Prince's Paisley Park Estate Cleared to Open as Permanent Museum After Local Battle Over Zoning

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A Minnesota city council has voted to rezone Prince's Paisley Park recording studio and home, meaning it can open as a permanent museum.

The Star Tribune reported the Chanhassen City Council signed off on the rezoning request Monday. It also will require a traffic study to address concerns from council members and residents about pedestrian safety, traffic and parking.

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Earlier this month, the council tabled the request by the trust company overseeing the late superstar's estate. That move nearly delayed the museum's Oct. 6 opening before a temporary permit was granted.

The council's 5-0 vote Monday also means tours of the iconic structure will resume, CBS Minnesota reported.

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Mayor Denny Laufenburger told the newspaper that he was pleased with the council's decision, saying it is a "big benefit for the community."

Prince died April 21 of an accidental overdose at Paisley Park, a 65,000-square-foot complex.

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(Originally published by CBS News on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:42 pm ET)

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