B-20-20, 309 Dearborn Court Variance

CLOSED: This item is on the October 28th Planning Commission agenda.

A variance is requested from the zoning ordinance basement requirement for a new home to be rebuilt at 309 Dearborn Court. A variance is requested from the following ordinance requirement:

Basements. All single dwelling unit buildings shall be constructed with a basement having a gross floor area equal to at least 50 percent of the gross floor area of the story next above. 

The property is over 14,000 square feet in area and is located at the end of Dearborn cul-de-sac. The property currently a vacant lot. There has never been a home on the lot. The applicant is requesting a variance from the minimum basement requirements in order to construct a new one -story home at 309 Dearborn Court. The goal is to have one level living. The proposed home will conform to all of the zoning ordinance requirements with the exception that it will not have a basement. The City of Edina’s zoning ordinance requires that all new homes have a basement. 

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