Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting

Thursday, January 7, 2010

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

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Committee Members Present Council Members Schiff, Johnson, Gordon, Reich (quorum 4)

Committee Members Absent: Council Members Tuthill, Goodman

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

Consent Items

1. Twins Way (3rd Avenue North, between 7th Street North and Glenwood Avenue):

Approve petition to name/rename a segment of 3rd Avenue North to Twins Way (Ward 7).

Action Taken: Approved

2. On-Premise Signs (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

a) Approve ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, regarding making corrections to the recently revised zoning code provisions related to on-premise signs, as follows:

1) Chapter 543 relating to On-Premise Signs; and

2) Chapter 544 relating to Off-Premise Signs.

b) Approve ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 109 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Building Code: Billboards, regarding making corrections to the recently revised building code provisions related to on-premise signs.

Action Taken: Approved

3. Installation of Solar Energy Systems (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (to revise standards for installation of solar energy systems), as follows:
a) Amending Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability
b) Amending Chapter 537 relating to Accessory Uses and Structures;
c) Amending Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts;
d) Amending Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts;
e) Amending Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts;
f) Amending Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts;
g) Amending Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

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

4. Revising & Establishing New Zoning Code Definitions (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Subject matter of ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, (to revise existing zoning code definitions, establish new definitions, amend provisions referencing revised definitions accordingly, and amend the tables of permitted and conditional uses accordingly), as follows:
a) Amending Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions;
b) Amending Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts;
c) Amending Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts;
d) Amending Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts;
e) Amending Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts;
f) Amending Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.

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

5. Compensation for City Planning Commission & Board of Adjustment Members (Zoning Code Text Amendment):

Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 525 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Administration and Enforcement, (to adjust the compensation of City Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment members, consistent with the adopted 2010 budget).

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: January 21, 2010

Next City Council Meeting: January 15, 2010

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