Ordinance No. 20-13 Amending Art 10-1 Lot Standards - For corner lots abutting two streets, both street lines shall be considered front yard, not side yard, lot lines for purposes of applying the setback requirements

Document Date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

ORDINANCE NO. 20-13

An Ordinance Amending ARTICLE 10, SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS, to update Table 10-1 of the Ham Lake City Code to clarify that corner lots shall have two front yard, not side yard, lot lines for purposes of applying the setback requirements.

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

ARTICLE 10, SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS of the Ham Lake City Code is hereby amended as indicated in the following sections:

 

Table 10-1: Lot Standards

***** For corner lots, the lot owner, at the time of application for the first building permit on the lot, may choose which of the non-road frontage lot lines shall be considered the side yard and which shall be the rear yard, regardless of which road provides the driveway access. Once this selection is made, this choice shall apply to all future building permits on this lot. For corner lots abutting two streets, both street lines shall be considered front yard, not side yard, lot lines for purposes of applying the setback requirements.

Presented to the Ham Lake City Council on October 5, 2020 and adopted by a unanimous vote this 19th day of October, 2020.

 

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                                                                                    Michael G. Van Kirk, Mayor

 

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Denise Webster, City Clerk