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Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance: Business Districts

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
ZONING ORDINANCE CHAPTER 36 AMENDING
SECTION 36-46 ENTITLED “C-1 CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT”,
AND SECTION 36-47 ENTITLED “C-2 HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT” 

 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Paynesville Planning Board has scheduled a public hearing to consider amending the ordinance regarding Amending Section 36-46 Entitled “C-1 Central Business District”, And Section 36-47 Entitled “C-2 Highway Commercial District”, And By Adopting By Reference City Code Chapter 1, Section 1-11, Entitled “Violation A Misdemeanor Unless Otherwise Stated” Which, Among Other Things, Contains Penalty Provisions.

The public hearing has been set for Monday, July 20, 2020 at 6:05 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers at which time the Planning Board will hear public comment for or against amending the Section 36-46 Entitled “C-1 Central Business District”, And Section 36-47 Entitled “C-2 Highway Commercial District”.

A copy of said amendment is available for review by any person during regular city office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday) or on the website at www.paynesvillemn.com.

All interested parties are invited to attend said hearing and/or submit written comments prior to the public hearing day to the Planning Board, 221 Washburne Ave., Paynesville, MN 56362 prior to the public hearing.

Dated this 22nd day of June, 2020.

CITY OF PAYNESVILLE

                                                                                   

Jennifer Welling,

 Administrative Assistant/Zoning Administrator

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the City of Paynesville Planning Board is considering the following proposed Ordinance at 6:05 p.m. on July 20, 2020 at their Regular Planning Board meeting:

ORDINANCE NO. 18, 3RD SERIES

            AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PAYNESVILLE, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CITY CODE CHAPTER 36 ENTITLED “ZONING”, BY AMENDING SECTION 36-46 ENTITLED “C-1 CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT”, AND SECTION 36-47 ENTITLED “C-2 HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT”, AND BY ADOPTING BY REFERENCE CITY CODE CHAPTER 1, SECTION 1-11, ENTITLED “VIOLATION A MISDEMEANOR UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED” WHICH, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONTAINS PENALTY PROVISIONS.

            THE CITY COUNCIL OF PAYNESVILLE, MINNESOTA ORDAINS:

            Section 1.  City Code, Chapter 36, entitled “Zoning” and Section 36-46, entitled “C-1 Central Business District” is hereby amended to read as follows:

            (a)  Intent.  It is the intent of this district to provide for the establishment of commercial and service activities which draw from and serve customers from the entire community or region.

            (b)  Permitted uses.  Permitted uses in the C-1 district are as follows:

                        (1)  Subdivision 1.  Purpose.  The C-1 Central Business District is designed to provide for a broad range of commercial developments.  The district will accommodate office and institutional uses as set forth below.

                        (2)  Subdivision 2.  Permitted Uses.  Except as specifically limited herein, the following uses are permitted in the C-1 Central Business District.  Every use,   unless expressly exempted below or allowed by a condition use permit, shall operate in its entirety within a completely enclosed structure.  The permitted uses are as follows:

                                    a.  Antique shops.

                                    b.  Apparel shops.

                                    c.  Appliance stores.

                                    d.  Arcades and entertainment centers.

                                    e.  Art galleries, including commercial display and sales.

                                    f.  Art schools and studios.

                                    g.  Art supply stores.

                                    h.  Assembly (small) of component part without manufacturing.

                                    i.  Auction rooms.

                                    j.  Auto sales and service.

                                    k.  Automobile parts stores.

                                    l.  Automobile repair and service.

                                    m.  Bakeries.

                                    n.  Ballroom, dance hall.

                                    o.  Banks, savings, loans and credit unions.

                                    p.  Bars (on-sale).

                                    q.  Barbers, beauty shops, salons, related activities including therapeutic massage, tanning and nail technicians.

                                    r.  Book stores.

                                    s.  Bicycle stores.

                                    t.  Blue printing and copying.

                                    u.  Bowling alleys.

                                    v.  Business and office equipment stores.

                                    w.  Camera and photographic supplies.

                                    x.  Candy, ice cream and confectionery stores.

                                    y.  Car and pet washes.

                                    z.  Caterers.

