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File #: Ord 12-77    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/26/2012
Title: Amending Chapter 64 of the Legislative Code pertaining to nonconforming signs.
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Attachments: 1. Nonconforming signs amendents
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1/2/20131 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
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12/19/20121 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20121 City Council Continue Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/14/20121 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/20121 City Council Laid Over to Second ReadingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
Amending Chapter 64 of the Legislative Code pertaining to nonconforming signs.

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has established zoning definitions and regulations 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, 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;

Chapter 64 - Signs of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 64.301. Nonconforming signs.
(a) No A nonconforming sign or sign structure shall not be enlarged or altered in a way which increases its nonconformity, except for temporary extensions on billboards as permitted in paragraph (c) of this section, and shall not be Billboard extensions are not permitted. moved except to bring it into conformance with the provisions of this code. Ordinary repair, restoration, maintenance and improvement work ma...

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