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01-04 Amending ISTS

ORDINANCE NUMBER 01-04

AMENDING CHAPTER 22 OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON CITY CODE

THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1    AMENDING SECTION 22.02.         Section 22.02 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“Sewage Treatment System – means a septic tank and soil absorption system or other individual or cluster type sewage treatment system as regulated by St. Louis County Ordinance” is hereby replaced with the following “Sewage Treatment System – means a septic tank and soil absorption system or other individual or cluster type sewage treatment system as regulated by the City of Mountain Iron in Section 37.03 of the Mountain Iron City Code.”

SECTION 2    AMENDING SECTION 22.02.         Section 22.02, Designation of Types of Land Use, of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

The following Streams are hereby added to (A) Rivers/Streams:

Sandy River:

From Section 2 of T59N, R18W to Section 1 of T59N, R18W            Tributary

Unnamed Tributary to Sandy River:

            From Section 24 of T59N, R18W to Section 1 of T59N, R18W            Tributary

Unnamed Tributary to Unnamed Tributary (to Sandy River):

            From Section 12 of T59N, R18W to Section 12 of T59N, R18W            Tributary

Unnamed Tributary to Little Sandy Lake:

            From Section 15 of T59N, R18W to Section 11 of T59N, R18W            Tributary

Unnamed Tributary to Sandy Lake:

            From Section 2 of T59N, R18W to Section 2 of T59N, R18W            Tributary

The following Streams are hereby added to (B) Lakes/Wetlands:

69-0729           Sandy                          P          121                  5

69-0730           Little Sandy                P          89                    5

SECTION 3    AMENDING SECTION 22.05.         Section 22.05(2)(d) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“D. Single-family dwellings served by a domestic water supply and sanitary sewerage disposal system approved by the St. Louis County Health Department and/or the City” is hereby replace with the following “D. Single-family dwellings served by a domestic water supply and sanitary sewerage disposal system approved by the City of Mountain Iron”

SECTION 4    AMENDING SECTION 22.06.         Section 22.06(2)(a) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“A. Single-family dwellings served by a domestic water supply and sanitary sewerage disposal system approved by the St. Louis County Health Department and/or the City” is hereby replace with the following “Single-family dwellings served by a domestic water supply and sanitary sewerage disposal system approved by the City of Mountain Iron”.

SECTION 5    AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 3.12 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“3.12 A permit authorizing an addition to an existing structure shall stipulate that an identified nonconforming sewage treatment system, as defined by Section 5.8, shall be reconstructed or replaced in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance.  A notice from St. Louis County should be given to the local governing authority advising that the permit application conforms to the St. Louis County Individual Sewage Treatment Systems Standards as adopted March 1, 1994, before a permit for construction is issued” is hereby replaced with the following “3.12 A permit authorizing an addition to an existing structure shall stipulate that an identified nonconforming sewage treatment system, as defined by Section 5.8, shall be reconstructed or replaced in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance”.

SECTION 6    AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 4.12(C) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

Mashkenode 69-0725 and Manganika 69-0726 are hereby deleted in their entirety.

SECTION 7    AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 4.12(A) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

The following Natural Environment Lakes are herby added:

Mashkenode               #69-0725P

Manganika                  #69-0726P

Little Sandy Lake       #69-0729P

Sandy Lake                 #69-0730P

SECTION 8    AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 4.13(F) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

The following Tributary Streams are herby added:

Sandy River

Unnamed Tributary to Sandy Lake

Unnamed Tributary to Sandy River

Unnamed Tributary to Little Sandy Lake

Unnamed Tributary to Unnamed Tributary (to Sandy River)

SECTION 9    AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 5.12(A) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“A. On-site System Limiting Factor: The St. Louis County Individual Sewage Treatment Construction standards relating to lot area, setback and width standards shall also be complied with.  These standards may result in lot area and widths larger than required by the specific dimensional standards listed in the above table.  In those situations where the sanitary system limiting factors result in a larger lot size those standards shall be the applicable standards” is hereby replaced with the following “A. On-site System Limiting Factor: The Individual Sewage Treatment Construction Standards, as outlined in Section 37.03 of the Mountain Iron City Code, relating to lot area, setback and width standards shall also be complied with.  These standards may result in lot area and widths larger than required by the specific dimensional standards listed in the above table.  In those situations where the sanitary system limiting factors result in a larger lot size those standards shall be the applicable standards”.

