BY COUNCILOR STAUBER:
St. James Home of Duluth, Inc., (Woodland Hills) has submitted to the city council a request for a special use permit for a residential care facility for up to eight residents on property described as Lots 13 and 14, Block 3, Coleman Park Division of Duluth, and located at 4210 St. James Avenue; 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
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 (FN07017).
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a special use permit is hereby granted to St. James Home of Duluth (Woodland Hills) to allow for the operation of a residential care facility for up to eight residents at 4210 St. James Avenue, subject to the following conditions:
(a) Development as per submitted plans of January 25, 2007;
(b) Building permits are to be secured prior to construction;
(c) Compliance to the requirements of WLSSD;
(d) Ground vegetation is to be replaced following construction.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution grants a special use permit to St. James Home of Duluth (Woodland Hills) for a residential care facility for up to eight residents on property located at 4210 St. James Avenue. They are adding another bedroom for two clients, increasing the number of residents from six to eight. The proposed change meets setback and parking requirements.
The planning commission unanimously approved this resolution at the March 13, 2007, meeting.
Date filed: January 25, 2007
Action deadline: May 26, 2007