Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Regular Meeting

October 13, 2016 - 9:30 a.m.

Room 317, City Hall

 

Members Present:  Council Members Lisa Bender (Chair), Lisa Goodman, Andrew Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Kevin Reich

Members Absent: Council Member Abdi Warsame

Council Committee Coordinator:  Diana Armstrong, 612-673-2371

Public Hearing

1.    Conditional use permit, variances, and site plan review appeal: Nic Puzak, 1501 Como Ave SE (16-01372)

Considering an appeal submitted by Nic Puzak of the following City Planning Commission decisions approving land use applications (BZZ-7847) for the property located at 1501 Como Ave SE, to allow construction of a multiple-family dwelling:

       1.    A conditional use permit to increase the maximum allowed height of a building from 2.5 stories to 3 stories, subject to conditions.

       2.    A variance to reduce the minimum front yard requirement adjacent to the 15th Ave SE from 15 feet to 0 feet, subject to conditions.

       3.    A variance to reduce the minimum interior side yard requirement adjacent to the north lot line from 9 feet to 6 feet.

       4.    A variance to reduce the minimum rear yard requirement adjacent to the east lot line from 5 feet to 0 feet to allow a transformer, subject to conditions.

       5.    A variance to reduce the minimum parking requirement from 15 spaces to 12 spaces, subject to conditions.

       6.    A site plan review to allow a 3-story residential building with 30 units, subject to conditions.

       Action Taken: Denied.

2.    Interim use permit: Metro Transportation Network, 4640 Lyndale Ave N (16-01373)

Approving an application submitted by D’Angelos Svenkeson of Thor Development on behalf of Metro Transportation Network, for an interim use permit (BZZ-7949) allowing a temporary bus garage and maintenance facility on the property located at 4640 Lyndale Ave N for a period lasting until June 30, 2017, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

3.    Interim use permit: Thomas and Sons, 2 Dowling Ave N (16-01374)

Approving an application submitted by Kyle Thomas of Thomas and Sons for an interim use permit (BZZ-7953) allowing a temporary concrete, asphalt and rock crushing facility at 2 Dowling Ave N until November 24, 2016, subject to conditions.

Action Taken: Approved.

Consent

4.    Rezoning: Chris Iverson, 3454 33rd Ave S (16-01393)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Chris Iverson, notwithstanding staff recommendation, to rezone (BZZ-7861) the property located at 3454 33rd Ave S from the R1A Single-Family District to the R2B Two-Family District, to make the existing legally nonconforming duplex a conforming use and add an accessory dwelling unit to the property.

2.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

Action Taken: Approved.

5.    Rezoning: Mohammad Islam, 2444 Logan Ave N (16-01394)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Mohammad Islam, to rezone (BZZ-7876) the property located at 2444 Logan Ave N from R1A Single-Family District to R3 Multiple Family District, to re-establish rights to an existing four-unit building.

2.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

Action Taken: Approved.

6.    Right-of-way vacation: Canadian Pacific, Part of 31st Ave NE, as shown as 32nd Ave in the plat of Durand’s Addition to Minneapolis (16-01395)

1.    Approving an application submitted by Canadian Pacific to vacate part of 31st Ave NE, as shown as 32nd Ave in the plat of Durand’s Addition to Minneapolis.

2.    Passage of Resolution approving Vac-1662.

Action Taken: Approved.

7.    Snow storage ordinance (15-01047)

1.    Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, amending regulations relating to snow storage:

1.    Chapter 520 Introductory Provisions.

2.    Chapter 536 Specific Development Standards.

3.    Chapter 550 Industrial Districts.

4.    Chapter 551 Overlay Districts.

2.    Returning to author:

1.    Chapter 525 Administration and Enforcement.

2.    Chapter 530 Site Plan Review.

3.    Chapter 535 Regulations of General Applicability.

4.    Chapter 546 Residence Districts.

5.    Chapter 547 Office Residence Districts.

6.    Chapter 548 Commercial Districts.

7.    Chapter 549 Downtown Districts.

Action Taken: Approved.

8.    Split zoning ordinance (16-00698)

Referring to staff an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 535 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Regulations of General Applicability, amending regulations for lots containing two or more zoning classifications.

Action Taken: Referred to staff.

 

Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting:  October 21, 2016

Next Zoning & Planning Committee meeting:  October 27, 2016

Submit written comments about agenda items to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov

 

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