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Legals 112305 (11/23/2005)
Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to amend the Zoning Code regulations on roomers/boarders. The proposed ordinance would establish a maximum of 30% of the properties per block to be certified for rental housing. This restriction would apply to all residential districts in the City, except for those zoned R-3.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to amend the definition of family as it pertains to the Winona Zoning Code. The new definition is:

Family: Persons living together on the premises in a single dwelling unit under one of the following conditions:

1. One person living alone.

2. Any number of persons related by blood, marriage or adoption, including foster children.

3. Three (3) or fewer unrelated persons.

4. Any number of persons related by blood, marriage or adoption, including foster children and up to two (2) unrelated persons.

Exempt from this definition shall be any state-licensed residential facilities.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to expand the no parking zone on the southerly side of Industrial Park Road from a point 485 feet west Patenaude Drive to a point 520 feet westerly thereof.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to amend the required number of off-street parking spaces provided by rental properties.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to amend the requirements for the location, maintenance, and design of parking areas.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

NOTICE OF PUBLIC

HEARING

TO CONSIDER A REQUEST TO REZONE PROPERTY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, will meet in the Council Chambers on the Third Floor of City Hall, 207 Lafayette Street, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2005, to consider and act on a request to rezone property from R-2 (1-4 Family Residential) to B-3 (General Business). The request has been submitted by Jeff Read and involves a 6,517 square foot parcel of land which is located at 312 Mankato Avenue. The purpose of this request relates to the petitioners desire to use the property for business purposes.

At the time and place designated above, an opportunity will be given to all persons affected wishing to speak for or against the proposed rezoning.

Dated: November 22, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to amend the Zoning Code regulations on roomers/boarders. The proposed ordinance would permit up to two roomers per house, and allows for roomers in the Conservancy district as well as in the Agricultural district.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

Statement of Purpose

and Effect

of Proposed Ordinance

NOTICE: An ordinance has been introduced for passage before the City Council of the City of Winona, Minnesota, the purpose and effect of which is to set the fee for sidewalk sandwich signs at $20.00 per year.

Dated: November 21, 2005

Monica Hennessy Mohan City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

ORDINANCE 3667

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

THE CODE OF THE CITY OF

WINONA, MINNESOTA

1979

The City of Winona does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 43.43(b) of the City Code of Winona, Minnesota, 1979, which section contains the definitions of words or phrases as they relate to signs and the requirements of the Zoning Code, be amended as follows:

"(b) Definitions.

Sidewalk Sign: A non-mobile temporary sign, which may be an A-frame or sandwich board type sign, placed on the sidewalk or boulevard area within the public right-of-way and associated with the abutting commercial establishment in compliance with these standards. "

Section 2. That Section 43.43(c) of said Code, which section sets forth a list of Prohibited Signs, be amended as follows:

"Prohibited Signs. The following signs shall not be allowed within the limits of the City:

(1) A sign which copies or imitates or in any way approximates an official highway sign or any sign which obscures a sign displayed by public authority for the purpose of giving traffic instruction or direction or other public information.

(2) A sign which displays continuous flashing or intermittent beams of lights, except as provided for in paragraph (i) of this section.

(3) A sign which obstructs any window or door opening used as a means of egress or prevents free passage from one part of a roof to any other part thereof. A sign which interferes with an opening required for legal ventilation.

(4) A sign in a public right-of-way unless authorized by the City Council, excepting therefrom governmental and public service company signs used to control traffic and provide safety warnings.

(5) A sign or illumination that causes any direct glare into or upon any building other than the building to which the sign may be accessory.

(6) A sign that violates any provision of any law of the State relative to outdoor advertising.

(7) "A" frames or sandwich board signs and other signs of a temporary nature except as provided for in paragraphs (i) and (m) of this section.

(8) Signs attached to or mounted on abandoned, unlicensed, or inoperative vehicles.

(9) Roof signs."

Section 3. That Section 43.43(e) of said Code, which section sets forth the permit requirements for signs, be amended as follows:

"(e) Permit Requirements.

(1) Generally. It shall be unlawful for any person to erect, alter, relocate or keep within the City of Winona any sign or other advertising structure as defined in this chapter, except as exempted under paragraph (d), paragraph (i) or paragraph (m), without first obtaining a sign permit from the Department of Community Development pursuant to this section."

Section 4. That Section 43.43(i) of said Code, which section sets forth the regulations regarding temporary or seasonal signs, be amended as follows:

"(i) Temporary or Seasonal Signs. Signs, other than those listed under paragraph (d), which are designed to advertise or promote special events, shall be permitted under the conditions of individual sign districts, provided:

(1) That such signs are temporarily displayed no more than thirty (30) days per calendar year.

(2) The establishment wishing to display such sign shall contact the office of the Zoning Administrator, prior to displaying, to give notice of the intent, and the period during which the sign will be displayed. No permit is required.

(3) That such signs not exceed in area an amount equal to 50% of the permitted gross sign area of the property.

(4) That such signs shall be located on the zoning lot on which the special event is occurring and shall not violate any provision of this section.

(5) That such signs are located, constructed and supported in conformance with paragraph (f) and paragraph (g) and shall not project over public property.

