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CITY OF NEWPORTSUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO ZONING ORDINANCE THIS SUMMARY HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 11:20pm

PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO M.S. §412.191, Subd. 4
TITLE
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 1300 (GENERAL), SECTION 1340 (RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS) AND SECTION 1350 (NON-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS) OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT
SUMMARY
This ordinance repeals Section 1300.07 (Accessory Buildings and Structures) of the Newport Development Code, as adopted by Ordinance on June 6, 2002 and as subsequently amended; and amends Section 1300 (General), Section 1340 (Residential Districts) and Section 1350 (Non-Residential Districts) as adopted by Ordinance on June 6, 2002 and subsequently amended, which contain the following sections:
1300.01 DEFINITIONS
1300.02 RULES OF CONSTRUCTION
1300.03 PURPOSE AND INTENT
1300.04 SCOPE, INTERPRETATION, ETC.
1300.05 RELATIONSHIP TO EXISTING CITY ORDINANCES
1300.06 AREA REGULATIONS
1300.07 EXCEPTIONS TO GENERAL YARD REGULATIONS
1300.08 EXCEPTIONS TO FRONT YARD SETBACKS
1300.09 AREAS UNDER WATER
1300.10 HEIGHT REGULATIONS
1300.11 ONE PRINCIPAL STRUCTURE PER LOT
1300.12 MOVING OF STRUCTURES
1300.13 REMOVAL OF SALT, SAND, AND OTHER MATERIAL
1300.14 TRUCK OR BUS PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1300.15 VIOLATIONS
1300.16 OUTDOOR FURNACES
1340.01 PURPOSE
1340.02 INTENT
1340.03 RESIDENTIAL LOT AREA, DEPTH, WIDTH, COVERAGE, SETBACKS, AND HEIGHTS
1340.04 SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL GARAGE, ACCESSORY STRUCTURE, AND DRIVEWAY STANDARDS
1340.05 CREDITS AND ALLOWANCES FOR MULTIPLE DWELLINGS
1340.06 SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR THE R-2 AND R-3 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1340.07 SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1350.01 SCOPE
1350.02PURPOSE OF BUSINESS DISTRICTS
1350.03 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE B-1 DISTRICT
1350.04 PURPOSE OF THE INDUSTRIAL DISTRCTS
1350.05 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE I-1 DISTRICT
1350.06 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE I-2 DISTRICT
1350.07 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE I-S DISTRICT
1350.08 PURPOSE OF THE MIXED USE DISTRICT
1350.09 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE MX-1 DISTRICT
1350.10 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE MX-2 DISTRICT
1350.11 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE MX-3 DISTRICT
1350.12 SPECIFIC INTENT OF THE MX-4 DISTRICT
1350.13 DIMENTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR LOTS AND STRUCTURES IN NON- RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1350.14 USES IN THE NON-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1350.15 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE FOR RE-ZONING IN THE NON-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
1350.16 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE FOR SITE PLAN REVIEW
1350.17 PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR NON-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS
PURPOSE AND INTENT
The ordinance is adopted for the following purposes:
1. To add definitions for Adult Use and related terminology to the Zoning Ordinance;
2. To eliminate duplication in the Zoning Ordinance among sections that address Accessory Structures;
3. To identify the maximum area, setbacks, dimensional standards and required permits for Accessory Structures on lots in the Residential Estates Zoning District;
4. To specify the permitted use of accessory structures in the Residential Estates Zoning District;
5. To ensure that accessory structures in residential zoning districts are compatible with other development in those districts.
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 herby 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 19th day of December, 2013.
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Tim Geraghty, Mayor
ATTEST:
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Deb Hill, Administrator/Clerk
1/29/2014


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