PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
(a) An application was filed with the city clerk requesting a special use permit for a marina for property described as Lots 7-19 (odd numbers), St. Louis Avenue, Lower Duluth (FN 08018); and
(b) Pursuant to Section 50-32(n) of Article IV of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, such petition was duly referred to the city planning commission and such commission gave due notice of public hearing and did consider same in public hearing; and
(c) The planning commission, at its April 8, 2008, regular meeting, recommended approval of the request with conditions; and
(d) The approval was made because of the city planning commission 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.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves a special use permit for a marina, subject to the following conditions:
(a) The permit is renewed for a period of 15 years from the effective date of this resolution; and
(b) Terms and conditions of Resolution No. 89-0862 continue to be complied with; and
(c) The property continue to be maintained in accordance with Public Document No. 89-1010-20 for the term of this permit.
PLANNING COMMISSION/PLANNING DIVISION
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The special use permit for the Sand Point Yacht Club expires on October 25, 2008. This action extends the permit for another 15 years. On April 8, 2008, the planning commission held a public hearing on the matter, and voted 12 yes, zero no, and zero abstaining to recommend the city council approve the special use permit. This resolution is a counter resolution to Resolution 08-0278 which is to deny the request.
Date filed: February 22, 2008
Action deadline: June 21, 2008