P&Z agenda: 18-lot subdivision, modular homes & various variances

AMENDED AGENDA

PLANNING & ZONING MEETING

AUGUST 29, 2017

5:30 P.M.

APPLICATIONS:

The Bay St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Bay St. Louis Conference Center, 598 Main Street, Bay St. Louis, MS to consider the following:

WL HOLDINGS OF Miss, LLC – application for Preliminary Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. Mr. Gary Yarbrough is the representing agent. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into (18) eighteen new parcels of land. If the subdivision of property is granted, Parcels 1-18 will need these variances: a total variance to the minimum lot width of 19ft, resulting in a lot width of 41ft; a total variance to the front yard setback of 15ft, resulting in a front yard setback of 10ft; a total variance of 3’6” to the side yard setback, resulting in a side yard setback of 4’6”; a total variance to the minimum square footage of 2,662sf, resulting in a proposed square footage for lot area of 4,838sf; and a total variance to lot coverage of 3%, resulting in a lot coverage of 48%. The property in question is located mid block of Dunbar Avenue, between Genin Street and DeMontluzin Avenue; Parcel # 149E-0-29-159.001, described as Lot 363, First Ward, Bay St Louis. The property lies in an R-3, Multi Family District.

CAROL C DE LA HOUSSAYE – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intention is to build a shed on the existing slab that will be located to the rear of the property. The applicant is asking for a total variance to the side yard of 4’ resulting in a 1’ side yard setback; and a total variance to the rear yard setback of 3 ½’, resulting in a 1 ½’ rear yard setback. The property is question is located at 127 Carroll Avenue; Parcel #149F-0-29-102.000, described as Lot 14 & 15A, Carroll Subdivision and Parcel #149F-0-29-088.000, described as Lot 312B, 1st Ward, Bay St. Louis. The property is zoned R-2, Two Family District.

VIRGINIA M. DENIS – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is requesting to have an 8’ in height wooden fence to the rear yard property line. The applicant therefore is asking for a 2’ in height variance to the fence regulations which would result in an 8’ in height fence. The property in question is located at 418 ½  Carroll Ave; Parcel #149E-0-29-092.000, described as West ½ lot 56, Carroll Subdivision, and Parcel #149E-0-29-105.002, described as Part 362 & Part 365, First Ward, Bay St. Louis. The property is zoned R-2, Two-Family District.

CYDNEY SHERWOOD – application for Special Subdivision Plat Approval and Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant would like to subdivide this parcel of land into two (2) new parcels of land. If the subdivision is granted the newly created Parcel A will need a total variance of 886.64 square feet, resulting in a proposed square footage of 9613.36 square feet; and newly created Parcel B will need a total variance of f 987.78 square feet, resulting in a square footage of 9512.22 square feet. The property in question is located at 527 St John Street; Parcel # 137H-0-45-079.000, described as Lot 19, Bay St. Louis, Rear Second Ward. The property is zoned R-2, Two-Family District.

JANA K MALLINI – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is asking to allow an accessory structure to be greater than fifty (50) percent of floor area of the principal structure. The applicant is requesting a total variance of 7% to the floor area, resulting in an accessory structure that will have a floor area that will be 57% of the existing structure. The property is question is located at 330 Gladstone Street; Parcel #137L-0-35-178.000, described as Lots 37-42, Block 41, Bay St. Louis Land & Improvement. The property is zoned R-1, Single Family.

CITY OF BAY SAINT LOUIS The City of Bay St. Louis is requesting the following text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance.  The reason for the amendment is there is 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 proposed amendment does not involve changing the classification of land and is necessary to facilitate accuracy and proper interpretation.

Section 302.95 currently reads:

“302.95 MODULAR HOME: A structure which is (i) transportable in one or more sections; (ii) designed to be used as a dwelling when connected to the required utilities, and includes plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems with the home; and (iii)certified by its manufacturers as being constructed in accordance with a nationally recognized building code; and (iv) designed to be permanently installed at its final destination on an approved foundation constructed in compliance with a nationally recognized building code.  The term “modular home” does not include manufactured housing as defined by the National manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974.”

The new amendment to Section 302.95 is to read as follows:

“302.95 MODULAR HOME: A structure which is (i) transportable in two or more sections but designed to be joined into one (1) integral unit. sections; (ii) designed to be used as a dwelling when connected to the required utilities, and includes plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems with the home; and (iii)certified by its manufacturers as being constructed in accordance with a nationally recognized building code; and (iv) designed to be permanently installed at its final destination on an approved foundation constructed in compliance with a nationally recognized building code.  The term “modular home” does not include manufactured housing as defined by the National manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974.”

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July 25, 2017

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One thought on “P&Z agenda: 18-lot subdivision, modular homes & various variances

  1. I do not know who WL Holding Company is. But I own rental properties across from him on Dunbar and I am in favor of this development. It is no more than an extension of the Development that Artigues did in the ’80’s where my properties are.

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