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File #: 21-1121B    Version: 1
Type: Petitioner Request Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Option A: Concur with the Petitioner and overturn the decision of the Zoning Administrator and Planning and Zoning Commission to permit the fa?ade of the property located at 8 West Jefferson Avenue (Kerwell) to be painted a neutral color; or Option B: Concur with the Zoning Administrator and the Planning and Zoning Commission and require the existing paint to be removed from the fa?ade of the property located at 8 West Jefferson Avenue (Kerwell)
Attachments: 1. Appeal Letter, 2. Building Permit Plan Submittal, 3. Page from Downtown Design Standards, 4. 8 W Jefferson Avenue Prior Facade Street View, 5. Public Comment 1, 6. Location Map, 7. PZC Meeting Minutes 9-1-2021 DRAFT
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Option A: Concur with the Petitioner and overturn the decision of the Zoning Administrator and Planning and Zoning Commission to permit the fa?ade of the property located at 8 West Jefferson Avenue (Kerwell) to be painted a neutral color; or

Option B: Concur with the Zoning Administrator and the Planning and Zoning Commission and require the existing paint to be removed from the fa?ade of the property located at 8 West Jefferson Avenue (Kerwell)
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Russell, AICP

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) considered this matter on September 1, 2021, and voted to uphold the Zoning Administrator's decision and deny the appeal regarding 8 West Jefferson Avenue (8-0). Staff concurs.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located west of the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Washington Street and has a common address of 8 West Jefferson Avenue. It is improved with an approximately 760 square-foot tenant space currently occupied by Kerwell. The Petitioner, Kerry E. Aiyash, Founder and President of Kerwell, requests approval to allow the masonry fa?ade to remain painted. As described in their appeal letter, the Petitioner was not aware of the Downtown Design Standards and painted the fa?ade without approval.

Per the Naperville Municipal Code, appeals to the Downtown Design Standards are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission. The PZC voted to uphold the Zoning Administrator's decision and not allow the Petitioner to keep the masonry painted (more information below in the Planning and Zoning Commission Action section). PZC determinations are considered final, unless appealed to the City Council. The Petitioner is appealing the PZC's determination at this time.

DISCUSSION:
Permit Drawings
The Petitioner submitted a permit regarding proposed changes to the fa?ade located at 8 W. Jefferson Avenue, which...

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