Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall
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Committee Members Present: Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Reich (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Johnson
Council Committee Coordinator: Anissa Hollingshead (612) 673-2296
1. Above the Falls Master Plan Update:
Approve the Above the Falls Plan Update document and amend the policy guidance for the area into the City's comprehensive plan, as amended by the Planning Commission. (Wards 1, 3, 4, and 5)
Referred by Planning Commission 04/22/2013
2. Flea Markets (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
Approve ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code, regarding defining exhibition or temporary markets (e.g. flea markets) and allowing this use as a temporary use with specific development standards, as follows:
a) Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions;
b) Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement;
c) Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability;
d) Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards; and
e) Chapter 543 relating to On-Premise Signs.
Return Chapters 537, 541, 546, 547, 548, 549, 550 and 551 to author.
Appeal from the Heritage Preservation Commission 4/16/2013
3. 2320 Colfax Avenue South:
Appeal filed by Michael Crow from the decision of the Heritage Preservation Commission granting an appeal of the Planning Director's determination that 2320 Colfax Avenue South did not meet the Heritage Preservation Regulations' definition of a historic resource. (Ward 10)
4. Five15 On the Park (formerly Currie Park Lofts) (1500, 1506 & 1514 6th St N; 1500, 1501, 1506, 1507 & 1515 5th St S; and 1505 & 1509 4th St S):
Appeal filed by Mohamed Abdullahi from the decision of the Planning Commission granting the following land use applications:
a) Conditional use permit for Phase I of a two-phase Planned Unit Development with an alternative request for yards;
b) Variance of the interior/rear yard setbacks along the north property lines;
c) Variance of the interior/rear yard setbacks along the east property lines;
d) Variance to allow a child care center in excess of 2,000 square feet at approximately 3,000 square feet;
e) Variance of the Pedestrian-Oriented Overlay District standards pertaining to curb cut width from 20 feet to 24 feet;
f) Variance of the loading requirement to allow one small loading space;
g) Site Plan Review for a new six-story mixed-use development that includes 260 dwelling units with a total of 271 bedrooms and approximately 6,000 square feet of ground level neighborhood-serving retail spaces; and
h) Preliminary plat for the subject properties (Ward 2).
Staff Report: Five15 On the Park-RCA; Five15 On the Park-RPT; CPC Minutes
Action Taken at Z&P 4/4/2013: Appeal denied and land use applications approved
Action Taken by the City Council 4/12/2013: Referred item back to the Zoning & Planning Committee for the determination of the need for an EAW
Action Taken at Z&P 4/18/2013: Land use applications postponed until completion of an EAW.
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Last updated May 21, 2013