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File #: ABZA 20-6    Version: 1
Type: Appeal-BZA Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/28/2020
Title: Public hearing to consider the appeal of Michael Buelow to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying two variance requests for lot coverage and rear yard setback at 1493 Highland Pkwy. (Public hearing closed on October 21.)
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Code sections: Sec. 66.231. - Density and dimensional standards table., Sec. 66.232. - Maximum lot coverage.
Attachments: 1. 1493 Highland Pkwy City Council Appeal Application, 2. Survey and Site Plan, 3. Building Elevations, 4. 1493 Highland Pkwy Staff Report, 5. 1493 Highland Pkwy Resolution, 6. September 21 2020 - BZA General and Hearing Minutes, 7. Opposition Packet, 8. District Council Letter of Support, 9. 1493 Highland Pkwy Adjoining Property Consent - 9-10-20, 10. 1493 Highland Pkwy Area Map, 11. 1493 Highland Pkwy 09212020 BZA Presentation, 12. 1493 Highland Pkwy BZA Hearing Notice, 13. 1493 Highland Pkwy 15.99 Extension Letter, 14. ABZA 20-6 - Highland District Council 10-8-20, 15. ABZA 20-6 - Highland District Council Minutes 9-15-20, 16. ABZA 20-6 - Highland District Council Resolution, 17. Additional Information from Michael Buelow, 18. ABZA 20-6 - Marge & Jon Isom email 10-20-20, 19. Comments Recived by Ward 7 - ABZA 20-6, 20. ABZA 20-6 - Cynthia Skally email 10-20-20, 21. ABZA 20-6 - Juan Torres email 10-20-20, 22. ABZA 20-6 - Margaret Isom email 10-23-20, 23. Hade Email, 24. Isom Disingenuous opposition letter, 25. ABZA 20-6 - Juan Torres email 10-26-20, 26. ABZA 20-6 - Margaret Isom email 10-26-20, 27. ABZA 20-6 - Jack Miller email 10-26-20, 28. ABZA 20-6 - Suellen Buelow email 10-27-20, 29. ABZA 20-6 - Cynthia Skally email 10-26-20, 30. ABZA 20-6 - Margaret Isom email 10-28-20, 31. Isom Email 10-28

Title

Public hearing to consider the appeal of Michael Buelow to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) denying two variance requests for lot coverage and rear yard setback at 1493 Highland Pkwy. (Public hearing closed on October 21.)

 

Body

See attached BZA Resolution

 

Required Background Information

Michael Buelow is appealing a decision by the BZA denying variances of the lot coverage and rear yard setback requirements in order to construct a new single-family dwelling with an attached garage. The proposed one-story single-family dwelling with an attached garage requires the following variances: 1.) A rear yard setback of 25’ is required; a setback of 1’ is proposed, for a variance of 24’. 2.) This property is located in Planning Dist. 15. For R1-R4 residential districts in this planning district, the total lot coverage of all buildings, including accessory buildings, shall not exceed 40%. The applicant is proposing a lot coverage of 40.2%, for a variance of 0.2% (17.8 square feet).

 

Does this issue fall within the 60 day rule?  Yes

 

If yes, when does the 60 days expire? October 29, 2020

 

Has an extension been granted?  Yes

 

If so, to what date? December 31, 2020

 

 

Key Staff Contact

Matthew Graybar 651-266-9080 or matthew.graybar@ci.stpaul.mn.us

 

 

 

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