Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As the City of Saint Paul continues to respond to the spread of COVID-19 in alignment with guidance from public health officials, the Planning Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting for March 20, 2020 has been postponed.

The Commission intends to meet at its next scheduled meeting of April 3, 2020 and will take up the agenda of its March 20, 2020 meeting at that time.  If circumstances require the manner and/or location of this meeting to change, notice will be provided as required by law.

For more information on the City's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit stpaul.gov/coronavirus.

About the Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a 21-member advisory body made up of citizen volunteers appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The Commission and its sub-committees (Zoning CommitteeComprehensive and Neighborhood Planning Committee, and Transportation Committee) take on municipal planning issues as required by law. It reviews and makes recommendations on comprehensive planning and zoning issues, studies, and amendments.  The Planning Commission also holds public hearings where members of the public can be heard.

Note: The Neighborhood Planning Committee was merged with the Comprehensive Planning Committee in 2018. Archives of meeting agendas and materials can be found here.

Members

 

Planning Comission

First row (left to right) – Kris Fredson*, Aquanetta Anderson,  Kathy Mouacheupao, Chong Lee*, Taqee Khalid*, Terri Thao*, Luis Rangel Morales (Chair), Christopher Ochs*, Eric Wojchik*, Shannon Eckman*​
Second row (left to right) – Lue Vang, Anne DeJoy, William Lindeke, Wendy Underwood, John Reich*, Trevor Oliver, Betsy Reveal*, Adrian Perryman, Cedrick Baker
(* former)

The Planning Commission has five openings to fill from the following wards/neighborhoods:

  • Ward 2 (West Side, Downtown, Fort Road/West 7th, Summit Hill)
  • Ward 6 (Payne Phalen, Greater East Side)
  • Ward 7 (Dayton’s Bluff, East View, Conway/Battle Creek/Highwood Hills) 

People who reflect Saint Paul’s diversity are specifically encouraged to apply.

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Annual Reports

Meetings

Planning Commission meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. every other Friday in the City Hall basement, room 40.​

Date Agenda Action Minutes Approved Minutes & Public Hearing Comments Packets
January 10, 2020 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED      
January 24, 2020 Agenda 01/24/20 Action Minutes 01/24/20

Minutes 01/24/20

 

01/24/20
Zoning Information
WSide Community Plan-Equitable Development Scorecard
160 South Wabasha Street-Commercial Dev. District
974-7th Street West-Commercial Dev. District
1 Leech Street So.-Expand Commercial Dev. District
Religious Accessory Uses Zoning Study
 
February 7, 2020 Agenda 02/07/20 Action Minutes 02/07/20 Minutes 02/07/20
RM Zoning Study presentation
 
02/27/20
Zoning Information
RM Zoning Study
February 21, 2020 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED    

 

March 6, 2020 Agenda 03/06/20 Action Minutes 03/06/20

Minutes 03/06/20
Informational presentation zoning and legal procedure reminders

03/06/20
Zoning Information
District 14 & District 15 Plan
March 20, 2020

MEETING POSTPONED TO APRIL 3, 2020

Agenda 03/20/20
Agenda Postponement 3/20/20

Action Minutes 03/20/20 Minutes 03/20/20
District 14 & District 15 Plan presentation
 
03/20/20
Zoning Information

 

April 3, 2020 Agenda 04/03/20 Action Minutes 04/03/20 Minutes 04/03/20
 
04/03/20
Zoning Information
Summary of Ford Master Plan & Zoning Text Amendments
April 17, 2020

As the City of Saint Paul continues to respond to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in alignment with guidance from public health officials, the Planning Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting for April 17, 2020 has been postponed. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is neither practical nor prudent to hold in-person meetings of the Planning Commission at this time.

The Commission intends to meet at its next-scheduled meeting of May 1, 2020 and will take up the agenda of its April 17, 2020 meeting at that time.

 

 

Zoning Information
May 1, 2020 Agenda 05/01/20 
Revised Agenda 05/01/20
Action Minutes 05-01-20 Minutes 05-01-20
District 14 & District 15 Res. Design Standards Presentation
All RM Zoning Public Comments received by 5/4/20
05/01/20
Zoning Information
RM Zoning Study Public Hearing
RM Zoning PH Comments 4/24/20
District 14 & District 15 Residential Design Standards
May 15, 2020 Agenda 05/15/20 Action Minutes 05/15/20 Minutes 05/15/20

 

05/15/20
Zoning Information
2020 NSTAR Proposals
May 29, 2020 Agenda 05/29/20 
Revised Agenda 5/29/20
Action Minutes 05/29/20
 
05/29/20
Zoning Information
District 14 & District 15 Res. Design Standards 
June 12, 2020 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED   

 

 
June 26, 2020 Agenda 06/26/20 Action Minutes 06/26/20

Minutes 06/26/20
Affordable Housing Dimensions presentation

06/26/20
Zoning Information

 

July 10, 2020 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED  

 

 
July 24, 2020 Agenda 07/24/20 Action Minutes 07/24/20 Minutes 07/24/20
RM Zoning Study post public hearing presentation
 
07/24/20
Zoning Information
RM Zoning Study
Rush Line BRT-15% plan
August 7, 2020 Agenda 08/07/20 Action Minutes 08/07/20 Minutes 08/07/20
 
08/07/20
Zoning Information
District 14 & District 15 Res. Design Standards Final recommendation
Boarder Foods Inc Final resolution
August 21, 2020 Agenda 08/21/20 Action Minutes 08/21/20 Minutes 08/21/20
S.A.F.E Housing Tenant Protections Ordinance presentation
 
September 4, 2020 Revised Agenda 09/04/20 Action Minutes 09/04/20 Minutes 09/04/20
TIF 101 Presentation
09/04/20
Zoning Information
Amendment to  Ford Site Redevelopment Plan
 
September 18, 2020 MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED       
October 2, 2020 Agenda 10/02/20 Action Minutes 10/02/20 Minutes 10/02/20
Definition of Family presentation
10/02/20
Zoning Information
Definition of "Family" Zoning Study
October 16, 2020 Agenda 10/16/20 Action Minutes 10/16/20 Minutes 10/16/20 10/16/20
Zoning Information
October 30, 2020 Agenda 10/30/20 Action Minutes 10/30/20 Minutes 10/30/20 10/30/20
Zoning Information
November 13, 2020 Agenda 11/13/20 Action Minutes 11/13/20 Minutes 11/13/20
Definition of Family presentation
All public written testimony received December 14, 2020
11/13/20
Zoning Information
Def of Family public hearing packet 
December 4, 2020 Revised Agenda 12/04/20 Action Minutes 12/04/20 Minutes 12/04/20 12/04/20
Zoning Information
 
December 18, 2020 Agenda 12/18/20      
         

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Last Edited: November 24, 2020