01-0740R

RESOLUTION AMENDING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT GRANTED TO STEVE PAULSON FOR EXPANDED USE OF A MINI STORAGE FACILITY IN AN S ZONE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4514 RICE LAKE ROAD.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        WHEREAS, on September 18, 1995, the city council approved Resolution 95-0843 granting a special use permit to Stephen E. Paulson, d.b.a. as Storage King, for a mini storage facility in an S Suburban zone on property described as: all that part of the NW1/4 of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4, Section 5, Township 50 North, Range 14 West, of the Fourth Principal Meridian, lying southerly of the public highway as now existing, according to the United States Government Survey thereof, situated in St. Louis County, Minnesota, containing nine acres more or less and located at 4514 Rice Lake Road, which special use permit was amended pursuant to Resolution 96-0921 on November 12, 1996, and which was further amended pursuant to Resolution 97-129 on January 10, 1997; and

        WHEREAS, Steven E. Paulson has submitted to the city council a request for an amendment to said special use permit for and additional building for said mini-storage facility; 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 the above-referenced special use permit is hereby amended to allow for the addition of an additional storage building on the above-described property, as identified on Public Document No._______.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution amends two previous resolutions related to this facility and allows for an expansion of Storage King mini-storage by adding another storage building on the property located at 4514 Rice Lake Road, Duluth, MN 55803.

The city planning commission unanimously approved this special use permit resolution at its regular meeting on September 26, 2001.