 8oth St. and within the ROW of College Avenue (maximum 42” tall fence permitted, fences not permitted within the ROW) being within the clear sight triangle of 80th St. and College Avenue (not permitted).

2015-ZON-059: Southeast corner of Meridian St. and 86th St. Stonecrest Senior Living seeks rezoning of 4.78 acres from the D-1 district to the D-P classification to provide for an assisted living facility with 30 memory care units, 55 assisted living units.

2015-CZN-820, 2015-CVR-820, 2015-CVC-820: 2721 E. 86th St. Hendricks Commercial Properties, LLC, requests rezoning of 4.5 acres from CS (FF) to C-S (FF) classification to provide for C-3 uses with certain prohibited uses( automobile oil change or lubrication shops, check cashing or validation service, gasoline service station outdoor advertising signs, tatoo parlor, bait and tackle shop & pawn shop), drinking places and a hotel with outdoor seating.

Variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance and Sign Regulations to provide for (aa 68.3 ft. tall, 5 story building, with a 85 ft. setback from the centerline of 86th St. (91.1 ft setback from centerline required) and with generators and transformers with a 60 ft. setback from the centerline of 86th St. (80 ft. setback from the centerline required), (b) outdoor seating (not permitted) and (c) roof signs and roof canopy signs (not permitted). Vacation of Haverstick Rd. with a varying width from the westerly R-O-W line of Keystone Ave. to a point approximately 967 ft. north at the south R-O-W line of 86th St. Zoned C-S (FF)

Vacation of Haverstick Rd., with a varying width, from the westerly ROW line of Keystone Ave., to a point approx. 967 ft. north at the south ROW line of 86th St.

2015-UV1-033: 8704 No. Meridian: Alpha Gamma Delta Fraternity, LLC, seeks a variance of use of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide temporary housing (no permitted) for guests, including volunteers, consultants, speakers, facilitators, etc. of the Sorority and its affiliates.

2015-DV1-049: 730 E. 80th St.: Kelly A. Dolan and Michael A. Lewis seek a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to legally establish and provide for the reconstruction of a 540 sq. ft. pool, creating an accessory use area of approximately 10,000 sq. ft. plus legally establishment of various side yard setbacks and an 8 ft. encroachment into a 20 ft. wide drainage easement.

2015-UV3-023: 1430 E. 82nd St.: Joshua and Ashley Hash seek a variance of use and development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide a second dwelling unit (not permitted), with 8 ft. side yard, and a 16 ft. aggregate side yard (minimum) 15 ft. side yard and 35 ft. aggregate side yard required), and with a fence taller than 6 ft. (maximum 6 ft. fence permitted).

2015-DV3-043: 253 Williams Ln.: Victor A. Melchiorre Jr. Trustee seeks a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for an attached garage, with a 17 ft. rear yard (30 ft. rear yard required).

2015-PLT-011: 9215 Kerwood Dr. Gradison Building Corporation seek approval of a subdivision plat to be known as Kerwood Streams, dividing 5 acres into 3 lots, with a waiver of sidewalks along Kerwood Dr.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Mayor’s Liaison
LAND USE:


•8140 Union Chapel Rd
.:  Colonial Hills Baptist Church seeks a variance of development standards for a 9.23 ft. tall, 40 sq. ft., off premise freestanding sign (not permitted within the D-A District) with a 16.08 sq. ft. electronic variable message sign (not permitted) being within zero  feet of a protected district (600 ft. separation required).

•1275 West 86th St.: L.A. Fitness seeks a variance for transitional yards and lot lines.

•8515 Cedar Place Dr.:  IREX4, LLC, seeks rezoning of 2.44 acres from C1 to C2 to provide for office and multifamily uses

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Nora Library Auditorium, 8625 No. Guilford.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Mayor’s Liaison, Washington Township Schools

LAND USE:

•2727 E. 86TH ST.:
Hendricks Commercial Properties seeks rezoning of 6.4 acres to allow for a 5 story building for commercial uses and 130 residential units with some variances for height and setback requirements.

•8140 Union Chapel Rd.:  Colonial Hills Baptist Church seeks a variance of development standards for a 9.23 ft. tall, 40 sq. ft., off premise freestanding sign (not permitted within the D-A District) with a 16.08 sq. ft. electronic variable message sign (not permitted) being within zero  feet of a protected district (600 ft. separation required).

•SE corner 86th/Ditch Rd. (Greenbriar):  L.A. Fitness seeks rezoning for a fitness center.

•8515 Cedar Place Dr.:  IREX4, LLC, seeks rezoning of 2.44 acres from C1 to C2 to provide for office and multifamily uses.

