City of Red Wing Ordinance No. 27Ordinance No. 27, Fourth Series
Ordinance No. 27, Fourth Series
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 11 OF THE ZONING LAND USE REGULATIONS
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED WING DOES ORDAIN:
SECTION 1: Chapter 11 of the City Code is hereby amended by deleting the over struck language and inserting the underlined language as shown below:
DIVISION 10-020 DEFINITIONS OF GENERAL ZONING TERMS
10-020Definitions of General Zoning Terms. For the purposes of this ordinance, the following listed specific words and terms are defined as follows:
(71.5) Greenhouse: A glass or transparent plastic covered building solely used to grow plants.
(135.25) Temporary Recreational Shelter: A temporary seasonal tent, gazebo, or similar shelter or structure that is constructed of fabric, nylon, canvas, plastic, or other similar material that is draped over or attached to a frame of poles or attached to supporting ropes, that is intended for recreational use.
(135.5) Temporary Storage Container/Portable Storage Unit (POD): A transportable container unit designed and used primarily for temporary storage of personal property and other household goods and materials. A temporary storage container/portable storage unit (PODS) shall not be considered an accessory structure or building as defined by Division 10 of the Red Wing Zoning Ordinance and may not be used as an accessory structure or building.
55-050 Accessory Uses and Structures.
C) Accessory Building Placement on Lot and Height Limit. Limitations on the size, setback, height, and distance to a principal structure are provided for in the District Regulations for the underlying zoning district to which the property is located, with the following exceptions: that in all districts unattached accessory buildings with a total size of 120 square feet or less may be located five (5) feet or more from a side or rear property line and that in no case shall the height of a detached accessory building located in a residential district exceed the height of the property’s principle structure.
D) Accessory Building Design and Materials. All exterior, exposed walls of any accessory building or structure located within a residential district shall be constructed of similar material used on the principal building or materials that are compatible with the principal building in terms of color and texture as determined by the zoning administrator. These materials should be durable all-weather materials; in no instance, shall the exterior exposed walls or roof of an accessory building or structure be constructed of fabric, nylon, canvas, plastic, or a similar material. In no instance, shall an accessory structure constructed in a residential district after January 1, 2001, have any metal surface or siding unless it is coated or anodized with a nonreflective, glare-free finish.
A Temporary Recreational Shelter that is 120 square feet or less in size shall be exempt from the design and material regulations listed above in this Division but may not be erected on a property for more than six months in a calendar year and shall not be used to cover or store personal property or equipment and shall not be occupied or used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes, for more than seven (7) consecutive days. Greenhouses are exempt from the accessory building design and material regulations above.
G) Accessory Building Upper Story Square Footage. The upper story useable square footage of any residential detached accessory building shall be limited to 65% of the gross square footage of the structure’s main level, unless approved with a Conditional Use Permit. The useable square footage shall be determined by calculating the portion of the upper story that has a height of 4’ or greater, as measured from the floor of the upper story to the ceiling or bottom of the roof truss.
Division 55-115 Interim Uses.
This section allows short-term and minor deviations from the requirements of the zoning code for uses which are truly temporary in nature, will not adversely impact the surrounding area and land uses, and which can be terminated and removed immediately. Temporary uses have no inherent rights within the zone in which they locate.
A)Interim Activities Permitted. The following temporary uses of land are permitted in any zoning district subject to the specific regulations and time limits, which follow, and to other applicable regulations of the district in which the use is permitted.
5) Temporary Recreational Shelters over 120 square feet in size shall be allowed on private property for no more than five consecutive days in all zoning districts and on no more than two different occasions during a calendar year in residential zoning districts. Temporary Recreational Shelters over 120 square feet in size are subject to all primary structure setbacks required in the zoning district in which they are located.
B)Temporary Activities Permitted as a Certificate of Compliance. The following uses of land are permitted as a certificate of compliance in the specific zoning districts listed, subject to the restrictions in this section and the other applicable restrictions in the district or districts in which the temporary use is permitted as a certificate of compliance.
2)Interim Uses shall be allowed in Residential Districts with a certificate of compliance permit as follows:
f)Temporary storage container/portable storage unit (POD). One (1) POD may be located on a property for a maximum of fourteen (14) consecutive days, including the days of delivery and removal. An extension may be granted to the Applicant by the Zoning Administrator, subject to conditions, for a reasonable additional time period in an amount not to exceed thirty (30) days. A residential property is limited to a maximum of four (4) POD per calendar year, and a minimum of fifteen (15) days shall elapse between the removal of a POD and the placement of a new POD. POD shall only be placed on the property’s driveway or in an off-street parking area.
SECTION 2.Effective Date: This Ordinance is effective 14 days following the publication of the ordinance in accordance with the City Charter.
Introduced this 27th day of February 2012
Adopted this 12th day of March 2012
__/s/ Ralph Rauterkus__________
Ralph Rauterkus, Council President
_/s/ Kathy Seymour Johnson______
Kathy Seymour Johnson, City Clerk
Presented to the Mayor at 10:30 pm on this 15th day of March 2012. Approved this 15th day of March 2012.
Dennis Egan, Mayor