Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, May 14, 2009

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

NOTE: All cellular telephones, pagers and BlackBerry devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

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

Committee Members Absent - Colvin Roy

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

Public Hearings

1. 2426 Plymouth Avenue N:

Appeal from the decision of the BOA denying an application for a Certificate of nonconforming use to legally establish a mixed use building with four dwelling units and a commercial tenant space in the R1A district (Ward 5).

Action Taken: Appeal denied, and staff directed to draft supplemental findings

Consent Items

2. Cedar and Lake Shopping Center (1825 Lake St E, 3005 Cedar Ave S, 3015 Cedar Ave S, & 3017 Cedar Ave S):

Approve petition to rezone the properties to add the TP Transitional Parking Overlay District, to allow for an accessory parking lot, and adopt staff findings(Ward 9).

Action Taken: Approved

3. Augsburg College (7th Street S between 20th & 21st Aves S):

Approve application to vacate a segment of a public street adjacent to the subject properties to allow for future improvements on the site and adopt staff findings (Ward 2).

Action Taken: Approved

Discussion Items

4. On-Premise Signs (Zoning Code Text Amendments and Building Code Amendment):

a) Consider Ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (to comprehensively review and revise the current zoning code regulations relating to on-premise signs), as follows:

1) Chapter 520, related to Introductory Provisions,

2) Chapter 543, related to On-Premise Signs, and

3) Chapter 551, related to Overlay.

b) Return Chapters 525, 531, and 535 to author.

c) Approve Ordinances amending Title 5 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code, (to comprehensively review and revise the current zoning code regulations relating to on-premise signs), as follows:

1) Chapter 95, related to Projections and Encroachments, and

2) Chapter 109, related to Signs and Billboards.

Action Taken: Amended and Sent Forward without recommendation

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: June 4, 2009

Next City Council Meeting: May 22, 2009

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