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Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals

Hearing Officer Meeting

Monday, January 24, 2022

Time: 5:15 P.M.

Hearing Officer: Mr. Alan Potasnik

Location: Carmel City Hall Caucus Rooms, 2nd Floor, 1 Civic Square, Carmel, IN

NOTE: This in-person meeting will be audio recorded and minutes taken by the BZA Secretary.

Agenda:

A. Call to Order

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Reports, Announcements, Legal Counsel Report, and Dept. Concerns

D. Public Hearings

(V) Lewis Pool Equipment Variance.

The applicant seeks the following development standards variance approval:

1. Docket No. PZ-2021-00214 V UDO Section 5.02.C.7 Pools, decking & equipment shall be at least 3-ft away from any easement; 2-ft encroachment requested. The site is located at 3196

Driftwood Ct. (Lot 75 in Smokey Ridge subdivision). It is zoned R1/Residence. Filed by Matthew Harms of Modish Pools, LLC on behalf of Nathan & Mariel Lewis, owners.

(V) Teszler Fence Height Variance.

The applicant seeks the following development standards variance approval:

2. Docket No. PZ-2021-00166 V UDO section 5.09.B.4 Max. 42” front yard fence height allowed, 54”-60” requested. The site is located at 117 Rolling Hill Dr (Rolling Meadows Subdivision Lot

13). It is zoned R1/Residence. Filed by Natali Teszler, owner.

(V) Guidepost Montessori Variances.

The applicant seeks the following development standards variance approval:

3. Docket No. PZ-2021-00208 V UDO Section 5.19.F Reduced number of plantings requested in north & west bufferyards requested.

4. Docket No. PZ-2021-00230 V UDO Section 3.88.C Minimum building height: 20’ (mean height) required, 16’ 4.25” requested.

5. Docket No. PZ-2021-00231 V UDO Section 3.88.D Building Offsets: 8’ required, 0’ requested along rear façade.

The site is located at 10216 N. Michigan Rd. (West Carmel Commons Subdivision, Lot 3). It is zoned

B2/Business and US 421 Overlay Zone. Filed by Chris Horney of Murphy Real Estate Services.

(V) Thompson Pergola Setback Variance.

The applicant seeks the following development standards variance approval:

6. Docket No. PZ-2021-00232 V Silvara PUD Ordinance Z-652-20 5-ft side yard setback required, 0-ft requested. The site is located at 12072 Sigillary Way (Lot 44 in Hamlet at Jackson’s Grant subdivision). It is zoned PUD/Planned Unit Development. Filed by Ross Atteberry with The Smart Pergola, on behalf of Terry and Linda Thompson, owners.

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January 24, 2022 Meeting Agenda

Carmel BZA Hearing Officer

(V) Troy Estates Lot Cover Variances.

The applicant seeks the following development standards variance approvals:

7. Docket No. PZ-2021-00239 V UDO Section 2.06 Maximum 35% lot cover allowed, 45% requested. The sites are located near 4100 W. 141st Street (Lots 1-40 in Troy Estates subdivision). They are zoned S2/Residence with variances. Filed by Tony Bagato with Lennar Homes of Indiana.

E. Old Business

F. New Business

G. Adjournment