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File #: RES PH 19-231    Version: 1 Name: SLV - Summer Concert Series - PH 7-24-19
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Approving the application of Big River Pizza for a sound level variance to present live amplified music for block parties on August 3, August 16, and September 13, 2019 at 280 5th Street East.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Notice to Owners, 5. Owners List, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Big River Pizza for a sound level variance to present live amplified music for block parties on August 3, August 16, and September 13, 2019 at 280 5th Street East.

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WHEREAS, Chapter 293 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code was enacted to regulate the subject of noise in the City of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, §293.09 provides for the granting of variances from the sound level limitations contained in §293.07, upon a finding by the City Council that full compliance with Chapter 293 would constitute an unreasonable hardship on the applicant, other persons or on the community; and

WHEREAS, Big River Pizza, represented by Steve Lott, owner, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, at a requested level of 90 dBA at 50 feet, to present live amplified music on Wall Street between 4th and 5th streets; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 3, Friday, August 16 and Friday, September 13, 2019 for the Big River Pizza Concert Series; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified music at 280 5th Street E; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections has reviewed the application and has made recommendations regarding conditions for the variance. Now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby grants a variance to Big River Pizza subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check at 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 3, Friday, August 16 and Friday, September 13, 2019.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 90 dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sources outside of the fully enclosed tents.

3) The applicant shall prov...

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