THURSDAY, December 6, 2012

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Mayor’s Liaison, Washington Township Schools

LAND USE:

•8080 No. Pennsylvania St.: 
Alan L. Henderson seeks variance of development standars for open space for new house.

•7655 Westfield Blvd.:  Jill A. and Greg Labita request variance of development standards of the Dwelling Zoning Ordinance to provide for:  (a)  construction of a 21.5 ft. tall, 1,080 sq. ft. detached garage/carport, with attic storage located in front of the established front building line (accessory buildings not permitted in front of the established front building line), (b) creating 2,043 sq. ft. of accessory building area  and 2,103 sq. ft.of accessory use area or 145% of the main  floor area of the primary dwelling and 126% of the total floor area of the primary dwelling, respectively (maximum  1,057 sq. ft. of accessory building area or 75% of the primary dwelling permitted, maximum 1,660 sq. ft. of accessory use area or  99.9% of the total floor area of the primary dwelling permitted, and (c) to legally establish 756 sq. ft. of accessory living area in a detached accessory structure  (living area of dwelling unit required to be within primary structure/dwelling) located in front of the established front building line (accessory buildings not permitted in front of the established front building line)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

LAND USE:
•8845 Township Rd.: The Preserve at Willow Springs, LLC requests rezoning of 5.98 acres from D-P to provide for a 90 unit multi-family apartment development.

•8631 River Crossing Boulevard: Modification of the C-S statement and commitments related to 93-Z-151 to modify Commitment Three and the first bullet point under the Permitted Uses section of the C-S Statement to provide for all types of restaurants, with outdoor seating/dining, 115,500 sq. ft. of leasable area, exclusive of any out-lot leasable area, and to provide for one out-lot in front of the retail center (maximum 110,00 sq. ft permitted, no out-lots permitted). Variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for outdoor seating/dining for all types of restaurants (outdoor seating permitted for family restaurants only) container and maintenance of Monon Trail at 86th.

•1403 E. 86th St.: Monon Animal Hospital Veterinarians Dr Sara Reuter and Dr. Ken Simpson discuss fecal
disposal container and maintenance of Monon Trail at 86th St. trailhead.

THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m., Nora Library Auditorium, 8625 No. Guilford.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library Foundation, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

LAND USE:
•9040 North Meridian St.: 
Marathon-Ashland Petroleum Co., LLC, requests Modification of Commitments to terminate and replace the commitments for 89-Z-74.  The “previous” (present) commitments prohibited the sale of alcoholic beverages, x-rated materials and billboards, required the retention of the existing gas station, landscape review and provided for a procedure for site development.  The restated commitments include a restatement of the prohibited use above and restrict the permitted uses to a gasoline station and carry-out restaurants (Dairy Queen and Dunkin’ Donuts).

•8845 Township Line Road:  The Preserve at Willow Springs, LLC, requests rezoning of 5.98 acres from the D-P District to the D-8 classification to provide for a 90-unit multi-family apartment development.

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, 7:30 p.m., Church at the Crossing, 9111 Haverstick. Members of the public are, of course, welcome to attend.   (Go to the northernmost church driveway  — almost to the interstate — on Haverstick, turn right and follow the drive to the east (back) side of the church.  Enter door #10.)

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

LAND USE:
9040 N. Meridian (SW corner 91st/Meridian): 
Marathon Ashland Petroleum, LLSC requests Modification of Commitments to terminate and replace the commitments for 89-Z-74.  The current commitments prohibit sale of alcoholic beverages, X-rated materials and billboards, require the retention of the exiting gas station, landscape review, and provide for a procedure for site redevelopment.  Proposed restated commitments include a restatement of the prohibited uses above and restrict the permitted uses to a 24 hour gasoline station convenience store and carryout restaurants (Dairy Queen and Dunkin’ Donut).  Further proposed restrictions include landscape plan approval, general design criteria, trash pick-up hours, drive-through hours, temporary sign restrictions, and general security camera and lighting standards.  Variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for five stacking spaces before the final component (six stacking spaces required) and to provide for two outdoor seating areas (not permitted).

THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

THURSDAY,  MARCH 1, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

THURSDAY,  JANUARY

The agenda will also include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

Land Use Docket to include:
4545 E. 96th St.:  Maxxed Media, Inc. requests modification of Commitments related to 93-Z-55 to terminate commitment six (6) to permit an outdoor advertising sign. Zoned C-5 (FF).  The commitment reads:  “No billboard advertising signs shall be permitted on the site.”

510 E. 96th St.:  Duke Realty Limited Parnership seeks approval to place one new wall sign on the east face of Parkwood Crossing Bldg. 5

THURSDAY, December 1, 2011

The agenda will also include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

SPECIAL INTRODUCTION OF NEW W.T. SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT WOODSON

Land Use Docket to include:
•8030 Spring Mill Road:  
Anton H. and Laura George request rezoning of 12.53 acres from D-S (FW)(FF) to provide for a 4 lot subdivision and approval of subdivision plat.

