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File #: 21-0261    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/12/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 2/17/2021 Final action: 2/17/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to allow an addition to encroach into the front yard setback at 1541 Fender Road - PZC 21-1-001
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Response To Standards, 3. Legal Description, 4. Plat of Survey, 5. Addition on Plat of Survey, 6. Elevations
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to allow an addition to encroach into the front yard setback at 1541 Fender Road - PZC 21-1-001
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly, Community Planner

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
A variance to Section 6-6A-7:1 (R1A Low Density Single Family Residence District: Yard Requirements) is requested in order to construct an addition which encroaches 12' into the 30' front yard setback.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 21-1-001 was published in the Daily Herald on February 1, 2021.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is generally located on the west side of Fender Road near the Meadow Glens Elementary School off of Wehrli Road. It is zoned R1A (Low Density Single-Family Residence District) and is approximately 10,000 square feet. Currently, the property is improved with a single-family residence and an attached three car front loaded garage.

A 30' platted building setback line exists on the subject property and the R1A zoning district also requires a 30' front yard setback. Per Section 7-1-13:2.1 (Platted Setbacks and Building Lines) of the Municipal Code, when a platted building setback line is the same as the required setback for the zoning district, the applicant is only required to seek approval of a variance to the zoning regulations.

DISCUSSION:
The petitioner, Ralph E. Lambka, is seeking to construct an addition to the front-loaded garage. The proposed addition is 6' wide to the north and 19.26' in depth to the east, resulting in an 8' setback from the northern property line and an 18' setback from the eastern property line. The petitioner is requesting approval of a variance from Section 6-6A-7:1 of the Naperville Municipal Code to allow the addition to encroach 12' into the 30' front yard setback, resulting in an 18' setback from the front property...

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