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2017 Public Notices

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Private Project Notices
Meeting/Notice Date  Project Address Project Name Board/Committee Description 
2/13/17 555 S. Old Woodward  555 Office & Residential Buildings  City Commission Rezone from D4 to D5 in Downtown Overlay 
2/13/17 411 S. Old Woodward  Birmingham Place  City Commission  Rezone from D4 to D5 in Downtown Overlay
2/13/17 225 E. Merrill Merrillwood Building   City Commission  Rezone from D4 to D5 in Downtown Overlay
2/13/17 412-420 E. Frank St. Rezoning  City Commission  Rezone from B1 (Neighborhood Business) to R3 (Single-Family Residential) & from B2B (General Commercial) to TZ1 (Transitional Zoning)
         


Public Project Notices
Notice/Meeting
Date
Project Address Project Name Board/Committee/
Department
Description 
2/2/17 Municipal Building
151 Martin Street
Old Woodward/Maple Rd
Downtown Infrastructure Project
 City Commission The City Commission meets at 5 p.m. tonight Feb. 2, for a special meeting to consider resolutions related to the downtown infrastructure project. Go to the online meeting agenda, and you may get more information about the project on the downtown infrastructure webpage.
         
         
         
         


Public Notices (Election, Ordinance changes, RFP notifications, etc.)
Notice/Meeting Date  Project Name  Project/Meeting Address  Board/Committee/ Department Description 
3/13/17
NEW
Amendment
to the Zoning Ordinance
Municipal Bldg.
151 Martin St.
City Commission

To consider an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 126:

  • TO AMEND ARTICLE 04, STRUCTURE STANDARDS, SECTION 4.75 SS-02 TO CREATE LIMITATIONS ON ALLOWABLE SIZE OF DORMERS ON SINGLE FAMILY HOMES; AND
  • TO AMEND ARTICLE 09, DEFINITIONS, SECTION 9.02, TO ADD A DEFINITION OF “ATTIC”, AND AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF “HABITABLE ATTIC” AND “STORY” FOR CONSISTENCY WITH THE MICHIGAN RESIDENTIAL CODE.

A complete copy of the proposed ordinance amendments may be reviewed at the City Clerk’s Office or contact Planning Director, Jana Ecker at 248.530.1841 jecker@bhamgov.org

2/13/17  Zoning Ordinance Municipal Building, 
151 Martin Street
 City Commission  Amend Section 2.29 B2 (General Business) to amend Accessory Permitted Uses, and Amend Appendix C, Exhibit 1, Economic Development Licenses Map
2/13/17

 Zoning Ordinance Municipal Building, 
151 Martin Street
 City Commission  Add Article 02, Section 2.29 (General Business) to allow bistros in Rail District as a Special Land Use;
Add Article 02, Section 2.31 (General Business) to allow bistros in Rail District as a Special Land Use;
Add Article 09, Section 9.02 (Definitions) to add a definition for Rail District
2/13/17  Zoning Ordinance Municipal Building, 
151 Martin Street
 City Commission  Amend Article 03 Downtown Birmingham Overlay District, Section 3.04 to create new D 5 zone & establish development standards for district;
Amend Article 06, Nonconformance, Section 6.02, to allow for extension and/or enlargement of existing legal, non-conforming buildings 
2/13/17  Zoning Ordinance Municipal Building, 
151 Martin Street
 City Commission  Amend Article 2, Section 2.37, B4 Business Residential, to allow use of liquor license in theaters in B4 zoning district;
To consider the associated amendments to Chapter 10, Alcoholic Liquors, Article II, to add a Division 5, Licenses for Theaters
         

Utility Projects
Notice Date  Areas Impacted  Description of Work
     
     
     
     
   

 



Public Meetings

City Commission  
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

Public Alerts

Date   Topic Department/Area Description 
2/13/17 Water Main Break Bennaville St. from Grant St. to Edgewood St.
There is a water main break at 427 Bennaville St. and a repair crew is on site. 
This water main break will only affect Bennaville St. from Grant St. to Edgewood St.  
Residents will be notified before their water is shut off. Update: The main has been repaired.
2/2/17
Water Main Break 2180 Avon Ln and 355 Hanna St
There is a water main break at 2180 Avon Ln, and another main break at 355 Hanna St.  
Repair crews are on site and working on both water main breaks. Residents will be notified before their water is shut off.
1/13/17

Water Main Break On Willits between N. Chester and Greenwood St.
There is a water main break on Willits St. between N. Chester St. and Greenwood St. We have a repair crew on site. 
1/9/2017 Water Main Break Grant Street
There is a water main break on Grant St. from Davis St. to Catalpa St. and the repair crew is on site. The crew will notify residents before their water supply is shut off to make repairs.
1/6/2017

Water Main Break  Old Salem Ct.
There is a water main break on Redding St. between Lakeside St. and Lake Park St. Old Salem Court will not have water when the repair crew shuts down the 8" main. Repair crews are on site and they will notify residents before they shut off their water supply.