City of Monticello
CITY OF MONTICELLO
WRIGHT COUNTY, MINNESOTA
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 10 OF THE MONTICELLO CITY CODE, KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE, BY AMENDING SECTION 6.2 NON-CONFORMITIES, AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTICELLO HEREBY ORDAINS:
Section 1. Chapter 6 Non-Conformities, Title 10 Zoning Ordinance is hereby amended as follows:
Section 6.2 Authority to Continue
(A) Legally conforming existing structures and uses in existence on the effective date of this ordinance as denoted in Section 1.4 which become non-conforming to this ordinance shall not be considered legally non-conforming, but instead and shall be treated as follows:
(1) A use which is no longer permitted due to a change in zoning shall be considered a legally non-conforming use subject to all conditions for such use as outlined in this ordinance, and shall not be expanded, except that legally non-conforming owner-occupied residential uses may be expanded to improve livability, provided the expansion meets all other applicable conditions of the zoning district in which the residential use is located and does not increase any existing non-conforming condition on the property, including the number of residential units in a building.
(2) A structure which becomes non-conforming to a required setback or setbacks shall be viewed as a legally non-conforming structure. subject to the following:
(a) The existing setback or setbacks for the structure which would otherwise be nonconforming to this ordinance shall be considered the required minimum setbacks or setbacks for that structure only on the subject lot.
(b) Expansions and additions to such structures shall meet all other requirements of this ordinance with the exception of the new minimum setback or setbacks established by Section 6.3(A)(2)(a) above.
Section 2. The City Clerk is hereby directed to make the changes required by this Ordinance as part of the Official Monticello City Code, Title 10, Zoning Ordinance, and to renumber the tables and chapters accordingly as necessary to provide the intended effect of this Ordinance. The City Clerk is further directed to make necessary corrections to any internal citations that result from said renumbering process, provided that such changes retain the purpose and intent of the Zoning Ordinance as has been adopted.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and publication. Revisions will be made online after adoption by Council. Copies of the complete Zoning Ordinance are available online and at Monticello City Hall.
ADOPTED BY the Monticello City Council this 24th day of February, 2014.
VOTING IN FAVOR: Herbst, Hilgart, Perrault, Posusta, Stumpf
VOTING IN OPPOSITION: None
CITY OF MONTICELLO
Clint Herbst, Mayor
Jeff ONeill, City Administrator
3/6/14, 3MT, Ordinance No 588, 185040