Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
August 23, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

NOTE: All cellular telephones and electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

Present:  Committee Members Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Johnson, Reich (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046


Referred by City Planning Commission 7/30/2012
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes

 1.  Stadium Village University Avenue Station Area Plan:
      Approve the Stadium Village University Avenue Station Area Plan document and amend the policy guidance for the area into the City's comprehensive plan, with the plan amendment being subject to final review and approval by the Metropolitan Council.

      Staff Report:  Stadium Village University Ave Station Area Plan Staff Report; Stadium Village University Ave Station Area Plan

Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred by City Planning Commission 8/13/2012
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes

 2.  Remington Campus Apartments, 414 7th Ave SE:
      Approve petition to rezone the property from the R2B Two-family District to the R5 Multiple-family District to allow for the development of the mixed use Andrew Riverside Project (Ward 3).

      Staff Report:  Remington Campus Apartments Staff Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

Referred by City Council 8/17/2012

 3. Flea Market Regulations (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, allowing outdoor flea markets as a regulated use, as follows:
      a) Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions;
      b) Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability;
      c) Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards;
      d) Chapter 537 relating to Accessory Uses and Structures;
      e) Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading;
      f) Chapter 543 relating to On-Premise Signs;
      g) Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts;
      h) Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts;
       i) Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts;
       j) Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts;
      k) Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts; and
       l) Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

      Staff Report:  None.

Action Taken:  Referred to Planning staff for analysis.

Public Hearing

Department of Community Planning & Economic Development - Planning

 4.  Penn and Plymouth NorthPoint Parking Lots, 2201 Plymouth Ave N, 1245 Penn Ave N and 2215 Plymouth Ave N:
      Application for an interim use permit to allow two surface parking facilities to serve the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center and surrounding community (Ward 5).

      Staff Report:  Penn-Plymouth Parking Lot RCA; Penn-Plymouth Parking Lot Staff Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

 5.  Moratorium Waiver, 4525, 4529, 4537 and 4541 France Ave S:
      Waiver request filed by France 44 LLC from the moratorium on large-scale development within neighborhood commercial nodes and along community corridors in the Linden Hills Neighborhood to allow a 60-unit, multi-family residential building that varies in height from two to four stories and has a floor area ratio of more than one and seven-tenths (Ward 13).

      Staff Report:  Moratorium Waiver RCA; Moratorium Waiver Staff Report

Action Taken:  Approved.

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment 6/7/2012

 6.  Single Family Dwelling at 2380 West Lake of the Isles Parkway:
      Appeal filed by Steven Wells from the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment to deny an appeal of the Zoning Administrator's approval of a new single family dwelling on the contention that the front yard setback was improperly determined. (Ward 7)

      Staff Report:  2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy RCA; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy Staff Report; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy BOA Minutes; 2380 W Lake of the Isles Pkwy Hearing Notice
      Appeal continued one cycle 8/9/2012; survey ordered.

Action Taken:  Postponed; public hearing continued to October 11th meeting.

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment 6/28/2012

 7.  West Broadway Curve Project, 1920-2022 W Broadway Ave:
      Appeal filed by Cynthia Lee, on behalf of CommonBond Communities, from the decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment to deny an appeal of the Zoning Administrator's determination that the proposed development is classified as a supportive housing use. (Ward 5)

      Staff Report:  West Broadway Curve RCA; West Broadway Curve Staff Report; West Broadway Curve BOA Minutes; West Broadway Curve Hearing Notice  
      Postponed 8/9/2012

Action Taken:  Postponed; public hearing continued to the first meeting in January 2013.

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Committee Meeting:  September 13, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  August 31, 2012

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