Ordinance No.

CITY OF OTSEGO
COUNTY OF WRIGHT, MINNESOTA
ORDINANCE NO.: 2014-09
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY CODE RELATED TO OCCUPANCY OF A RENTAL DWELLING BY A SINGLE FAMILY.
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OTSEGO DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:
Section 1. Section 7-11-7 of the City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
7-11-7: MAXIMUM DENSITY:
No person shall occupy nor permit or let to be occupied any rental dwelling unit for the purpose of living therein, which does not comply with the following requirements.
A. With the exception of tenants occupying a respective dwelling unit prior to February 12, 2007, the maximum permissible occupancy of any dwelling unit shall be determined as follows:
1. For the first occupant, one hundred fifty (150) square feet of habitable room floor space and for every additional occupant thereof, at least one hundred (100) square feet of habitable room floor space.
2. In no event shall the total number of occupants exceed two (2) times the number of habitable bedrooms, less kitchen, in the dwelling unit.
B. Occupancy of a rental dwelling unit by a single family as defined by Section 20-2-2 of the City Code shall be exempt from the provisions of Section 7-11-7.A of this Section.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage and publication.
MOTION BY: Heidner
SECOND BY: Schroeder
ALL IN FAVOR: Heidner, Schroeder, Stockamp
THOSE OPPOSED: None
ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Otsego this 28th day of April, 2014.
CITY OF OTSEGO
BY: Jessica L. Stockamp, Mayor
ATTEST: Tami Loff, City Clerk
Published in the
Star News
May 2, 2014
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