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ZONING / PLANNING

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HOYT LAKES, MINNESOTA
ZONING ORDINANCE

Prepared by:

HOYT LAKES PLANNING COMMISSION
Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota
Revised
August 5, 2016

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
205 - June 23, 2014
206 - June 23, 2014
212 - July 25, 2016

City of Hoyt Lakes Zoning Ordinance
(please note, Ordinance is 146 pages in length)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE
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 26
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 29
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 39
5.4 Home Occupation Permits 40
5.5 Zoning Administrator 43
5.6 Zoning Officer 43
5.7 Board of Adjustment/Planning Commission 44
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) 47
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
6.17 Closed Landfill Restricted (CLR) 122
6.18 Storage District (S-1) 124
SECTION 7 PERFORMANCE STANDARDS 125
7.1 Exterior Storage 125
7.2 Refuse 127
7.3 Screening 127
7.4 Glare 127
7.5 Signs, Advertising Lights and Devices 128
7.6 Off Street Parking Areas 131
7.7 Drainage 136
7.8 Explosives 136
7.9 Dwelling Units in Business & Industrial Districts 136
7.10 Restaurants (Class 2) 136
7.11 Radiation and Electrical Emissions 137
7.12 Other Nuisance Characteristics 137
7.13 Automobile Sales and Show Rooms 137
7.14 Standards Regulating Outdoor Swimming Pool 139
7.15 Motor Fuel Stations 142
7.16 Recreational Fires 145
SECTION 8 VALIDITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE 146
AMENDMENTS TO THE ZONING DISTRICT MAP 148
   

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