Zoning and Land Use Code

Section 51.01 - Title / Application / Rules / Definitions
Section 51.02 - Administration
Section 51.03 - General Provisions
Section 51.04 - Establishment of Zoning Classifications
Section 51.05 - R-A Rural/Agricultural District
Section 51.06 - R-E, Single Family Estate Residential District
Section 51.07 - R-1, Single Family Residential District
Section 51.08 - R-2, Single Family Residential District
Section 51.09 - R-3, Single Family Residential District
Section 51.10 - R-4, Single and Two Family Residential District
Section 51.11 - R-5, Single and Two Family Residential District
Section 51.12 - R-6, Medium Density Residential District
Section 51.13 - R-7, Medium to High Density Residential District
Section 51.14 - R-8, High Density Residential District
Section 51.15 - R-B, Residential/Business District
Sections 51.16 - 51.19 - RESERVED
Section 51.20 - B-1, Neighborhood Business District
Section 51.21 - B-2, General Business District
Section 51.22 - B-3,Highway Business District
Section 51.23 - B-4, Central Business District
Section 51.24 - B-W, Business/Warehouse District
Sections 51.25 - 51.29 - RESERVED
Section 51.30 - I-1, Limited Industrial District
Section 51.31 - I-2, General Industrial District
Section 51.32 - PUD, Planned Unit Development District
Sections 51.33 - 51.50 - RESERVED
Section 51.51 - S, Shoreland District

City of Delano ZONING MAP


SECTION 51.01 -- TITLE/APPLICATION/RULES/DEFINITIONS

Subd. A

Title and Application

1-1

1.

Title

1-1

2.

Intent and Purpose

1-1

3.

Relation to Comprehensive Plan

1-2

4.

Minimum Requirements

1-2

5.

Conformance with this Ordinance

1-2

6.

Uses Not Provided for Within Zoning Districts

1-2

7.

Separability

1-3

8.

Authority

1-3

9.

Comprehensive Revision

1-3

10.

Repeal

1-3

11.

Fees

1-3

Subd. B

Rules and Definitions

1-4

1.

Rules 

1-4

2.

Definitions
AMENDED -- O-13-04

1-4

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SECTION 51.02 -- ADMINISTRATION

Subd. A

Administration: Amendments & Rezoning

2-1

1.

Application

2-1

2.

Staff Review / Technical Assistance 
Reports

2-1

3.

Public Hearing

2-1

4.

Planning Commission Action

2-2

5.

Referral to City Council

2-3

6.

City Council Action

2-3

Subd. B

Administration:  Conditional Use Permit

2-5

1.

Application

2-5

2.

Staff Review / Technical Assistance
Reports

2-5

3.

Public Hearing

2-5

4.

Planning Commission Action

2-6

5.

Referral to City Council

2-7

6.

City Council Action

2-7

7.

Recording Conditional Use
Permit

2-8

8.

Performance Security

2-8

9.

Lapse of Conditional Use 
Permit by Non-Use

2-9

10.

Periodic Review

2-9

11.

Conditional Use Permit 
Amendments

2-9

12.

Revocation

2-10

13.

Application and Submittal Requirements

2-10

Subd. C

Administration: Interim Use Permits

2-16

1.

Purpose and Intent

2-16

2.

Procedure

2-16

3.

General Standards

2-16

4.

Termination

2-17

5.

Revocation

2-17

Subd. D

Administration:  Variances and Appeals

2-18

1.

Variances

2-18

2.

Appeal

2-23

Subd. E

Administration:  Administrative Permits

2-24

1.

Application

2-24

2.

Staff Review / Technical Assistance 
Reports

2-24

3.

Administrative Action

2-24

4.

Information Requirement

2-26

5.

Performance Standards

2-26

6.

Administration and Enforcement

2-26

Subd. F

Site and Building Plan Review

2-28

1.

Application

2-28

2.

Staff Review / Technical Assistance
Reports

2-32

3.

City Council Action

2-32

4.

Review Criteria

2-33

5.

Plan Agreements

2-34

6.

Performance Security

2-34

7.

Enforcement

2-35

Subd. G

Duties of City Staff

2-36

1.

Duties of Zoning Administrator

2-36

2.

Duties of Building Official

2-36

Subd. H

Certificate of Occupancy

2-37

Subd. I

Enforecement Penalties

2-38

1.

Administration and Enforcement

2-38

Subd. J

PUD, Planned Unit Development

2-39

1.

Purpose

2-39

2.

PUD Types

2-40

3.

General Requirements & 
Standards for a PUD

2-40

4.

Procedure for Processing a
Planned Unit Development

2-47

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SECTION 51.03 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sub. A

Non-Conforming Building, Structures
and Uses

3-1

1.

Purpose

3-1

2.

Grandfather Clause

3-1

3.

Repair Work

3-1

4.

Moving of Non-Conforming Structures

3-1

5.

Reversal of Non-Conformity

3-1

6.

Reduction of Non-Conformity

3-1

7.

Destroyed Non-Conforming Use

3-1

8.

Discontinuance

3-2

9.

Alterations

3-2

10.

