ORDINANCE NO. 313

ORDINANCE NO. 313A
A SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE 313 AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SECTION 5.3, FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT OF THE LESTER PRAIRIE CODE
The legislature of the State of Minnesota has, in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 103F and Chapter 462 delegated the responsibility to local government units to adopt regulations designed to minimize flood losses.
The full text of Section 5.3 is available for inspection at Lester Prairie City Hall during regularly scheduled business hours.
Section 5.3 Floodplain Management
5.3.1 Statutory Authorization, Findings of Fact and Purpose
5.3.1.1 Statutory Authorization
5.3.1.2 Purpose
5.3.2 General Provisions
5.3.2.1 How to Use this Ordinance
5.3.2.2 Lands to Which Ordinance Applies
5.3.2.3 Incorporation of Maps by Reference
5.3.2.4 Regulatory Flood Protection Elevation
5.3.2.5 Interpretation
5.3.2.6 Abrogation and Greater Restrictions
5.3.2.7 Warning and Disclaimer of Liability
5.3.2.8 Severability
5.3.2.9 Definitions
5.3.2.10 Annexations/Detachments
5.3.3 Establishment of Zoning Districts
5.3.3.1 Districts
5.3.3.2 Compliance
5.3.4 Floodway District
5.3.4.1 Permitted Uses
5.3.4.2 Standards for Floodway Permitted Uses
5.3.4.3 Conditional Uses
5.3.4.4 Standards for Floodway Conditional Uses
5.3.5 Flood Fringe District
5.3.5.1 Permitted Uses
5.3.5.2 Standards for Flood Fringe Permitted Uses
5.3.5.3 Conditional Uses
5.3.5.4 Standards for Flood Fringe Conditional Uses
5.3.6 General Flood Plain District
5.3.6.1 Permitted Uses
5.3.6.2 Procedures for Floodway and Flood Fringe Determinations
5.3.7 Land Development Standards
5.3.7.1 In General
5.3.7.2 Subdivisions
5.3.7.3 Building Sites
5.3.8 Public Utilities, Railroads, Roads and Bridges
5.3.8.1 Public Utilities
5.3.8.2 Public Transportation Facilities
5.3.8.3 On Site Water Supply and Sewage Treatment Systems
5.3.9 Manufactured Homes, Manufactured Homes Parks and Recreational Vehicles
5.3.9.1 Manufactured Homes
5.3.9.2 Placement of Manufactured Homes
5.3.9.3 Recreational Vehicles
5.3.10 Administration
5.3.10.1 Zoning Administrator
5.3.10.2 Permit Requirements
5.3.10.3 Variances
5.3.10.4 Conditional Uses
5.3.11 Nonconformities
5.3.11.1 Continuance of Nonconformities
5.3.12 Penalties and Enforcement
5.3.12.1 Violation Constitutes a Misdemeanor
5.3.12.2 Other Lawful Action
5.3.13 Amendments
5.3.13.1 Flood Plain Designation Restrictions on Removal
5.3.13.2 Amendments Required DNR Approval
5.3.13.3 Map Revisions Require Ordinance Amendments
This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval and publication as required by law.
CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE
By /s/ Andrew Heimerl, Its Mayor
ATTEST:
By /s/ Marilyn L. Pawelk, Its City Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal May 19, 2014.

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