Public Act 228 of 2020 gives local units of government the ability to conduct public meetings through remote access technology, including conference calling, real-time streaming, or other platforms.
Local governments may meet virtually for the purposes of passing budgets, authorizing emergency spending, and taking other action necessary to conduct essential government business in public meetings without endangering the health and safety of the participants of these meetings.
Please take notice that an electronic Zoning Board of Appeals meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. to gather citizen input on the following requests:
Case 21-01: A request by Derek and Jill Osborne for two variances related to a proposed lot split of 618 Sheldon Rd (parcel #70-03-29-229-027): 1) a variance from Sec. 40-404.02.C to allow for two new lots that are each less than the district minimum 5,800 sq. ft., and 2) a variance from Sec. 40-301.02.A.2.iii to allow an accessory building to occupy more than 25% of the rear yard.
Case 21-02: A variance from Sec. 40-701.G.1.e to allow 55.3% of the traditional stationary sign area for a proposed pole sign to be an electronic message board sign where 50% is the maximum allowable. The request is made by SignArt, Inc. for Consumers Credit Union, located at 901 S Beacon Blvd (parcel #70-03-28-155-020).
CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE MEETING.
Please see the procedures below for public participation.
Individuals will have opportunities to participate in the Call to the Audience and the public hearing in real-time during the electronic meeting. Please refer to the meeting notice on the City’s webpage for viewing and participation options, as well as to review the meeting packet, which will be posted by the Friday prior to the hearing: https://www.grandhaven.org/city-services/agendas/.
Written comments may be addressed to Jennifer Howland, Community Development Manager, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417. Emailed comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. To be considered at the public hearing, written and emailed comments must be received by 12:00PM, Wednesday, March 17, 2021. If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact the Community Development Department at 616-935-3276.