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Pursuant to Michigan Public Act 110 of 2006, as amended, notice is hereby given that the City of Dexter Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., on Monday, June 20, 2022. The hearing will take place at 3515 Broad St., Dexter, Michigan. The purpose of hearing is to take public comments regarding the following variance application:

The applicant, William Edwards, is requesting the following variance for property located at 7580 Third Street (08-08-05-260-001):

  • A 3.7 -foot variance from the 15-foot front yard setback requirement in Section 20.01 of the City of Dexter Zoning Ordinance to allow construction of an enclosed.

The existing principal structure is a legally non-conforming structure. The proposed rear porch would be an expansion of a legally non-conforming structure. According to Section 4.05, sub-section E.2 non-conforming structures, in any zoning district, may be expanded only after approval by the zoning Board of Appeals, as provided in Section 24.05.F.

The applicant is requesting the variance due to practical difficulties associated with the property. If granted, an 11.3-foot front yard setback from the northern property line (Inverness Street frontage) would be allowed for the building addition.

The application is available for public inspection at the City Offices, 8123 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Dexter, MI 48130; weekdays between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Any questions regarding the application should be directed to the Office of Community Development at 734-580-2233.

Members of the public, who are unable to attend in-person may join the meeting virtually, via Zoom: or dial in by phone: 888-788-0099 or 877-853-5247 Meeting ID: 833 0915 8346

Public comment may be provided during the meeting, either in-person or virtually, or submitted in writing at city offices, located at 8123 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or emailed to the Office of Community Development All comments must be received no later than close of business the day of the meeting.

Sign language interpreter, or other assistance, may be provided upon request to the City Clerk, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Minutes of all meetings are available on the City website,

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