4545 E. 96th St.:   Maxxed Media, Inc. requests modification of Commitments related to 93-Z-55 to terminate commitment six (6) to permit an outdoor advertising sign.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

The agenda will also include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

Land Use Docket to include:
1439 East 86th St.:   Southern Bells, Inc. (Taco Bell).   Variance of Development Standards of the Sign Regulations to provide for a free standing sign within 158 ft. of an existing free-standing sign, being the second sign within an integrated center with 330 ft of frontage (300   ft. separation required, 680 ft. of frontage required for two signs).   Zoned C4.   (NCC Position:   OPPOSED)

1426 East 86th St.:   Hardees’ Restaurant requests adding “Red Burrito” cabinets to existing Hardees’ signs on East, South, and West elevations of building.   Zoned C-3.

THURSDAY,   OCTOBER 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

SPECIAL GUEST:   The Honorable Greg Ballard, Mayor, City of Indianapolis
The Mayor will give a brief overview of RebuildIndy projects in the Nora area.

The agenda will also include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, First Baptist Church regarding sidewalks

Land Use Docket to include:
9406-30 Oakley Dr. and 9408-9440 Park Meridian Dr. (96th and Meridian)
:   Buckingham Meridian, LLC, seeks vacation of a portion of the Replat of Park Meridian (Instrument #2007-164510) and vacation of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions.   (NOTE:   ”This requested vacation will not permit uses that are different than those that are currently allowed on the real estate.”)

THURSDAY,   SEPTEMBER 1, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

Land Use Docket to include:
•9406-30 Oakley Dr. and 9408-9440 Park Meridian Dr. (96th and Meridian)
:   Buckingham Meridian, LLC, seeks vacation of a portion of the Replat of Park Meridian (Instrument #2007-164510) and vacation of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions.   (NOTE:   This requested vacation will not permit uses that are different than those that are currently allowed on the real estate.)

•1439 E. 86th St.:   Southern Bell, Inc. “Taco Bell” requests variance of development standards of the Sign Regulation Ordinance for a freestanding sign within 158 ft. of an existing freestanding sign, being the second sign within an integrated center with 330 feet of frontage (300 foot separation required,600 feet of frontage required for two signs).

THURSDAY,   AUGUST 4, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Township Schools, Mayor’s Liaison

Land Use Docket to include:
8220 Nabb Road: Naab Road Medical Center Associates, LLP, request HD2 approval to provide for 120.79 square foot wall sign.   (The “Centurion Clinical Research” sign to be removed and replaced with “St. Vincent Pediatric Therapy Center” sign.)

•4205 East 82nd Street:   Jack In The Box, Inc. requests modification of Commitments related to petition 2006-ZON-087 to amend Commitment #13 to allow for an outdoor speaker associated with a restaurant drive-through facility (previous commitment prohibited outdoor speakers).   (Outside of NCC area; however, Sycamore Springs H.A. has requested NCC support.)

Proposal by IFD to remove Ladder 21 from IFD fire station #21 (71st/Keystone)

•BP Gas Station at College/71st:  Serious crime/inventory issues brought to light by Arden, Meridian Hills, Williams Creek organizations.

THURSDAY,   JULY 7, 2011
The agenda will include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Mayor’s Liaison

Land Use Docket to include:
To be announced

THURSDAY,   MAY 5, 2011
The agenda will include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department

Discussion of proposed locations for Nora Post Office

Land Use Docket to include:

•7831 Westfield Blvd. (approximate address):  Petitioners Rob and Courtney Bennett are withdrawing   the request for a variance of development standards of Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for a 1,062 sq. ft. detached garage, creating 1,482 sq. ft. of accessory building area or 119.2% of the main floor area of the primary building (maximum 932.25 sq. ft. or 75% of the main floor area permitted) and 2,260 sq. ft. of accessory use area or 118% of the total floor area of the primary building (99.9 % of the total floor area permitted or 1913 sq. ft.).   Remaining is a request to legally establish a 300 sq. ft. detached garage with a 2.3 ft. west side setback (minimum 30 ft. side setback required).

•520 Willow Springs Road: David P. and Jessica A. Lindsey request a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for an eight-foot tall fence along the northern rear property line (maximum six-foot tall fence permitted).