SECTION 10  AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 5.12(C) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“C. Sanitary Check off: All land use permits issued within the shoreland area and parcels of less than 2.5 acres outside the shoreland area shall have the sanitary system reviewed to determine if the system is failing or if the proposed land use permit would adversely impact the existing sewage system or the expansion area for the sewage system.  No land use permit will be issued if there is such an adverse impact or the system is failing unless the sanitary system is upgraded according to County standards with final approval given to the system by the County.  The County shall develop administrative guidelines relating to the implementation of this procedure including provisions for not undertaking the check off when a system has been recently approved or reviewed by the County” is hereby replaced with the following “C. Sanitary Check off: All land use permits issued within the shoreland area and parcels of less than 2.5 acres outside the shoreland area shall have the sanitary system reviewed to determine if the system is failing or if the proposed land use permit would adversely impact the existing sewage system or the expansion area for the sewage system.  No land use permit will be issued if there is such an adverse impact or the system is failing unless the sanitary system is upgraded according to City standards with final approval given to the system by the City.  The City shall develop administrative guidelines relating to the implementation of this procedure including provisions for not undertaking the check off when a system has been recently approved or reviewed by the City”.

 SECTION 11  AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 5.23 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby added and reads as follows:

“5.23   Height of Structures.  All structures in residential districts, except churches and nonresidential agricultural structures, must not exceed 25 feet in height.”

 SECTION 12  AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 5.82(B) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“B. All private sewage treatment systems shall be in conformance with St. Louis County Health Department current ordinances, standards and policies” is hereby replaced with the following “B.  All private sewage treatment systems shall be in conformance with Section 37.03 of the Mountain Iron City Code”.

SECTION 13  AMENDING SECTION 22.14.         Section 22.14 6.3(B) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

“B. The governing body of the City of Mountain Iron contacts the St. Louis County Health Department to identify nonconforming sewage treatment systems.  The City of Mountain Iron will require upgrading or replacement of any nonconforming systems identified by the St. Louis County Health Department within a reasonable period of time which will not exceed two (2) years.  Sewage systems installed according to all applicable local shoreland management standards adopted under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.201, in effect at the time of installation may be considered as conforming unless they are determined to be failing, except that systems using cesspools, leaching pits, seepage pits, or other deep disposal methods, or systems with less soil treatment area separation above groundwater than required by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Chapter 7080 for design of on-site sewage treatment systems, shall be considered nonconforming.” is hereby replaced with the following “B.  The City of Mountain identifies nonconforming sewage treatment systems and requires upgrading or replacement of any nonconforming systems within a reasonable period of time which will not exceed two (2) years.  Sewage systems installed according to all applicable local shoreland management standards adopted under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.201, in effect at the time of installation may be considered as conforming unless they are determined to be failing, except that systems using cesspools, leaching pits, seepage pits, or other deep disposal methods, or systems with less soil treatment area separation above groundwater than required by Section 37.03 of the Mountain Iron City Code, shall be considered nonconforming.”

SECTION 14  AMENDING SECTION 22.31.         Section 22.31 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended as follows:

Subd. 2(D)      Copies of all notices of any public hearings to consider variances, amendments, or conditional uses under local shoreland management controls must be sent to the commissioner or the commissioner’s designated representative and postmarked at least ten days before the hearings.  Notices of hearings to consider proposed subdivisions/plats must include copies of the subdivision/plat.

Subd. 2(E)       A copy of approved amendments and subdivisions/plats, and final decisions granting variances or conditional uses under local shoreland management controls must be sent to the commissioner or the commissioner’s designated representative and postmarked within ten days of final action.

SECTION 15  INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES.    All Ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed and replaced with the provisions of this Ordinance.

SECTION 16  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This Ordinance shall be effective according to State Statute.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 1st DAY OF MARCH, 2004.

 

 

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

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City Administrator

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