Ocean View: Board of Adj.: 54 Atlantic Ave. April 18, 2013

54 Atlantic Avenue (PIDN: 047.100 / Sussex CTM#: 134-12.00-646.00)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY the Board of Adjustment of the Town of Ocean View that a public hearing will be held on Application V-267, which is a request for a variance from Sign Regulations and Requirements as required by Article XIX, § 222-82-F: Signs, Number and Surface Area (2) and Article XXI, § 222-90-A (2) and (3) and § 222-94-B (2) and (3) submitted by K. William Scott, Esq., on behalf of the property owner 26 Centre LLC. Article XIX, § 222-82-F: Signs, Number and Surface Area (2) requires inclusion of frames and structural members, not bearing advertising matter, in the computation of surface area, Article XXI, § 222-90-A (2) requires a detached sign to have a minimum setback of 12 feet from the front street property line and 30 feet from any other street line or property line and § 222-90-A (3) permits only one detached sign on a lot or undivided parcel of land. § 222-94-B (2) & (3) limits the size of a sign to 24 square feet on a single side or 48 square feet in total on a lot with one or two businesses and additionally § 222-94-B (3) limits each business on a multi business site to one ten square foot wall sign and one instructional sign for each entrance or exit in the general business district wherein this parcel is located.
This variance seeks to permit erection and placement of a two sided detached sign, whose frame and structural members will not be included in the computation of the surface area (§ 222-82-F), will have a single side square footage exceeding the single and double side square footage as permissible by Code (§ 222-94-B (2) & (3), will encroach into the required 30 foot minimum setback from any other street or property line (§ 222-90-A(2)), and two additional detached directional signs on the lot (§ 222-90-A(3)) each of which are two sided with 8 +/- square feet per side that will encroach into the required 12 foot minimum setback from the front street line and one will encroach into the required 30 foot minimum setback from any other street or property line (§ 222-90-A(2)).The variance also seeks to permit the placement of four wall signs that would exceed the permissible number of one wall sign (§ 222-94-B (3), all of which would exceed the maximum ten square feet permissible by Code (§ 222-94-B (3)) on property located at 54 Atlantic Avenue (PIDN: 047.100 / Sussex CTM#: 134-12.00-646.00).
The hearing will be held at the Town Hall located at 32 West Avenue at 5 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter on Thursday, April 18, 2013.
The appropriate material may be examined by interested parties on the second floor of the Wallace A. Melson Municipal Building located at 201 Central Avenue between 8:30 a.m. and noon and 1 through 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All interested parties are welcome to attend and present their views. If unable to attend the public hearing, written comments will be accepted but must be received prior to the hearing.
For additional information, please contact Town Administrative Official Charles McMullen at 302-539-1208 or via email at admintov@oceanviewde.com.
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