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File #: Ord 12-61    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/7/2012
Title: Amending Chapter 293 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the costs for sound monitoring.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
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11/14/20121 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/20121 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/20121 City Council Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/20121 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/10/20121 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/3/20121 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 293 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the costs for sound monitoring.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

Section 293.09 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 293.09 - Variances.
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(e) Action on application:

(1) Within thirty (30) days of receipt of the application, the city council shall hold a public hearing on the application.
(2) After a public hearing, the council may by resolution grant, deny, modify or revoke the variance request.

(3) The variance may be granted or modified only if the council finds that full compliance with the requirements of this chapter would constitute an unreasonable hardship on the applicant, on other persons, or on the community. The council shall balance the hardship to the applicant against the adverse impact on the health, safety and welfare of the persons affected, the adverse impact on property affected, and any other adverse effects of granting the variance.

(4) The variance may be granted subject to conditions, including restricting the hours of operation of the noise source, a time limit for duration of the variance, or attempts the applicant shall make to bring the noise source into compliance with this chapter.

(5) If a variance is granted, the Applicant may be required to pay the City's cost of monitoring sound levels and compliance with other conditions.
(6) Emergency variances, in which immediate work is necessary to restore property to a safe condition or when immediate work is required to protect persons or property from imminent exposure to danger, may not be restricted in hours of operation, and may supply the information stated in the application in paragraph (b) after the work has begun.


SECTION 2
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force thirty (30) days following its passage, app...

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