Ordinance No.

CITY OF OTSEGO
COUNTY OF WRIGHT, MINNESOTA SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO.: 2014-01
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OTSEGO ZONING ORDINANCE.
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OTSEGO DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:
Section 1. Section 20-1-6 of the Zoning Ordinance (Title and Application) is hereby amended to address legally established uses classified as interim uses by the Zoning Ordinance.
Section 2. Section 20-3-1 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Amendments) is hereby to revise the purpose section of the Chapter for administration of amendment requests.
Section 3. Section 20-3-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Amendments) is hereby amended to revise the procedures for amendment requests.
Section 4. Section 3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Amendments) is hereby amended to include a provision requiring certification of taxes paid.
Section 5. Section 20-4-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to revise the procedures for conditional use permit requests.
Section 6. Section 20-4-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to include a provision that approvals constitute an agreement between the applicant and the City.
Section 7. Section 20-4-4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Conditional Use Permits) is hereby repealed in its entirety and subsequent sections renumbered accordingly.
Section 8. Section 20-4-5 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to revise provisions related to amendment of a conditional use permit.
Section 9. Section 20-4-5 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to address expiration of conditional use permits.
Section 10. Section 4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to add the following provisions addressing revocation of a conditional use permit:
Section 11. Section 4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Conditional Use Permits) is hereby amended to add a requirement for certification of taxes paid.
Section 12. Section 20-5-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Interim Use Permits) is hereby amended to revise the process for interim use permit requests.
Section 13. Section 20-5-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Interim Use Permits) is hereby amended to include a provision regarding approvals being an agreement between the applicant and City.
Section 14. Section 20-5-4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Interim Use Permits) is hereby amended to address termination of an interim use permit.
Section 15. Section 5 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Interim Use Permits) is hereby amended to add the following provisions related to amendment, expiration and revocation of an interim use permit, performance security, certification of taxes paid and initiation of an application.
Section 16. Section 6 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended to add the following provision designating the City Council the Board of Adjustment and Appeals.
Section 17. Section 20-6-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended to revise the review criteria for variance applications.
Section 18. Section 20-6-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended to revise the procedures for variance requests.
Section 19. Section 6 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended to include a provision making an approval an agreement between the applicant and City.
Section 20. Section 20-6-4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended regarding expiration of variance approvals.
Section 21. Section 6 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration – Variances) is hereby amended to include a requirement for certification of taxes paid and provisions for initiation of a request.
Section 22. Section 20-8-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Administrative Permits) is hereby amended to revise the procedures for administrative permit requests.
Section 23. Section 20-8-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Administrative Permits) is hereby amended to revise provisions related to compliance with the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.
Section 24. Section 8 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Administrative Permits) is hereby amended to include a provision making an approval an agreement between the applicant and the City.
Section 25. Section 8 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Administrative Permits) is hereby amended to address non-permit approvals.
Section 26. Section 8 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Administrative Permits) is hereby amended to include provisions related to expiration of an administrative permit, certification of taxes paid and initiation of an application.
Section 27. Section 20-9-2 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Site and Building Plan Review) is hereby amended to include the following provisions:
20-9-2: APPLICATION:
All building and site plans for townhouse, multiple family, commercial, or industrial construction shall be subject to review by the Planning Commission and approval by the City Council. except that those plan modifications meeting the following criteria, as determined by the Zoning Administrator, may be approved administratively in accordance with Section 8 of this Chapter:
A. Only applications for preexisting uses or uses explicitly classified as allowed uses, including accessory uses, by previously approved site and building plans governing the use of the property are eligible for administrative approval.
B. The site and building plan modification shall not result in an increase in hours of operation, traffic, employees, or number of dwelling units, expand any principal building or otherwise increase the intensity of the use of the site.
Section 28. Section 20-9-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Site and Building Plan Review) is hereby repealed in its entirety and amended to include the provisions for the procedure for reviewing site and building plan review applications.
Section 29. Section 20-9-4 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Site and Building Plan Review) is hereby amended to revise provisions related to an approval being an agreement between the applicant and the City.
Section 30. Section 20-9-5 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Site and Building Plan Review) is hereby repealed in its entirety and amended to establish provisions for expiration of site and building plan approval.
Section 31. Section 9 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Site and Building Plan Review) is hereby amended to include the provisions outlining information requirements, performance security and certification of taxes paid.
Section 32. Section 10 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Certificate of Zoning Compliance) is hereby repealed in its entirety, Section 11 (Administration Enforcement and Penalties to be renumbered as Section 10 and Section 11 to be reserved.
Section 33. Section 20-15-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Administration Non-Conforming Lots, Buildings, Structures and Uses) is hereby amended so as to be consistent with the provisions of Minnesota Statues 462.357.
Section 34. Section 20-96-3 of the Zoning Ordinance (Heritage Preservation Sites) is hereby amended to modify membership eligibility requirements.
Section 35. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage and publication.
MOTION BY: Heidner
SECOND BY: Darkenwald
ALL IN FAVOR: Stockamp, Heidner, Darkenwald, Warehime
THOSE OPPOSED: None
ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Otsego this 13th day of January, 2014.
CITY OF OTSEGO
BY: Jessica L. Stockamp, Mayor
ATTEST: Tami Loff, City Clerk
Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 412.191, Subd. 4 and 331A.01, Subd.10, this Ordinance is published in summary form. Complete copies of the ordinance are available for inspection by contacting the Zoning Administrator/City Clerk, Otsego City Hall, 8899 Nashua Avenue, Otsego, Minnesota 55330 during regular office hours.
Published in the
Star News
January 18, 2014
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