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ZONING ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING PERMITS FOR BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND THE USES THEREOF; FOR LAND USES AND FOR WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES; AND ESTABLISHING MINIMUM LOT SIZES, SETBACKS AND SIDE YARDS; PROVIDING FOR PARKING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS; AND IMPOSING PENALTIES, IN THE AREA OF MCLEOD COUNTY, MINNESOTA OR PARTS THEREOF OUTSIDE THE INCORPORATED LIMITS OF THE MUNICIPALITIES.


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 Section 1: Purpose and Intent   
 Section 2: Title   
 Section 3: Validity  
 Section 4: Jurisdiction, Scope, and Interpretation, Lots of Record
 Section 5: Definitions and Rules of Language Construction
 Section 6: Classification of Districts
    
Subdivision 1: Districts  
     Subdivision 2: Zoning Map  
     Subdivision 3: District Boundaries  
     Subdivision 4: Permitted Uses  
     Subdivision 5: Uses Not Provided For in Zoning District  
     Subdivision 6: Future Detachment

 Section 7: "A" Agricultural District
    
Subdivision 1: Purpose
     Subdivision 2: Permitted Uses
     Subdivision 3: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 4: Dimensional Regulations
     Subdivision 5: Lots of Record
     Subdivision 6: Higher-Density Development on Difficult-to-Farm Sites
     Subdivision 7: Site Plan Required
     Subdivision 8: General Regulations
     Subdivision 9: Purchase and Transfer of Development Rights

 Section 8: "R-1" Rural Residential District

     Subdivision 1: Purpose
     Subdivision 2: General Provisions
     Subdivision 3: Permitted Uses
     Subdivision 4: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 5: Dimensional Regulations
     Subdivision 6: Lot Sitting Standards
     Subdivision 7: General Regulations
 Section 9: "U-E" Urban Expansion District
     
Subdivision 1: Purpose
     Subdivision 2: Location and General Requirements
     Subdivision 3: Permitted Uses
     Subdivision 4: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 5: Dimensional Regulations
     Subdivision 6: Other Requirements
     Subdivision 7: Joint Powers Review
 Section 10: "B-1" Highway Business District
    
Subdivision 1: Purpose
     Subdivision 2: General Provisions
     Subdivision 3: Permitted Uses
     Subdivision 4: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 5: Dimensional Regulations
     Subdivision 6: Screening Requirements
     Subdivision 7: Access Requirements
     Subdivision 8: General Regulations
 Section 12: "FP" Flood Plain District
     Subdivision 1: Authorization, Findings of Fact and Purpose
     Subdivision 2: General Provisions
     Subdivision 3: Establishment of Districts
     Subdivision 4: Floodway District (FW)
     Subdivision 5: Flood Fringe District (FF)
     Subdivision 6: General Flood Plain District
     Subdivision 7: Subdividing Land
     Subdivision 8: Public Utilities, Railroads, Roads and Bridges
     Subdivision 9: Manufactured Homes and Manufactured Home Parks and Placement of Travel Trailers and Travel Vehicles
     Subdivision 10: Administration
     Subdivision 11: Non-Conforming Uses
     Subdivision 12: Penalties for Violation
     Subdivision 13: Amendments
 Section 13: Shoreland Management Standards
    
Subdivision 1: Statutory Authorization and Policy
     Subdivision 2: Purpose  
     Subdivision 3: Water Bodies to Which This Section Applies  
     Subdivision 4: Abrogation and Greater Restrictions  
     Subdivision 5: Permits Required  
     Subdivision 6: Land Use District Descriptions  
     Subdivision 7: Lakeshore Development Standards  
     Subdivision 8: Shore land Alterations  
     Subdivision 9: Placement and Design of Roads, Driveways, and Parking Areas  
     Subdivision 10: Storm Water Management  
     Subdivision 11: Special Provisions for Commercial, Industrial, Public/Agricultural, Forestry and Extractive Uses and Mining of Metallic Minerals and Peat
     Subdivision 12: Conditional Uses  
     Subdivision 13: Water Supply and Sewage Treatment  
     Subdivision 14: Non-conformities  
     Subdivision 15: Subdivision/Platting Provisions
     Subdivision 16: Procedures for Submitting a Plat
 Section 14: Conservation Overlay District
     Subdivision 1: Purpose and Intent
     Subdivision 2: Lands to Which This Section Applies
     Subdivision 3: Permitted Uses
     Subdivision 4: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 5: Prohibited Uses
     Subdivision 6: Dimensional Regulations
     Subdivision 7: Transfer of Building Eligibilities
     Subdivision 8: Lots of Record
     Subdivision 9: Site Plan Required
  Section 15: Sign Regulations
    
