MINNEAPOLIS CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA: March 30, 2015

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

Committee Clerk

Lisa Kusz - 612.673.3710

Commissioners

Matthew Brown, President  |  John Slack, Vice President  |  Alissa Luepke Pier, Secretary | Lisa Bender  

Meg Forney  |  Rebecca Gagnon  |  Ben Gisselman  |  Ryan Kronzer |  Theodore Tucker

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE march 16, 2015, MEETING

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Please note: if you plan on speaking, please sign in on the sheet located in the hallway, and then state your name and address clearly into the microphone when you come up to speak.

1.    Urban Hound Dog Daycare, 6045 Pillsbury Ave, Ward 11

Staff report by Kimberly Holien, BZZ-7052

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Paul Vogelgesang.

A.   Conditional use permit to allow an animal shelter (dog daycare) in the existing building at 6045 Pillsbury Ave S.

Recommended motion: Approve, subject to the following conditions:

1.     The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval.

2.     Dogs shall not be left unattended in any outdoor areas adjacent to the site. Barking dogs shall be returned indoors immediately.

3.     A landscaped yard seven feet in width with plantings a minimum of three feet in height and 60 percent opaque shall be installed between the parking lot and the public street.

4.     Landscaping shall be installed in the paved area between the west building wall and the public street.

2.    3048 12th Ave S, Ward 9

Staff report by Shanna Sether, BZZ-7054

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Joshua Adams.

A.   Expansion of a nonconforming use to allow for an addition to an existing multiple-family dwelling.

Recommended motion: Approve, subject to the following conditions:

1.     The applicant shall provide an open or enclosed porch below the proposed addition.

2.    All site improvements shall be completed by March 30, 2017, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance.

3.    Catholic Eldercare – Transitional Care Unit Expansion, 817 & 909 Main St NE and 900 2nd St NE (804 Main St NE), Ward 3

Staff report by Becca Farrar, BZZ-7046

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the applications by Senior Housing Partners, on behalf of Catholic Eldercare, Inc.

A.   Amend the conditional use permit for a planned unit development in the R5 (Multiple-family) District.

Recommended motion: Approve, subject to the following conditions:

1.     The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval.

2.     As required by section 527.120 of the Zoning Code, the development shall comply with the standards for some combination of the following amenities from Table 527-1, Amenities and those proposed by the applicant totaling a minimum of 5 points: decorative fencing, enhanced exterior lighting, enhanced landscaping, water feature and security cameras. Amend the conditional use permit for a nursing home/assisted living facility.

B.   Amend the conditional use permit for a nursing home/assisted living facility.

Recommended motion: Approve, the conditional use permit to allow 51 assisted living units as well as 24 transitional care units subject to the following condition:

1.     The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval.

C.   Amend the conditional use permit for a development achievement center.

Recommended motion: Approve, the conditional use permit for a development achievement center subject to the following condition:

1.     The conditional use permit shall be recorded with Hennepin County as required by Minn. Stat. 462.3595, subd. 4 before building permits may be issued or before the use or activity requiring a conditional use permit may commence. Unless extended by the zoning administrator, the conditional use permit shall expire if it is not recorded within two years of approval.

D.   Variance for fence height in the required front yard setback along 2nd St NE.

Recommended motion: Approve the variance to increase in fence height in the required front yard setback along 2nd Street NE from four feet to five feet for an open decorative fence.

E.    Site plan review to allow for the construction of a new 3-story, 23,465 square foot addition to an existing assisted living and nursing home facility.

Recommended motion: Approve, the site plan review application to allow for the construction of a new 3-story, 23,465 square foot addition to the existing facility subject to the following conditions:

1.     CPED Staff review and approval of the final site, elevation, lighting and landscaping plans before building permits may be issued.

2.     All site improvements shall be completed by March 16, 2017, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance.

3.     The blank, uninterrupted wall on the east elevation of the proposed addition that exceeds 25 feet in length shall be modified to comply with Section 530.120 of the Zoning Code.

4.     The applicant shall install a dense contiguous hedge that provides parking lot screening year-round along 8th Ave NE as well as to buffer the existing parking lots located along both Main St NE and 2nd St NE as required by Section 530.170 of the Zoning Code.

5.     All on-site dumpsters shall be screened in compliance with Section 535.80 of the Zoning Code.

COMMISSION BUSINESS

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ADJOURNMENT

NEXT REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING: April 13, 2015

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·         Recommendations of the Planning Commission on public hearing items are only forwarded to the Zoning and Planning Committee of the City Council for applications for rezonings, street or alley vacations, Zoning Code text amendments, and comprehensive plan amendments. Planning Commission decisions are final on all other items unless appealed.

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