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File #: Ord 19-32    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/26/2019
Title: Granting the application of Bai Lor to rezone the property at 388 Minnehaha Avenue West from R4 Single Family Residential to RT1 Two Family Residential, and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning map.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Staff Report, 3. Extension Letter, 4. PC Resolution, 5. ZC Minutes, 6. Maps
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Granting the application of Bai Lor to rezone the property at 388 Minnehaha Avenue West from R4 Single Family Residential to RT1 Two Family Residential, and amending Chapter 60 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the zoning map.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

WHEREAS, Bai Lor, File #19-025-059, has applied for rezoning from R4 single family residential to RT1 Two Family Residential under the provisions of § 61.801(b) of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, on property located at 388 Minnehaha Ave W, Parcel Identification Number (PIN) 36.29.23.21.0001, legally described as Lots 1 and 2, Johnstone's Subdivision of Block 1 of Stinson’s Division.

WHEREAS, the Zoning Committee of the Planning Commission, on April 11, 2019, held a public hearing at which all persons present were given an opportunity to be heard pursuant to said application in accordance with the requirements of § 61.303 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Planning Commission, based on the evidence presented to its Zoning Committee at the public hearing as substantially reflected in the minutes, made the following findings of fact:

1. The applicant is proposing to rezone the parcel to RT1 in order to reestablish a duplex. The house was a duplex for at least 55 years before it was converted to a one-family dwelling in 2013 after being listed as a vacant building list, and it lost its legal nonconforming status as duplex.
2. The proposed zoning is consistent with the way this area has developed. The area has developed with a mix of single-family, two-family, and multifamily residential uses. North of the parcel along Minnehaha there are a variety of industrial land uses. The proposed RT1 zoning is consistent with the adjacent land uses, and also the historic use of the subject structure as a duplex.
3. The proposed zoning is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan. The subject ...

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