(6) In addition to the above, one sign may be displayed more than thirty days per calendar year if it meets the requirements under paragraph (m). "

Section 5. That Section 43.43 of said Code, which section is entitled "Signs" be amended by adding thereto the following section:

"(m) Sidewalk Signs. Signs, other than those listed under paragraph (d), which are to be placed in the public right-of-way, shall be permitted under the conditions of individual sign districts. In lieu of a sidewalk sign, a business property may place a sign on its own property. A sign may only be placed provided the following conditions are met:.

(1) Any applicant for a sign shall be required to enter into a license agreement with the Department of Community Development. In order to obtain such an agreement, an applicant must provide evidence that the applicant maintains liability insurance in an amount not less than $300,000. Said coverage shall not be cancelled or modified without thirty (30) calendar days prior written notice to the Department of Community Development. Failure to maintain such insurance coverage shall result in revocation of the license.

(2) The sign may only be placed on right-of-way that is adjacent to the property that houses the business(es) being advertised or on the property that houses the business(es) being advertised.

(3) Only one sign is to be utilized by each commercial property.

(4) Commercial properties with multiple tenants are permitted one sign upon which all interior tenants may advertise.

(5) The sign shall have a maximum of two opposing faces.

(6) Sign height shall be not less than 30 inches and shall not reach more than 48 inches off of the ground. Sign width shall be no more than 24 inches.

(7) The sign shall not be placed nearer than 24 inches from the street curb face. The sign shall be placed so that the continuous, unobstructed width of the sidewalk remains at a minimum of six (6) feet.

(8) No sign may obstruct an entrance to a building or any steps.

(9) No sign may be placed within the triangular area scribed by two lines extending from the intersection of two streets to the far end of pedestrian curb ramps or within four feet of an alley or driveway.

(10) No second party advertising shall be permitted on the sign.

(11) The sign may not be chained or in any way fastened to boulevard trees, tree guards, signs, bollards, street lights or any City streetscape furniture or any street furniture owned or placed by the building or business owner.

(12) Sign colors shall be non-reflective.

(13) The sign may not contain "dispensing pockets" or be used in any way to dispense materials such as, but not limited to, menus, flyers and advertising brochures.

(14) No materials (i.e. paper, flags, balloons, etc.) may be attached to the sign.

(15) The sign shall not contain lights of any kind or any devices that emit sound, odor, smoke or other airborne materials.

(16) The sign may only be displayed during a business' open hours. "

Section 3. That this ordinance shall take effect upon its publication. Dated this 21st day of November, 2005.

Jerome S. Miller

Mayor

Attested By:

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

ORDINANCE 3668

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

THE CODE OF THE CITY OF

WINONA, MINNESOTA

1979

The City of Winona does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 43.49 of the City Code of Winona, Minnesota, 1979, which section is entitled "Traffic Visibility Across Corner Lots" be amended as follows:

"43.49 TRAFFIC VISIBILITY ACROSS CORNER LOTS.

In any R-district on any corner lot, no fence, structure or planting more than two feet in height above the grade measured at the line between the property and the right-of-way shall be erected or maintained within the triangular area of a corner parcel enclosing an isosceles triangle scribed by two eight (8)-foot legs extending each way from the intersection of right-of-way lines. An exception is that fences shall be allowed up to four feet in height so long as they do not obstruct more than ten percent of the "through vision" and have no posts with diameters greater than three and one-half inches. Any fence between two and four feet in height to be placed within the triangular area scribed by two eight (8)-foot legs extending each way from the intersection of right-of-way lines shall need to be approved by the Zoning Administrator.

(In any R-district on any corner lot, no fence, structure or planting shall be erected or maintained within 20 feet of the corner (the point of intersection of the right-of-way lines), which interferes with traffic visibility across the corner.) "

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect upon its publication. Dated this 21st day of November, 2005.

Jerome S. Miller Mayor

Attested By:

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

ORDINANCE 3669

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

THE CODE OF THE CITY OF

WINONA, MINNESOTA

1979

The City of Winona does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 43.54.3 of the City Code of Winona, Minnesota, 1979, which section is entitled "Vending Machines - Residential Districts" be amended as follows:

"43.54.3 VENDING MACHINES - RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.

The sale or display of a product or commodity by vending machine shall be prohibited except by vending machines that are neither visible nor accessible to nonresidents of the property. This prohibition shall apply to any property or building, any portion of which is used for residential purposes.

(The sale or display of a product or commodity by vending machine that is visible and accessible to nonresidents of a property or building shall be prohibited. This prohibition shall apply to any property or building which is used exclusively for residential purposes.)"

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect upon its publication. Dated this 21st day of November, 2005.

Jerome S. Miller

Mayor

Attested By:

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

Publication Date

Wednesday,

November 23, 2005

ORDINANCE 3670

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

THE CODE OF THE CITY OF

WINONA, MINNESOTA

1979

Section 1. That Schedule A of Section 61.36 of the City Code of Winona, Minnesota, 1979, which section is entitled "Loading Zones", be amended as follows:

"NO PARKING, LOADING AND UNLOADING ZONES:

The following portions of streets are hereby designated as loading zones:

Zumbro Street, easterly side, from a point 100 feet south of the south line of Fourth Street to a point 40 feet southerly thereof."

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect upon its publication.

Dated this 21st day of November, 2005.

Jerome S. Miller

Mayor

Attested By:

Monica Hennessy Mohan

City Clerk

 

 

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