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File #: Ord 15-48    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/14/2015
Title: Amending the Zoning Map of Saint Paul as recommended by the Gold Line Station Area Plans.
Sponsors: Bill Finney
Ward: Rezoning, Ward - 7, Zoning
Code sections: Sec. 60.303. - Official zoning maps.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance Attachment A- properties for rezoning, 2. PC resolution 15-57 adopted, 3. NPC memo to PC- PH response, 4. PC minutes July 24 approved (excerpt), 5. PC minutes August 7 draft (excerpt), 6. PC resolution 14-31 to initiate study, 7. Stinson Leonard Street letter, 8. District 1 Letter of Support, 9. Smart Trips Letter
Related files: RES PH 15-291
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/15/20152 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/14/20152 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/7/20152 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/23/20152 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/16/20151 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video


Amending the Zoning Map of Saint Paul as recommended by the Gold Line Station Area Plans.



WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council, in Resolution 15-1601 RES PH 15-291, adopted the Gold Line Station Area Plans as an addendum to the Saint Paul Comprehensive Plan, contingent upon review as required by the Metropolitan Council; and


WHEREAS, in April 2014, the Saint Paul Planning Commission initiated the Gateway (Gold Line) Zoning Study to reflect the recommendations of the Gold Line Station Area Plans; and


WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held public hearings on the zoning study on July 24, 2015 and August 7, 2015; and


WHEREAS, the Planning Commission by its resolution 15-57 recommended to the Mayor and City Council rezoning 246 properties in the vicinities of the proposed Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) stations in Saint Paul, as identified in the Implementation Chapter of the adopted Gold Line Station Area Plans; and


WHEREAS, the number of real estate descriptions affected by the proposed zoning amendments renders obtaining written consent impractical; and


WHEREAS, a public hearing before the City Council having been duly conducted at which all interested parties were given an opportunity to be heard, and having considered all the testimony and recommendations concerning the proposed zoning amendments, including the Planning Commission’s minutes and the Neighborhood Planning Committee’s memorandum and their rationale for the recommended zoning amendments which the Council finds persuasive and thus hereby incorporates by reference into this ordinance for the specific purpose of articulating the Council’s reasons and rationale for enacting the recommended amendments as set forth below in Sections 1 and 2, in addition to any other reasons the Council might articulate on the record in adopting these amendments the Council, having considered all the facts and recommendations concerning the proposed zoning amendments and pursuant to the authority granted by and in accordance with the procedures set forth in Minnesota Statutes Sec. 462.357 states as follows:






That the zoning map of the City of Saint Paul, incorporated by reference in Section § 60.303 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, is hereby amended as follows:


[The properties to be rezoned are listed in Attachment A]




This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its passage, approval and publication.


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