ORDINANCE

City of Monticello
(Official Publication)
CITY OF MONTICELLO
WRIGHT COUNTY, MINNESOTA
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 10, CHAPTERS OF THE MONTICELLO CITY CODE, KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE, BY AMENDING CHAPTER 2.4(C)(4)(C) AND CHAPTER 2.4(C)(7) RELATING TO THE APPEALS PROCESS FOR DECISIONS OF THE BOARD OF APPEALS AND ADJUSTMENTS;
AND CHAPTER 2.4(D)(8)
RELATING TO THE TIME LIMIT FOR EFFECTING AN APPROVED CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTICELLO HEREBY ORDAINS:
Section 1. Chapter 2.4 (C) Variances is hereby amended to read as follows:
2.4(C)(4) Review
(c) Appeal of Variance Decision
Decisions of the Board of Adjustment and Appeals are final unless the applicant, or an affected party, including any member of the City Council, files a written appeal outlining the basis for the appeal within five (5) ten (10) business days of the decision. Variance appeals shall be reviewed by the City Council as outlined in Section 2.4(H)(3)(c) subject to the review criteria in Section 2.4(H)(4).
Section 2. Chapter 2.4 (C) – Variances is hereby amended to read as follows:
2.4(C)(7) Time Limit
(a) Unless otherwise specified in the Variance, if a Building Permit has not been secured within six months one (1) year of the date of the Variance approval, the Variance shall become invalid. Permitted timeframes do not change with successive owners.
(b) Upon written request, one extension of six months one (1) year may be granted by the Community Development Department if the applicant can show good cause.
Section 3. Chapter 2.4 (D) Conditional Use Permits is hereby amended to read as follows:
2.4 (D)(8) Time Limit
(b) If the operation of the use and/or issuance of building permits has not commenced within one year of the date of approval, the applicant may petition for an extension of time in which to complete commence the work that has been granted by the Conditional Use Permit. Such extension shall be requested in writing and filed with the Community Development Department at least thirty (30) days before the expiration of the conditional use permit one year period. The request for extension shall state facts supporting good cause for extension of the conditional use permit. Such petition shall be presented to the Planning Commission for a recommendation and to the City Council for a decision.
Section 4. 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 and diagrams that result from such amendments, provided that such changes retain the purpose and intent of the Zoning Ordinance as has been adopted.
Section 5. 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 11th day of August, 2014.
CITY OF MONTICELLO
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Clint Herbst, Mayor
ATTEST:
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Jeff ONeill, City Administrator
VOTING IN FAVOR: Herbst, Hilgart, Perrault, Posusta, Stumpf
VOTING IN OPPOSITION: None

8/14/14, 3MT,
Ordinance 601, 264338

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