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File #: RES PH 21-227    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/8/2021
Title: Approving the application of Big River Pizza for a sound level variance in order to present amplified music for Let There Be Songs to Phil the Air on October 1st, 2021 at the St. Paul Farmers Market.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners' List, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Big River Pizza for a sound level variance in order to present amplified music for Let There Be Songs to Phil the Air on October 1st, 2021 at the St. Paul Farmers Market.

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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, Steve Lott, Owner, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a sound level variance at a requested level of 90 dBA at 50 feet from the sound source, to present amplified music. Proposed times of operation are from 2:00 p.m.to 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at St. Paul Farmers Market. 290 5th Street East; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted the variances, applicants will not be able to present the outdoor music series at St. Paul Farmers Market; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) 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 Steve Lott, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for music on Friday, October 1st, 2021, for Let There Be Songs to Phil the Air with amplified music from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., with a pre-event sound check from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the St. Paul Farmers Market.

2) All electronically powered equipment, PA systems, loudspeakers or similar devices used in conjunction with the events must not exceed 90 dBA, as measured at 50 feet from the noise source du...

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