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File #: RES PH 22-198    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/27/2022
Title: Approving the application of Erik Blume for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on September 3, 2022 at 1549 Upper Afton Road.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Ward: Ward - 7
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owners list, 5. Notice to Owner, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Erik Blume for a sound level variance in order to present amplified sound on September 3, 2022 at 1549 Upper Afton Road.

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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, Erik Blume, homeowner, who has been designated as the responsible person on the application, has applied for a variance, for a requested sound level limit of 85 dBA at no specified distance, to present amplified sound at 1549 Upper Afton Rd.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on September 3, 2022 for the Bawazir & Blume Wedding; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at 1549 Upper Afton Rd.; 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 Erik Blume, subject to the following conditions:

1) The Variance shall be for the hours from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022.

2) All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction with the event shall not exceed 85 dBA as measured at 50 feet from all sound sources.

3) The applicant shall provide personnel and equipment who shall provide continuous sound level monitoring at each sound mix during the hours of the variance.

4) All electronically powered equipment, PA systems, loudspeakers or similar devices shall be turned off no later than 10:00 p.m. September 3, 2022, the e...

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