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SCENIC & HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

MAY 24, 2021        4:00 PM

COMMON COUNCIL CHAMBERS – CITY HALL

 

 

S&H Case No.: 11-21                                                   Zone: S&H

215 Rutger Street                                                       Cert. of Appropriateness

Applicant:  Dan Cozza

Owner:  Dan Cozza

 

In accordance with the requirements contained in Section 2-29-294 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Utica, the applicant is seeking approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness in order to install a fence at the above referenced property. 

 

The applicant is proposing to install a 5’ high black wrought iron open style fence in the front yard.  The proposed fence will extend off of the smallest bump out edge on the side of the home and enclose the side/rear yard.   The fence will be similar to the decorative wrought iron detail on the front of the home.

 

S&H Case No.: 12-21                                                      Zone: S&H

2633 Genesee Street                                                      Cert. of Appropriateness

Applicant:  Karie Mathews

Owner:  Karie Mathews

 

In accordance with the requirements contained in Section 2-29-294 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Utica, the applicant is seeking approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness in order to make exterior improvements at the above referenced property.

 

The applicant is proposing to paint the exterior of the house white.  The house currently is a shade of grey/blue.  The moldings/trim will be scraped and repainted white. 

 

S&H Case No.: 10-21                                                    Zone: S&H

2711 Genesee Street                                                    Cert. of Appropriateness

Applicant:  Utica Sign and Graphics

Owner:  GPO Federal Credit Union

 

In accordance with the requirements contained in Section 2-29-294 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Utica, the applicant is seeking approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness in order to install signage at the above referenced property.

 

The applicant is proposing to install a double sided LED message center for GPO Federal Credit Union.  Header portion of the sign will be fabricated from aluminum with a white polycarbonate face, internal LED’s and translucent graphics with the logo.  The bottom portion of the sign will house LED message boards attached to a steel frame covered with an aluminum skin.  The bottom tan cladding will be fabricated from aluminum substrate. 

 

Overall size including bottom cladding: 80” x 96”

Overall sign dimensions:                       60” x 96” (5’x 8’)

LED Message Board:    Cabinet:           35” x 90”

                                    Image Area      29” x 87”

Header Panel:                                       18” x 96”

Cladding with Address:                         6” x 88”

Metal Cladding Base:                           20” x 88”

 

The applicant had the opportunity to modify the proposal to reflect the advice of the Commission members to include a little more solid grey between the LED screen and the white illuminated area of the sign so they are distinctly different elements.  The base color is the original color as proposed. They have incorporated the grey, cream and white colors from the building on this proposal for the sign.