Ordinance No. 21-03 - Amending Art 9, Comprehensive Zoning, and Art 11, General Activity Regulations, to allow signage under 6 square feet in size for residentil lots with a home occupation permit

Document Date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021

ORDINANCE NO. 21-03

An Ordinance Amending ARTICLE 9, COMPREHENSIVE ZONING, and ARTICLE 11, GENERAL ACTIVITY REGULATIONS, to allow signage under 6 square feet in size for residential lots with a home occupation permit and to eliminate the requirement that such lots have no outward indication of the use.

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:

9-350  Home Occupation Permits

A Home Occupation is a for-profit enterprise carried on in a residential dwelling, under circumstances in which there is no outward indication of the existence of the enterprise visible or otherwise detectable from outside the premises, and which otherwise meets the criteria specified below.

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ARTICLE 11, GENERAL ACTIVITY REGULATIONS of the Ham Lake City Code is hereby amended as indicated in the following sections:

 

11-340  Standards in Specific Residential Districts

No signs shall be permitted in any area zoned R-1, R-M, R-AH, PUD, RS-1 or RS-2 except for a) temporary signs that are no greater than six square feet in size, except that b) permanent signs no greater than six square feet in size on lots with a Home Occupation Permit under Article 9-350, and c) Neighborhood Monument Signs as defined in Article 11-350.4 of this code may be up to 40 square feet in size, as measured on the perimeter of the border of the message displayed (excluding structural components of the sign).

 

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Presented to the Ham Lake City Council on March 15, 2021 and adopted by a unanimous vote this 5th day of April, 2021.

 

 

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                                                                        Michael G. Van Kirk, Mayor

 

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Denise Webster, City Clerk