P&Z recap: Fais do no

Bay St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commissioners said no to Billy Conner Jr.’s application for a special exception to the zoning ordinance to open a lounge in the Depot District. Plans include blues, jazz and Cajun music in the evening hours. Neighbors objected to potentially more noise and other public nuisance problems in the area.

Commissioners also voted down the application by WL Holdings of Miss, LLC to develop a 25-lot subdivision on Dunbar Avenue between Genin Street and DeMontluzin Avenue. Neighbors objected to the number of houses in the development and said the area has had major drainage problems for many years. Some passed around photos of flooded yards and streets. By an unfortunate coincidence, the project was named Maison du Lac, or Lake House.

In other action:

SAMUEL RILEY WOODHAM, JR AND JAMI LYNN WOODHAM – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intentions are to build a single family structure on this parcel of land. The owner will need a total variance to the side yard setback of 3’ where the required side yard setback is 8’, and a total variance to the rear yard setback of 8’ where the required rear yard setback is 20’. The property in question is located at 942 South Beach Boulevard; Parcel #149N-0-30-238.000, described as Part of Lot 214,4th Ward, Bay Saint Louis. The property lies in an R-4, Beach Front Residential District. APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

MR. JOHN KOMIDOR – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intention is to build a single family residence on the property. The applicant will need a total variance to the front yard setback of 25’ where the required front yard setback is 50’; and a total variance to the side yard setback of .7’, where the required side yard setback is 8’. The property in question is located at 1526 North Beach Boulevard; Parcel #136H-2-37-001.000, described as 2D, Rear First Ward, Bay Saint Louis. The property lies in an R-1 District. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL

MR. IRVIN S. KINGSTON – application for Special subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is asking to subdivide the parcel into two (2) new parcels of land. If granted the parcel identified as “Parcel B” will meet all requirements set forth for subdivision of property. “Parcel A” will need a total variance to the minimum lot width of 34.98’ where the required minimum lot width is 100’, and a total variance to the minimum square footage to lot area of 3,496 sf where the required minimum square footage to lot area is 12,000sf.

The property in question is located on the corner of South Necaise Avenue and the 300 Block of Keller Street; Parcel 149M-1-30-080.000, described as Lot 46, 3rd Ward, Bay Saint Louis. The property lies in an R-1, Residential Single Family District. RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL

Next stop for applications: The Jan. 3 City Council meeting.

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