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CITY OF NEWPORT: Amendments to Zoning Ordinance (Ch. 32-Traffic & Vehicles)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:21pm

CITY OF NEWPORT
SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO ZONING ORDINANCE
THIS SUMMARY HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR PUBLICATION
PURSUANT TO M.S. §412.191, Subd. 4
TITLE
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 32 (TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES), SECTION 32-39 OF THE NEWPORT CODE
SUMMARY
This ordinance amends Chapter 32 (Traffic and Vehicles), Section 32-39 of the Newport City Code.
PURPOSE AND INTENT
The ordinance is adopted for the following purposes:
1. To update the equipment standards in residential districts.
COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
Equipment. No person shall park, stop, or stand any trailer that weighs over 10,000 pounds (lbs), back-hoe, front-end loader, bobcat, grader, asphalt paver, asphalt roller, or related road machinery or equipment for more than 24 hours upon any private property or public street in a residential zone, except as permitted under subsection (d) of this section. No more than one such vehicle or piece of equipment shall be allowed on a single parcel of property. Any person who violates a provision of the Zoning Ordinance is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined or penalized not more than the maximum levels established by the State of Minnesota for misdemeanor offenses.
AVAILABILITY OF FULL TEXT
A printed copy of the entire ordinance and the ordinance amendments is available for inspection by any person during the City's regular office hours. The Zoning Ordinance is also available on the City of Newport web site, www.ci.newport.mn.us.
Ordinance adopted and summary approved for publication by the City Council of the City of Newport this 21st day of December, 2017.
/s/ Dan Lund, Mayor
ATTEST: /s/ Deb Hill, Administrator/Clerk
01/10/2018