ORDINANCE NO. 286

ORDINANCE NO. 286
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SPECIFICALLY SECTIONS 5.1.2.13 AND 5.1.4.4 LAND USE, IN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE ORDAINS:
Section 1. Section 5.1.2.13 Fences and Other Vision Obstructing Objects, shall be deleted and the following Section 5.1.2.13 shall be inserted in its place:
5.1.2.13 Vision Obstructing Objects. No objects shall be located, erected, established or maintained on a corner lot within a triangular area bounded by the lot line and a line connecting points on each lot line 40 feet from the intersection of such lot line which exceeds 32” in height as measured from the center line elevation of the street. This section does not apply to B-1 District. Any object existing upon the effective date of this ordinance which exceeds 32 inches and is a permanent structure may continue until said object is removed, destroyed or damaged in excess of 50% of appraised value. Any object existing upon the effective date of this ordinance which exceeds 32 inches which is not affixed to the property shall be removed.
Section 2. Section 5.1.4.4, Corner Lot, Special Assessments shall be deleted and the following Section 5.1.4.4 shall be inserted in its place:
5.1.4.4 Corner Lot, Special Assessments. On any corner lot or lot fronting on more than one street, no objects shall be erected, established or maintained closer than 25 feet to any property line abutting and paralleling a street. All corner lots shall be at least ten (10) percent larger in lot frontage at the building line and lot area than is required below for one and two family dwellings. Any permanently affixed object existing upon the effective date of this ordinance which is closer than 25 feet to any property line abutting and paralleling a street may continue until said object is removed, destroyed or damaged in excess of 50% of appraised value. Any mobile object existing upon the effective date of this ordinance which is closer than 25 feet to any property line abutting and paralleling a street shall be removed.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.
Adopted this 9th day of March, 2010.
CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE
By: /s/ Andrew Heimerl, Its Mayor
ATTEST
By: /s/ Marilyn L. Pawelk, Its City Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal March 15, 2010.


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