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File #: 20-0665    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Zoning Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: Planning and Zoning Board
On agenda: 9/17/2020 Final action:
Title: ZV 2020-05, Ross Dress for Less, 650 N University Drive, variance request. (Dean)
Attachments: 1. Item No. 5 (20-0665)
Title
ZV 2020-05, Ross Dress for Less, 650 N University Drive, variance request. (Dean)

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION / BACKGROUND

Mark Brenchley, acting as agent for the owner, is requesting two (2) sign variances for Ross Dress for Less at 650 N University Drive (Pembroke Commons). Variance request #ZV 2020-04 is for a maximum of 60 inch high letters instead of the maximum allowed 48 inch high letters and Variance request #ZV 2020-05 is for a total of 310 square feet of signage, instead of the allowed maximum 120 square feet of signage.

Ross Dress for Less received approval for their façade changes (process #MSC 2019-31) by the Planning & Zoning Board on January 23, 2020. They are occupying the vacant space that was previously Office Depot.

VARIANCE REQUEST DETAILS:

ZV 2020-04) Too allow 60 inch high letters instead of the maximum allowed 48 inch high letters.

Code Reference: §155.324 PERMANENT SIGNS.

(C) Business Zoning Districts.
(1) Shopping center signs. A uniform sign plan shall be required by the city for all attached tenant wall signs within shopping centers. The uniform sign plan shall be submitted as both 8.5 inch by 11 inch hard copy and in electronic format. Uniform sign plans shall:
(f) Uniform sign plans shall include the following standards and specifications:
1. Height (sign copy). Sign copy shall have a maximum of 48 inches;

ZV 2020-05) To allow 310 square feet of signage instead of the allowed maximum 120 square foot of signage.

Code Reference: §155.324 PERMANENT SIGNS.

(C) Business Zoning Districts.
(1) Shopping center signs. A uniform sign plan shall be required by the city for all attached tenant wall signs within shopping centers. The uniform sign plan shall be submitted as both 8.5 inch by 11 inch hard copy and in electronic format. Uniform sign plans shall:
(f) Uniform sign plans shall include the following standards and specifications:
3. Tenants shall be allowed ...

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