Wayzata Boulevard Corridor Study Consultant Approved
An RFP was released for a Corridor Study that will shape the future of Wayzata Boulevard. City Council approved contracts with consultants SRF Consulting, Inc and Van Meter Williams Pollack at their June 7th meeting.
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City Zoning Code Updates
Parks Rezoning Public Hearing
Currently, all of Wayzata’s park properties and city-owned open space are zoned for residential use, commercial use, or Planned Unit Development. To protect and preserve these properties from any future development, Wayzata is proposing to rezone all of the properties to Parks and Open Space. The second reading of the proposed ordinance will take place at the June 7th Council meeting.
Zoning Code Updates
Changes to the city’s residential, commercial, and institutional zoning districts received initial approval from the City Council on June 7th. The second reading of the ordinance will take place on June 21st. Notable changes include overall streamlining of the zoning code, revisions to the R-5 district, and language to allow accessory dwelling units in the city.
For information on all proposed zoning changes, visit the project webpage.
Proposals Under Review
712 Lake St – Parking Variance and Conditional Use Permits for Restaurant
A development application has been submitted for parking-related approvals at 712 Lake St, the former Fitspace building. Applicant 714 E Lake St, LLC is proposing to retrofit the building to house a restaurant called “Paco & Lime”.
The Planning Commission recommended approval of the application on May 16th.
Development Proposal for 900 Wayzata Blvd (Wells Fargo)
A development application has been submitted for 900 Wayzata Blvd, currently home to a Wells Fargo bank. The project team is proposing a 70-unit apartment building, 9 attached townhomes, a 34,000 square foot office building, and a 5,500 square foot Wells Fargo bank. The majority of parking will be underground. Major requests include subdividing the parcel into three (north, west, and east), re-zoning two of the new parcels, height, setback, and impervious surface variances for the proposed residential building, and a conditional use permit for a drive-through at the proposed bank. A neighborhood meeting was held April 21st.
The first public hearing on this application will be held at the June 20th Planning Commission meeting. We encourage interested people to review the project webpage and submit public comments ahead of time to email@example.com.
235 Lake St E – tenant finish for Murphy and Co
264 Wayzata Blvd E - Demolition
520 and 524 Rice St E – new townhouses