P&Z applications for March 31 meeting

Here’s the agenda for the Planning & Zoning meeting March 31 starting at 5:30 p.m.

APPLICATIONS:

BENCHMARK PROPERTIES, LLC- application for an Amendment to the Official Zoning Map for a parcel of land. The applicant is asking to change Parcel #137L-0-35-014.000 from R-1, Single Family District to C-2, Neighborhood Commercial District. This Change request is due to changing conditions in a particular area, or in the city, or in the regional area generally, in which an amendment to the Ordinance is in the public interest and is necessary and is desirable. The property is located South of Longfellow Road and West of Seube Street. The property is described as Lots 21-24, Block 33, Bay St. Louis Land and Improvement, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi.

SHAWN HOTSTREAM – application for a Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land. Parcel 1 and Parcel 2 will both need a 40’ variance to minimum lot width and both parcels will need a 4,470 sq. ft. variances to the minimum square footage. The property is located in the 100 Block of Ramoneda Street. Parcel #149N-0-31-242.000, described as 12’ Alley, Part 1 & 2, Block, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an R-1, Single Family District that requires a minimum lot width of 100 ft. and minimum lot area of 12,000 sq. ft.

ALEX & ELLEN BIRDWELL- application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land identified as Parcel 1 and 2. Parcel (1) will need a 3,067.77 sq. ft. variance to the minimum lot area for the proposed 7,432.23 sq. ft. Parcel (2) will need a 4,388.24 sq. ft. variance to the minimum lot area for the proposed 6,111.76 sq. ft. Parcel (2) will also need a variance of 75 ft. to the minimum lot width for a proposed 0’. Parcel (2) will also need a 2.4’ variance to the front yard, for a 22.6’ setback to the front yard where a 25’ setback is required. Parcel (2) will also need a 10’ variance to the rear yard, for a 10’ setback to the rear yard where a 20’ setback is required. The property is located at 130 Carroll Ave. Parcel #149F-0-29-139.000, described as Lot 16B & C, Carroll Subdivision, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an R-2, Two Family District that requires a minimum lot width of 75 ft. and minimum lot area of 10,500 sq. ft.

MATT ROSENDAHL – application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land. West Parcel and East Parcel will both need a 25 ft. variance to minimum lot width and both parcels will need a 7,500 sq. ft. variances to the minimum square footage. The property is located in the 400 Block of State St. Parcel #149E-0-29-284.001, described as East 100” 478, 1 Ward, 100’ x 60’, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an R-2, Two-Family District that requires a minimum lot width of 75 ft. and minimum lot area of 10,500 sq. ft.

H.S. McDONALD – application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into 2 new parcels of land. Parcel 1 will need a 1.75’ variance to the minimum lot width. Parcel 2 will need a 1.65’ variance to the minimum lot width. The property is located in the 107 Citizen St. Parcel #149P-0-30-029.000, described as Lot 367, 3rd Ward, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an R-1, Single Family District that requires a minimum lot width of 100’.

STEPHEN CRAWFORD – application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into two new parcels of land. The applicant’s intention is to build a single family dwelling on each new parcel of land. For parcel (1), the applicant is asking for a 7, 271 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,000 sq. ft.; a 3’variance to the south side yard for a 5’ setback, a 2.7’ variance to the north side yard for a setback of 5.3’ and an 18.8’ variance to the rear yard for a 1.2’ setback. For parcel (2), the applicant is asking for a 7, 471 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,000
sq. ft.; a 20.1’variance to the front yard for a 4.9’setback, a 8’ variance to the north side yard for a setback of 0’ and an 20’ variance to the rear yard for a 0’ setback. The property is located South of CSX Railroad Track, North of Blaize Avenue and fronts on the West side of South Toulme Street. Parcel #149L-0-29-166.000, described as Lot 236, 2nd Ward, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an C-2 Neighborhood Commercial District that requires a minimum lot width of 75’ and minimum square footage of 10,000.

STEPHEN CRAWFORD – application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into four new parcels of land. The applicant’s intention is to build a single family dwelling on each new parcel of land.
Lot (1), the applicant is asking for a 48.48’ variance to the required 75’ lot width; the applicant is also asking for a 9,568 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,500 sq. ft.; a 25’variance to the front yard for a 0’ setback; a 5.5’ variance to the north side yard for a setback of 2.5; a 8’ variance to the south side yard for a 0’ setback; and a 16’variance to the rear yard for a 4’ setback.
Lot (2), the applicant is asking for a 45.98’ variance to the required 75’ lot width; the applicant is also asking for a 9,451 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,500 sq. ft.; a 23.3’variance to the front yard for a 1.7’ setback; a 5.4’ variance to the north side yard for a setback of 2.6; a 5.5’ variance to the south side yard for a 2.5’ setback; and a 16’ variance to the rear yard for a 4’ setback.
Lot (3), the applicant is asking for a 45.98’ variance to the required 75’ lot width; the applicant is also asking for a 9,421 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,500 sq. ft.; a 21.3’variance to the front yard for a 3.7’ setback; a 5.5’ variance to the north side yard for a setback of 2.5; a 5.5’ variance to the south side yard for a 2.5’ setback; and a 16.8’ variance to the rear yard for a 3.2’ setback.
Lot (4), the applicant is asking for a 52.34’ variance to the required 75’ lot width; the applicant is also asking for a 8,835 sq. ft. variance to the minimum square footage of 10,500 sq. ft.; a 11.2’variance to the front yard for a 13.8’ setback; a 5.5’ variance to the south side yard for a 2.5’ setback; and a 20’ variance to the rear yard for a 0’ setback. The property is located South of CSX Railroad Track, North of Union St. and fronts on the East side of South Toulme Street. Parcel #149L-0-29-165.000, described as Lot 235, 2nd Ward, PT, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property lies in an R-2 Two-Family District.

CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS – is requesting an amendment to the zoning map. The reason for this amendment is there is a change or changing conditions in a particular area, or in the city, or in the regional area generally, in which an amendment to the Ordinance is in the public interest and is necessary and is desirable. Under the official zoning map, this area is zoned R-5, Open Beach District. The City of Bay St. Louis is requesting that the zoning map be amended to reflect this area as a WF-1 Waterfront District. The property is located at 100 Jody Compretta Drive and is known at the Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor. The location is generally water ward of the seawall.

THE CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS is requesting the following text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance. The reason for the amendment is there is a mistake in the Zoning Ordinance and it is in the public interest to correct this error. The proposed amendment does not involve changing the classification of land and is necessary to facilitate accuracy and proper interpretation. The City is asking to amend Section 401.10 BUILDING REQUIRED FOR COMMERCIAL USES. The new amendment to Section 401.10 is to read as follows: “BUILDING REQUIRE FOR COMMERCIAL USES: All commercial uses shall provide at least the minimum size building required in accordance with currently adopted codes. The building shall contain plumbing facilities adequate to serve the needs of the customers and the employees of the commercial use. These provisions do not apply to the Harbor/ Marina for Commercial Development in the City of Bay St. Louis, only.

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February 24, 2015

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