WARSAW — During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Warsaw, the Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals granted an exception to Nicholas and Brittany Denney to allow a home based business, veggie sales, on Jefferson Street in Silver Lake. The exception also allows a greenhouse and deer processing and a variance was granted to allow the greenhouse to remain 5 feet from the alley and three other buildings to be placed.
Approval must also be given by the Silver Lake Town Board.
Other agenda items included:
• Andrew and Misty Snyder were granted a variance to allow construction of an attached garage 9 feet from the side property line, not the 5 feet originally requested, on Southwood Drive in Wayne Township.
• Carlos Rico was granted an exception to allow outside storage of materials and parking of equipment on CR 200W, south of CR 400N in Plain Township.
• John Cape was granted a variance to allow an enclosed porch on EMS W16 Lane in Tippecanoe Township and he must provide a survey prior to being issued a permit.
• Josh Baughman was granted a variance to allow an existing foundation to remain as placed without a hearing or permit on Village Street, east of Church Street in Pierceton.
• James Kvidera was granted a variance to permit construction of a carport on EMS B60 Lane in Tippecanoe Township.
• Randall Ruppel was granted an exception to allow a shed to remain on Lakewood Avenue, east of Elm Street in Wayne Township, but the shed must be removed if he sells the property.
• David Anderson’s petition for a variance to allow construction of a deck with a roof was denied because the BZA felt it was not compatible with the surrounding area on EMS B40F Lane in Tippecanoe Township.
• Steven and Angel Moed were granted a variance to build a second story above a garage on 1st Trail, northwest of 2nd Trail in Tippecanoe Township.
• Rex and Yvonne Myers were granted a variance to build a moveable shed on Edgewater Street, north of Dixie Drive in Lake Township.
• Lawrence Wilder was granted a variance to allow a shed to be placed 5 feet from the west property line, not 2 feet as originally requested on Wade Lane, west of 7th Trail in Tippecanoe Township.
• Donald Mort’s petition to allow a residence to remain as built on Center Street at the intersection with Epworth Forest Road in Tippecanoe Township was tabled until the October meeting to allow for a survey and written consent from the south property owner.
• Mike and Kim Keleher were granted a variance to permit construction of a new residence 25 feet from the right of way, not 20 feet as requested, on Sunrise Drive, northeast of Venetian Drive in Turkey Creek Township.
• Joel Wihebrink’s petition for an exception to construct three commercial warehouses on Stoneburner Road, east of Chapman Lake in Plain Township, was tabled until the October meeting for a more detailed site plan to be presented including proper screening.
• Mark Deister was granted an exception to construct a shed on a tract without a residence on Hiawatha Lane at the intersection with Hatchery Road in Turkey Creek Township.
• Matthew Klotz’s petition for an exception to allow two residences on Treasure Island Road, south of Rainbow in Turkey Creek Township, was tabled until October to allow him to talk with the Enchanted Hills Property Owners Association.
• Robert Van Rosendale was granted an exception to construct a covered deck on EMS T26 Lane in Plain Township.
• Kathy Selby was granted a variance to allow three residence additions and new pitched roof to be installed on EMS B54 Lane, south of Barbee Road in Tippecanoe Township.
• Rosella Felts’ petition for a variance to allow a carport to remain as placed on Sycamore Hill Lane, southeast of Sycamore Trail in Seward Township was tabled until the October meeting due to drainage concerns of adjacent property owners.