The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for the Village of Pentwater will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Park Place Meeting Center, 310 N. Rush Street Pentwater, Michigan, to take public comments on the following request for a dimensional variance:
The Kress residence is located on the south side of undeveloped E. Fourth St., west of Morris St., and east of vacated Ellery St. The property is a 10,890 sq. ft. (66’ x 165’) lot with the 165 ft. being the roadside frontage. The applicants seek a 20 ft. rear yard setback variance. In accordance with Section 6.04.E, R-2 District Regulations, Rear Yard Setback requirements are 30 feet from the lot line.
The Perles residence is located on the northwest corner of Lowell St. and Plymouth St. The existing property is approximately 8,379 sq. ft. with 63.48 ft. of road frontage along Lowell St. The applicants seek a 12.3 ft. front yard setback variance. In accordance with Section 6.04.E, R-2 District Regulations, Front Yard Setback requirements are 17 feet from the lot line. Where the applicant seeks to be within 4.7 ft. of the front lot line adjacent to Plymouth St. The applicants also seek an additional 156 sq. ft. of accessory building above the 720 sq. ft. that is permitted in accordance with Section 3.08.D.1.a “For lots of ten thousand (10,000) square feet in area, or less: seven hundred and twenty (720) square feet GFA (Gross Floor Area) of accessory building is allowed.
Written comments to be considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals may be deposited with the Village Zoning Administrator or mailed to: Village of Pentwater, Zoning Board of Appeals, PO Box 622, Pentwater, Michigan 49449 by 4:00 p.m., October 16, 2023. You may also appear at the public hearing to have your comments heard.
A copy of the request as well as the Zoning Ordinance are available for inspection at the Zoning Administrator’s Office, 65 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, Michigan during regular business hours.
Pentwater Village Zoning Board of Appeals