Expansion of Non-Conforming 
Buildings or Structures

3-2

11.

Non-Conforming Lots

3-3

Subd. B

Lots and Yard Provisions

3-4

1.

Purpose

3-4

2.

Detailed Data Required

3-4

3.

Minimum Lot Area Requirements

3-6

4.

Building Placement and Multiple
Structures

3-7

5.

Yards and Setbacks

3-7

Subd. C

General Building and Use Provisions

3-12

1.

Purpose

3-12

2.

Dwelling Unit Restriction

3-12

3.

Building Type and Construction
  AMENDED -- O-09-01 
  AMENDED -- O-09-02

   AMENDED -- O-12-03

3-12

4.

Height

3-18

5.

High Water Elevation

3-20

6.

Ground Water Elevation

3-20

7.

Accessory Building, Uses and
Equipment
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

3-20

Subd. D

General Performance Standards

3-32

1.

Purpose

3-32

2.

Outdoor Lighting

3-32

3.

Smoke

3-35

4.

Dust and Other Particulated Matter

3-35

5.

Noise

3-36

6.

Waste Material

3-36

7.

Bulk Storage (liquid)

3-36

8.

Electrical Emission

3-36

9.

Exterior Storage

3-36

10.

Required Screening, Landscaping
and Buffer Yards

3-40

11.

Fences

3-52

Subd. E

Off Street Parking

3-57

1.

Purpose

3-57

2.

Application of Off-Street Parking
Regulations

3-57

3.

General Provisions

3-57

4.

Access and Driveway Design

3-58

5.

Parking Lot Design Standards

3-63

6.

Maintenance

3-66

7.

Location

3-66

8.

Number of Spaces Required

3-66

9.

Parking Deferment

3-70

10.

Joint Facilities

3-71

11.

Off-Site Parking

3-72

Subd. F

Off-Street Loading

3-74

1.

Purpose

3-74

2.

Location

3-74

3.

Loading Berth Number and Size
Required

3-74

4.

Size

3-75

5.

Surfacing

3-75

6.

Accessory Use

3-75

7.

Screening

3-76

Subd. G

Relocated Structures

3-77

1.

Review Process

3-77

2.

Conditional Use Permit Expeptions

3-77

3.

Submission Requirements

3-77

4.

Performance Standards

3-77

5.

Performance Security

3-78

Subd. H

Home Occupations

3-79

1.

Purpose

3-79

2.

Application

3-79

3.

Procedures and Permits

3-79

4.

Requirements - General Provisions

3-80

5.

Non-Conforming Use

3-82

6.

Inspection

3-82

Subd. I

Specialized Housing

3-83

1.

Purpose

3-83

2.

Bed and Breakfast Establishments

3-83

3.

Accessory Apartments

3-84

4.

Revocation

3-85

Subd. J

Grading, Drainage, Land Filling 
Excavation

3-86

1.

Grading and Drainage

3-86

2.

Land Filling

3-87

3.

Excavation/Mining

3-90

Subd. K

Essential Services

3-95

1.

Purpose

3-95

2.

Administrative Permit

3-95

3.

Conditional Use Permit

3-95

Subd. L

Sexually Oriented Uses

3-97

1.

General

3-97

2.

Sexually Oriented Uses - Principal

3-97

3.

Sexually Oriented Uses - Accessory

3-98

Subd. M

Antennas

3-99

1.

Purpose and Intent

3-99

2.

General Standards

3-99

3.

Certification, Inspection and
Maintenance

3-100

4.

Tower Design

3-101

5.

Co-Location Requirment

3-101

6.

Accessory Antennas

3-101

7.

Personal Wireless Service Antennas

3-102

8.

Commerical and Public Radio and
Television Transmitting Antennas, 
and Public Utility Microwave
Antennas

3-105

Subd. N

Signs

3-106

1.

Purpose and Intent

3-106

2.

General Provisions

3-106

3.

Permitted and Prohibited Signs

3-108

4.

Non-Conforming Signs

3-111

5.

General District Regulations
  AMENDED -- O-10-03

3-112

6.

Billboards

3-115

7.

Special Sign Regulations
  AMENDED -- O-10-03
| O-10-10

3-116

8.

Inspection

3-119

9.

Permits, Applications, Licenses
Variances and Council Approval

3-119

10.

Enforcement

3-121

11.

Violation a Misdemeanor

3-121

12.

Severability

3-121

Subd. O

Wind Energy Conversion Systems  

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SECTION 51.04 -- ESTABLISHMENT OF ZONING CLASSIFICATIONS

 Subd. A

Establishment of Districts

4-1

1.

Rural Districts

4-1

2.

Residential Districts

4-1

3.

Business Districts

4-1

4.

Industrial Districts

4-1

5.

