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3400 Elgin Dr - Application & Letter80:\RD OF Zt)I I\ C,,\ \ D T]T' t LDT N G .\ PPE,'\LS .\ PPLIC]A-TIO\ City of Fairlawn. Ohio 3487 S. Smith Road Fairlawn, OH 44333 330-668-9502 Fax: 330-668-9546 Email: bldg-zoning(4fairlawn.us www.fairlawn.us Date:July 5,2A23 The undersigned (circle one) owner/holder of option/lessee/owner's agent Linda M. Hodgen of the property herein involved, does hereby petition for an appearance before the Board of Building & ZoningAppeals as provided under the Codified Ordinances, Sectton 1242.05, for purposes set forth below. ** *SUPPORTING INFORMATION* ** IF ALL THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS BELOW ARE NOT SUPPLIED WITH THIS PETITION, NORMAL PROCESSING WILL NOT OCCUR UNTIL ALL TTEMS ARE SUBMITTED. 1) Project Name:Sunroom to be constructed over existing patit 2) Project Address 3400 Elgin Dr. Fairlawn, Ohio 44333-303 3) Specific amount of variance requested in feet or square feet as applicable. Your specific request will appear on the agenda per your description. a Variance request is the square feet required to complete sunroom over existing patio built in early 4) Attach six (6) sets of plans drawn to scale including, but not limited to ' Type of Structure. Street Names and Addresses. Location of Property. Location of Structure. Dimensions of Property and Structure including all setbacks from property lines . Total Square Footage of Structure. ArchitecturalBuildingElevations ' Signs 5) Attach a letter containing:. Reasons for requesting variance ' Specific amount of variance requested in feet or square feet as applicable ' General compatibility with adjacent and other properties in the district 6) Attach written approval from the property owner or owner's agent for the requested variance if different from the proponent. 7) Be prepared to provide evidence for the following seven (7) items plus any additional factual items submitted as evidence: a) Whether the property will yield a reasonable return or whether any beneficial use can be made without the variance b) Whether the variance is substantial c) Whether the essential character of the neighborhood would be substantially altered or whether the adjoining properties would suffer a substantial detriment if the variance were granted d) Whether the variance adversely impacts the delivery of governmental servicese) Whether the property was purchased with the owner's knowledge of the zoning restrictions 0 Whether the owner's predicament can be feasibly obviated through some other methodg) Whether the spirit and intent behind the zoning ordinance would be observed and substantial justice done by granting a variance 8) If the variance is granted by the board for proposed construction, then you must submit a separate application to the Building & Zoning Dept. in order to obtain the necessary permits. 9) The applicant or a representative of the applicant must be present at the hearing. Thomas Shawhand Linda M. Hodgen Print/Type name of Proponent Print/Type name of Property Owner/ Owner's Agent SignaturerfiM- Address 130 Gould Ave Addresss4do Elgin Dr. T City, State Bedford, Ohio stut" F?irlawn, OhioCity, Zip 44146-264(330-807-853'44333-303€330-400-651'Phone Zip Phone Emait Address tdesO71 4@gmail.cor Email Address Linda.Hodgen@cssbh.or July 5,2023 Via email to blde zon ins@fairlawn us plus via hand delivery with check #2g22 on o7/05/2023 Board of Zoning and Building City of Fairlawn 3487 S. Smith Road Fairlawn, Oh io 214333-3007 Subject: Appeals Application Dear william Arnord, commissioner-Zoning, Housing, and Residentiar Buirding Dept The purpose of this letter is in support of the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals Application beingsubmitted with six (6) copies of the supporting documents incruding but not limited to a Boundarysurvey prepared by North coast Geomatics on o6/26/2o23for Doc. No. 54g3301L parcelNo. 0901465Fairlawn Estates No. 8, section c-1 Plat Book 55, page 2g or 3400 Elgin Dr. Fairlawn, ohio 214333 5) A reason for requesting this variance is that the sti pulated 40 feet (13 feet more from pre_existing patio to the recently su rveyed propefty line) is called into question. The specific amountof variance in square feet uare feet about the area of a arkin generalcompatibility with adjacent and other properlies in the distri ct would be unharmed due toplanned use of identical siding of current house 6) l' Linda M' Hodgen, property owner of Doc No. 54933011 parcel No. 0901465 supports andagrees to this variance request, as written. 7) a' This area is relatively small with a perfect amount of southern sunshine that otheruyise isrendered useless by white fence (Constructed over surveyed line-see attached certifiedBoundary Survey) b.264 Square feet is very small, not substantial. c' The essential character of the neighborhood would not be substantially altered,northe adjoining properties do not suffer a substantial detriment if the variance were granted. d' The variance will not adversely impact the delivery of governmental services. e' This owner' Linda M Hodgen, purchased 3400 Elgin Dr. Fairlawn, ohio on or about August,2003 without knowledge of the zoning restrictions. f' This owner's predicament cannot be feasibly obviated through another method. feet, The g.Thespiritbehindthezoningordinancewouldbeobservedandsubstantialjusticedoneby granting a varlance LmhAttachments:Front&backdrawingofSunroom-ongraphpaper Boundary SurveY