THURSDAY,   APRIL 7, 2011
The agenda will include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,   Washington Township Schools

Presentation of proposed sewer issues at Holly Creek/84th Street:   Zoltan Benko

Land Use Docket to include:

•7831 Westfield Blvd. (approximate addtress): Rob and Courtney Bennett request a variance of development standards of Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for a 1,062 sq. ft. detached garage, creating 1,482 sq. ft. of accessory building area or 119.2% of the main floor area of the primary building (maximum 932.25 sq. ft. or 75% of the main floor area permitted) and 2,260 sq. ft. of accessory use area or 118% of the total floor area of the primary building (99.9$ of the total floor area permitted or 1913 sq. ft.) and to legally establish a 300 sq. ft. detached garage and 120 sq. ft. shed, with a 2.3 ft. west side setback (minimum 30 ft. side setback required).

•7404 No. College (7402 No. College) (approximate address): William R. Nunery requests a modification of the Development Statement for 2010-ZON-015/2010-DP-001 to modify Covenant a., to provide for a maximum lot area of 24,000 sq. ft. (minimum 24,000 sq. ft. now required).   Approval of a Subdivision plat to be known as Grace Hill, dividing 5.7 acres into eleven lots, with a waiver of the public street requirements to provide for a private street and a waiver to provide for sidewalks on one side of the street only.

THURSDAY,   MARCH 3, 2011

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,   Washington Township Schools

Land Use Docket to include:

•8702 KEYSTONE CROSSING (FASHION MALL) (approximate address): Northside Fiat seeks a variance of use of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide indoor auto sales and display (not permitted).

THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY 10, 2011,

NEW DIRECTIONS:
Park as usual on the east side of the building.   As you face doors #9 and #10 (unmarked but to left of #9), you will need to walk to your right and then around the NE corner of the building and enter from a door on the north.   This door opens directly into Rm 125, our meeting room.

(THANKS TO CHURCH AT THE CROSSING FOR HELPING US RESCHEDULE BY MAKING THE ROOM AGAIN AVAILABLE.)

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS (as available) BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,  Washington Township Schools

Land Use Docket to include:

MULTIPLE ADDRESSES ON COUNSELORS ROW, DELEGATES ROW, AND PRIORITY WAY SOUTH AND WEST DRIVES IN PRECEDENT PARK:  HDG Mansur seeks rezoning of Buildings 60, 61, 63, 70, 74, 75, and 81 from CS to CS to allow educational uses to be added to the listing of permitted uses.

•8787 KEYSTONE CROSSING:
Host Indianapolis I LP requests rezoning of approximately 6.87 acres from CS to CS to add multi-family dwellings to the existing list of permitted uses, specifically to convert 160 hotel rooms to 130 apartment units.

•COLLEGE AVENUE:
Preliminary information re. consideration of College Avenue as part of the Marion/Hamilton County plan for mass transit.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011

A public “town hall” meeting, sponsored by the Nora-Northside Community Council, Inc., will   be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011, 7:30 p.m., at St. Lukes’ United Methodist Church, 100 West 86th St. (Enter by the southwest main door.)  United States Postal Service representatives will discuss the pending relocation of the Nora Branch Post Office, reasons for the unwanted move, and opportunities for public input on potential alternate sites.   All interested parties are welcome and encouraged to attend. (In the event of inclement weather, check NCC’s website: noracouncil.org for cancellation/rescheduling information if needed.)

January 6, 2011

The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Nora-Northside Community Council, Inc. (NCC) Board of Directors will be Thursday, January 6, 2011, 7:30 p.m., Church at the Crossing, 9111 Haverstick.   (Go to the northernmost driveway (almost to the interstate) on Haverstick, turn right and follow the drive to the east (back) side of the church.   Enter door #10.)

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,  Washington Township Schools

Land Use Docket to include:

1439 East 86th St.:  Owners of new Taco Bell are introduced, discuss landscaping and signage.

8182 Sycamore Rd.:  Ann Waltz and Teresa Weickel see a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to legally establish a single-family dwelling, with a south side setback of 12.9 ft (minimum 15 ft south side setback required).

•710 Forest Blvd.:
Harvey Feinberg seeks a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to legally establish a storage barn and pool/deck, both being within the established front yard of Forest Boulevard and North College Avenue (accessory structures not permitted in front of the established building line).

December 2, 2010

The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Nora-Northside Community Council, Inc. (NCC) Board of Directors will be Thursday, December 2, 2010, 7:30 p.m., Church at the Crossing, 9111 Haverstick.   (Go to the northernmost driveway (almost to the interstate) on Haverstick, turn right and follow the drive to the east (back) side of the church.   Enter door #10.)

The agenda will include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:   Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,   Washington Township Schools

Land Use Docket to include:

•9102 North Meridian St.: Sign Craft Industries requests a variance of development standards of the Sign Regulations to provide for a 16 ft. tall, 163 sq. ft. illuminated pylon sign within 550 ft. of a protected district (illuminated pylon signs not permitted within 600 ft. of a protected district.)   Zoned C-1

8182 Sycamore Rd.:   Ann Waltz and Teresa Weickel see a variance of development standards of the Dwelling Districts Zoning Ordinance to legally establish a single-family dwelling, with a south side setback of 12.9 ft (minimum 15 ft south side setback required).

