Here are the results from the Bay St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commission meeting July 26:
STEPHEN R. BEAUDET – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The representing agent is Mr. Jimmy Crane. The applicant intends to construct a covered deck and an uncovered deck to the rear of the property. Where the required south boundary setback is 10’, if the Variance is granted, the applicant will need a total variance to the south boundary setback of 5’. The property in question is located at 46 Chapel Hill, Parcel #149C-0-20-147.000, described as Lot 45, Chapel Hill. The property is zoned C-3, Highway Commercial District. Approved 4-0.
STEVEN A BARNEY – application for Special Exception to the Zoning Ordinance and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicants’ intention is to renovate the current building on this parcel to incorporate a pottery studio which will front on Central Avenue and three apartments which will front on Washington Street. The applicant is requesting the Special Exception in the C-2 District as described in Section 621, for the pottery studio; and variance to the parking regulations for backing into a roadway for the multi family parking fronting on Washington Street. The property in question is located at the intersection of 101 Central Avenue and Washington Street, Parcel #149M-2-30-112.000, described as 3rd Ward, Lot 314, Part 315 & 343, Bay St. Louis. The property is zoned C-2, Central Business District. Approved 5-0.
PAMELA ANN HACKBARTH – application for Special Exception to the Zoning Ordinance and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant intends to construct an accessory dwelling to the rear of the property. If the Special Exception is granted the applicant will need a variance of 7’ to the rear yard setback, where a the required rear yard setback for an accessory dwelling is 20’; a variance of 3’ to the side yard, where the required side yard for an accessory dwelling is 8’; and a total variance of 3500sf, where the required square footage of lot for an accessory dwelling is 15,000sf. The property in question is located at 231 Carre Court, Parcel #137R-0-44-018.001, described as Lot 29 & 30, Block 2, St. Charles Subdivision. The property is zoned R-3, Multi Family District. Tabled 5-0.
MICHAEL BRANDNER/HAJMO, LLC. – application for Special Exception to the Zoning Ordinance and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is asking to allow a mini-storage facility at the property. This use would fit the category as described in Section 621: CHART OF USES FOR ALL ZONING DISTRICTS, as Mini-storage/Warehouse which is allowed by Special Exception. If the Special Exception is granted, the applicant will need a total variance to the fence height to the front yard setback line of 2’, so the fence can be 6’ in height; and a total variance to the front yard setback for placement of a 6’ in height fence of 10’ so the placement of the fence will have a front yard setback of 15’; and the total variance needed to the rear yard setback is 5’ so the rear yard setback can be 15’. The property in question is located at 528 Main Street, Parcel #137H-0-45-073.000, described as Lot 6, Rear 2nd Ward, Bay St. Louis. The property is zoned C-2, Commercial Neighborhood District. Denied 5-0.
GERARD MALLON – application for a Special Exception to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is intending to manufacture hydroponics/aquaponics and including the manufacturing of soft shell crabs. According to the Chart of Uses, ‘Light or small-scale manufacturing operations not obnoxious, offensive, or detrimental to neighboring property by reason of dust, smoke, odor, vibrations, noise, of effluents” may be allowed by Special Exception in a I-2 District. The property is located at 609 Central Avenue, Parcel #137R-0-44-068.000; described as 4th Ward, Part Lots 202 & 205A, Bay St. Louis and Parcel # 137R-0-44-069.000, described as Part 205 & 210, 4th Ward, Bay St. Louis. The property is presently zoned I-2, Planned Industrial District. Tabled 4-1 (Kevin Jordan voted no.)
CITY OF BAY SAINT LOUIS – The City of Bay Saint Louis will be reviewing the Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 538 being the “Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance of bay Saint Louis, Mississippi”, so as to provide for vacation rentals/short-term rentals of dwellings in residential/commercial/waterfront districts after application and approval. Approved to send to the City Council 4-1 (Harold Weber voted no.)