Hearing and Zoning Minute Archive: 2008-2015

This post is an archive of all minutes over 5 years old as of its posting.
Here you’ll find minutes for trustee hearings, board of zoning appeals meetings, and zoning amendment meetings. You will need a pdf viewer to open them.

Board of Trustee Budget hearings:

Board of Trustee Public hearings:

Zoning Amendment meetings:

Board of Zoning Appeals meetings:

Zoning appeals meeting Nov 17 2016

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala (Chairperson) Mitch McLay (Vice-Chairman)
(330) 697-8599   (330) 654-9212  
Jeffery Swenton Lynn Mollohan Jamie Brawley
(330) 654-0801 (330) 654-9769 (330) 654-5128
Sandy Nutter (Zoning Inspector)   Kim Spencer (Secretary)
(330) 654-5332     (330) 646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning of Appeals held their meeting on November 17, 2016 at the Palmyra Fire Station. In attendance were Chairman Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala, Vice-Chairman Mitch McLay, Jamie Brawley, Jeffery Swenton, and Zoning Inspector Sandy Nutter, and Secretary Kim Spencer.

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m.

Minutes from July 28, 2016 were read by Kim Spencer.

Chairman’s report:

John Mack withdrawled his appeal for the Bed and Breakfast. His application fee has been refunded to him.

Virgil & Carolyn Reagan of 4937 John Thomas Rd, Ravenna Ohio 44266, wants to buy the house on 8372 Tallmadge Rd. Ravenna, Ohio 444266 and build a garage 50X70 behind the house.

Discussion by members for variance ensued.

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala made a motion to issue a conditional use variance for home business that engages trucks:

Article 3 Section 303 Permitted Use

Article 4 Section 410 Residential District

Section 410-1 Uses Permitted

Mitch McLay seconded the motion, and all were in favor. The motion passed.

A motion to adjourn meeting by Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala at 7:41pm. Motion seconded by Mitch McLay, and unanimously approved.

At 7:42 pm November 17, 2016

A Special Meeting was called to Order by Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala to approve the minutes from the November meeting.

The November minutes were read by Kim Spencer, A motion by Jamie Brawley to accept the minutes as read was seconded by Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala, and all approved.

Minutes: Denied_____    Accepted__X         Without Correction__X  With Corrections_____

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala_X   Mitch McLay_X

Jamie Brawley_X   Lynn Mollohan____  Jeffery Swenton_X

Minutes Read Kim Spencer

Submitted by

Kim Spencer ______

Secretary

Mitch McLay made a motion to adjourn the meeting, it was 2nd by Jeffery Swenton, and all approved.

Zoning appeals meeting Oct 29 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP

ZONING OF APPEALS

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala (Chairperson) Mitch McLay (Vice-Chairman)
(330) 697-8599   (330) 654-9212  
Jeffery Swenton Lynn Mollohan Jamie Brawley
(330) 654-0801 (330) 654-9769 (330) 654-5128
Sandy Nutter (Zoning Inspector)   Kim Spencer (Secretary)
(330) 654-5332     (330) 646-3646

The Zoning Appeals had a meeting on October 27, 2016 but had to cancel due to not enough Board members for a quorum.

Will reschedule for November 17, 2016.

Summited by Kim Spencer

Zoning Commission meeting Aug 17 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

John Rohn (Chairman) Karen Whitney Jacob Haser
330-654-9058 330-654-4585 330-654-5631
Sandy Nutter
(Zoning Inspector)
Kim Spencer
(Secretary)
330 654-5332   330-646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning Commission held their monthly meeting on August 17, 2016, at the Palmyra Fire Station. In attendance were Chairman Bill Rohn, Jacob Haser, Karen Whitney, and Kim Spencer. Sandy Nutter was excused.

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m.

Minutes of the May & June meeting were read and approved. A motion to accept was made by Bill, 2nd by Jake, roll call vote was unanimous.

Chairman’s report

Bill made a motion the Zoning Commission be in recess until we have a quorum. Jake 2nd it and it was unanimous approved.

