Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. 

In accordance with the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code, Chapters 519.13 – 519.15, the Howland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public meeting within the hearing room at the Howland Township Administration Building, 205 Niles-Cortland Road NE, Warren, Ohio, 44484 regarding the item on the following agenda. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, you are encouraged to attend. The Zoning Department may be reached at (330) 856-5223. 

Case 18-A-08: Conditional Use Request & Variance –730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Parcel ID# 28-006504, Warren, Ohio, 44484. 

Location:               ± 4.7 acre parcel situated on the on the northeast corner of Howland Wilson Road NE and Singing Hills Drive NE.

Zoning:                 R-1 Single-Family Residential.

Requests:             Conditional Use Request citing the Howland Township Zoning Resolution: Section 4.04, Permitted Uses Table. Applicant requests a conditional use for the continued and expanded use of R-1 property for a place of worship and associated functions. Proposed construction includes a small welcome room, rest rooms, and a multi-purpose accessory addition.

                                           Variance Request from the Howland Township Zoning Resolution: Section 4.06(F)(11), Site and Building Design Standards, in reference to Section 5: Corridor Review Districts, (5.04)(D) (2)(b) Roof Shapes, whichrequires that where a flat roof is constructed, it shall be enclosed on all sides by a parapet of at least 42 inches in height above the roof surface. Applicant requests a variance of 24 inches from the required 42 inch parapet wall height on the proposed multi-purpose addition.                                                      

Applicant:           Andrew R. Bednar, Architect, Baker Bednar Snyder & Associates, 628 Niles-Cortland Road SE, Warren, Ohio, 44484, authorized representative of Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Warren, Ohio, 44484.                

               Peter Ross
               Zoning Administrator
               HOWLAND TOWNSHIP

               Published in the Monday, October 8, 2018 edition of the Tribune Chronicle