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City of Lester Prairie Ordinance 230 - Subdivisions

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE'S SUBDIVISION CODE, PARTICULARLY ADDING SECTION 5.1.10.6 REGARDING DEDICATION FOR PUBLIC LANDS

Section 1: The following Section 5.1.10.6 is added to the City of Lester Prairie Municipal Code:

"5.1.10.6 Public Land

Because a new subdivision creates a need for recreation areas, as well as for streets, the City Council shall require an area to be dedicated for public use. All streets and alleys required to be dedicated to the public, and the City of Lester Prairie in the manner provided by law. There shall also be dedicated recreation areas for parks in an amount of land equal to 10% of the area developed, not including the streets and alleys so dedicated. Upon the Park Board recommendation and at the discretion of the City Council, cash in the equivalent may be required in lieu of land dedication according to the following schedule and paid at the time of the issuance of building permits into the City Park fund for capital expenditures:

R- 1 per lot $250.00

Twin home per unit 250.00

Multiple dwelling of 3 or more

per unit 125.00

R-3 per lot 125.00

In addition, wherever the City plan shows a proposed public site larger than the area to be dedicated in the preliminary plan of the final plat, shall show such projected sited, and the City shall have one year in which to purchase the additional area. If such purchase has not been made within the year, the sub-divider may proceed to subdivide the additional area."

Section 2: This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its passage and publication.

By Eric Angvall, Its Mayor

Attest: By Marilyn Pawelk, Its City Clerk


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