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City of Pontiac Planning & Zoning Board met August 26

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 10, 2019

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City of Pontiac Planning & Zoning Board met Aug. 26.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Notice is hereby given that the City of Pontiac Planning & Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers to consider the following:

Leo Sifuentes, petitioner, request that a variance be granted to construct an extension on an existing detached garage at his residence. City of Pontiac Zoning Codes, Section 103-541(c) states that a structure which is nonconforming with respect to yards, lot coverage, or any other element of bulk regulated herein shall not be altered or expanded in any manner which would increase the degree or extent of its nonconformity with respect to the bulk regulations of the district in which it is located. Section 103-20(c) states that when a rear yard is required, no part of an accessory building shall be located closer than three feet to the rear lot line. Also, any garage constructed on a corner lot, whether attached or detached, shall have a minimum setback of 25 feet from the face of the garage to the property line adjacent to the street. Section 103-20(f) states that the maximum square footage of any one accessory building in single-family districts shall be 850 square feet. Mr. Sifuentes has requested the addition be granted 1’ from the west property line. Mr. Sifuentes is also requesting that the addition be 206 square feet, making the total of the structure to be 1,056 square feet. The property is zoned R-2 Single Family Residence and has a legal description as follows: Lot 1 &2 of Block 1 in Camps Addition, also known as 605 South Mill, located in Pontiac, Illinois.

All Pontiac Planning and Zoning Board meetings are open to the public.

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