Zoning & Planning Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Room 317, City Hall
Committee Members Present: Schiff, Tuthill, Goodman, Gordon, Reich (quorum 4)
Committee Members Absent: Johnson
1.   Urban Homeworks, 2015 Emerson Avenue North (2009 Emerson Avenue North):
Approve petition from Urban Homeworks to rezone the property located at 2015 Emerson Avenue North from the R5 Multiple-family District, C1 Neighborhood Commercial District, and WB West Broadway Overlay District to the C1 Neighborhood Commercial District maintaining the WB West Broadway Overlay District, to legalize an existing contractor’s office. (Wards 5 & 3)
Staff Reports: Urban Homeworks RCA; Urban Homeworks RPT; Urban Homeworks MINS
Action Taken: Approved.
2.   304 Lake Street East Redevelopment, 304 East Lake Street and 2933-27 3rd Avenue South:
Approve petition from 304 Lake Street East Redevelopment to rezone the property located at 304 East Lake Street and 2933-27 3rd Avenue South, from the C4, General Commercial and OR2, High Density Office Residence districts to the OR3, Institutional Office Residence district for the purpose of construction of a 12,236 square foot blood/plasma collection facility. (Ward 6)
Staff Reports:304 Lake St East RCA; 304 Lake St East RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
Referred by City Council (8/30/2013)
3.   Title 20, Minneapolis Code of Ordinances (Zoning Code Text Amendments):
Subject matter of the following ordinances amending Title 20 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to comprehensively reviewing and amending the Zoning Code for the purpose of improving customer service, implementing numerous technical changes, and ensuring more effective alignment with policy objectives:
a)    Chapter 520 relating to Introductory Provisions.
b)    Chapter 521 relating to Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.
c)    Chapter 525 relating to Administration and Enforcement.
d)    Chapter 527 relating to Planning Unit Development.
e)    Chapter 529 relating to Interim Ordinances.
f)     Chapter 530 relating to Site Plan Review.
g)    Chapter 531 relating to Nonconforming Uses and Structures.
h)    Chapter 535 relating to Regulations of General Applicability.
i)      Chapter 536 relating to Specific Development Standards.
j)      Chapter 537 relating to Accessory Uses and Structures.
k)    Chapter 541 relating to Off-Street Parking and Loading.
l)      Chapter 543 relating to On-Premise Signs.
m) Chapter 544 relating to Off-Premise Advertising Signs and Billboards.
n)    Chapter 546 relating to Residence Districts.
o)    Chapter 547 relating to Office Residence Districts.
p)    Chapter 548 relating to Commercial Districts.
q)    Chapter 549 relating to Downtown Districts.
r)     Chapter 550 relating to Industrial Districts.
s)    Chapter 551 relating to Overlay Districts.
Recommended Action: Refer to CPED Staff.
Action Taken: Referred to CPED Staff.
4.   Land Subdivision Regulations (Zoning Code Text Amendment):
Subject matter of an ordinance amending Title 22, Chapter 598 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Land Subdivision: Land Subdivision Regulations.
Recommended Action: Refer to CPED Staff.
Action Taken: Referred to CPED Staff.

Postponed Items

Appeal from the Zoning Board of Adjustment (6/6/2013)
5.   Megabus USA, LLC - 247 Chicago Avenue South:
Postponed from the July 11, July 25, and August 22 Z&P meetings.
Appeal filed by 903 Washington Partners, LLC, from the decision of the Board of Adjustment granting an appeal of the Zoning Administrator’s determination that bus passenger loading and unloading at the property is classified as a Bus Turnaround under the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, thus requiring a Conditional Use Permit. (Ward 7)
Staff Report: Megabus-RCA; Megabus-RPT, Megabus-MIN; Megabus-Reason for Appeal
Action Taken: Postponed one (1) cycle to the Thursday, September 12, 2013, Z&P meeting.
Action Taken: No Action Taken.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council meeting: Friday, September 20, 2013
The next regular Zoning & Planning Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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