TOWN OF OCEAN VIEW PUBLIC NOTICE
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY the Board of Adjustment of the Town of Ocean View that public hearings will be held in the Town Hall, located at 32 West Avenue, on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 5 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter for the following variance and special exception applications:
Village Green Drive & Central Avenue
(PIDN: 329.800 / Sussex CTM#: 134-16.00-290.00)
V-363, submitted by Bear Trap Farms, LLC and Bear Trap Commercial, LLC on behalf of the property owner, Village of Bear Trap Dunes Home Owners Association, Inc., seeking a variance from Article X, §140-66-B (11) and §140-65 of the Land Use and Development Chapter (L.U.D.C.) of the Town Code. §140-66-B (11) prohibits Off Site Signs and §140-65 limits ground supported signs for multi-business sites to one per site with a maximum 24 square feet per side for one business, an additional four (4) square feet can be added to the sign for each additional business but total size of the sign shall not exceed 64 square feet per side and the sign must be a minimum of 10 feet from one street / property line and 20 feet from any other street line / property line and no higher than 8 feet from grade on property zoned Residential Planned Community (R.P.C.) in the Village of Bear Trap Dunes, located at Village Green Drive & Central Avenue (PIDN: 329.800 / Sussex CTM#: 134-16.00-290.00).
The applicant wishes to install two (2) ground supported signs that will exceed the maximum number per site, per side total square footage of 64 sq. feet, located on a site where the businesses are not located, exceed the maximum height from grade and be closer to the street/ property line than permitted by Code.
7 Amandas Court
(PIDN: 323.850 / Sussex CTM#: 134-13.00-1982.00)
V-364, submitted by the property owner, Sandra
VITALE, seeking a variance from Article VII, § 140-50-B of the Land Use and Development Chapter (L.U.D.C.) of the Town Code. §140-50-B sets some dimensional regulations for Planned Communities, allows Town Council to set other dimensional regulations and indicates that dimensional regulations not defined will comply with those set forth in R-3 zoning requirements. The required minimum separation between garages in the Residential Planned Community (RPC) of Savannah's Landing that was annexed to the Town of Ocean View on October 26, 1996 when Town Council adopted Ordinance 89, is fifteen (15) feet.
This variance seeks to allow an existing garage with a separation of 14.2 feet from the adjacent garage to remain as constructed on property zoned Residential Planned Community (RPC), at 7 Amandas Court, (PIDN: 323.850 / Sussex CTM#: 134-13.00-1982.00).
9 Avondale Drive
(PIDN: 325.140 / Sussex CTM#: 134-17.00-589.00)
V-365, submitted by the property owners Thomas and Susan ZOOK, requesting a variance from Article V, §140-32 of the Land Use and Development Chapter (L.U.D.C.) of the Town Code. Article V, § 140-32 limits detached accessory structures to a maximum height of fourteen (14) feet from grade. This variance seeks to allow the applicants to add a second floor to an existing detached accessory structure (garage) that will exceed the maximum height allowable by Code, on a lot zoned Residential Planned Community, (R.P.C.), located at 9 Avondale Drive (PIDN: 325.140 / Sussex CTM#: 134-17.00-589.00).
23 Atlantic Avenue
(PIDN: 278.000 / Sussex CTM#: 134-13.00-25.01)
V-366, submitted by Mr. Joshua Mueller of Barn Hill Preserve of Delaware with the approval of the property owners Norino and Balsamo Properties, LLC, requesting a Special Exception, as required by Article IV, §140-24 of the Town Code, to establish a Wildlife Learning Center on property zoned GB-1, located at 23 Atlantic Avenue (PIDN: 278.000 / Sussex CTM#: 134-13.00-25.01).
The appropriate material may be examined by interested parties on the second floor of the Wallace A. Melson Municipal Building, located at 201 Central Avenue, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to the hearing. Should you plan to attend please call the Town Administrative Official Charles McMullen at (302)539-1208 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org on the day of the review to ensure that the application is still on the agenda.