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File #: ABZA 19-5    Version: 1
Type: Appeal-BZA Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Public hearing to consider Dorian P. Nelson's appeal of a decision by the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying variances of the sidewall articulation and the maximum building height requirements in order to construct a two-story addition to an existing single-family dwelling at 1946 Wellesley Avenue.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Code sections: 66.231 - Residential District Dimensional Standards
Attachments: 1. Appeal application and supporting docs, 2. Elevations, floor plans & survey, 3. Resolution and staff report, 4. Minutes and voting record, 5. Variance application and findings, 6. Correspondences, 7. Site pictures, 8. Minutes for 1946 Wellesley AVE, 9. 1946 Wellesley Emails 1, 10. 1946 Wellesley Emails 2, 11. 1946 Wellesley Emails 3

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Public hearing to consider Dorian P. Nelson's appeal of a decision by the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying variances of the sidewall articulation and the maximum building height requirements in order to construct a two-story addition to an existing single-family dwelling at 1946 Wellesley Avenue. 

 

Body

 

See attached BZA Resolution

 

Required Background Information

 

Dorian P. Nelson is appealing a decision by the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying variances of the sidewall articulation and the maximum building height requirements in order to construct a two-story addition to an existing single family dwelling. Mr. Nelson requested the following variances: The sidewall articulation, the maximum building height and the minimum side yard setback requirements.

 

The zoning code requires a sidewall articulation for building faces that exceed thirty-five (35) feet in length for R1-R4 residential districts in Planning District 14. Articulation shall be in the form of a structural projection of at least one (1) foot in depth and six (6) feet in length, and must extend from grade to the eave. The maximum building height for properties in the R4 zoning district in Planning District 14 is 22’ and the minimum required side yard setback is 4’. The applicant proposed no sidewall articulation, a building height of 23'-10" and a side yard setback of 3.12'.

 

Does this issue fall within the 60 day rule?  Yes

 

If yes, when does the 60 days expire? October 14, 2019 

 

Has an extension been granted?  Yes

 

If so, to what date? December 13, 2019

 

A letter extending the deadline for action by another 60 days was sent on September 27, 2019.

 

Key Staff Contact

 

YAYA DIATTA

651-266-9081

 

 

 

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