Subdivision 1: Purpose  
     Subdivision 2: General Sign Provisions  
     Subdivision 3: Signs Permitted in Agricultural and Residential Districts  
     Subdivision 4: Signs Permitted in the Highway Business and Industrial Districts 
     Subdivision 5: Signs Permitted in the Urban Expansion District 
     Subdivision 6: Nonconforming Signs 
     Subdivision 7: Inspection, Maintenance, Removal 
 Section 16: General Development Regulations
     Subdivision 1: Purpose  
     Subdivision 2: Parking and Loading Regulations  
     Subdivision 3: Drive-In Business Regulations  
     Subdivision 4: Automobile Service Stations or Fuel Stations  
     Subdivision 5: Environmental Review Program  
     Subdivision 6: Mining and Extraction  
     Subdivision 7: Performance Standards  
     Subdivision 8: Visual Standards  
     Subdivision 9: Drainage and Traffic Standards  
     Subdivision 10: Access Driveways  
     Subdivision 11: Mobile Home Regulations  
     Subdivision 12: Home Occupations  
     Subdivision 13: Accessory Buildings  
     Subdivision 14: Exceptions to Height and Setback Regulations  
     Subdivision 15: Wireless Telecommunication Towers and Antennas
 Section 17: Conditional Uses
    
Subdivision 1: Conditional Uses
     Subdivision 2: List of Conditional Uses 
     Subdivision 3: Conditions 
     Subdivision 4: Application  
     Subdivision 5: Notification and Public Hearing 
     Subdivision 6: Approval, Disapproval or Modification 
     Subdivision 7: Findings 
     Subdivision 8: Conditional Use Permits Within Floodplains and Shoreland Areas  
     Subdivision 9: Compliance 
     Subdivision 10: Review 
     Subdivision 11: Revocation 
     Subdivision 12: Discontinuance 
     Subdivision 13: Recording
 Section 18: Essential Services Regulations
     Subdivision 1: Scope of Regulations
     Subdivision 2: Exempt from Regulation
     Subdivision 3: Adoption by Reference of State Statutes Governing the Placement of Pipelines
     Subdivision 4: Major Essential Facilities Procedure
     Subdivision 5: Provisions for Major Essential Service Construction
     Subdivision 6: Inspections
     Subdivision 7: Minor Essential Facilities Procedure
 Section 19: Confined Feedlot Regulation
    
Subdivision 1: Confined Feedlots Generally 
     Subdivision 2: Adoption by Reference of State Regulations 
     Subdivision 3: Exempt From Regulations  
 Section 20: Non-Conforming Uses   
    
Subdivision 1: Intent   
     Subdivision 2: Sanitary Facilities in Shoreland Areas 
     Subdivision 3: Junk Yards  
     Subdivision 4: Non-Conforming Signs and Billboards  
     Subdivision 5: Discontinuance of a Non-Conforming Use  
     Subdivision 6: Alterations to Non-Conforming Uses  
     Subdivision 7: Restoration of Damaged Structures  
     Subdivision 8: Normal Maintenance  
     Subdivision 9: Lots of Record
 Section 21: Permits 
     Subdivision 1: Intent
     Subdivision 2: Sign and Billboard Permits
     Subdivision 3: Sewer Permits
     Subdivision 4: Excavation Permits
     Subdivision 5: Feedlot Permits  
 Section 22 - Administration
     Subdivision 1: Office and Appointment of Planning and Zoning Administrator 
     Subdivision 2: Duties, Powers and Enforcement of the Planning and Zoning Administrator 
     Subdivision 3: Enforcement 
     Ssubdivision 4: Planning Commission  
 Section 23: Board of Adjustments  
     Subdivision 1: Creation and Membership  
     Subdivision 2: Powers
     Subdivision 3: Procedure
     Subdivision 4: Findings
     Subdivision 5: Variances within Shorelands and Floodplain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • SECTION 01 Purpose and Intent
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  • SECTION 02 Title
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  • SECTION 03 Validity
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  • SECTION 04 Jurisdiction Scope Interpretation
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  • SECTION 05 Definitions
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  • SECTION 06 Classification of Districts
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  • SECTION 07 AG District
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  • SECTION 08 Rural Residential
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  • SECTION 09 Urban Expansion District
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  • SECTION 10 Highway Business
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  • SECTION 11 Industrial District
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  • SECTION 12 Flood Plain District
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  • SECTION 13 Shore Land Management
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  • SECTION 14 Conservation District
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  • SECTION 15 Sign Regulations
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  • SECTION 16 General Development Regulations
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  • SECTION 17 Conditional Uses
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  • SECTION 18 Essential Service Regulations
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  • SECTION 19 Confined Feedlot Regulations
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  • SECTION 20 Non-Conforming Uses
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  • SECTION 21 Permits
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  • SECTION 22 Administration
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  • SECTION 23 Board of Adjustments
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  • SECTION 24 Amendments Rezonings
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  • SECTION 25 Violations Penalties Enforcement
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  • SECTION 26 Fees
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  • SECTION 27 Repeal
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