November  4, 2010

The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Nora-Northside Community Council, Inc. (NCC) Board of Directors will be THURSDAY,   NOVEMBER 4, 2010, 7:00 p.m., Church at the Crossing, 9111 Haverstick.   (Go to the northernmost driveway (almost to the interstate) on Haverstick, turn right and follow the drive to the east (back) side of the church.   Enter door #10.) PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE.

The agenda will include:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department,   Washington Township Schools

Brief presentation by the Refugee Collaboration Committee

Land Use Docket to include:

•2325 – 2457 E. 80th St. and 2406 – 2520 Idlewood Dr.: Trustees of Centenary Christian Church seek vacation of approximately 316 ft of “paper street”.

8716 Central:  Alberto J. Valesco seeks variance of development standards of dwelling district to legally establish a deck with a 2.25 ft. north side setback (minimum side yard setback of 7 ft. required).  Zoned D-2.

•2255 W. 86th St.:
Township 86 Development Co., LP,seeks a variance of use for 19,500 sq. ft. fitness center/workout facility (“Planet Fitness”) in existing shopping center (former CVS Pharmacy).  Zoned C-3.

1851 W. 86th St.:  Browning Investments, Inc. seeks HD2 approval for general office, medical office, or urgent care uses and C-3 type retail and restaurant use of approximately 9000 sq. ft. existing building (former People’s Bank).  Zoned HD2.

October 7, 2010:

The agenda will include:
BRIEF REPORTS BY: Nora Library, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indianapolis Fire Department, Washington Township Schools

Land Use Docket to include:

•5265 E. 96th St.: Sunshine Group, LLC seeks rezoning of 5.17 acres from CS to CS   to allow for a storage facility; landscape and garden business; retail; office; auto detailing, repair, and sales; restaurnt/pub and drinking place.

7979 Morningside Dr.: Gregory Ericksen requests a variance of development standards for a 25 ft. tall detached garage.

•8080 Morningside Dr.:
R. Matthew Neff requests vacation of building setback line to provide for a proposed attached garage and to eliminate an existing dwelling encroachment.

1146 W.86th St.: Wong and Kim Incorporated D/B/A Tiger Lily Restaurant seeks NEW wine and beer alcoholic beverage permit.

September 2, 2010:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Fire Department, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and Washington Township Schools

LAND USE

1525 E. 79th St.:Roland and Ivonne Salman seek variances of the development standards of the Dwelling District Zoning Ordinance re. building height, lot area, minimum size yard setback, lot width, and   fence height in front yard (7 ft. tall with 8 ft. columns) to provide for the construction of a single family dwelling in a DA   dwelling zone.

April 1, 2010:

BRIEF REPORTS BY:  Nora Library, Indianapolis Fire Department, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, and Washington Township Schools

LAND USE

1305 E. 86th St.:  PropertiesLLC (Key Bank) request variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for a parking lot with a 56 1/2 ft setback from the centerline of 86th St., 2 1/2 ft. from the existing ROW of 86th St., and 13 1/2 ft. within the proposed ROW of 86th St. (minimum 10 ft. setback from 70 ft. proposed 1/2 ROW or 80 ft. setback from the centerline required.)  Zoned C-4.

9025 and 9045 River Road: Duke Realty Limited Partnership seeks rezoning of DP to ‘DP to allow for a for-profit business school’.

3421 E. 96th St.: Woodland Bowl, Inc. requests Special Exception of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for an amusement arcade (not permitted).

Alcoholic Beverage Permit Applications
8505 Woodfield Crossing: Application to transfer alcoholic beverage permit from Sunrise Senior Living to new owner.

January 8, 2009

7825 White River Dr.: R. Ross Williams requests approval of a Waiver of the twelve month refilling rule following an adverse variance of development standards decision on June 17, 2008, for petition 2008-DV2-017 and approval of a Waiver of the Rules of Procedure requirement that a petition filed on a parcel which has been the subject of a petition within the previous three years shall be docked before the same body that decided the previous petition.

SPECIAL NOTE RE:  8755 Haverstick Rd.:  The petition for MDC approval of the DP “Cottages” development, originally scheduled for January 7, is postponed to a date yet to be determined.

February 5, 2009

2325 W. 79th St.:  Pedcor Investments – 2006 – LXXXVIII, L.P. requests a variance of use of Special Districts Zoning Ordinance to provide for an off-premise advertising sign (not permitted) and a variance of use and development standards of the Sign Regulations to provide for a 6.42 ft. tall, 33 sq. ft. off-premise advertising sign (not permitted) within 35 ft of a protected district (minimum 300 ft. separation required from a protected district), not being of steel construction (not permitted).  Zoned SU-5.

