Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda 

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Regular Meeting
June 21, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Reich, Johnson - 6 (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator: Jackie Hanson (612) 673-2046


Referred by City Planning Commission 5/21/2012
Planning Commission RCA; Planning Commission Minutes
Note: Discussion items 1 and 2 are not public hearing items

 1.  38th Street LRT Station Area Plan Rezoning Study/East of Hiawatha Ave (Zoning Code Map Amendment):
      a) Approve ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  Zoning Districts and Maps Generally, rezoning property within a portion of the study area that is east of Hiawatha Ave; and 
      b) Find that obtaining consent signatures for the rezoning of properties from residential to commercial would be impractical (Wards 9 & 12).

      Staff Report:  38th Street LRT Station Rezoning Staff Report; 38th Street LRT Station Rezoning CPC Ordn List; 38th Street LRT Station Rezoning Map 
Action Taken:  Sent forward without recommendation

 2.  Trader Joe's, 2700, 2708, 2712, 2716 and 2720/2724 Lyndale Ave S:
      Approve petition to rezone the properties from the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District to the C2 Neighborhood Corridor Commercial District to allow a new 14,299 square foot Trader Joe's that includes approximately 1,200 square foot beer/wine store on the property. (Ward 10)

      Staff Report:  Trader Joe's Staff Report
      Action Taken:  Denied rezoning & directed staff to draft findings of fact for adoption by the full Council

Referred by City Council 6/15/2012

 3.  Zoning Code Text Amendment - Maximum Occupancy of Dwelling Units:
      Recommendation of Committee to return to author the following ordinances amending the Zoning Code:
      a) Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions;
      b) Chapter 527 relating to Planned Unit Development;
      c) Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts;
      d) Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts;
      e) Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts;
      f)  Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts;
      g) Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.

      Staff Report:  None.
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff for analysis

 4.  Zoning Code Text Amendment - Film, Video and Audio Production Use Standards:
      Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 536 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code:  Specific Development Standards, establishing an exception to the minimum window requirement for film, video, and audio production uses. (Schiff)

      Staff Report:  None.
      Action Taken:  Referred to staff for analysis

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

Next Committee Meeting:  July 12, 2012

Committee actions referred to the next Council Meeting:  June 29, 2012

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