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12.13.12_BOZA_Packet CITY OF BOULDER BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT MEETING AGENDA DATE: Thursday, December 13,2012 TIME: Meeting to begin at 5p.m. PLACE: Council Chambers, 1777 Broadway NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE GIVEN BY THE CITY OF BOULDER, BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT, AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ALL PERSONS, IN FAVOR OF OR OPPOSED TO OR IN ANY MANNER INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING VARIANCES FROM THE LAND USE REGULATIONS, TITLE 9, BOULDER REVISED CODE 1981; MAY ATTEND SUCH HEARING AND BE HEARD IF THEY SO DESIRE. (APPLICANT OR REPRESENTATIVE MUST APPEAR AT THE MEETING.) 1. CALL TO ORDER 2.BOARD HEARINGS Docket No.: 2012-08 th Address: 3030 17Street Applicant: William Wilkinson As a part of a request to convert and expand an existing attached carport into an attached garage, the applicant is requesting a variance to the total for both side yards setback. The resulting total side yard ---standard total setback is --7-1, BRC 1981. 3. GENERAL DISCUSSION A. Approval of Minutes October 11, 2012BOZA minutes The are scheduled for approval. B. Matters from the Board C. Matters from the City Attorney D. Matters from Planning and Development Services 2013 Letter to City Council 4. ADJOURNMENT For more information call Brian Holmes or Susan Meissner at 303-441-1880 or via e-mail holmesb@ci.boulder.co.us. Board packets are available at the Reference Desk, or at the Planning Department reception area. * * * SEE REVERSED SIDE FOR MEETING GUIDELINES * * * BOZA 12.13.12 Page 1 of 14 CITY OF BOULDER BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT MEETING GUIDELINES CALL TO ORDER The board must have a quorum (three members present) before the meeting can be called to order. AGENDA The board may rearrange the order of the agenda or delete items for good cause. The board may not add items requiring public notice. ACTION ITEMS An action item requires a motion and a vote. The general format for hearing of an action item is as follows: 1. Presentations Staff presentation.* Applicant presentation.*Any exhibits introduced into the record at this time must be provided in quantities of seven to the Board Secretary for distribution to the board and admission into the record. Board questioning of staff or applicant for information only. 2. Public Hearing Each speaker will be allowed an oral presentation.* Speakers should introduce themselves, giving name and address. If officially representing a group, homeowners' association, etc., please state that for the record as well. Speakers are requested not to repeat items addressed by previous speakers other than to express points of agreement or disagreement. Refrain from reading long documents, and summarize comments wherever possible. Long documents may be submitted and will become a part of the official record. When possible, these documents should be submitted in advance so staff and the board can review them before the meeting. Speakers should address the Land Use Regulation criteria and, if possible, reference the rules that the board uses to decide a case. Any exhibits introduced into the record at the hearing must be provided in quantities of seven to the Board Secretary for distribution to the board and admission into the record. Citizens can send a letter to Planning and Development Services staff at 1739 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302, two weeks before the board meeting, to be included in the Board packet. Correspondence received after this time will be distributed at the board meeting. 3. Board Action Board motion. Motions may take any number of forms. With regard to a specific development proposal, the motion generally is to either approve the project (with or without conditions), to deny it, or to continue the matter to a date certain (generally in order to obtain additional information). Board discussion. This is undertaken entirely by members of the board. The applicant, members of the public or city staff participate only if called upon by the Chairperson. Board action (the vote). An affirmative vote of at least three members of the board is required to pass a motion approving any action. If the vote taken results in a tie, a vote of two to two, two to one, or one to two, the applicant shall be automatically allowed a rehearing. A tie vote on any subsequent motion to approve or deny shall result in defeat of the motion and denial of the application. MATTERS FROM THE BOARD, CITY STAFF, AND CITY ATTORNEY Any board member, Planning and Development Services staff, or the City Attorney may introduce before the board matters, which are not included in the formal agenda. *The Chairperson, subject to the board approval, may place a reasonable time limitation on presentations. 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BOARD HEARING: Docket No.: 2012-07 Address: 401 Pine Street Applicant: Elana Amsterdam As a part of a request to relocate an exterior stair and upper landing on an existing non- standard detached garage, the applicant is requesting a variance to the side yard setback -- required, and where the existing non- the property line. Section of the Land Use Regulations to be modified: Section 9-7-1, BRC 1981. Staff Presentation B. Holmes presented the item to the board. Staff is in support of the application as requested. J.Hewat answered board questions regarding the Landmarks Board approval. A.Shaver, 2115 Meadow Avenue , project architect, presented to the board. S.Pancost 492 Riverside Drive, Lyons ,project contractor, presented to the board. E.Amsterdam, 615 Highland Avenue Public Hearing No one from the public addressed the board. BOZA 12.13.12 Page 13 of 14 Board Discussion M. Hirsch, B. Handorf, and T. Krueger preferred that the stair stay on the east side of the garage and expressed concern over itsrelocation to the south. They liked the proposals to maintain the curb cuts, remove the old driveway and replace it with vegetation, and move garage access to the alley to the north, as they are congruent with the historic fabric of the neighborhood. E. McReady agreed that the east side is preferable but also felt the request was reasonable th andthatsouth-facing stairs would provide better access from 4Street. Motion M. HirschE. McReady On a motion by,seconded by , the Board of Zoning Adjustment L. CoatsB. HandorfDocket 2012- approved 3-1 (absent, in opposition)the application ( 06 ) as submitted. 3. GENERAL DISCUSSION: A.Approval of Minutes E. McReadyM.Hirsch On a motion by ,seconded by , the Board of Zoning Adjustment L. CoatsT.Krueger approved (3-0) (absent, recused himself due to absence at last meeting)the August 9, 2012 minutes. B.Matters from the Board C. Matters from the City Attorney D.Matters from Staff B. HolmesD. Thacker, a.introduced the new Chief Building Official, to the board. b.The board agreed to move the date for the board retreat to March or April to coincide with incoming board members. 4. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the board at this time, BY MOTION REGULARLY ADOPTED, THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 6:18 P.M. APPROVED BY _________________________________ _________________________________ DATE Page 2 of 2 BOZA 12.13.12 Page 14 of 14