Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

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

Public Hearings

1. Kevin & Valerie Holler (4420 Humboldt Avenue N):

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

Consent Items

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

Discussion Items

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

Attention: If you want help translating this information, call - Hmong - Ceeb toom. Yog koj xav tau kev pab txhais cov xov no rau koj dawb, hu (612) 673-2800; Spanish - Atención. Si desea recibir asistencia gratuita para traducir esta información, llama (612) 673-2700; Somali - Ogow. Haddii aad dooneyso in lagaa kaalmeeyo tarjamadda macluumaadkani oo lacag la’ aan wac (612) 673-3500

If you need a disability related accommodation, please contact councilcommitteecoordinators@minneapolismn.gov

Last updated Oct. 18, 2011