BZA grants variance for two homes on Randolph Ave. lot

The Saint Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approved a lot width variance on May 2 that will allow the property at 1303 Randolph Ave. to be split and a second house built.The lot at 1303 Randolph Ave. is 80…

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Variance paves way to sell parking lot at Midway Peace Park

Midway Peace Park at 410 N. Griggs St. and an adjacent parking lot can become separate properties as a result of a setback variance approved for the park by the Saint Paul Board of Zoning Appeals on April 4.The variance…

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Merriam Park student rental denied

A Merriam Park landlord will not be allowed to use a Cleveland Avenue home as a registered student rental dwelling. The Saint Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) voted 8-6 on February 7 to deny the request for 346 N.…

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Laundromat denied University Ave. location

Variances for a proposed “luxury” laundromat at 1647 University Ave. were rejected on January 24 by the Saint Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) because of the property’s zoning, which calls for developments that are more compatible with mass transit…

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Merriam Park landlord appeals denial of new student rental house

A landlord’s appeal to register a new student rental house in Merriam Park will be reviewed by the Saint Paul Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) at 3 p.m. Monday, February 7. The Union Park District Council’s land use committee has…

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Commodore gets to open west dining room

The long fight to be able to use the Commodore Bar & Restaurant’s west dining room has cleared another hurdle. The Saint Paul Planning Commission unanimously approved a nonconforming use permit on January 7 to allow the restaurant at 79…

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Council upholds appeal, allows 3-car garage on Summit Avenue

Thomas Schroeder, 1446 Summit Ave., can add a larger detached garage to his historic property following a Saint Paul City Council vote on December 22 to overturn a Board of Zoning Appeals decision to deny the variance request. The BZA…

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