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File #: Ord 17-36    Version: 2
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/13/2017
Title: Amending the Zoning Map of Saint Paul as recommended in the Snelling Avenue South Zoning Study.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. Final Map Package with committee changes, 3. 2017 March 29 memo to PC - FINAL, 4. SnellingAveSouth WrittenComments fromPH05-19-17 Support, 5. SnellingAveSouth WrittenComments fromPH 05-19-17 Opposition, 6. CPC-NPC Memo to Planning Commission, 7. pcapprovedminutes051917, 8. pcapprovedminutes063017, 9. South Snelling Rezoning comment rec'd by Council, 10. South Snelling Rezoning comment rec'd by Council 2, 11. South Snelling Rezoning comment rec'd by Council 3, 12. South Snelling Rezoning comment rec'd by Council 4, 13. Final HDC Resolution Snelling Ave Zoning 2017, 14. Letters in opposition (rcvd by PED staff), 15. Letters in support (rcvd by PED staff), 16. South Snelling Zoning Study City Council Presentation, 17. South Snelling Rezoning Comment rec'd by Council 5
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/15/20172 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/20172 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/6/20172 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/23/20172 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/16/20172 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Amending the Zoning Map of Saint Paul as recommended in the Snelling Avenue South Zoning Study.

Body
STATEMENT OF FINDINGS BY THE CITY COUNCIL

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sec. 61.801(b) of the Saint Paul Zoning Code, the Saint Paul Planning Commission, with Resolution 15-44 on July 10, 2015, initiated the Snelling Avenue South
Zoning Study; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Comprehensive Plan identifies Snelling Avenue as part of a ‘Mixed Use Corridor’, described by the Comprehensive Plan as an area along a primary thoroughfare
that is well-served by transit and intended to accommodate the highest-density development outside of Downtown; and

WHEREAS, the Metro Transit A-Line Arterial Bus Rapid Transit began service along Snelling Avenue in July of 2016, bringing a higher level of transit service to the corridor; and

WHEREAS, the Union Park Community Plan includes policies that support opportunities to increase density levels and promote new development along Snelling Avenue and to support
mixed use development in mixed use corridors while minimizing impacts to adjacent lower
density areas; and

WHEREAS, the Macalester-Groveland Community Plan supports compact, pedestrian-friendly development and streetscapes along mixed use corridors including Snelling, Grand, St. Clair, and Randolph Avenues, while maintaining zoning that preserves lower-density residential areas outside of those corridors; and

WHEREAS, the Highland Park Neighborhood Plan Summary calls for considering rezoning portions of the ‘Snelling-Randolph commercial area’ to T2 traditional neighborhood and using traditional neighborhood zoning more generally to allow for residential uses in commercial areas

WHEREAS, on May 19, 2017, the Saint Paul Planning Commission held a public hearing on the Snelling Avenue South Zoning Study, and held the public record open for written comments until May 26, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Planning Commission referred the Zoning Study and public testimony ...

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