07-0569R


RESOLUTION TERMINATING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR A BED AND BREAKFAST LOCATED AT 2215 EAST SECOND STREET.

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER:

     The city council finds as follows:

     Section 1. Osman Ersed Akcasu recently purchased property at 2215 East Second Street.

     Section 2. Osman Ersed Akcasu requested termination of a special use permit currently in effect allowing bed and breakfast use at the subject property, legally described as Lots 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 and the westerly 3.5 feet of the southerly 34 feet of Lot 16 in Block 8, Endion Division of Duluth, and fractional Block 3 in New Endion Division of Duluth containing 1.106 acres.

     Section 3. Said request was heard by the city planning commission on August 14, 2007, and the city planning commission subsequently recommended termination of this special use permit on the finding that no public purpose would be compromised by this termination.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a special use permit granted to this property by city council action on November 24, 1997, is terminated.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The buyer’s financing requested termination of potential commercial use of this property. While the owner has the option not to operate a business, this action is taken as a courtesy at the owner’s request.