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City of Mountain Iron, Minnesota



ORDINANCE NUMBER 06-15 Zoning

AMENDING SECTION 154 OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON CITY CODE

 

THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

Section 1.        Amending Section 154.022.   Section 154.022 (B) (7) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures, including solar collectors or panels, communication towers and one wind energy conversion systems shall be permitted as an accessory use, provided that any tower shall be set back from all property lines a distance equal to or greater than the tower height as measured from the base of the tower, but in no case shall tower height exceed 130 feet.

 

Section 2.        Amending Section 154.023. Section 154.023 (B) (4) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures, including solar collectors or panels and one wind energy conversion system meeting the requirements specified in Section 154.022 (B) (7). Communication towers are not a permitted use.

 

Section 3.        Amending Section 154.024. Section 154.024 (B) (3) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures, including solar collectors or panels, providing the maximum floor area per structure does not exceed 900 square feet.  Communication towers are not a permitted use.

 

Section 4.        Amending Section 154.025. Section 154.025 (B) (4) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures, including solar collectors or panel, with a maximum floor area per structure of 900 square feet and garage structures sufficient to house one vehicle for each dwelling unit for multiple dwellings.  Communication towers are not a permitted use.

 

 

 

Section 5.        Amending Section 154.026. Section 154.026 (B) (5) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures as listed in Section 154.022 (B) (7), except communication towers are not permitted.

 

Section 6.        Amending Section 154.027. Section 154.027 (B) (13) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

Accessory uses or structures incidental to the principal use, not including communication towers.

 

Section 7.        Amending Section 154.028. Section 154.028 (C) (8) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby added to read as follows:

 

Accessory structures as listed in 154.022 (B) (7).

 

Section 8.        Amending Section 154.080. Section 154.080 (C) of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

A building permit is not required for accessory buildings of 120 square feet or less if they are not placed on a permanent foundation, not located in the front yard, and meet rear and side setbacks, except in Zoning Classifications that limit the total square footage of accessory structures.

 

Section 9.        Inconsistent Ordinances.       All Ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed and replaced with the provisions of this Ordinance.

 

Section 10.      Effective Date.          This Ordinance shall be effective in accordance with State Statute.

 

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 8th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2015.

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

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