City Ordinance

Amending Chapter 22

ORDINANCE NUMBER 04-04

AMENDING CHAPTER 22 OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON CITY CODE


THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOUNTAIN IRON ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. AMENDING SECTION 22.02. Section 22.02, Definitions, is hereby amended to include the following:

BED AND BREAKFAST � A single family dwelling in which transient guest rooms are rented on a nightly basis for periods of seven (7) days or less and where at least one (1) meal is offered in connection with the provision of sleeping accommodations only.

SECTION 2. AMENDING SECTION 22.05. Section 22.05, Subdivision 3, is hereby amended to include the following as item M.

M. Bed and Breakfast Homes

SECTION 3. AMENDING SECTION 22.06. Section 22.06, Subdivision 3, is hereby amended to include the following as item G.

G. Bed and Breakfast Homes

SECTION 4. AMENDING SECTION 22.07. Section 22.07, Subdivision 3, is hereby amended to include the following as item F.

F. Bed and Breakfast Homes

SECTION 5. ADDING SECTION 22.18. Section 22.18 is hereby added to Chapter 22 of the Mountain Iron City Code and shall be titled Bed and Breakfast Homes and shall include the following:

Subd. 1. Bed and Breakfast homes may be allowed by conditional use, subject to the following standards:

The owner shall reside in the Bed and Breakfast Homes and manage the premises.

The establishment shall comply with State Health and Building Code requirements.

Meals may be served to guests only

No cooking or cooking facilities shall be allowed or provided in the guest rooms.

The establishment shall be limited to four (4) guest rooms.

Each guest shall be limited to staying not more than seven (7) days within any thirty (30) day period.

The owner shall maintain a guest register showing the name, address, motor vehicle license number, and inclusive dates of visits of all guests.

The owner shall supply a parking plan with the application for a Conditional Use Permit

Signage for each Bed and Breakfast property shall be limited to one non-illuminate sign per property, flaying a maximum sign area of four (4) square feet and a height not exceeding five (5) feet. Signs must run parallel with the Bed and Breakfast.

There shall be no external vending machines.

Sales of souvenirs and items representative of the area shall be accessory to the B&B and shall be restricted to sales to overnight guests only.

Residential Appearance and Character. Each property shall maintain an exterior residential appearance and character, meaning an exterior fa�ade that is compatible with the surrounding single family or duplex houses, and is, of an appearance that would be found in a structure designed for and occupied by a family as detached single or two-family residence.

The initial conditional use permit for a Bed and Breakfast shall be valid from the date of issuance until January 31 of the following year. All conditional use permits for Bed and Breakfast�s shall be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission on the date of the first regularly scheduled January Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The City Council shall consider the renewal of all conditional use permits for B&B�s on the date of the first regularly scheduled City Council meeting following the first regularly scheduled Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting.

The Council shall hold a public hearing on the renewal of conditional use permits for all Bed and Breakfast�s. Notice of the time and place of such hearing and the fact that the renewal of conditional use permits for Bed and Breakfast�s will be considered shall be published in the official newspaper 10 days in advance of the hearing. An opportunity shall be given to any person to be heard for or against the granting of a renewal of said conditional use permits. The Council may grant or refuse the renewal of said conditional use permits and may add or delete conditions to the conditional use permit if the renewal is granted.

All conditional use permits granted for a Bed and Breakfast are non-transferable.

SECTION 6. AMENDING Section 22.22. Section 22.22 Subdivision 2 of the Mountain Iron City Code is hereby amended to include the following as item H.

H. Bed and Breakfast Homes

SECTION 7. INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES. All Ordinances or portions thereof inconsistent with this Ordinance shall be repealed and replaced with the provisions of this Ordinance.

SECTION 8. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall be effective according to State Statute.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS ______ DAY OF ___________, 2004.
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