00-0342R

RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO SHELLEY ROST FOR A HOME BEAUTY SALON FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 211 WEST LOCUST STREET.

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

WHEREAS, Shelley Rost has submitted to the city council a request for a special use permit for a home beauty salon on property located at 211 West Locust Street described as: Lots 21 thru 24, Block 9, Duluth Heights Sixth Division; and said permit application was duly referred to the city planning commission for a study, report and public hearing, and the city planning commission has subsequently reported its approval to the city council; and

WHEREAS, the approval was made because of the city planning commission's findings that appropriate safeguards will exist to protect the comprehensive plan and to conserve and to protect property values in the neighborhood if conditions are observed.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a special use permit is hereby granted to Shelley Rost to allow for the operation of a home beauty salon at 211 West Locust Street, on the following conditions:

(a)  That the operation be limited to and maintained in perpetual compliance with Section 51-35(r) and in accordance with the plans as identified as Public Document No. ___________________;

(b)  That the necessary inspections are received; and

(c)  The term of the permit run for ten years at which time renewal may be considered.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   This resolution grants a special use permit to Shelley Rost for a one chair home beauty salon at 211 West Locust Street in Duluth Heights.

The planning commission unanimously approved this resolution, at its April 26, 2000 meeting.

The staff offered and the commission recommended approval based in part on the following findings:

1.  Will the proposed special use result in a random pattern of development with little contiguity to existing or programmed development? No, except to change a garage door to a window wall, the structure will remain unaltered from all exterior purposes. Any additional traffic will be no different than a residence with guests.

2.  Will the requested use cause anticipated negative fiscal or environmental impacts upon the community? No. The there will be no fiscal or environmental impacts.

3.  Will conditions and safeguards protect the comprehensive plan and conserve and protect property and property values in the neighborhood? Yes, the permittee must maintain compliance with the terms of this permit and the requirements of the city code.

4.  What appropriate conditions and safeguards, including performance bonds and a specified period of time for the permit, are necessary? Other than a time limit on the term of the permit, no conditions other than perpetual compliance with the conditions of the ordinance are necessary.