1340 E.  86th St.: P.K. Nora, LLC  requests a variance of development standards of the Commercial  Zoning Ordinance to allow off-premise identification panels for two adjoining properties (Nora Self Storage and Nora Commons Senior Apartments) to be located on the integrated center sign approved by #2008 DV1-049.  Zoned C-4.

7825 White River Dr.: R. Ross Williams  requests a variance if development standards if the Flood Control Districts Zoning Ordinance t provide for flood venting requirements.  Zoned D-4 (FW)(FF).

SPECIAL NOTE RE: 8755 Haverstick Rd.: The petition for MDC approval of the DP “Cottages” development (8755 Haverstick Rd.) has been withdrawn.

March 5, 2009

8155 N. Illinois: Andrew F. Morrison requests a variance of Development Standards of the Dwelling District Zoning Ordinance to provide for a 6 ft. tall fence in the required 25 ft. front yard along W. 82nd Street (maximum 3.5 ft. fence permitted within the required front yard), and a 982 sq. ft. detached pool house located in front of the established front building line along 82nd St. not permitted.  Zoned D-S

2010 W. 86th St.: SignCraft Industries request HD2 approval to provide for a 35.625 sq. ft. non-illuminated wall sign.  Zoned HD-2.

1726 E. 86th St.:  Foot Finesse, LLC requests a variance of use to legally establish an existing therapeutic massage operation in a C-3 district (not permitted) within a special exception for property located within 500 ft. of a protected district.  Zoned C-3.

April 2, 2009

REVIEW OF THE FOLLOWING APPLICATIONS FOR RENEWAL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES:
Smee’s Place Bar & Grill, 1454 W. 86th St.
Marten House Hotel, 1801 W. 86th St.
Crown Liquors, 9520 Haverway
Fastimes Indoor Karting, 3455 Harper Rd.
96th St Specialty Market, 3855 E. 96th St.
Benihana of Tokyo Restaurant, 8830 Keystone at the Crossing
La Margarita Grille, 9435 No. Meridian St.

May 7, 2009

8030 Spring Mill Rd.: Anton and Laura George request a variance of use and development standards to provide for a 3,040 sq. ft. guest house and to legally establish 5.5 to 6.5 ft. tall fence with 9.5 ft. pillars within the required front yard and located partially in Spring Mill Rd. R-O-W.  Zoned DS (FW)(FF).

5265 E. 96th St.: Sunshine Group LLC requests rezoning of 5.49 acres from C-S to C-3 to provide for neighborhood commercial uses, including a Crystal Flash service station.

Adoption of an NCC Comprehensive Land Use Policy Statement

June 4, 2009

5265 E. 96th St.:  Sunshine Group LLC requests rezoning of 5.49 acres from C-S to C-3 to provide for neighborhood commercial uses, including a Crystal Flash service station.

1318 W. 86th St.:  Blackstone Group Ditch, LLC,  requests a variance of Sign  Regulations to provide for a 25 ft. tall, 130 sq. ft. pole sign with a 40.06 sq. ft. electronic variable message (EVMS) within 450 ft. of a protected district, being the fourth freestanding sign along 918 ft. frontage and being within 130, 220, and 230 feet of three other signs within the same integrated center.

2258 W. 86th St.: Athens at 86th St. requests a variance to provide for 1100 sq.  ft. of outdoor seating with nine  tables.

ABC permit renewals for June 15:
8487 Union Chapel Rd.:  Lulu Restaurant and Cocktails (Transfer of ownership)
3645 River Crossing Blvd.: Marriott Indianapolis North

July 2, 2009

1318 W. 86th St.:  Blackstone Group Ditch, LLC,  requests a variance of Sign  Regulations to provide for a 25 ft. tall, 130 sq. ft. pole sign with a 40.06 sq. ft. electronic variable message (EVMS) within 450 ft. of a protected district, being the fourth freestanding sign along 918 ft. frontage and being within 130, 220, and 230 feet of three other signs within the same integrated center.

2258 W. 86th St.: Athens at 86th St. requests a variance to provide for 1100 sq.  ft. of outdoor seating with nine  tables.

1950 W. 86th St.: Sign Craft Industries requests HD2 approval to provide for erection of a freestanding identification sign and a variance of Development Standards of the Sign Regulations to provide for reinstallation of a 4 ft. tall ground sign (after refurbishing existing sign) located 5 ft.  from the R O-W of 86th St. (original location) (minimum 15 ft. front setback required).  Zoned HD-2.

8555 One West Dr.: Terry Eaton requests modification of a Development Statement, related to petition 2002-ZON-188, to legally establish existing additional identification and directional signage.  Zoned D-P.

