An Ordinance Amending ARTICLE 9, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING, to adjust the size restrictions for Accessory Buildings in Residential Land Use zoning districts.

Document Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

ORDINANCE NO. 17-XX

An Ordinance Amending ARTICLE 9, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING, to adjust the size restrictions for Accessory Buildings in Residential Land Use zoning districts.

Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Ham Lake, Anoka County, Minnesota as follows:

ARTICLE 9, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING of the Ham Lake City Code is hereby amended as indicated in the following sections:

9-370.1 Size Limitations  An Accessory Building shall be no more than one story in height, and the following size limitations shall apply to Accessory Buildings:

 

Lot size

Maximum Accessory Building Size*

Front Yard Setback**

Side or Rear Yard Setback***

One acre or less

676 sq. ft.

1000 sq. ft.

1+ acre to 2.5 acres

720 sq. ft.

1500 sq. ft.

2.5+ acres to 5 acres

800 sq. ft.

2400 sq. ft. unless approved by City Council

5+ acres to 10 acres

1200 sq. ft.

3000 sq. ft. unless approved by City Council

10+ acres

5000 sq. ft.  unless approved by City Council

 

* Sizes shown are the maximum allowable square feet at foundation level.

** The “Front Yard Setback” is the area between the front of the dwelling unit (primary residential structure) and the street right of way.  For all lot sizes, Accessory Buildings constructed in this area must also be constructed with the building materials outlined below and be architecturally compatible with the dwelling unit

*** The “Side or Rear Yard Setback” is the area that lies away from the road right of way and behind the front yard setback.

 

Presented to the Ham Lake City Council on July 17, 2017 and adopted by a unanimous vote this ___ day of _________, 2017.

 

 

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                                                                                    Michael G. Van Kirk, Mayor

 

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Denise Webster, City Clerk