Ordinance No. 407

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHATFIELD, MINNESOTA RELATING TO ZONING; AMENDING VARIOUS PROVISIONS IN THE CHATFIELD CITY CODE CONTAINED IN SUBPART B, CHAPTER 113, ARTICLE IV; AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 113-181, SUBSECTION (e), RELATING TO THE RURAL RESIDENTIAL (RR) DISTRICT; AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 113-183, SUBSECTION (e), RELATING TO THE MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL (R-2) DISTRICT; AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 113-184, SUBSECTIONS (b) AND (d) RELATING TO THE GENERAL COMMERCIAL (B-1) DISTRICT.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHATFIELD, MINNESOTA:

Section 1. The provisions of the Chatfield Code, Subpart B, Chapter 113, Article IV, Section 113-181, subsection (e) are amended to read:

(e) Performance standards. The following performance standards are required for property zoned rural residential.

(1) Height.

a.The maximum height of all buildings and structures shall not exceed 35 feet.

b. This height limitation shall not apply to grain elevators, silos, windmills, elevator legs, cooling towers, water towers,

chimneys, smokestacks and church spires.

(2) Front yard.

a. The minimum required setback distance shall be 25 feet from right-of-way lines.

b. Where a lot is located at the intersections of two or more roads or highways, there shall be a front yard setback of 25 feet on one side (front) and 15 feet on the other side (side).

(3) Side and rear yard.

a . The minimum side yard shall be 25 feet.

b. The minimum rear yard shall be 50 feet.

c. Accessory buildings shall have side and rear year setbacks.

(4) Lot width and depth. Five foot minimum lot width shall be 150 feet.

(5) Lot area. The minimum lot size shall be 30,000 square feet.

(6) Location of structures. Structures shall be so located on each lot as to permit res-subdivision if an when central sewer and water systems become available.

(7) Additional requirements. Additional requirements for parking, sewerage systems and other regulations are as set forth in Article IV of this Chapter.

Section 2. The provisions of the Chatfield Code, Subpart B, Chapter 113, Article IV, Section 113-183, subsection (e) are amended to read:

(e) Performance standards. The following are performance standards for property zoned multifamily residential.

(1) Height. The maximum height of all buildings and structures shall not exceed 35 feet.

(2) Front yard.

a The minimum required setback distance shall be 25 feet from a right-of-way line.

b. Where a lot is located at the intersections of two or more roads or highways, there shall be a front yard setback of 25 feet on one side (front) and 15 feet on the other side (side).

c. Where adjacent structures within the same block have front yard setbacks different from required, the front yard minimum setback shall in no case be less than 25 feet.

(3) Side and rear yard.

a. The minimum side yard shall be eight feet, and the total width of all side yards shall be not less than 20 feet.

b. The minimum rear yard shall be 25 feet.

c. Decks are exempted from the rear yard setback requirements, except that a deck may not be located closer than 20 feet from the rear property line.

d. Accessory buildings. See Article IV, Section 182 of this Chapter.

(4) Lot area. The minimum lot area shall be 2,000 square feet per family for multifamily structures, and 9,000 square feet for single- family, and 10,000 square feet for two family residences.

(5) Lot width and depth.

a. The minimum lot width shall be 70 feet.

b. The minimum lot depth shall be 100 feet.

6) Lot coverage. The maximum lot coverage of all buildings,

including accessory buildings, shall not exceed 50 percent.

(7) Additional requirements. Additional requirements for parking, fencing, sewerage systems and other items are as set forth in the

provisions of Article IV of this Chapter.

Section 3. The provisions of the Chatfield Code, Subpart B, Chapter 113, Article IV, Section 113-184, subsection (b) are amended to read:

(b) Permitted uses. The following are permitted uses for

property zoned general commercial:

(1) Business services, including banks, offices and postal stations.

(2) Clothing services, including dry cleaning and laundry

establishments, laundromats, dressmaking, millinery and tailor shops, and shoe repair shops.

(3) Equipment services, including radio and television shops,

electrical appliance shops, showrooms of a plumber, decorator or similar trade.

(4) Food services, including grocery stores, fruit, vegetable and meat markets, supermarkets, restaurants, delicatessens, candy shops and bakeries whose products are sold only at retail on the premises.

(5) Personal services, including barbershops and beauty shops,

fitness centers, spas, photographic shops and funeral homes.

(6) Retail services, including drug stores, hardware stores, haber- dasheries, stationary and book stores, news shops, apparel shops, showrooms for articles to be sold at retail, flower shops and commercial greenhouses.

(7) Public transportation terminals, public utility buildings and trans former stations without storage yards.

(8) Buildings used for research and testing laboratories, storage buildings or distributing stations.

(9) Any similar commercial establishments or professional services or commercial services not specifically stated or implied else where in this Article.

(10) Single family residences when included as an integral part of the principal building occupied by the owner or employee.

(11) Buildings and uses customarily necessary to any of the uses specified in this section which may include the repair, alteration, finishing, assembly, fabrication of storage of goods. Such uses shall not be detrimental either by reason of odor, smoke, noise, dust or vibration to the surrounding neighborhood.

Section 4. The provisions of the Chatfield Code, Subpart B, Chapter 113, Article IV, Section 113-184 , subsection (d) are amended to read:

(d) Conditional uses. The following are conditional uses for property zoned general commercial and shall require a conditional use

permit as set forth and regulated by Article II, Sections 113-78 through 113-82 of this Chapter.

(1) Automotive services including auto equipment sales, car wash service, new and used car sales lots, trailer sales area, gasoline service station and auto repair garages.

(2) Recreation services, including theaters, bowling alleys, pool rooms, billiard rooms, dance halls, roller and ice skating rinks.

(3) Hotels, motels private clubs, bed and breakfasts and lodges.

(4) Wholesale establishments, taverns, nightclubs, on and off-sale liquor stores.

(5) Trade schools.

(6) Commercial parking garages and ramps.

(7) Drive-in restaurants, drive-in banks, and other drive-in services.

(8) Open-air display areas for the sale of products such as garden

furniture, hardware items, nursery stock or automobiles or areas used to display rental equipment such as tools or trailers.

(9) Buildings and uses customarily incidental to any of the uses listed in this subsection when located on the same property, and which will not be detrimental either by reason of odor, smoke, noise, dust or vibration, to the surrounding neighborhood.

(10) Buildings built of post-frame construction, commonly known as pole buildings, which are subject to screening, appearance, height and maximum size requirements.

(11) Care centers for children or adults.

(12) Other uses which, in the the opinion of the planning commission and the city council, are of the same general character as the

permitted uses and which will not be detrimental to the central business district.

Section 5. This ordinance shall be effective 30 days following its

publication.

Passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Chatfield, Minnesota, this 11th day of February, 2013.

By: Donald Hainlen, Mayor of Chatfield

Attest: Joel A. Young, Chatfield City Clerk