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File #: 19-1100    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/1/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 11/6/2019 Final action:
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider variances from Section 6-2-12:1.2 and Section 6-2-12:1.1 in order to permit a 4' 6" tall steel open fence with 5' 6" tall brick piers within the required front yard setback at the subject property located at 1219 Olesen Drive, Naperville - PZC 19-1-107
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 3. Legal Description, 4. Location Map, 5. Image of Proposed Piers, 6. Plat of Survey
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider variances from Section 6-2-12:1.2 and Section 6-2-12:1.1 in order to permit a 4' 6" tall steel open fence with 5' 6" tall brick piers within the required front yard setback at the subject property located at 1219 Olesen Drive, Naperville - PZC 19-1-107
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 19-1-107 was published in the Daily Herald on October 21, 2019.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is zoned R1A (Low Density Single Family Residence District) and has a front yard setback of 30'. The 1.5 acre property is currently improved with a single-family residence and is located on the west side of Olesen Drive just north of Hobson Road.

DISCUSSION:
The owners and petitioners, Marvin Fagel and Shelley Fagel, request approval of two variances to allow for construction of a 4' 6" tall steel open fence with 5 brick piers that are 5' 6" tall located along the property line within the required front yard. Recently, a request for a variance of an identical fence with brick piers was submitted by the neighboring property owner at 1227 Olesen Drive (south of the subject property) and approved by the City Council on September 3, 2019. The owners and petitioners at 1219 Olesen intend to construct the proposed fence within the required front yard and connect to the neighbor's fence at 1227 Olesen Drive.

Per Section 6-2-12:1.2 (General Zoning Provisions: Fences), an open, or picket style, fence 4' tall or less is permitted in the required front yard. An open fence is defined in Section 6-1-6 (Zoning Title, Purpose, Definitions: Definitions) as a fence which has at least 30% of the surface area in open spaces which afford direct views through the fence (note: as proposed, the steel fence complies with the definition of an open fence). For fence...

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