Notice of a Public Hearing: 621-625 10th Ave SE

Thursday, September 09, 2021 at 04:30 PM

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Peter Crandall


Notice of a Public Hearing 621-625 10th Avenue SE

Thursday, September 9, 2021, 4:30 pm



621 and 625 10th Ave SE, Ward 3

City Staff: Peter Crandall, PLAN13085

The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development recommends that the City Planning Commission adopt staff findings for the application by Chad Kraft.

A. Variance.

Recommended Motion: Approve the variance to reduce the minimum front yard setback along 10th Ave SE from 20 feet to 16 feet.

B. Variance.

Recommended Motion: Approve the variance to reduce the minimum front yard setback along 7th St SE from 33 feet 3 inches to 17 feet 2 inches.

C. Site Plan Review.

Recommended Motion: Approve the site plan review for a new 2.5 story residential building with 6 dwelling units, subject to the following conditions:

  1. All site improvements shall be completed by September 6, 2023, unless extended by the Zoning Administrator, or the permit may be revoked for non-compliance.
  2. CPED staff shall review and approve the final site, elevation, landscaping, and lighting plans before building permits may be issued.
  3. The applicant shall submit the tax parcel division, combination, or lot line adjustment request form to CPED and submit proof of the filing with Hennepin County.
  4. The applicant shall revise the proposed elevations to include no more than 70% fiber cement and no more than 30% wood composite lap siding and shall otherwise meet the current standards for exterior materials.
  5. The applicant shall implement screening that is at least six feet in height and 95% opaque along the west property line to screen the proposed surface parking lot.
  6. The applicant shall screen the proposed refuse containers to meet the standards of chapter 535.
  7. The applicant shall screen any on site mechanical equipment to meet the standards of chapter 535.
  8. The applicant shall provide a final lighting plan the meets the standards of chapters 535 and 541.
  9. The applicant shall provide at least 36 onsite bicycle parking spaces, of which 90% must meet the standards for long term bicycle parking, in compliance with the minimum requirements of chapter 541.
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