The Genesee County Planning Council is expected to review on Thursday a revised site plan submitted by smartDESIGN Architecture for exterior modifications to 99 Main St., Batavia – the future site of the Buffalo Implants and Periodontics office.
The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at County Building 2 on West Main Street Road.
According to documents submitted by project manager Todd Audsley, further changes in the design and elevation of the facade are required due to issues with product availability and subcontractors.
Specifically, the new plan calls for the construction of an “on-site built wood-frame storefront wrapped in exterior fracture metal, with a metal standing seam bypassing the line of the second story, which forms a small hood on the floor. above the recessed entrance ”.
The original concept was an aluminum storefront with a fabric awning over the recessed door.
County planning staff recommend approval of the overhaul as it still meets the design guidelines of the City of Batavia in the Central Business District (C-3).
The $ 1.1 million renovation and restoration of the historic three-story, 7,500 square foot building is part of the downtown New York State revitalization initiative. The dental office is on the first floor while the second floor is being developed for commercial offices and the third floor will consist of two two-bedroom apartments at market price.
Another reference to note on Thursday’s agenda is a site plan review and a special use permit application for an Amherst company to erect two wind turbines at 2311 Bennett Road in the town. by Darien.
Whitecap Electric, LLC, is looking to install a pair of wind turbines up to 2.5 megawatts each with a total height of approximately 450 feet. The bottom of the blade would be more than 30 feet above any obstruction within a 250 foot radius.
The $ 6 million project is intended to comply with the 5 megawatt cap for net metering in New York City and will be connected to the grid as part of the Community Distributed Generation (CDG) compensation scheme.
County planning staff recommend approval with changes focused on an appropriate decommissioning plan, visual impact study and bird analysis, stormwater pollution prevention plan, and application for verification of address 9-1-1 with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.
Photo: Revised facade design at 99 Main St., Batavia. Courtesy of the Genesee County Planning Department.