WARSAW — Eventually there will be a new business along SR 13, north of CR 1000N and just south of Syracuse. The Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals hearing officer approved petitions for Robert Vandal that will mean a coffee house and brew pub restaurant of some type will be located on the site of the former Lake City Awning business.
Matt Sandy, assistant planning director for the county, noted no specific name was given for the business and an exception was also granted to allow a drive through to be added.
Agenda items considered by the county BZA Tuesday, Sept. 13, included:
• Charles Rice was granted a variance to permit allowing a tract of ground to remain as created on EMS T34C Lane in Plain Township.
• Carroll McCreary’s petition to allow a roof over an existing platform on a house on Warren Avenue, southwest of High Street in Seward Township, was denied. When the home was built there was a condition attached the platform could not be covered.
• Glenda Michael was granted a variance to cover and screen an existing concrete patio on Van Ness Road at the intersection with Wooster Road in Washington Township.
• Three petitions for Parallel Infrastructure, one of which was for a cellphone tower, were denied. The fall radius of the tower would encroach into the right of way in the area of CR 800N and CR 800W in Scott Township.
• Donald Gunden was granted a variance to permit construction of a new residence on Northshore Drive at Syracuse Lake in Turkey Creek Township.
• Ray Ulch was granted a variance to permit construction of a residence accessory on EMS T3 Lane in Tippecanoe Township.
• Jerrold and Peggy Weissinger were granted a variance to permit allowing a residence accessory addition on EMS T31 Lane at Oswego Lake in Plain Township.
• David Kessen was granted a variance to allow a garage with living quarters on Sunrise Drive, east of Rosella in Turkey Creek Township. But he and Sandra Kessen were denied a variance to create a first floor living space below a second story on Rosella Street at Lake Wawasee, mainly due to the lot being too small to allow for adequate parking.
• Kay Mayo was granted a variance to allow a trailer to be placed 3 feet from another unit and 13 feet off the road on McKenna Road, west of CR 650E in Tippecanoe Township.
• Word of Trust Ministry was granted a variance to allow an existing parsonage and residence addition to remain as placed with the condition a new permit is acquired. The property is on East Street, south of Catherine Street in Milford.
• Ryan and Heather Jackson were granted a variance to construct a residence addition on Warren Street, southwest of High Street in Seward Township. They must, however, obtain a cross easement from a neighbor for the construction and maintenance.
• James Glasson was granted a variance to replace windows with walls on an existing sunroom on Warren Street in Seward Township.