MINNEAPOLIS CITY PLANNING COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA: MAY 9, 2016

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  |  Rebecca Gagnon  |  Ryan Kronzer  |  Nick Magrino  |  Sam Rockwell  |  Amy Sweasy  |  Scott Vreeland

 

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE APRIL 25, 2016, MEETING

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS-APRIL 28, 2016

1.    Land Sale – 4311 Girard Ave N – Green Homes North (Approval) 

Staff report by Rattana Sengsoulichanh

Review for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan the sale of 4311 Girard Ave N for the construction of a single-family home.

Recommended motion: Approve the staff report – the item is consistent with The Minneapolis Plan for Sustainable Growth.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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1.    3219 Portland Ave Rezoning, 3219 Portland Ave S, Ward 9

Staff report by Mei-Ling Smith, BZZ-7621.

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the applications by Victoria Yepez.

A.   Rezoning.

Recommended Motion: Deny the application to rezone the property located at 3219 Portland

Avenue from the R2B Two-Family District to the R3 Multiple-Family District.

 

B.   Variance to reduce the minimum lot area requirement.

Recommended Motion: Deny the application for a variance to reduce the minimum lot area

requirement from 5,000 square feet to 4,720 square feet.

2.    Elan Uptown Center and West, 2828 Dupont Ave S, 2812 Emerson Ave S and 2828 Emerson Ave S, Ward 10

Staff report by Hilary Dvorak, BZZ-7675.

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

A.   Conditional use permit.

Recommended Motion:  Approve the application to amend the previously approved Planned

Unit Development to add a neighborhood-serving retail sales and services use in the building

located at 2828 Dupont Avenue South, 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. The neighborhood-serving retail sales and services use shall only be permitted in the building

    located at 2828 Dupont Avenue South.

3. No more than two signs shall be allowed for the neighborhood-serving retail sales and

    services use. The sings shall be either wall signs or projecting signs or a combination of the

    two. If wall signs are installed they shall be no larger than 16 square feet in area and if

    projecting signs are installed they shall be no larger than 12 square feet in area. The overall

    height of the signs shall be no taller than 14 feet.

3.    3535 Grand, 3535-43 Grand Ave S, Ward 8

Staff report by Shanna Sether, BZZ-7665.

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Tony Kriha, of The Lander Group.

A.   Site plan review amendment.

Recommended Motion: Approve the application for site plan review, subject to the following

conditions:

 

1. The conditions of approval for BZZ 7112 shall remain applicable.

2. The primary exterior material utilized on the front façade shall be incorporated on the side

    and rear elevations to ensure a degree of consistency on all sides of the building as

    required by section 530.120 of the zoning code.

3. Department of Community Planning and Economic Development staff review and approval

    of the final building elevations, floor, site, lighting and landscape plans.

4. Site improvements required by Chapter 530 or by the City Planning Commission shall be

    completed by June 1, 2017, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit

    may be revoked for non-compliance.

4.    Withdrawal Management Expansion and New Mental Health Crisis Stabilization

Center, 1800 Chicago Ave, Ward 6

Staff report by Shanna Sether, BZZ-7673.

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the conditional use permit by Hennepin County. 

A.   Conditional use permit.

Recommended Motion: Approve the application for an amendment of the conditional use

permit to add 15 additional detox beds and 16 new mental health crisis stabilization beds, within

an existing hospital, 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.

 

COMMISSION BUSINESS

COMMISSION UPDATES

ADJOURNMENT

NEXT REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING: MAY 23, 2016

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·         Please contact staff after the hearing if you have any questions regarding your project.

·         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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