Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Thursday, October 22, 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,
Gordon, Colvin Roy (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Samuels
Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296
Appeal filed from the decision of the City Planning Commission denying applications for a certificate of non-conforming use and a change of non-conforming use to allow for the establishment of a contractor's office in an existing building (Ward 4).
Action Taken: Appeal granted and staff directed to supplement findings and to work with the applicants to add conditions to the approvals
2 Ahmed Osman (1609 Chicago Avenue):
a. Appeal filed by Ahmed Osman, on behalf of Dahabshiil Properties, from the decision of the City Planning Commission denying applications for a conditional use permit for minor auto repair, a conditional use permit for a shopping center, and site plan review to allow for a minor auto repair use in an existing multi-tenant building (Ward 7).
Action Taken: Appeal denied
Also under consideration and not subject to the appeal:
b. Recommendation of the City Planning Commission to deny petition to rezone the property from C1 to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to allow for establishing a minor auto repair use (Ward 7)
Action Taken: Approved recommendation to deny rezoning
Recommendation Referred from City Planning Commission 9/28/2009
3. Ground Level Active Functions (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
Approve ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, regarding 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.
Action Taken: Approved
4. Zoning Code Text and Map Amendment Work Plan:
Approve Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Planning Division's Zoning Code Text and Map Amendment Work Plan (All Wards).
Action Taken: Plan approved as amended, as a staff direction to be received and filed
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: November 5, 2009
Next City Council Meeting: October 30, 2009
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