Continuation of a Public Hearing on the request of Ken Lurie, Shaker Sutton, LLC, 3212-3246 Van Aken Boulevard, to the City Planning Commission for approval of a revised landscape plan as part of site plan review for this development at the corner of Van Aken Boulevard and Sutton Road. The amended Planned Unit Development, subdivision of land and variances were approved for the completion of this single-family attached development at the February 1, 2022 meeting. The site plan was approved with the condition of submission and approval of a revised landscape plan showing both sides of the public pathway with a cohesive tree design and addressing native and invasive species. A revised landscape plan has been submitted. Tree locations have been shifted along the public walkway. The applicant now proposes a landscape bed on both sides of the walkway where it meets the sidewalk. The landscape plan species have been adjusted to include more native and native cultivars with no invasive species.
Public Hearing on the request of Ann Dunning, architect, representing Ehsan and Amber Malek, 18503 Parkland Drive, to the Board of Zoning Appeals for a variance to the front and side yard setbacks and maximum garage size in order to expand the attached garage. The applicant proposes to expand the front yard 2-car attached garage by an additional 24 feet 1 inch in order to add two more garage spaces. The side wall of this side-facing garage is proposed to extend toward the street and to be set back 44 feet 7 inches from Parkland Drive. The required front building setback is 70 feet. The front corner of the garage extension also extends to 13 feet 6 inches from the western side property line. Code requires a 15-foot wide side yard setback. The garage extension is proposed to expand the garage in order to fit three (3) cars with a total of 851 square feet of garage space. Code allows a maximum garage size of 800 square feet. Existing landscaping is proposed to soften the view from the street.
Public Hearing on the request of the City of Shaker Heights, Warrensville Center Road Bridge at Shaker Boulevard, to the City Planning Commission for resubdivision of land in order to dedicate right-of-way for the bridge replacement project. Cuyahoga County owns the Warrensville bridge and is replacing it. The city proposes to subdivide small portions of two parcels of land and to dedicate additional right-of-way on the east and west sides of the Warrensville Center Road bridge over the RTA Green Line Rapid Transit tracks. The additional right-of-way is proposed to accommodate the bridge re-construction. Parcels 734-16-013, 014 and 017 will be subdivided and right-of-way dedicated from those parcels. The new right-of-way varies in size from 7 to 8 feet wide and 8 to 28 feet in length. A resubdivision of land requires City Planning Commission review. Council action is required to dedicate right-of-way.