Bill Rohn resigned from being the Zoning Chairman, he turned in his resignation to Kathy (the fiscal officer)

Zoning Inspector’s report

No zoning report

A motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m. was made by Bill, 2nd by Karen. Roll call vote was taken and unanimous.

May & June minutes read, Motion by _Bill, 2nd by _Jake

Minutes: Denied_____    Accepted__X         Without Correction______ With Corrections_____

Bill Rohn_x               Jacob Haser__x             Karen Whitney_x

Submitted by

Kim Spencer

Secretary

Zoning Commission meeting July 20 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

John Rohn (Chairman) Karen Whitney Jacob Haser
330-654-9058 330-654-4585 330-654-5631
Sandy Nutter
(Zoning Inspector)
Kim Spencer
(Secretary)
330 654-5332   330-646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning Commission did not have a July 20, 2016 meeting.

Due to not enough board members to make a quorum.

Submitted by:

Kim Spencer_________

Zoning Appeals meeting, July 28 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP

ZONING OF APPEALS

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala (Chairman) Mitch McLay (Vice-Chairman)
(330) 697-8599   (330) 654-9212  
Jeffery Swenton Lynn Mollohan Jamie Brawley
(330) 654-0801 (330) 654-9769 (330) 654-5128
Sandy Nutter (Zoning Inspector)   Kim Spencer (Secretary)
(330) 654-5332     (330) 646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning of Appeals held their meeting on July 28, 2016 at the Palmyra Fire Station. In attendance were Chairman Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala, Vice-Chairman Mitch McLay, Jamie Brawley, Jeffery Swenton, Zoning Inspector Sandy Nutter, and Secretary Kim Spencer.

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m.

Carolyn made a motion to approve the June 23, 2016 minutes, Mitch 2nd them and it was unanimous approved.

Zoning Report:

Duke Regan of 17553 Normandy Rd, Lake Milton, Ohio 44429, would like to put up a sign at his bar/restaurant at 10158 Tallmadge Rd, Diamond, Ohio 44412.

Chairman’s report:

Duke Regan presented to the Board of Appeals his proposal for the installation of a new sign at his bar The Ace of Diamonds. The board discussed it with him and several people from the community.

Carolyn made a motion to approve up to 50 ft. various for the sign. Not less than 25 feet from the road. Mitch 2nd it, Carolyn said yes, Mitch said yes, Jeffery said yes, Jamie said no. The motion did pass.

Carolyn made a motion to approve a various of 20 ft. (wide in size) and height 12 ft. for the atm sign and a total of 18 ft. height. Mitch 2nd it, Carolyn said yes, Mitch said yes, Jeffery said yes, Jamie said no. The motion did pass.

It was stated by Duke Regan that if the light was too bright for the neighbors to let him know and he would change the bulbs. And also the sign will be off when the bar is closed, and most holidays.

A motion to adjourn meeting by Carolyn at 7:55pm. Motion seconded by Jamie, and unanimously approved.

Carolyn called to order the meeting at 8:06pm on July 28, 2016

Mitch made a motion to approve the July 28, 2016 minutes, Jamie 2nd it and it was unanimously approved.

A motion to adjourn meeting by Mitch at 8:11 pm was 2nd by Jeffery, and it was unanimously approved.

Minutes: Denied_____    Accepted___X       Without Correction____ With Corrections_____

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala_X  Mitch McLay_X

Jamie Brawley_X  Lynn Mollohan___

Jeffery Swenton_X

Submitted by

Kim Spencer __X

Secretary

Zoning Appeals meeting, June 23 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP

ZONING OF APPEALS

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala (Chairman) Mitch McLay (Vice-Chairman)
(330) 697-8599   (330) 654-9212  
Jeffery Swenton Lynn Mollohan Jamie Brawley
(330) 654-0801 (330) 654-9769 (330) 654-5128
Sandy Nutter (Zoning Inspector)   Kim Spencer (Secretary)
(330) 654-5332     (330) 646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning of Appeals held their meeting on June 23, 2016 at the Palmyra Fire Station. In attendance were Chairman Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala, Vice-Chairman Mitch McLay, Jamie Brawley, Zoning Inspector Sandy Nutter and Secretary Kim Spencer.

