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ORANGE TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARINGS/MEETINGS REPORT
Updated on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 

Please note that the following hearings/meetings are held at the Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Road, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035. Phone: 740-548-5430. All meetings are open to the public


BOARD OF TRUSTEES: MONDAY, August 2nd 2021 AT 6:00PM 

i.    ROUTE 23 APPLICATION #RCOD-21-02 (continued from 7/19/21 hearing)
Applicant: Schottenstein Real Estate Group, LLC. Attn: Wesley Smith
Owner: Donald K and Constance J Lynch Family Partnership
Site: 5761 Columbus Pike, 0 US Highway 23 S., 418 Shanahan Rd. (PID’s 31822001021000, 31822001022000, 31822001011000)
Acreage: 54.38 +/-
Zoning: Neighborhood Commercial (C-2) District and Farm Residential (FR-1) District
Request: Requesting approval of the site plan which includes townhomes, multi family residential units, Rail Timber Road extension, internal private roads, open space, walking paths and private amenities to be known as Orange Summit Communities. 

ii.    REZONING APPLICATION #ZON-21-04
Applicant: Evans Farm Land Development Company, LLC
Owner(s): Evans Farm Land Development Company, LLC
Site: Evans Farm Single Family Planned District located north of Lewis Center Road, east of Norfolk/CSX railroad, south of Shanahan Road and west of South Old State Road.
Acreage: 425.4 +/- acres
Zoning: Single Family Planned Residential (SFPRD) District
Request: Requesting an amendment of the currently effective development plan approved under application #15-0105, ZON-17-07 and ZON-19-03 of the Evans Farm Land Development Company LLC.


ZONING COMMISSION: TUESDAY, August 3 2021 AT 7:00PM 

i.    Work Session – Route 23 Corridor Overlay District

ROUTE 23 APPLICATION #RCOD-21-03
Applicant: Matt Poindexter
Owner: Jeanne A. Beck Schoad
Site: 74 Parkway Drive (PID’s 31823403006000, 31823401005000)
Acreage: 2.109 +/- acres
Zoning: Farm Residential (FR-1) District
Request: Requesting approval of a development plan for that includes an automotive collision repair center to be known as Caliber Collision.


BOARD OF TRUSTEES: MONDAY, August 16th 2021 AT 6:00PM 

i.    ROUTE 23 APPLICATION #RCOD-21-01 (continued from 4/19/21 hearing)
Applicant: Beth Cotner (Skilken Gold Real Estate Development)
Owner: Schoedinger Financial Services Inc.
Site: southwest corner of US 23 and Orange Road (PID: 318-321-02-004-000)
Acreage: 7.069 +/- acres
Zoning: Planned Commercial & Office District (PCD)
Request: Requesting approval of the site layout which includes a fueling station and convenient store with carwash to be known as Sheetz.

ii.    ROUTE 23 APPLICATION #RCOD-21-03
Applicant: Matt Poindexter
Owner: Jeanne A. Beck Schoad
Site: 74 Parkway Drive (PID’s 31823403006000, 31823401005000)
Acreage: 2.109 +/- acres
Zoning: Farm Residential (FR-1) District
Request: Requesting approval of a development plan for that includes an automotive collision repair center to be known as Caliber Collision.


BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS: THURSDAY, August 19th 2021 AT 6:00PM 

i.    VARIANCE APPLICATION #21-07
Applicant/Owner: David J. Allen & Sara L. Allen
Site: 6040 Weeping Rock Dr., Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
Acreage: 0.232 +/- acres
Zoning: Single Family Planned Residential District (SFPRD)
Request: Seeking an area variance from Rezoning Case #13-0507 Woods at Weeping Rock to allow for a nine (9 ft.) feet variance into the thirty-five (35 ft.) feet rear yard setback. Also requesting a variance from Orange Township Resolution Section 21.05 c) to allow for the existing four (4 ft.) feet fence to remain

ii.    VARIANCE APPLICATION #21-08
Applicant/Owner: Anil Marini
Site: 5716 Joab St., Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
Acreage: 0.321 +/- acres
Zoning: Single Family Planned Residential District (SFPRD)
Request: Seeking an area variance from Rezoning Case #19680 Meadows at Lewis Center to allow for a three feet (3 ft), seven inch (7 inch) variance into the thirty-five (35') feet rear-yard setback to construct a deck.

iii.    VARIANCE APPLICATION #21-09
Applicant/Owner: Corey Kracht
Site: 5796 Highland Hills Dr., Westerville, Ohio 43082
Acreage: +/- acres
Zoning: Single Family Planned Residential District (SFPRD)
Request: Seeking an area variance from Rezoning Case #3314 Highland Hills at The Lakes to allow for a one foot, ten inch (1’10”) variance, for approval of existing structure, the current house was built in 2002 according to Genoa Township standards and does not meet Orange Township standards.


 ZONING COMMISSION: THURSDAY, August 24th 2021 AT 7:00PM 

i.    REZONING APPLICATION #ZON-21-05
Applicant: Evans Farm / BZ Evans, LLC
Owner: Evans Farm / BZ Evans, LLC
Site: north side of Lewis Center Road, east of the railroad tracks and west of the Meadows at Lewis Center subdivision
Acreage: 131.0 +/- acres
Zoning: Planned Commercial (PC) District
Request: Requesting an amendment to the currently effective zoning development plan approved under applications #15-0104, #ZON-16-02, #ZON-18-05 and #ZON-20-02.

ii.    REZONING APPLICATION #ZON-20-06
Applicant: Evans Farm / BZ Evans, LLC
Owner: Evans Farm / BZ Evans, LLC
Site: Evans Farm Single Family Planned District located north of Lewis Center Road, east of Norfolk/CSX railroad, south of Shanahan Road and west of South Old State Road.
Acreage: 425.4 +/- acres
Zoning: Single Family Planned Residential (SFPRD) District
Request: Requesting an amendment to the currently effective zoning development plan within the Evans Farms Single Family Planned Residential (SFPRD) District, approved under applications #15-0105, #ZON-17-07 and #ZON-19-03.

iii.    Minor Amendments to Zoning Resolution
The amendment(s) would modify or supplement ARTICLE XX – ROUTE 23 CORRIDOR OVERLAY DISTRICT (RCOD) of the Orange Township Zoning Resolution.