HOYT LAKES, MINNESOTA

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ZONING ORDINANCE

Prepared by:

HOYT LAKES PLANNING COMMISSION
Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota
Revised
July 27, 2010

AMENDED BY THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCES:

116 - November 12, 1991
118 - October 27, 1992
121 - May 25, 1993
128 - March 28, 1995
131 - July 25, 1995
133 - September 26, 1995
137 - May 28, 1996
138 - August 27, 1996
142 - January 28, 1997
143 - January 28, 1997
144 - February 11, 1997
145 - March 25, 1997
147 - July 22, 1997
150 - May 26, 1998
151 - June 23, 2004
154 - October 26, 1999
155 - October 26, 1999
158 - March 2, 2000
160 - January 23, 2001
161 - March 12, 2002
162 - January 27, 2003
163 - July 22, 2003
164 - August 26, 2003
167 - February 24, 2004
168 - May 25, 2004
172 - March 22, 2005
173 - June 28, 2005
175 - March 28, 2006
176 - July 25, 2006
179 - January 23, 2007
181 - October 23, 2007
182 - November 27, 2007
183 - January 22, 2008
184 - March 11, 2008
186 - September 23, 2008
187 - April 28, 2009
188 - May 26, 2009
191 - July 27, 2010
194 - September 13, 2011
195 - September 13, 2011

 


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1 TITLE.......................................... 1

SECTION 2 INTENT AND PURPOSES............................ 1

SECTION 3 DEFINITIONS AND REGULATIONS ................... 1

3.1 Rules of Language Construction and Definitions.. .... 1

SECTION 4 GENERAL PROVISIONS............................ 19

4.1 Application and Interpretation...................... 19

4.2 Separability........................................ 19

4.3 Non-Conforming Uses and Structures.................. 20

4.4 Lot Provisions...................................... 21

4.5 Accessory Buildings and Structures.................. 21

4.6 Required Yard and Open Space........................ 23

4.7 Traffic Visibility and Control...................... 25

4.8 Essential Services.................................. 25

4.9 Annexed Territory................................... 25

4.10 Land Reclamation and Gravel Extraction.............. 25

4.11 Structures in Public Right-of-Way................... 26

4.12 Relocating Structures............................... 26

4.13 Front Setbacks...................................... 28

4.14 Street Frontage Required............................ 28

4.15 Uses Not Provided for Within Zoning Districts....... 28

4.16 Setbacks Adjacent to Residential Areas.............. 28

4.17 Setbacks Along Thoroughfares........................ 28

4.18 Height Limitations.................................. 29

4.19 Corner Lot Setbacks in Residential Districts........ 29

4.20 Planned Unit Development............................ 29

4.21 Planned Development Area (Density Zoning)........... 32

4.22 Development Without Public Sanitary Sewer & Water... 33

4.23 Flood Control....................................... 34

4.24 Maintenance Standards............................... 35

SECTION 5 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT................. 36

5.1 Amendment of Zoning Ordinance....................... 36

5.2 Conditional Use Permit.............................. 37

5.3 Variances........................................... 38

5.4 Home Occupation Permits............................. 39

5.5 Zoning Administrator................................ 43

5.6 Zoning Officer...................................... 43

5.7 Board of Adjustment/Planning Commission............. 43

5.8 Zoning Permit....................................... 45

SECTION 6 DISTRICT PROVISIONS........................... 46

6.1 Districts........................................... 46

6.2 Zoning District Map................................. 46

6.3 Single Family Residential District (R-1)............ 46

6.4 Single Family Residential District (R-2)............ 48

6.5 Single Family Residential District (R-3)............ 50

6.6 Mobile Homes (R-4).................................. 51

6.7 Two Family and Townhouse District (R-5)............. 55

6.8 Multiple Family Residential District (R-6).......... 57

6.8.1 Single Family Lakeshore Residential (R-7).......... 59

6.9 Retail Business District (B-1)...................... 60

6.10 General Business District (B-2)..................... 64

6.11 Residential Light Commercial (B-3).................. 66

6.12 Industrial District (I-1)........................... 67

6.13 Conservancy District "CD"........................... 69

6.14 Mineral Mining District "MM"........................ 70

6.15 Shoreland Management ............................... 71

6.16 Adult Oriented Establishments.......................109

SECTION 7 PERFORMANCE STANDARDS.........................122

7.1 Exterior Storage....................................122

7.2 Refuse..............................................123

7.3 Screening...........................................124

7.4 Glare...............................................124

7.5 Signs, Advertising Lights and Devices...............125

7.6 Off Street Parking Areas............................128

7.7 Drainage............................................133

7.8 Explosives..........................................133

7.9 Dwelling Units in Business & Industrial Districts ..133

7.10 Restaurants (Class 2)...............................133

7.11 Radiation and Electrical Emissions..................134

7.12 Other Nuisance Characteristics......................134

7.13 Automobile Sales and Show Rooms.....................134

7.14 Standards Regulating Outdoor Swimming Pool .........136

7.15 Motor Fuel Stations.................................139

7.16 Recreational Fires..................................142

SECTION 8 VALIDITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE....................143

AMENDMENTS TO THE ZONING DISTRICT MAP ...................144

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