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File #: Ord 12-71    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/12/2012
Title: Amending Chapters 60 and 62 of the Legislative Code pertaining to nonconforming lots, uses, and structures.
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Ward: Nonconforming Use, Zoning
Code sections: Sec. 60.215. - N., Sec. 62.101. - Intent., Sec. 62.102. - Legal nonconforming use., Sec. 62.104. - Nonconforming uses of land., Sec. 62.105. - Nonconforming structures with conforming uses., Sec. 62.106. - Nonconforming uses of structures, or structures and land in combination., Sec. 62.109. - Nonconforming use permits., Sec. 64.301. - Nonconforming signs., Sec. 64.610. - Sunray-Battlecreek-Highwood, district one community council special district sign plan., Sec. 64.620. - Greater Eastside Area special district sign plan., Sec. 64.630. - West Side special district sign plan., Sec. 64.640. - Dayton's Bluff special district sign plan., Sec. 64.660. - North End/South Como special district sign plan., Sec. 64.670. - Thomas/Dale district 7 special district sign plan., Sec. 64.710. - Hamline Midway special district sign plan., Sec. 64.720. - Saint Anthony Park special district sign plan., Sec. 64.730. - Merriam Park special district sign plan., Sec. 64.735. - Snelling Hamline special district sign plan., Sec. 64.740. - Macalester-Groveland special district sign plan., Sec. 64.755. - Shepard Davern special district sign plan., Sec. 64.770. - Downtown area special district sign plan.
Attachments: 1. NCU text amendments-Ordinance 8-22-12.pdf, 2. PC recommendation res 12-56.pdf, 3. Neighborhood Plg. Cmte report to PC 8-15-12.pdf, 4. Planning Commission hearing minutes 4-20-12.pdf, 5. Summit Hill Assn. letter at PC hearing.pdf, 6. PC hearing Dist5 letter_1.pdf, 7. Public hearing K Raabe ltr.pdf, 8. Wilcox Public Comment_Non_conforming_use_permit_process.pdf, 9. CC ENS hearing notice.pdf, 10. District 6 Letter.pdf, 11. Mac Groveland NonConforming Use Text Amendments Letter.pdf, 12. District 10 Letter re NCU amendments.pdf, 13. West 7th-Fort Road Federation Letter re NCU amendments.pdf, 14. Open Saint Paul report on NCU amendments.pdf, 15. Brock Letter opposing NCU text amendments.pdf, 16. Nonconforming Use Text Amendments Revised text document.pdf, 17. SPACC letter re Ord 12-71.pdf, 18. Proposed Lantry Amendment 11.28.12.pdf, 19. Brock email, 20. Stark memo re proposed language 11-19-12, 21. Ord 12-71 12-6-12, 22. Chapter 62 Planning Comm memo
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/14/20126 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/12/20125 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20124 City Council Amended and Laid Over for Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/28/20125 City Council Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/14/20124 City Council Laid Over to Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/20123 City Council Amended and Laid Over for Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/24/20121 City Council Laid Over to Public HearingPass 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 Chapters 60 and 62 of the Legislative Code pertaining to nonconforming lots, uses, and structures.

Body
STATEMENT OF FINDINGS BY THE COUNCIL

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has established zoning definitions and regulations for nonconforming lots, uses, and structures in Chapters 60 and 62 of the Legislative Code, and for nonconforming signs in Chapter 64; and

WHEREAS, amendments to Minnesota Statutes, Section 462.357, subdivision 1e, in 2004 and 2005, changed the laws for replacement and restoration of nonconforming uses; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission, in Resolution 10-43, initiated a zoning study to amend Saint Paul’s nonconforming use regulations in order to achieve statutory compliance, clarify and update language, and simplify existing regulation where possible; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission conducted a duly noticed public hearing on a draft of the nonconforming use text amendments on April 20, 2012, and revised the proposed amendments based on the oral and written testimony received at the public hearing, the recommendations of staff, and extensive discussion; and

WHEREAS, a public hearing before the City Council having been conducted on October 17 and November 7, 2012, at which all interested parties were given an opportunity to be heard, the Council having considered all the facts and recommendations concerning the proposed zoning amendments, pursuant to the authority granted by and in accordance with the procedures set forth in Minnesota Statutes Sec. 462.357;

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

Section 60.215. - N. of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Nonconforming building. A lawful building existing on the effective date of adoption (October 24, 1975) or amendment of this code but that does not now comply with the area, width, height, yard, percent of lot coverage, or other regulations concerning bulk or location on the lot, or spacing requirements fro...

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