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Private Project Notices
Meeting/Notice Date  Project Address Project Name Board/Committee Description 
6/4/18 NEW 209 Hamilton Row/250 N. Old Woodward-Emagine Palladium Special Land Use Permit Amendment City Commission Public Hearing to consider a Special Land Use Permit amendment to allow for the renovation and installation of a 35 seat private viewing theater.
5/14/18 260 N. Old Woodward The Morrie (formerly Au Cochon & Arthur Avenue) City Commission Public Hearing to consider the Special Land Use Permit & Final Site Plan to allow the operation of a restaurant, serving alcoholic liquors and providing live entertainment.
5/8/18 411 Coolidge Hwy Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variances to construct an addition with an attached garage to an existing non-conforming home.
5/8/18 191 N Chester Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variance in lieu of providing one loading space.
5/8/18 1066 Chapin Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variance to construct a new single family home.
5/8/18 34965 Woodward Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variance from a planning board decision to grant final site plan approval.
5/8/18 425 Harmon Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variances to construct patios in the required rear and side yards.
5/8/18 1185 Willow Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variance to construct an addition to an existing non-conforming home.
4/23/18
1669 W. Maple First Presbyterian Church City Commission Public Hearing to consider the Final Site Plan & Special Land Use Permit amendment to permit the lease of existing kitchen for a commercial catering use.
4/23/18
325 W. Brown & 298 S. Old Woodward Lot combination City Commission Public Hearing to consider proposed lot combination of Parcel #1936202009 (325 W. Brown) & 1936202016 (298 S. Old Woodward) into one parcel.
4/23/18
34965 Woodward & 215 Peabody Lot combination City Commission Public Hearing to consider proposed lot combination of Parcel #1936207008 (34965 Woodward) & 1936207004 (215 Peabody) into one parcel. 
4/10/2018 1516 W Lincoln Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variance to construct a new single family home with attached garage.

3/13/2018
195 Baldwin Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variances to renovate and construct an addition to an existing  non-conforming home.

3/13/2018
34915 Woodward Ave. Sign Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variance to sllow two (2) signs on the exterior of the building where one is permitted.
4/10/2018 191 N Chester Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variances to add and renovate an existing nonconforming structure.
4/10/2018 411 Coolidge Hwy Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Variances to construct an addition with an attached garage to an existing non-conforming home.
3/12/18
191 Chester Special Land Use Permit & Final Site Plan City Commission Public Hearing to consider the Final Site Plan & Special Land Use Permit to allow construction of an office over 3,000 s.f., and the addition of a new lobby
3/12/18
33588 Woodward Ave. Final Site Plan & Special Land Use Permit amendment City Commission Public Hearing to consider the Final Site Plan & Special Land Use Permit amendment to allow construction of a small addition to allow for a new accessible bathroom
2/13/2018

1509 Maryland Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variance for front yard egress window
2/13/2018

633 W Frank Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variance for eave height for a detached garage
2/13/2018
1563 Lakeside Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variance for a side yard setback to construct a new single family home with an attached garage
2/13/2018
576 Vinewood Variance Board of Zoning Appeals Dimensional variances to add and renovation a non-conforming structure


Public Project Notices
Notice/Meeting
Date
Project Address Project Name Board/Committee/
Department
Description 
         
6/4/18 Chesterfield, from Maple to Quarton
Fairfax, from Maple to Raynale
Suffield, from Maple to Quarton
Pilgrim, from Maple to Quarton
Puritan, from Pnie to Redding
Lakepark, from Maple to Redding
Pine, from Chesterfield to Lakepark
Raynale, from Chesterfield to Lakeside
Redding, from Chesterfield to Lakepark
2018 Cape Seal Program City Commission Public Hearing of Confirmation for Special Assessment District (2018 Cape Seal Program)
Will consist of a double layer of chip seal & a slurry coat. Several street segments will also require road surface pulverization prior to cape seal treatments. Sidewalk crosswalk ramps will be reconstructed to meet ADA requirements, where applicable.
5/14/18 Chesterfield, from Maple to Quarton
Fairfax, from Maple to Raynale
Suffield, from Maple to Quarton
Pilgrim, from Maple to Quarton
Puritan, from Pnie to Redding
Lakepark, from Maple to Redding
Pine, from Chesterfield to Lakepark
Raynale, from Chesterfield to Lakeside
Redding, from Chesterfield to Lakepark
2018 Cape Seal Program City Commission Public Hearing of Necessity for Special Assessment District (2018 Cape Seal Program)
Will consist of a double layer of chip seal & a slurry coat. Several street segments will also require road surface pulverization prior to cape seal treatments. Sidewalk crosswalk ramps will be reconstructed to meet ADA requirements, where applicable.
3/16/18 316 Strathmore Road
Birmingham, MI 48009
Springdale Golf Course Bridge Repair Department of Public Services Please note four bridges at Springdale Golf Courses are being repaired. Springdale Golf Course is scheduled to open on May 1st; weather permitting Lincoln Hills Golf Course will open on April 1st.
2/26/18 All properties adjacent to Old Woodward Ave. from Willits St. to Brown St., as well as for 400 ft. of Maple Rd. west & east of the Old Woodward Ave. intersection (Old Woodward Paving Project) Installation of sidewalk streetscape City Commission Public Hearing of Necessity
2/26/18 Within the Old Woodward Paving Project area Installation of sewer & water services City Commission Public Hearing of Necessity
2/12/18 All properties adjacent to Old Woodward Ave. from Willits St. to Brown St., as well as for 400 ft. of Maple Rd. west & east of the Old Woodward Ave. intersection (Old Woodward Paving Project) Installation of sidewalk streetscape City Commission Public Hearing of Confirmation
2/12/18 Within the Old Woodward Paving Project area Installation of sewer & water services City Commission Public Hearing of Confirmation