8217 Spring Mill Road:  Fred T. and Carrie J. McFall request a variance of Development Standards of the Dwelling Districts zoning ordinance t provide for a fence up to 6 ft. tall in the required front yard along Spring Mill Road (maximum 3.5 ft. tall fence permitted) and within the existing R-O-W of Spring Mill Rd. (not permitted).  Zoned D-1.

8953 and 8957 Crystal Lake Dr.:  Evergreen Planners, LLC requests approval of a subdivision Plat to be known as Replat of Lot 44 and 45 in Crystal Lake at River Ridge Section One, combining 2 lots, totaling .433 acre into one lot.  Zoned D-P.

5265 E. 96th St.:  Sunshine Group LLC requests rezoning of 5.49 acres from C-S to C-3 to provide for neighborhood commercial uses, including a Crystal Flash service station.

ABC new permit application:
1130 W. 86th St. Calimira LLC D/B/A Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern. Liquor, Beer, and Wine Retailer Permit.  Zoned C-3.

August 6, 2009

1318 W. 86th St.:  Blackstone Group Ditch, LLC,  requests a variance of Sign  Regulations to provide for a 25 ft. tall, 130 sq. ft. pole sign with a 40.06 sq. ft. electronic variable message (EVMS) within 450 ft. of a protected district, being the fourth freestanding sign along 918 ft. frontage and being within 130, 220, and 230 feet of three other signs within the same integrated center.

8555 One West Drive : Terry Eaton requests modification of a Development Statement, related to petition 2002-ZON-188, to legally establish existing additional identification and directional signage.  Zoned D-P.
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

1329 W. 96th St.:  Crown of Roses, LLC requests a variance of use of the commercial zoning district to provide for a catering business for on-site events of up to 200 people and off-site events.  Zoned C-1.
NCC Board vote:  NO OBJECTION

5265 E. 96th St.:  Sunshine Group LLC requests rezoning of 5.49 acres from C-S to C-3 to provide for neighborhood commercial uses, including a Crystal Flash service station.

September 3, 2009

7515 Edgewater Dr.:  Kevin Williams requests a Variance of Development Standards for a 400 sq. ft. detached garage with 2 ft. front setback (25 ft. required) and located in front of front building line.  Zoned D-4 (FF)(FW).
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

641 E. 80th St.:  Kelly and Drew Noga request a Variance of Development Standards to provide for an addition to a single family dwelling with 7.5 ft. side yard. (Minimum 15 ft. required)  Zoned D-S
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

ABC new permit application

1365 E. 86th St.: Kroger J-998 seeks new Liquor, Beer, and Wine Dealer’s Permit
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

October 1, 2009

THE CASE FOR REBUILDING WISHARD HOSPITAL
Matthew R. Gutwein, President of the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, will make a special presentation regarding the proposal to build a new facility for Wishard Hospital and the November public referendum to approve the bond issue required for construction.

8888 Cholla Rd.: Driftwood Hills Neighborhood Association and Jeanne and Roger Girtz appeal the Administrator’s decision to approve plans, per the Special Districts Zoning Ordinance, permitting (a) Religious use of the site in conformance with the submitted “Petition for Improvement Location Permit” (plan of operation), (b) paving of an existing gravel driveway from Cholla Road, and (c) construction  of an approximately eight-foot wide, 95 foot long asphalt connection between the aforementioned driveway and an existing parking lot.  (Current but not correct zoning:  SU1).
NCC position:  SUPPORT the petition to appeal the (DMD Planning) administrator’s decision to grant an improvement location permit that effectively allows church use of a residential property at 8888 Cholla Road.

2342 W. 86th St. (former O’Malia grocery):  Arnold’s Wines Inc. D/B/A Kahn’s Klose Out seeks a transfer of a dealer’s alcoholic beverage permit to sell beer, wine, and liquor.
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

November 5, 2009

2001 W. 86th:   St. Vincent Hospital seeks HDII approval for a building Identification Sign.
NCC position:  SUPPORT

2160 W. 86th:   North Willow Mgt. LLC seeks HDII approval for a deli restaurant  in a multi purpose building.
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION, with commitments

2002 W. 86th:   GSW Lighting, LLC, seeks HDII approval to legally establish a free-standing ID sign and legally establish a free-standing ID sign encroaching into ROW by one foot.
NCC position:   NO OBJECTION

2720 E. 86th:   Trustees of Union Chapel United Methodist Church seek to rezone 1.4 acres from D1 to SU1 for religious uses and a variance to provide for elementary and secondary educational uses as a primary use (not permitted).
Continued until December

431 and 441 W. 86th:  Sigma Development, LLC seeks modification of development commitments.
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

NOTE: 5265 E. 96th:  Sunshine Group, LLC  (Crystal Flash gasoline station) was dismissed by the MDC Hearing Examiner on 10/29/09.

