About Us
Annexation
Area & Capital Planning
Historic Districts
Mapping & Demographics
Subdivision
Zoning
Transportation
Print this PageSite Feedback
2011 Cases

 
ZBA Members 2011 ZBA Schedule ZBA Agendas


Case # Applicant Name Tax
Parcel #
Address Request Decision
& Date
2011-001 KLH Acquisition Co., LLC 173-202-16 7601 South Blvd. Requesting an 80.68 square foot variance from the required 200 square foot maximum sign area to allow a 280.68 square foot wall sign.  Denied
01/25/2011
2011-002 Louis G. Ratcliffe Inc. 045-112-02 5715 N. Graham St Requesting two variances: (1) a 50.89 foot variance from the rear of the structure to the nearest residential zoning district and (2) a 165.33 foot variance on the front from the required 400 foot separation of a nightclub, bar or lounge to a residential use or residential district.    Denied
01/25/2011
2011-003 Ryan Cairnes 171-165-20 5400 Farmbrook Dr. Appealing Code Section 12.108(7) of the City of Charlotte Zoning Ordinance does not apply to amateur radio towers. Upheld Zoning Administrators Decision
02/22/2011
2011-004 Donald & Caroline Naysmith 099-261-07 4717 Shamrock Drive

Requesting a variance to waive the requirement for a sidewalk connection between a commercial building and an adjoining public street.

 Denied
02/22/2011
2011-005 Nisbett Oil Company 037-192-10 4915 Sunset Road Appealing the Zoning Violation letter which states that a legal nonconforming use of a sign has now expired.  
2011-006 Charlotte Swim and Racquet Club 157-192-34 1000 Lomax Requesting a variance to expand a nonconforming structure  by adding canopy lighting to tennis courts number six (6) and number seven (7) Granted
03/29/2011
2011-007 Horizon Christian Fellowship Church 141-112-03 7936 Steele Creek Road Requesting two variances: (1) a 23 foot variance from the required 38 foot “Class C” buffer to allow a driveway and (2) a variance to allow secondary vehicle access for a religious institution by way of a residential local street. (1) Denied
03/29/2011
(2) No Action Taken
2011-008 David Springer 151-137-11 2337 Croydon Rd. Requesting a 13 foot variance from the required 45 foot minimum rear yard to allow for the construction of a room addition to the existing house. Denied
04/26/2011
2011-009 Rev. E. A. Fapohunda 107-281-22 & 107-28123 6111
E. WT Harris Blvd.
6109
Grove Park Blvd.
Requesting a variance to allow primary access to a religious institution by way of a residential local street.  Denied
03/29/2011
2011-010 Ilonka Aylward 15512314 1645 Scotland Avenue Appealing that a Floodplain Development  permit is required and that the adding of mulch, garden stones, and pathways does not increase the FEMA Base Flood elevation. Upheld Floodplain Administrator's Decision
06/28/2011
2011-011          
2011-012 James R. and Gwendolyn Miller 167-209-25 8812 Nations Ford Road Requesting three (3) variances: (1) a 3 foot variance to allow a fence located in the setback to be erected to a height of 8 feet, (2) a 3 foot 3 inch variance to allow a fence to be erected to a height of 9 feet 3 inches in the required side yard and (3) a 4 foot variance to allow the fence post to be above the maximum height. Granted
04/26/2011
2011-013 Charles Thrift, Stancill Real Estate Group, LLC 155-063-04 815 Providence Road Requesting a variance of seven (7) parking spaces to allow a use of a restaurant on the site. Withdrawn
2011-014 Edens & Avant 033-012-26 3540 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road Requesting a 57.08 square foot variance to allow a sign to be erected at 277.08 feet  
2011-015 Christopher Jarrett 173-191-12 2615 Huntingtowne Farms Lane Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation of the definition of a large commercial vehicle and how it is measured. Upheld Zoning Administrator's Decision
06/28/2011
2011-016          
2011-017 Edens & Avant 033-012-26 3540 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation of Code Section 13.102(s3) of the Zoning Ordinance that individual letters are not calculated within a single continuous perimeter enclosing the extreme limits of characters, lettering, logos, illustrations or ornamentations, together with any material or color forming an integral part of the display or to differentiate the sign from the background to which it is placed. Upheld Zoning Administrator's Interpretation
04/26/2011
2011-018 Upscale Restaurant and Lounge 159-053-22 3108 E. Independence Boulevard Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation that the Upscale Restaurant and Lounge is considered a nightclub as defined by the Zoning Ordinance. Overturned Zoning Administrator's Decision
08/31/2011
2011-019 Twilight Caribbean Restaurant & Bar 047-181-37 10210 Berkeley Place Drive Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation that Twilight Caribbean Restaurant and Bar is considered a nightclub as defined by the Zoning Ordinance.  
2011-020 Northlake Investors 288 LLC 025-281-12 10244 Mt. Holly Huntersville Road Requesting a variance to allow the elimination of the sidewalk connection to Northlake Centre Parkway.   Withdrawn
2011-021 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Partnership, Inc. 108-201-13 8201-8317 Pence Road Requesting three (3) variances: (1) a 4 foot variance from the required 10 foot minimum side yard, (2) a 19 foot variance from the required minimum 40 foot rear yard and (3) an 8 foot variance from the minimum 40 foot rear yard to allow the subdivision of an existing apartment complex into two (2) lots.  
2011-022 Greg Rodden 080-218-09 814 Sunnyside Avenue Requesting a 10 foot variance from the required 10 foot side yard abutting a street to allow a structure to encroach into the side yard. Granted
06/28/2011
2011-023          
2011-024 Shannon Jordan 023-151-34 3033 Nance Cove Road, Requesting a 50 foot variance from the required 100 foot buffer area requirements to allow the construction of a single family home. Granted
07/26/2011
2011-025 Gate Petroleum Company 161-082-22 4712 Monroe Road Requesting a 20 foot variance from the required 20 foot setback to allow an existing pump island canopy to be removed and rebuilt in the same location. Granted
07/26/2011
2011-026 Lava Lounge, LLC 133-011-04 4501 East Independence Blvd.

Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation that the Lava Lounge, LLC meets the definition of “nightclub” as defined in the Zoning Ordinance.

 
2011-027          
2011-028          
2011-029 Leslie Culbertson 155-132-11 726 Hempstead Place Requesting a 13 foot variance from the required 45 foot minimum rear yard to allow for the construction of a room addition to the existing house. Granted w/ Conditions
09/27/2011

2011-030 Keith & Barbara Stiles 199-301-07 15825 Feeny Court Requesting to allow guest quarters to be located in the established setback.  Code Section 12.412(7) states that guest houses or employee quarters shall be located in the rear yard and not be any closer than 15 feet to a rear property line or along any side property line within the required side yard dimension.  
2011-031 James Borga 089-201-14 521 Dawn Circle Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation that the current structure located on the lot is not a dwelling unit and therefore is not permitted as a principal structure in the single family residential zoning district.  Upheld Zoning Administrators Decision
10/25/2011
2011-032          
2011-033 Sunoco Linguistics 055-012-04 6801 Freedom Drive Requesting two variances: (1) a 48’9” variance from the required 100’ minimum distance separation for a storage tank facility and (2) a 55’ variance from the required buffer to allow the installation of butane storage tanks. Granted
09/27/2011

2011-034          
2011-035 Providence Day School, Inc. 187-033-03 5800 Sardis Rd Requesting a variance up to 45’7” from the required 75’ buffer. Granted
10/25/2011
2011-036 Hamilton Associates, LLC 095-077-05 1911 Central Ave. Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation that a patio cannot be located in the required setback as outlined by the City of Charlotte Zoning Ordinance. Upheld Zoning Administrators Decision
10/25/2011
2011-037 Providence Day School, Inc. 187-033-23 5800 Sardis Rd Requesting a 26 feet variance from the required 75 feet buffer to allow a lacrosse practice field. Withdrawn
2011-038 Providence Day School, Inc. 187-033-21 5800 Sardis Rd Requesting to eliminate the 75’ Class B buffer. Denied
10/26/2011
2011-039 Southern Steel Company, LLC. 117-011-18 3015 Wilkinson Blvd. Requesting a variance to allow a chain link fence with slats to satisfy the requirements of this section when abutting a public street.  
2011-040 Eastway Wrecker Service 117-011-15 2801 Wilkinson Blvd. Requesting a variance to allow a chain link fence with slats to satisfy the requirements of this section when abutting a public street.  
2011-041 Stancill Real Estate Group, LLC 155-06304 815 Providence Rd. Requesting a variance of seven (7) parking spaces to allow a use of a restaurant on the site. Withdrawn
2011-042          
2011-043 Pfalzgraf Communities LLC 103-011-32 5417 Albemarle Rd. Appealing the Zoning Administrator’s interpretation of the distance requirements from the property line for a wireless communication transmission facility located in a residential district adjoining a business district. Reversed
 Zoning Administrator's Decision
12/13/2011
2011-044

Sunoco Logistics

055-012-04 6801 Freedom Drive

Requesting three variances:
(1) a 75 foot 1 inch variance from the required 100 foot minimum distance separation to a storage tank facility and (2) to waive the required 55 foot buffer in some areas. and
(3) allow a 24 foot separation instead of a 100 foot separation as required by the ordinance from the property line.

Granted (1) & (3)
Denied (2)
12/13/2011
2011-045

Eco Energy Distribution-Charlotte

031-033-56 7720 Mt. Holly Rd.

Requesting a 95 foot variance from the required 100 feet minimum distance separation to allow the placement of a butane tank on site

Denied
12/13/2011
2011-046 Richard & Susan Coe 159-047-04 3834 Monroe Rd.

Requesting a 123.5 foot variance from the required 300 foot minimum separation distance to allow the location of an outdoor pet services area.

Granted
12/13/2011
2011-047 Eastway Wrecker Service 117-011-15 2801 Wilkinson Blvd. Appealing a notice of violation that a junkyard is being operated at 2801 Wilkinson Boulevard. Overturned Zoning Administrator's Decision
12/13/2011

 

 



For more information regarding the Zoning Administrators Office
Please contact:
Barry Mosley
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
600 East Fourth Street (8th Floor)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
(704)-336-8314