Public Notices (Election, Ordinance changes, RFP notifications, etc.)
Notice/Meeting Date  Project Name  Project/Meeting Address  Board/Committee/ Department Description 
5/14/18 Zoning Ordinance change 151 Martin City Commission Public Hearing to consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, relative to bistro regulations in various districts within the city.
5/14/18 Zoning Ordinance change 151 Martin St. City Commission Public Hearing to consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, Article 2, Section 2.37, B-4 Business residential to allow the sale of liquor in hotels in the B-4 Zoning District with a valid special land use permit, and to consider associated mendments to Chapter 10 Alcoholic Liquors, Article II, to amend Chapter 10, Alcoholic liquors, Article II, Division 5, to allow hotels in Downtown Birmingham to qualify to operate with liquor licenses, similar to theaters.
 4/23/18 Zoning Ordinance change  151 Martin St.  City Commission Public Hearing to consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance.
         

Utility Projects
Notice Date  Areas Impacted  Description of Work
     
     


Public Alerts

Date   Topic Department/Area Description 
4/29/18
NEW
Water Main Break 823 S. Bates between W. Lincoln and Frank Street
Repairs will begin Monday morning at 7 a.m. on the 8" water main break at 823 S. Bates. Residents in the area of this water main break all have water until Monday, April 29 at 8:30 a.m. The area was made safe with barricades until utilities are staked, and we will notify the residents that are affected by this water main break before our repair crew shut off their water supply. We are projecting  to shut off the water main at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning and have it repaired by 2 p.m.
4/11/18 Water Main Break E. Maple Rd./Yosemite
A water main break is being repaired in the E. Maple/Yosemite area. Water service is expected to be restored within 2 hours. No hydrants were affected by this shut down.
3/21/18 Water Main Break Bird Ave. and Grant St. intersection
There is a 8" Water main break at the intersection of Bird Ave. & Grant St. The repair crew is on site to begin our water main break repair process. The water main was shut off at 8:45 am and should be repaired by 12 noon
3/5/18

Water Main Break 345 Shirley Dr. between Arlington Rd. and W. Maple Ave.
We have a 6" water main break at 345 Shirley Dr. between Arlington Rd. and W. Maple Ave. We have our repair crew on site to start our repair process after all utilities are marked. We plan to shut off the water main at 10 am and restore water for these residents by 3 pm. No other residents are affected by this water main break. Our repair crew will notify affected residents before we shut off their water supply.
2/14/18 Water Main Break 520 N. Glenhurst
We have a 8" water main break at 520 N. Glenhurst  between Pine St. and Oak St. We have our repair crew on site to start our repair process once utilities are marked. We will notify the residents on this water main break before we shut of their water supply. We plan to shut this water main off at 12 noon, and have it repaired and on full supply by 3 pm.
2/7/18 Water Main Break 690 E. Maple Rd.
We have a 6" water main break at 690 E. Maple Rd.  between Woodward Ave. and Elm St. We have a repair crew on site to begin our repair process. Residents are not affected, the crew will notify the commercial properties before we shut off this water main. We are projecting repairs to be completed by 2 pm.
1/24/18 Water Main Break 424 Bennaville Ave. between Edgewood and Grant St.
There is a 6 inch water main break at 424 Bennaville Ave. between Edgewood St and Grant St. The area has been made safe with lighted barricades and caution tape. The roads are salted, and the water main break is draining into a nearby catch basin in Bennaville. A repair crew will begin at 7 a.m., and we anticipate services to be restored by 1 pm.
1/23/18

Water Main Break 911 Brookwood St. between N. Glenhurst and Raynale St.
There is a 6 inch water main break at 911 Brookwood St. between N. Glenhurst St and Raynale St. A city repair crew is on site, and will notify the residents before the water main is shut off to start therepair process. The repairs should be completed by 5:30 p.m.
1/18/18

Water Main
Break
720 Westwood Dr. between Oak and Pine St.
We have a 6" water main break at 720 Westwood Dr. between Oak St. and Pine St. Our repair crew are on site to start our repair process and they will notify the residents on Westwood Dr. before we shut off their water main for repairs. We are projecting this water main to be fixed and on full supply by 1 pm today.
1/9/18 Water Main Break 1607 S. Bates between Southlawn and Northlawn Blvd.
There is a 6 inch water main break at 1607 S. Bates between Southlawn Blvd. and Northlawn Blvd. City crews will begin repairs on this break at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. The area has been made safe with a lighted barricade, and this break is a very small leak draining into a catch basin. 

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Advisory Parking Committee  
Ad Hoc Parking Development Committee  
Ad Hoc Rail District Review Committee  
Architectural Review Committee  
Birmingham Area Cable Board  
Birmingham Triangle District Corridor Improvement Authority  
Board of Building Trades Appeals  
Board of Ethics  
Board of Review  
Board of Zoning Appeals  
Brownfield Redevelopment Authority  
Design Review Board  
Greenwood Cemetery Advisory Board  
Historic District Commission  
Historic District Study Committee  
Housing Board of Appeals  
Library Board  
Martha Baldwin Park Board  
Multi-Modal Transportation Board  
Museum Board 
Parks & Recreation Board  
Planning Board  
Public Arts Board  
Birmingham Shopping District Board