Notice of Public Hearing – 6/28/21 – U Haul Redevelopment 4225 & 4251 Hiawatha Ave

Stephanie Merdan with ISG, on behalf of Christopher Bohlman with U Haul, has submitted the following land use applications for the properties located at 4225 and 4251 Hiawatha Ave:

  • Conditional use permit for truck and trailer rental.
  • Site plan review for a new self-service storage building and retail building totaling approximately 130,000 square feet.

The City Planning Commission will meet on Monday, June 28, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. During the declared local public health emergency, Minneapolis has transitioned to an electronic format for its public meetings and hearings, authorized under Minn. Stat. Section 13D.021, to minimize the risk of exposure to or potential spread of COVID-19. The public may view the public hearing using the following options: Watch on Comcast Channel 14 or 799 or live on    

In accordance with the Zoning Code, all property owners within 350 feet of the subject property are notified of this public hearing.  The public may submit comments or participate by phone in the meeting by using the following website:

If you have questions about the project, please contact the City staff person listed below.  If you would like to submit comments, you may submit them via the link above or by emailing: 

Hilary Dvorak, Principal City Planner – 505 4th Ave S #320, Minneapolis, MN 55415Phone (612) 673-2639 E-mail:

Planning Department staff will issue a recommendation to the Planning Commission. After hearing from the public, the Planning Commission will make a determination based on required legal findings of fact. Please visit  for the agenda with staff reports (web page will be updated by the end of the day Wednesday prior to the meeting date). 

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact 612-673-3710. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. 


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