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CITY OF NEWPORT: Amendments to Zoning Ordinance (Article II, Div. 2)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:21pm

CITY OF NEWPORT
SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO ZONING ORDINANCE
THIS SUMMARY HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR PUBLICATION
PURSUANT TO M.S.ยง412.191, Subd. 4
TITLE
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE II (SPECIAL ZONING OVERLAY DISTRICTS), DIVISION 2 (SHORELAND MANAGEMENT DISTRICT) OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT
SUMMARY
This ordinance amends Article II (Special Zoning Overlay Districts), Division 2 (Shoreland Management District) of the City's Zoning Ordinance as adopted by Ordinance on June 6, 2002 and subsequently amended, which contains the
following sections:
36-328STATUTORY AUTHORIZATION AND POLICY
36-329GENERAL PROVISIONS
36-330DEFINITIONS
36-331-3ADMINISTRATION
36-334SHORELAND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
36-335LAND USES
36-336-41DIMENSIONAL AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS;
36-342-3VEGETATION, LAND ALTERATIONS AND GRADING
36-344STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
36-345WATER-ORIENTED COMMERCIAL USES
36-346SUBDIVISION/PLATTING PROVISIONS
36-347PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENTS (PUDs)
PURPOSE AND INTENT
The ordinance is adopted for the following purposes:
1. To update the Shoreland Management Ordinance to meet current standards;
2. To update the ordinance to include all public water bodies in Newport;
3. To update the ordinance to include current subdivision and PUD standards
COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
No land shall be altered, divided, used, developed or redeveloped in a manner that does not comply with the provisions of the amended Zoning Ordinance. If any alteration, division, use, development or redevelopment occurs in violation of the Zoning Ordinance, the Zoning Administrator may, in addition to other remedies, institute any proper criminal action or proceedings in the name of the City of Newport, and hereby shall have the powers of a police officer to prevent such unlawful alteration, division, use, development or redevelopment; to restrain or correct such violations; to prevent occupancy of said property; or to prevent any illegal act, conduct business or use in or about said premises. Any person who violates a provision of the Zoning Ordinance is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined or penalized not more than the maximum levels established by the State of Minnesota for misdemeanor offenses.
AVAILABILITY OF FULL TEXT
A printed copy of the entire ordinance and the ordinance amendments is available for inspection by any person during the City's regular office hours. The Zoning Ordinance is also available on the City of Newport web site, www.ci.newport.mn.us.
Ordinance adopted and summary approved for publication by the City Council of the City of Newport, this 21st day of December, 2017.
/s/ Dan Lund, Mayor
ATTEST: /s/ Deb Hill, Administrator/Clerk
01/10/18


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