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File #: Ord 20-28    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/9/2020
Title: Amending Legislative Code Chapters 60, 63, and 66 pertaining to the RM zoning districts.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Zoning
Code sections: Sec. 66.215. - Intent, RM1 low-density multiple-family residential district., Sec. 66.216. - Intent, RM2 medium-density multiple-family residential district., Sec. 66.217. - Intent, RM3 high-rise multiple-family residential district., Sec. 66.231. - Density and dimensional standards table., Sec. 66.232. - Maximum lot coverage.
Attachments: 1. Table 66.231, 2. 1- PC Resolution 20-32 RM Zoning Study, 3. 2- PC memo- post PH, 4. 3- Proposed RM Zoning Code Amendments- annotated, 5. 4- Traditional Neighborhood District Design Standards (Sec. 66.343), 6. 5- Traditional Neighborhood District Dimensional Standards (Sec. 66.331), 7. 6- Affordable Housing Units Impact of Proposed FAR Bonuses, 8. 7- Maps, 9. 8- PC public comments, 10. 9- RM Legal Ledger notice proof, 11. Wiborg Written Testimony, 12. pcactionminutes072420, 13. Sustain St. Paul Letter, 14. D16 SHA Letter, 15. D5-PPCC Letter, 16. Wenger email, 17. Wenger attachment
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/17/20201 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20201 City Council    Not available Meeting details Video Video
9/2/20201 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/26/20201 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/19/20201 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Amending Legislative Code Chapters 60, 63, and 66 pertaining to the RM zoning districts.

Body
WHEREAS, on February 7, 2020, the Planning Commission passed Resolution 20-29 that initiated a zoning study to consider amendments to the Zoning Code pertaining to the RM zoning district regulations in Article 66.200 of the Zoning Code, and other connected regulations contained in the Zoning Code; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission duly conducted a public hearing on May 1, 2020 regarding the potential amendments;

WHEREAS, in a memo dated July 15, 2020, the Comprehensive and Neighborhood Planning Committee submitted a report to the Planning Commission in which recommendations and a rationale for amending specific sections of the Zoning Code regulating the RM zoning districts and other connected regulations were set forth; and

WHEREAS, on July 24, 2020, the Planning Commission, based upon the Comprehensive and Neighborhood Planning Committee’s report and all the testimony received from the May 1, 2020 public hearing, duly submitted its recommendation to amend certain sections of the Zoning Code regulating the RM zoning districts and other connected regulations to the Mayor and City Council for its review and consideration; 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 text amendments, including the Planning Commission’s minutes and the Comprehensive and Neighborhood Planning Committee’s memorandum and their rationale for the recommended Zoning Code 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 Section 1, in addition to any other reasons the Council might articul...

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