The meeting was called to order at 7:20p.m.

Carolyn made a motion to accept the minutes from April 2016 with one correction, Jamie 2nd it and it was unanimously approved.

Zoning Inspectors Report:

James Brissey at 9459 Tallmadge Rd, Diamond Ohio 44412 is in violation of the Zoning Resolution specifically, Article IX Section 901. There is a new building that does not have a Zoning Permit.

Chairman’s Report:

James was sworn in by Carolyn.

Carolyn made a motion to approve Article 5-Section 502-C, property for non –conforming use, Mitch 2nd it and it was unanimously approved.

Carolyn made a motion from Article 3- Allow building to remain. Mitch 2nd it and it was unanimously approved.

Carolyn made a motion for various set back and sideline, Motion to approve with 30 feet various for back and 6 ft for side property, Mitch 2nd it and it was unanimously approved.

Zoning Inspectors Report: (2nd issue)

David & Melody Traugh, PO Box 95, Mogadore, Ohio 44260, Location-3253 ST. RT. 225, Diamond, Ohio 44412. Is in violation of the Zoning Resolution, specifically Article III, Section 303, does not meet definition of family, operating a business in a residential area.

Chairman’s Report:

David Traugh, Owner-Country Homes and Remodeling LLC, Mark Parker, Supporter, Ernie Kemppo, Pastor, Supporter, Samual Wittman, Lives at GRIP. Debbie Bradford, Neighbor, Sandy Jenkins, Neighbor were all sworn in by Carolyn.

There was a discussion among the Board members and the guests listed above.

Carolyn made a motion on the table to modify the definition of family to a non-conforming family, Carolyn-No, Mitch-No, Jamie-No. This motion did not pass.

Carolyn made a motion to allow the accessory building for business use per condition permit, Carolyn-No, Mitch-No, Jamie-No. This motion did not pass.

A motion to adjourn meeting by Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala at 8:35 pm. Motion seconded by Mitch McLay, and unanimously approved.

June minutes read, Motion by Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala, 2nd by Mitch McLay

Minutes: Denied_____    Accepted__X___   Without Correction_____ With Corrections_____

Carolyn Pfieffer-Fiala_X Mitch McLay_X_

Jamie Brawley_X Lynn Mollohan_____

Jeffery Swenton____

Minutes Read by Kim Spencer

Submitted by
Kim Spencer ______
Secretary

Zoning Commission meeting June 15 2016

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

John Rohn (Chairman) Karen Whitney Jacob Haser
330-654-9058 330-654-4585 330-654-5631
Sandy Nutter
(Zoning Inspector)
Kim Spencer
(Secretary)
330 654-5332   330-646-3646

The Palmyra Zoning Commission held their monthly meeting on June 15, 2016 at the Palmyra Fire Station. In attendance were Chairman Bill Rohn, Jake Haser, Karen Whitney, Sandy Nutter and Kim Spencer were excused.

The meeting was called to order at 7:10 p.m.

The minutes from May’s meeting were tabled until the next meeting when Kim the secretary would be there.

Chairman’s Report

Bill made a motion to accept Section 401 as altered:

R-1: same

R-2: Residential in a subdivision

R-3: Residential in a subdivision cluster-all single family homes

B-1: Business and/or commercial district

I-1: same

It was seconded by Karen, and unanimous approved.

Bill made a motion to change Section 410C to read:

No signs or billboards shall be permitted, except customary professional signs no larger than 2 square feet. It was seconded by Jake and unanimous approved.

Bill made a motion to accept small solar and wind energy systems to stay as is. It was seconded by Karen and unanimous approved.

Zoning Inspector’s Report

  1. No zoning inspector’s report.

A motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30pm was made by Bill, seconded by Karen, roll call vote was unanimous.

The next meeting will be held on August 17, 2016

May minutes read, Motion by _______, 2nd by________

Minutes: Denied _____ Accepted_______ Without Correction_______With Corrections_______

Bill Rohn_____                 Jacob Haser_____           Karen Whitney______

Submitted by

Kim Spencer __X
Secretary

Written By

Karen Whitney __X