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File #: 18-2059    Version: 1 Name: 1/22/19 ITC Phoenix Utility Substation Planned Project Site Plan
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/22/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Enactment date: 1/22/2019 Enactment #: R-19-035
Title: Resolution to Approve ITC Phoenix Utility Substation Planned Project Site Plan, at 2001 Dhu Varren Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 8 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Attachments: 1. Citizen Participation Meeting Packet.pdf, 2. ITC Substation CPC Minutes from 11-20-2018 Meeting.pdf, 3. Staff Report for 2001 Dhu Varren - ITC Phoenix Utility Substation .pdf
Related files: 18-1953
Title
Resolution to Approve ITC Phoenix Utility Substation Planned Project Site Plan, at 2001 Dhu Varren Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 8 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Memorandum
Attached is a resolution to approve ITC Phoenix Utility Substation Planned Project Site Plan. Approval of this resolution will allow for the expansion of an existing utility substation and the construction of a 100 foot tall monopole, a 70 foot tall lighting mast, and a 65 foot tall H frame structure on 12.87 acres.

Petition Summary:

* The Site Plan proposes to expand the existing DTE substation at the southwest corner, install a 100 foot tall monopole, a 70 foot tall monopole, and a 65 foot tall H frame structure.

* The petitioner is proposing to remove a woodland west of the existing substation consisting mostly of invasive species of trees and planting 165 native trees on the site. Most of the new trees will be planted on the south and east sides. The north side of the site abuts Foxfire West Park.

* A stormwater detention system is proposed to be provided on-site to handle a 100 year storm event.

The City Planning Commission, at its meeting of November 20, 2018, recommended approval of this request.

Attachments: Proposed Resolution
11/20/18 Planning Staff Report
11/20/18 Planning Commission Minutes
7/24/18 Citizen Participation Report
Staff
Prepared By: Jeff Kahan, City Planner
Reviewed By: Brett Lenart, Planning Manager
Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved By: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The ITC Holdings Corporation has requested planned project site plan approval in order to expand an existing DTE substation;

Whereas, The Ann Arbor City Planning Commission, on November 20, 2018, recommended approval of the planned project petition which would allow the maximum height of three utility structures to exceed the 35 foot height limitation by 65 feet, 35 feet, and 30 feet;

Whereas, The development would comply with t...

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