Posted: January 04, 2021
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 20OA006 - Ordinance to Amend Chapter 17.18 of the Rapid City Municipal Code

Agenda Item Title:

20OA006 - Ordinance Amendment to amend Chapter 17.18 of the Rapid City Municipal Code

Origination Group:
Planning Commission
Origination Meeting Date:
Stage 2 Group Name:
Legal & Finance Committee
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
City Council First Reading Date:
City Council Second Reading Date:
City of Rapid City
Staff Contact:
Fletcher Lacock, Current Planner III
Agenda Item Summary:
Chapter 17.18 of the Rapid City Municipal Code defines the General Commercial District and identifies permitted uses, conditional uses, temporary uses, and land area regulations in the district. The proposed Ordinance Amendment makes the following changes: Amending subsection 17.18.020 to fix the misspelling of microcell; Amending subsection 17.18.030 to remove “grass skiing” as a conditional use; Amending subsection 17.18.030 to change the conditional use criteria to be set by Planning Commission in lieu of City Council; Amending subsection 17.18.030 to change the criteria for a microbrewery, farm winery, and artisan distillery; Amending subsection 17.18.030 adding a microcidery as a conditional use with criteria for review; Amending subsection 17.18.040 to allow the Planning Commission the discretion to issue a temporary use permit in lieu of the City Council; and, revising subsection 17.18.090 to clarify that landscaping is required in the General Commercial District.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center


Origination Recommendation Action:
Origination Recommendation Notes:
Planning Commission recommended to approve: 12/10/2020; Working Session approved 1st reading: 12/16/2020
City Council Recommendation Action:
City Council Recommendation Notes:
City Council approved 1st reading: 12/21/2020; City Council approved 2nd reading: 1/4/2021

Attachments & Links to Download:

20OA006 Project Memo

20OA006 Ordinance 6435

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