Minneapolis Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda 

Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Thursday, February 14, 2013
Room 317, City Hall
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1385
Board Membership: Sean Cahill, Matt Ditzler, John Finlayson, Pam Meier, James Nutt, Dan Ogiba, Matt Perry, Dick Sandberg, and Ami Thompson
Committee Clerk: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2615

Call to Order

 
Roll Call Vote
Approval of Actions from the January 31, 2013, meeting.
Approval of Agenda
Petitions and Communications

Public Hearings

Introduction to the Public Hearing
Public Hearing
1.   247 Chicago Avenue South (BZZ #5910, Ward 7) (Steen) (Staff Report)
Appeal: Application by Eric H. Galatz, on behalf of Megabus USA, LLC, for an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s determination that the bus passenger loading and unloading at 247 Chicago Avenue South is classified as a Bus Turnaround under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, thus requiring a conditional use permit (CUP).
Recommended Motion: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Board of Adjustment continue the appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s determination that the bus passenger loading and unloading at 247 Chicago Avenue is classified as a Bus Turnaround under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, thus requiring a conditional use permit (CUP), two-cycles to the March 21, 2013, Board of Adjustment public hearing.
2.   1109 7th Street Southeast (BZZ #5917, Ward 3) (Sether) (Staff Report)
Variance: Daniel Perkins on behalf of KLP Real Estate, LLC, has applied for a variance to reduce the minimum lot area requirement from 10,000 square feet to approximately 9,480 square feet (5.2%) to allow for the conversion from a single-family dwelling to a two-family dwelling located at 1109 7th Street Southeast in the R2B Two-Family District and UA University Area Overlay District
Recommended Motion: The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the Board of Adjustment continue the variance to reduce the minimum lot area requirement from 10,000 square feet to approximately 9,480 square feet (5.2%) to allow for the conversion from a single-family dwelling to a two-family dwelling located at 1109 1109 7th Street Southeast in the R2B Two-Family District and UA University Area Overlay District, one-cycle to the February 28, 2013, Board of Adjustment public hearing.

For Discussion

Unfinished Business
New Business
2012 Zoning Board of Adjustment Annual Report
Adjournment
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Last updated Feb 6, 2013