A former Board of Zoning Adjustment
member, Yousefian argued that downtown restaurants are already tightly regulated, noting they have to get a conditional use permit in order to provide entertainment.
Current regulation for the Design and Review Board only requires that adjacent property owners be notified; for the Board of Zoning Adjustment
, only the appellant and applicant must be involved.
Bob Yousefian, a home remodeler and a member of the city's Board of Zoning Adjustment
, said a moratorium would be a bad idea.
Kazazian was a member of the city's Building Commission from 1981 to 1985, when he was appointed by the City Council to the Board of Zoning Adjustment, on which he served until 1993.
By virtue of his position on the Building Commission and the Board of Zoning Adjustments, he had access to the department staff dealing with his projects far in excess of other citizens.
Kazazian, who sat on the city's Board of Zoning Adjustment
for 15 years, bought 1-1/4 acres of hillside property at 3150 El Tovar Drive in 1974.
At a joint meeting Tuesday of the City Council, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments
, police said they support the banquet hall industry, as long as it operates responsibly, because it generates tax revenues that pay for public services.
The joint study session of the Glendale City Council, the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Adjustments
will take place 10 a.
Yousefian, who served on the Board of Zoning Adjustments
for five years and the council for two years, said the permit rejection was an example of the city applying special scrutiny to development applications from Armenians.
Glendale has 12 other commissions, ranging from the Board of Zoning Adjustments
to the Arts and Culture Commission.
A member of the Glendale Board of Zoning Adjustments
filed a last-minute appeal to his own panel Monday, contending the owner of a mansion on El Tovar Drive should be forced to comply with local codes.
The dealers have the option of appealing to the Board of Zoning Adjustments