Bay Council P&Z voting recap

Here’s how the Bay Council voted Tuesday on the Planning and Zoning recommendations:

A. Emery Giddings – Application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intention is to build a single family residence. The applicant is asking for a variance of 3’ resulting in a total of 5’ setback to the east side yard. The property in question is located at 113 Citizen Street; parcel #149N-0-30-006.001, Lot 369, 3rd Ward, Bay St. Louis. The property is zoned R-1 Single-Family District. P&Z recommended approval 6/0. Council approved 7-0.

B. Charles Schenck – Application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is asking to construct a raised deck to the front side yard therefore, the applicant will need a variance of 6’2” resulting in a total of 18’10” setback to the front yard. In addition, the applicant is asking for a 2’ in height variance to the fence regulations to allow a 6’ in height fence where a 4’ fence height is allowed. Also, needed for fence placement is a variance of 9’2” resulting in a 15’10” setback to the front yard. The property in question is located at 921 Deer Street; parcel #135R-0-46-004.000, Lot 16 &17, Block 26, Shoreline Estates. The property is zoned R-1 Single Family District. P&Z recommended approval 5/0 (Weber recused) Council approved 7-0.

C. Baldwin & Vidrine – Application for a Proposed Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicants are requesting a zoning map change from R-1, Single-Family District to the zoning classification of R-3, Multi-Family District. The property in question is located at the Southwest and Southeast corner at the intersection of Old Nicholson Road and Washington Street and approximately 620 linear feet along Old Nicholson Road from Washington Street; parcel #138B-0-47-219.000, Pt John Watson Claim, 47-8-14, parcel #8 & #39. The property is zoned R-1 Single-Family District. P&Z recommend denial 6/0. Council denied application 7-0.

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