Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, February 12, 2009

9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members: Council Members Schiff, Remington, Goodman, Samuels,
Gordon, Colvin Roy (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296

Public Hearings

1. Heritage Preservation Regulations (Preservation Code Amendments):

Approve ordinance amending Title 23, Chapter 599 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Heritage Preservations Regulations, (to update regulations related to demolition, designation, and historic resources; to introduce article on conservation districts; and to clarify (as housekeeping) language within each article of the chapter).

Action Taken: Postponed One Month to March 12, 2009

Consent Items

2. Metrodome Sign Regulations (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Approve ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, regarding revising sign regulations applicable to a regional sports arena to allow additional signage to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, as follows:

a. Chapter 543 relating to On-Premise Signs;

b. Chapter 544 relating to Off-Premise Advertising Signs and Billboards.

Action Taken: Approved as Amended, to limit the size of the allowed free standing sign to its current height

3. Ground Level Active Uses (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (requiring buildings to accommodate ground level active functions facing public streets), as follows:
a. Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review, and

b. Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability.

Recommended Action/Action Taken: Referred to CPED/Planning Division

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

Next Regular Z&P Meeting: February 26, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: February 20, 2009

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