Special Districts

4-1

Subd. B

Map

4-1

Subd. C

Zoning District Boundaries

4-2

Subd. D

Annexations

4-2

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SECTION 51.05 -- R-A, RURAL / AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

5-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

5-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

5-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

5-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

5-5

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative 
Permit

5-5

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and 
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

5-5

Subd. H

Building Requirements

5-6

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SECTION 51.06 -- R-E, SINGLE FAMILY ESTATE RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

6-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

6-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

6-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

6-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

6-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

6-4

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and 
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

6-4

Subd. H

Building Requirements

6-5

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SECTION 51.07 -- R-1, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

7-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

7-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

7-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

7-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

7-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

7-4

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

7-4

Subd. H

Building Requirements

7-5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SECTION 51.08 -- R-2, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

8-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

8-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

8-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

8-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

8-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

8-4

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

8-4

Subd. H

Building Requirements

8-5

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SECTION 51.09 -- R-3, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

9-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

9-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

9-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

9-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

9-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

9-3

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

9-3

Subd. H

Building Requirements

9-5

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SECTION 51.10 -- R-4, SINGLE AND TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

10-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

10-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

10-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

10-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

10-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

10-3

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

10-3

Subd. H

Building Requirements

10-5

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SECTION 51.11 -- R-5, SINGLE AND TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

11-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

11-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

11-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

11-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

11-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

11-3

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

11-3

Subd. H

Building Requirements

11-5

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SECTION 51.12 -- R-6, MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

12-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

12-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

12-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

12-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

12-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

12-3

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

12-3

Subd. H

Building Requirements

12-4

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SECTION 51.13 -- R-7, MEDIUM TO HIGH DENISTY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

13-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

13-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

13-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

13-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

13-3

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

13-3

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

13-3

Subd. H

Building Requirements

13-4

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SECTION 51.14 -- R-8, HIGH DENSITY RESIDENITAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

14-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

14-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

14-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

14-1

Subd. E

Interim Uses

14-4

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

14-4

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

14-4

Subd. H

Building Requirements

14-6

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SECTION 51.15 -- R-B, RESIDENTIAL / BUSINESS DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

15-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

15-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses 

15-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

15-1

Subd. E

Interim Uses

15-6

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

15-6

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks
  AMENDED -- O-08-01

15-6

Subd. H

Building Requirements

15-8

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SECTION 51.16 - 51.19 -- RESERVED

SECTION 51.20 -- B-1, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

20-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

20-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

20-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

20-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

20-5

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

20-5

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

20-6

Subd. H

Building Requirements

20-7

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SECTION 51.21 -- B-2, GENERAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

21-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses
   AMENDED -- O-10-05

21-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

21-2

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

21-3

Subd. E

Interim Uses

21-10

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

21-10

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

21-11

Subd. H

Building Requirements
   AMENDED -- O-10-05

21-12

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SECTION 51.22 -- B-3, HIGHWAY BUSINESS DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

22-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

22-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

22-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

22-3

Subd. E

Interim Uses

22-12

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

22-12

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

22-13

Subd. H

Building Requirements

22-14

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SECTION 51.23 -- B-4, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

23-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

23-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

23-1

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

23-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

23-5

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

23-5

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

23-6

Subd. H

Building Requirements

23-6

  AMENDED -- O-13-04  

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SECTION 51.24 -- B-W, BUSINESS / WAREHOUSING DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

24-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

24-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

24-2

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

24-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

24-4

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

24-4

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

24-4

Subd. H

Building Requirements

24-5

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SECTIONS 51.25 - 51.29 -- RESERVED

SECTION 51.30 -- I-1, LIMITED INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

30-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

30-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

30-2

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

30-3

Subd. E

Interim Uses

30-5

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

30-5

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

30-6

Subd. H

Building Requirements

30-7

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SECTION 51.31 -- I-2, GENERAL INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Subd. A

Purpose

31-1

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

31-1

Subd. C

Permitted Accessory Uses

31-2

Subd. D

Conditional Uses

31-2

Subd. E

Interim Uses

31-9

Subd. F

Uses by Administrative
Permit

31-9

Subd. G

Lot Requirements and
Setbacks

31-9

Subd. H

Building Requirements

31-10

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SECTION 51.32 -- PUD, PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

Subd. A 

Purpose                            

32-1  

Subd. B

Permitted Uses

32-1

Subd. C

Special Procedures

32-1

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SECTION 51.33 - 51.50 -- RESERVED

SECTION 51.51 -- S, SHORELAND DISTRICT

Subd. A  

Purpose

51-1

Subd. B

District Authorization

51-1

Subd. C

District Application

51-1

Subd. D

District Boundaries

51-1

Subd. E

Shoreland Classification

51-2

Subd. F

Allowable Land Uses

51-2

Subd. G

Minimum Lot and Setback 
Requirements

51-2

Subd. H

Development Regulations

51-3

Subd. I

Shoreland Alterations

51-8

Subd. J

Planned Shoreland Development

51-11

Subd. K

Variances

51-14

Subd. L

Conditional Uses

51-15

Subd. M

Notifications to the Department
of Natural Resources

51-15

Subd. N

Effect of Permit

51-15

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AMENDING ORDINANCES

The searchable version of the Zoning and Land Use Code may not include all changes as approved by the Mayor and City Council since the last update of the official printed version.  The updates and new ordinances passed by the Mayor and City Council, and may not yet be included in the full code.  To view the approved and adopted Ordinances, follow the attached link.

 

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