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A2Council Meeting Summary

Ann Arbor City Planning Commission: March 15, 2022

This meeting was held in person at City Hall.

APPROVED: Recommendations that City Council approve amendments to the UDC

  • Religious assembly added as a permitted use in the M1 (Limited Industrial) zoning district.
  • Reducing minimums for lot size, lot width, and lot area per dwelling unit in R2A district
    • 8500 square feet reduced to 5000 square feet minimum lot size
    • 60 feet to 40 feet minimum lot width
    • 4,250 square feet to 2500 square feet minimum lot area per dwelling unit

APPROVED: Recommendations that City Council approve amendments to the UDC

  • Amendment to reduce minimum rear setback in R2A – 30 feet reduced to 20 feet.
  • Commissioner Lee recused himself from discussion and action on this amendment.

APPROVED: Recommendations that City Council approve amendments to the UDC

  • Permitting any number of marijuana facilities on a single lot, allowing multiple of the same kinds of marijuana license types on a single lot.
  • Street tree requirements exclude curb cuts from street tree planting frontage calculations. Street tree planting fee replaces reference to street tree escrow.
  • Flexibility in street tree requirements for modification of a proposed site plan.

All of the above UDC amendments were approved by City Council at the August 15, 2022 meeting: https://a2council.com/ann-arbor-city-council-august-15-2022

APPROVED: Expansion (9,200 square feet) of Ann Arbor Chinese Church at 1750 Dhu Varren Road. Landscape modifications will permit existing landscape islands to remain, without bio-retention capacity and parking lot will continue with more that 15 spaces per row, without a landscape island.

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Legistar: https://a2gov.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=931697&GUID=F0798D5B-6DB0-438F-92CD-3EACAF58477E

YouTube: not available

CTN Video: https://ctnvideo.a2gov.org/CablecastPublicSite/show/6591

Meeting Length: 3h 8m