Minneapolis Zoning Board of Adjustment Agenda

See actions for this meeting.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

4:30 p.m., Room 317 City Hall

Board Membership: Mr. Matt Ditzler, Mr. John Finlayson, Mr. Paul Gates, Mr. Chris Koch,Ms. Marissa Lasky, Ms. Alissa Luepke Pier, Mr. Bruce Manning and Mr. Matt Perry, Dick Sandberg

Call to Order

Roll Call Vote

Approval of Actions

Approval of the Agenda

Petitions and Communications

Recommended for Consent

Request for Continuance:

PUBLIC HEARING

To Be Heard:

Item continued from September 18, 2008, Board of Adjustment meeting:

1. 5912 Girard Avenue South (BZZ-4141, Ward 13) :

staff report

Dan Radunz has filed an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s decision that the proposed structure

CPED Department Planning Division Recommendation by Mr. Clarksen:

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Planning Division recommends that the Board of Adjustment deny the appeal of the decision of the Zoning Administrator that the proposed structure at 5912 Girard Avenue South 1) exceeds the maximum height regulation resulting in a 3 story dwelling, and 2) the front elevation does not comply with the minimum 15% window requirement for a proposed single family home at 5912 Girard Avenue South in the R1 Single Family Residential District.

2. 1117 Spring Street Northeast (BZZ-4174, Ward 3) :

staff report

Scot Pekarek has applied for a certificate of nonconforming use to legally establish a two family dwelling at 1117 Spring Street Northeast in the R1A Single Family District.

CPED Department Planning Division Recommendation by Mr. Steen:

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Planning Division recommends that the Board of Adjustment adopt the above findings and approve the Certificate of Nonconforming Use to legally establish a two-family dwelling at 1117 Spring Street NE in the R1A Single-Family District.

3. 2609 Fremont Avenue South (BZZ-4176, Ward 10) :

staff report

Nate Morris, on behalf of Laurence Reardon, has filed an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s decision that the existing structure at 2609 Fremont Avenue South is not a lawfully established 16 unit multiple family dwelling.

CPED Department Planning Division Recommendation by Mr. Clarksen:

This item has been withdrawn by the applicant.

4. 4839 Bryant Avenue South (BZZ-4227, Ward 13) :

staff report

Carolyn Moore has filed an appeal of the decision of the Zoning Administrator that property at 4839 Bryant Avenue South is in violation of the Minneapolis Zoning Ordinances Chapter 546 Table 1, as it has been determined by the Zoning Administrator that the current use of the property is substantially similar to a hotel/motel or bed and breakfast, which is prohibited in the R1 zoning district and not a single family dwelling as the appellant asserts.

CPED Department Planning Division Recommendation by Mr. Steen:

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Planning Division recommends denial of the appeal of the decision of the Zoning Administrator.

5. 4323 Dupont Avenue South (BZZ-4204, Ward 13) :

staff report

Jane Hallas has applied for a variance to increase the height of a fence in the interior side yard from 6 feet to 8 feet at 4323 Dupont Avenue South in the R1A, Single-Family District and SH, Shoreland Overlay District.

CPED Department Planning Division Recommendation by Mr. Hanauer:

For Discussion

There are no discussion-only items for this agenda.

Unfinished Business

New Business

Adjournment

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