December 3, 2009

REVISED TREE ORDINANCE:  DMD Planner Keith Holdsworth will give overview of proposed revisions to City Tree Ordinance.

2720 E. 86th: Trustees of Union Chapel United Methodist Church seek to rezone 1.4 acres from D1 to SU1 for religious uses and a variance to provide for elementary and secondary educational uses as a primary use (not permitted).  (Continued)

8501 Harcourt Road: Manus Associates, LLC, request HD1 approval to provice for installation of a building identification sign.  Zoned HD1.
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

4715 E. 96th: SKK Investments seeks new Beer and Wine Retailer Permit.  Zoned D-P
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION

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Presented December ’09 by DMD Planner, Keith Holdsworth:  Proposal for Revised Tree Ordinance

January 7, 2010
(meeting cancelled due to severe weather)

Deputy directors of the Department of Code Enforcement, Emily Mack and Nicole Randol, will give a brief presentation regarding the City’s proposed revision of the licensing/permitting fee schedule.

LAND USE

8888 Cholla Rd. and 9015 Westfield Blvd.:  Jean and Roger Girtz and Driftwood Hills Neighborhood Association appeal the administrator’s approval of plans of the Special Zoning ordinance for religious uses.

2720 E. 86th St. and 8605, 8621, and 8635 Driftwood Dr. : Trustees of Union Chapel United Methodist Church seek to rezone 1.4 acres from D1 to SU1 for religious uses and a variance to provide for elementary and secondary educational uses as a primary use (not permitted).

8697 River Crossing Blvd.:  Cafe Patachou seeks a NEW Liquor, Beer and Wine Retailer’s Permit.

February 4, 2010

Deputy directors of the Department of Code Enforcement, Emily Mack and Nicole Randol, will give a brief presentation regarding the City’s proposed revision of the licensing/permitting fee schedule.

LAND USE

2720 E. 86th St. and 8605, 8621, and 8635 Driftwood Dr. : Trustees of Union Chapel United Methodist Church seek to rezone 1.4 acres from D1 to SU1 for religious uses and obtain a variance to provide for elementary and secondary educational uses as a primary use (not permitted).
NCC Positions (two):
Rezoning:  SUPPORT
Temporary Variance:  SUPPORT (variance to end June 30, 2010 or earlier)

Alcoholic Beverage Permit Applications
Renewals:
NCC Positions:  NO OBJECTION
8487 Union Chapel Rd. — Lulu’s Restaurant
6729 Westfield Blvd. — BARB Catering
8697 River Crossing Blvd. — Cafe Patachou
8701 Keystone Crossing — Cheesecake Factory
1440 E. 86th St. — Marsh
1435 W. 86th St. — Marsh
3550 E. 86th St. — Maggianos
4705 E. 96th St. — Blu Martini
New:
1375 W. 86th St. — CVS (moved to March)

March 4, 2010

1305 E. 86th St.:  PropertiesLLC (Key Bank) request variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for a parking lot with a 56 1/2 ft setback from the centerline of 86th St., 2 1/2 ft. from the existing ROW of 86th St., and 13 1/2 ft. within the proposed ROW of 86th St. (minimum 10 ft. setback from 70 ft. proposed 1/2 ROW or 80 ft. setback from the centerline required.)  Zoned C-4.
(Continued to April)

Alcoholic Beverage Permit Applications
1375 W. 86th St.: CVS #6572  seeks Liquor, Beer, and Wine Dealer Permit.  Zoned C-4
NCC position:  NO OBJECTION  (This CVS replaces one nearby which already has a liquor license.)

1505 E. 86th St.:
Walgreen Co. seeks Liquor, Beer, and Wine Dealer Permit.  Zoned C-4.
NCC position:  OBJECTION

April 1, 2010

1305 E. 86th St.:  PropertiesLLC (Key Bank) request variance of development standards of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for a parking lot with a 56 1/2 ft setback from the centerline of 86th St., 2 1/2 ft. from the existing ROW of 86th St., and 13 1/2 ft. within the proposed ROW of 86th St. (minimum 10 ft. setback from 70 ft. proposed 1/2 ROW or 80 ft. setback from the centerline required.)  Zoned C-4.

9025 and 9045 River Road: Duke Realty Limited Partnership seeks rezoning of DP to ‘DP to allow for a for-profit business school’.

3421 E. 96th St.: Woodland Bowl, Inc. requests Special Exception of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance to provide for an amusement arcade (not permitted).

Alcoholic Beverage Permit Applications
8505 Woodfield Crossing: Application to transfer alcoholic beverage permit from Sunrise Senior Living to new owner.

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