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City of Stewart - Ordinance

City of Stewart

CITY OF STEWART
ORDINANCE NO. 161
The City Council of the City of Stewart hereby ordains:
Section 1: Section 151.025 of the Stewart Municipal Code shall be added to Chapter XV, Land Usage, as follows:
CHAPTER 151: ZONING
Section
Zoning Districts
151.020  Classification of zoning districts
151.021  R-1 Single-Family Residential District
151.022  R-2 Multiple-Family Residential District
151-023  Manufactured home parks
151-024  Manufactured homes
151-025  RV Motor Home/Tiny House Campground District
151-026  C-1Central Business District
151-027  C-2 Commercial District
151-028  I Industrial District
151.029  Rural Residential and Agricultural District
§ 151.004 DEFINITION OF TERMS.
TINY HOUSE. Some Tiny houses are designed as trailers and referred to as park models or recreational park trailers that are on a chassis with wheels. Tiny houses range in size from about 100 to 400 square feet.
§ 151.025 RV Motor Home/Tiny House Campgrounds
(A)Purpose: The purpose of the RV Motor Hoe/Tiny House Campground District is to provide for a recreational vehicle campground that is to be allowed as a service to the public, but only by conditional use permit in the R-1 Single-Family Residential District and the R-2 Multiple-Family Residential District.
(B) Permitted uses and structures:
(1)A RV motor home/tiny house campground may be located adjacent to a residential district.
(2)All RV motor home/tiny house campground sites must be serviced by city water, sewer and electric and all RV motor home/tiny house units must be hooked up to the services, no vehicles may use a self-contained holding tank, and garbage collection points shall be screened from public view.
(3) An area of no more than a three-foot diameter circle (measured from the inside of the fire ring or border); completely surrounded by non-combustible and non-smoke or odor producing material, either of natural rock, cement, brick, tile or blocks or ferrous metal only an which area is depressed below ground, on the ground or on a raised bed. Included are permanent outdoor wood burning fireplaces. Burning barrels are not a RECREATION FIRE SITE, as defined herein. Recreational fire sites shall not be located closer than 25 feet to any structure.
(4)An owner of an RV motor home/tiny house campground shall adopt and enforce rules and regulations of users of the campground, which shall include without limitation the following restrictions:
(a)No site may be used by a user for more than _____days/______nights consecutively.
(b)No exterior repairs to motor homes, including washing, may be performed on site except tire repair.
(c)Sun-protection awnings may be used if attached to the vehicle.
(d)One screened tent for insect protection maybe erected so long as the sides are screened.
(e)Overnight sleeping outside of the RV motor home/tiny house is prohibited.
(f)Generators, clotheslines and RV motor home/tiny house based selling are prohibited.
(g)Use of fire pits is prohibited whenever open fires are prohibited by the DNR or McLeod County Emergency Management.
(5)Owners of an RV motor home/tiny house campgrounds shall maintina records for each RV motor home/tiny  house including the following information: name and home address, make model, year and state license plate number of  the vehicle; check-ins and check out dates.
(6)Owners of an RV motor home/tiny house campgrounds shall follow all Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota State Building Code requirements.
(7)Proof of licensing and approval by the Minnesota Department of Health, or such state designated agency, must be furnished to the city prior to final approval, and proof of subsequent licensing furnished as issued.
Section 2: This Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its passage and publication.
Adopted this 10th day of April, 2017, by the City Council of the City of Stewart.
CITY OF STEWART            /s/ Jason Peirce, Its Mayor
ATTEST:
By: Ronda Huls, Its City Clerk
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle June 21, 2017)

City of Stewart

City of Stewart
Ordinance No. 160
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE TO MEDIACOM MINNESOTA, LLC. TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF STEWART, MINNESOTA SETTING FORTH CONDITIONS ACCOMPANNG THE GRANT OF THE FRANCHISE; PROVIDING FOR REGULATION AND USE OF THE SYSTEM AND THE PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS HEREIN;
The City Council of the City of Stewart, Minnesota ordains:
STATEMENT OF INTENT AND PURPOSE
The City intends, by the adoption of this Franchise, to bring about the further development and continued operation of a Cable System. Such development can contribute significantly to the communication needs and desires of the residents and citizens of the City and the public generally. Further, the City may achieve better utilization and improvement of public services and enhanced economic development with the development and operation of a Cable System.
Adoption of this Franchise is, in the judgment of the Council, in the best interests of the City and its residents.
FINDINGS
In the review of the request and proposal for renewal by Grantee and negotiations related thereto, and as a result of a public hearing, the City Council makes the following findings:
1. The Grantee’s technical ability, financial condition, legal qualifications, and character were considered and approved in a full public proceedings after due notice and a reasonable opportunity to be heard;
2. Grantee’s plans for operating the System were considered and found adequate and feasible in a full public proceeding after due notice and a reasonable opportunity to be heard;
3. The Franchise granted to Grantee by the City complies with the existing applicable Minnesota Statutes, federal laws and regulations; and
4. The Franchise granted to Grantee is nonexclusive.
A full reading of the ordinance is available at the City Clerk’s Office of Stewart.
    City of Stewart, Minnesota
    Ronda Huls, City Clerk
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle June 21, 2017)

City of Stewart

City of Stewart
ORDINANCE NO. 164
The City Council of the City of Stewart hereby ordains:
Section 1: Section 151.029(B)(4)(a) RV Motor Home/Tiny House Park District of the Stewart Municipal Code shall be added as follows:
§ 151.029 RV Motor Home/Tiny House Campgrounds
(B) Permitted uses and structures.
(4) An owner of an RV motor home/tiny house campground shall adopt and enforce rules and regulations for users of the campground, which shall include but not limited to the following restrictions:
 (a) A Tiny Home is allowed to stay in a campground year round and an RV Motor Home is allowed to stay n a campground on a seasonal basis from May 1 through October 31.
Section 2: When Ordinance No. 161 was adopted the Council had not designated a timefreame when an RV Mobile Home or a Home is allowed to stay at a campground.
Section 3: This Ordinance shall be effective immediately upon its passage and publication.
Adopted this 12th day of June, 2017, by the City Council of the City of Stewart.
CITY OF STEWART
By:/s/ Jason Peirce, Its Mayor
ATTEST:
By: /s/ Ronda Huls, Its City Clerk
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle June 21, 2017)