MINNEAPOLIS ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

REGULAR MEETING ACTIONS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

4:30 p.m. | City Hall, Room 317 | 350 South 5th Street | Minneapolis, MN 55415

Committee Clerk

Rachel Blanford - 612.673.3153

Board Members Present

Matt Perry, Chair | John Finlayson |Adam Hutchens | Eric Johannessen | Dan Ogiba | Dick Sandberg

Board Members Present

Taylor Cooper | Jacob Saufley, Vice Chair

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the actions from the September 12, 2019 meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING

1.      3412 Park Terrace, Ward 12

Staff report by Alex Kohlhaas, PLAN9148

The Zoning Board of Adjustment adopted staff findings for the application by Karina Quevedo for the property located at 3412 Park Terrace:

A.     Variance to reduce the front yard setback.

Motion: Approved the variance to reduce the front yard setback from 25 feet to 21.6 feet for construction of a dormer addition, subject to the following conditions:

1.      Approval of final site, elevation, and floor plans by the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.

2.      All site improvements shall be completed by September 26, 2021, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for noncompliance.

Absent: Cooper and Saufley

Approved on consent

2.      5014 Fremont Ave S, Ward 13

Staff report by Leah Dawkins, PLAN9566

The Zoning Board of Adjustment adopted staff findings for the application by Gregg Hanson for the property located at 5014 Fremont Ave South:

A.     Variance to reduce the north side yard setback

Motion: Approved the variance for a reduction of the side yard setback, subject to the following conditions:

1.      Approval of the final site, elevation, and floor plans by the Department of Community Planning and Economic Development.

2.      All site improvements shall be completed by September 26, 2021 unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance.

Absent: Cooper and Saufley

Approved on consent

BOARD BUSINESS

BOARD UPDATES

·        Appeal filed for the denial of 500 Nicollet Mall to amend the NM Nicollet Mall Overlay District street level retail standards was withdrawn.

·        Janelle Widmeier, Principal City Planner, updated the Board on proposed regulatory changes in conjunction with the 2040 plan.

·        Chair Perry proposed amending the quorum requirements slightly in the bylaws.  He will send proposed language to staff for noticing.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 4:53pm.

NEXT REGULAR ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEETING: OCTOBER 10, 2019

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Last updated Sep 27, 2019

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