                                    aa.  Churches and other religious institutions.

                                    bb.  Clubs and lodges.

                                    cc.  Contractors:  Electric, general, painting, decorating and plumbing.

                                    dd.  Convenience stores.

                                    ee.  Dental, medical, chiropractic and scientific clinics and laboratories including mental health and treatment of human being.

                                    ff.  Department, discount and variety stores.

                                    gg.  Dressmakers, seamstresses, tailors, embroidery and silk screening.

                                    hh.  Drive-in facilities, accessory to a principal use.

                                    ii.  Drug stores.

                                    jj.  Dry-cleaning, laundromats and diaper services.

                                    kk.  Fitness center.

                                    ll.  Floral sales.

                                    mm.  Flooring and home décor.

                                    nn.  Food locker or meat markets including sales and home delivery, cutting, processing, and packaging of meats and game, but not including slaughtering and eviscerating                                              activities.  Lockers shall be provided for individual home rental and storage only.  Except for retail customers, all animals shall be slaughtered or eviscerated the same day of                                          arrival.

                                    oo.  Funeral homes/crematoriums.

                                    pp.  Furniture stores.

                                    qq.  Garden supply stores.

                                    rr.  Gift and souvenir stores.

                                    ss.  Government buildings.

                                    tt.  Grocery stores.

                                    uu.  Gunsmiths.

                                    vv.  Hardware stores.

                                    ww.  Health clubs.

                                    xx.  Health equipment and sporting goods stores.

                                    yy.  Hobby stores.

                                    zz.  Imaging and data storage.

                                    aaa.  Information technology.

                                    bbb.  Insurance agencies.

                                    ccc.  Interior decorators.

                                    ddd.  Janitorial services.

                                    eee.  Jewelry stores.

                                    fff.  Laundry, self-service.

                                    ggg.  Liquor stores (off-sale).

                                    hhh.  Locksmiths.

                                    iii.  Medical appliance sales and fittings.

                                    jjj.  Motorcycle sales.

                                    kkk.  Music stores, including the sale of instruments and recorded music.

                                    lll.  Newspaper/news shops.

                                    mmm.  Optical goods and services.

                                    nnn.  Paint and wallpaper stores.

                                    ooo.  Parking lots and parking structures or garages.

                                    ppp.  Parks and playgrounds.

                                    qqq.  Photo studios and picture processing.

                                    rrr.  Post offices.

                                    sss.  Professional service offices.

                                    ttt.  Public utility buildings.

                                    uuu.  Radio and television broadcasting, including transmitters, and studios.

                                    vvv.  Recreational services (indoor) such as paintball, laser tag and arcades.

                                    www.  Repair, rental, and service shops, provided the sale of the articles repaired, rented, or serviced shall be permitted in the District.

                                    xxx.  Restaurants.

                                    yyy.  Retail stores.

                                    zzz.  Shoe stores and shoe repair.

                                    aaaa.  Stationary and greeting card stores.

                                    bbbb.  Taxidermists.

                                    cccc.  Theaters, excluding drive-ins.

                                    dddd.  Ticket agencies and travel bureaus.

                                    eeee.  Toy stores.

                                    ffff.  Upholstery shops.

                                    gggg.  Veterinarians, including observation kennels for domestic pets, provided that all such kennels are within completely enclosed structures.

                                    hhhh.  Video rentals, sales and other similar retail services.

                        (c)  Permitted accessory uses.

                                    (1)  Off-street parking and loading areas in compliance with Section 36-5 entitled “General Requirements”.

                                    (2)  Commercial or business buildings for a use accessory to the principal use.

                                    (3)  Signs as regulated by the Council.

                        (d)  Conditional Uses.  The following uses shall require a conditional use permit based on the procedures set forth herein:

                                    (1)  Commercial planned unit developments regulated herein.

                                    (2)  Planned unit developments.

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

                                    (4)  Multiple-family dwellings provided that the use is either adjacent to or provided off-street parking and there is no conflict with adjacent commercial activities.

                                    (5)  Single- and two-family dwellings provided they are compatible with adjacent uses and meet all requirements of Section 36-5 entitled “General Requirements”.

                                    (6)  Apartments of more than one unit or otherwise not an integral part of principal building.

