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File #: RES PH 21-259    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/22/2021
Title: Approving the application of Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound for the Smoke Out at Allianz Field Event on October 3, 2021 on Spruce Tree Drive by Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Ward - 1
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 Allianz Field for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound for the Smoke Out at Allianz Field Event on October 3, 2021 on Spruce Tree Drive by Allianz Field - 400 Snelling Avenue North.
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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, Allianz Field, represented by Zacharia Litzelswope, Director, Events and Guest Experience, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a requested sound level limit of 95 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound on Spruce Tree Drive facing South towards the Stadium at 400 Snelling Avenue North - Allianz Field; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021 with a pre-event sound check at 11:00 a.m. for the Smoke Out at Allianz Field Event; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound on Spruce Tree Drive facing South by 400 Snelling Avenue North - Allianz Field; 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 Allianz Field, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021 with a pre-event sound check at 11:00 a.m.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exc...

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