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File #: RES PH 22-228    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/24/2022
Title: Approving the application of Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 23-25, and September 30 - October 2, 2022 at 445 Smith Ave N.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Ward - 1
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. ENS, 3. Map, 4. Owner's list, 5. Notice to Owners, 6. Letter to Applicant
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Approving the application of Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann for a sound level variance in order to present live amplified sound on September 23-25, and September 30 - October 2, 2022 at 445 Smith Ave N.

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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, Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann, represented Tom Schroeder, President/CEO, 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 445 Smith Ave N.; and

WHEREAS, applicant has requested a variance for the hours from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. on September 23, 24, 30 and October 1, 2022 and 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm on September 25 and October 2, 2022 with an hour pre-event sound check from the start time for the Waldmann Oktoberfest; and

WHEREAS, if applicant is not granted a variance applicant will not be able to present amplified sound at 445 Smith Ave N.; 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 Stone Saloon, SBC dba Waldmann, subject to the following conditions:

1)  The Variance shall be for the hours of 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. on Fridays and Saturdays, September 23, 24, 30 and October 1, 2022 and 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sundays, September 25 and October 2, 2022 with an hour pre-event sound check from the start time

2)  All electronically powered equipment used in conjunction ...

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