                                    (7)  Hotel and motels.

                        Subdivision 3.  Conditional Uses.  Except as specifically limited herein, the following uses may be allowed in the C-1 Central Business District.  Every use, unless expressly exempted below or allowed by a conditional use permit, shall be operated in its entirety within a completely enclosed structure.

                                    (1)  Apartments or dwelling units.

                                    (2)  Community convention centers.

                                    (3)  Indoor firing ranges.

                                    (4)  Commercial planned unit developments regulated herein.

                                    (5)  Planned unit developments.

                        e)  Lot, yard, area, height, and parking requirements.

                                    (1)  For uses allowed in the C-1 Central Business District, there will be no requirements for lot areas, frontage, lot coverage, yard sizes, parking or loading requirements, except as specifically provided herein.

                                    (2)  Building height.  Buildings hereafter erected shall not exceed 45 feet in height.

            Section 2.  City Code, Chapter 36, entitled “Zoning” and Section 36-47, entitled “C-2 Highway Commercial District” is hereby amended to read as follows:

                        (a)  Intent.  It is the intent of this district to provide for and limit the establishment of automobile oriented or dependent commercial and service activities.

                        (b)  Permitted uses.  Permitted uses in the C-2 District are as follows:

                                    (1)  All permitted uses as allowed in the C-1 District.

                                    (2)  Body shops.

                                    (3)  Farm implement sales and services.

                                    (4)  Greenhouses.

                                    (5)  Landscape nurseries.

                                    (6)  Lumber yards.

                                    (7)  Other recreational services.

                                    (8)  Storage units.

                        (c)  Permitted accessory uses.

                                    (1)  All permitted accessory uses in the C-1 District.

                                    (2)  Off-street parking and loading facilities including semi-trailers.

                        (d)  Conditional uses.  The following uses shall require a conditional use permit based on the procedures set forth herein:

                                    (1)  All conditional uses allowed in the C-1 District.

                                    (2)  Open air display areas for the sale of manufactured products such as garden furniture, hardware items, nursery stock, or rental of manufactured     products or equipment including mobile home sales lots.

                                    (3)  Recreational camping areas provided:

                                                a.  Land area is adequate for the proposed use.

                                                b.  The site is serviced by an adequately paved arterial street.

                                                c.  Utilities are provided to each site and approved by the city engineer.

                                    (4)  Planned unit development.

                        (e)  Lot, yard, area and height requirements.

                                    (1)  Lot, yard and area requirements

Lot

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Lot Area                Lot Width              Front Yard Setbacks           Side Yard Setbacks             Rear Yard Setbacks
Sq. Feet

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As necessary             80’                                25’                                          10’                                        20’

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                                    (2)  Adjacent structures.  Where adjacent structures within the same block have front yard setbacks different from those required, the front yard minimum setback shall be the average of the adjacent structures.  If there is only one adjacent structure, the setback shall be the average of the required setback and the setback of the adjacent structure.  In no case shall the front yard setback requirement exceed 25 feet.

                                    (3)  Building height.  Commercial structures hereafter erected shall not exceed 45 feet in height.

                                    (4)  Maximum coverage.  Lot coverage shall not exceed 50 percent.

                        (f)  Temporary uses.  The following uses may be permitted under a temporary use permit on the procedures set forth and regulated herein:

                                    (1)  Any use that may be permitted by a conditional use permit, but which the Planning Board and/or Council determine should first be tried on a temporary basis.

                                    (2)  Temporary living quarters for seasonal and/or other types of workers engaged in a project of a limited duration.

                        (g)  Open outdoor sales, service or rental as an accessor use provided:

                                    a.  The area is fenced or screened from abutting properties.

                                    b.  Sales areas are surfaced to control dust.

            Section 3This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force upon its passage, adoption and publication.

            Section 4.  City Code, Chapter 1, entitled “General Provisions”, and Section 1-11 entitled
“Violation a Misdemeanor Unless Otherwise Stated” are hereby adopted in their entirety by reference, as though repeated verbatim herein.

            A copy of said Ordinance is available for review by any person during regular City Hall office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday).

Posted this 22nd day of June, 2020.