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ORD 013-665 city of farmington

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 11:20pm

CITY OF FARMINGTON
COUNTY OF DAKOTA
STATE OF MINNESOTA
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 013-665
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 4-5-5 AND 4-5-7 OF THE FARMINGTON CITY CODE RELATED TO PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND
APPEALS, RESPECTIVELY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on October 21, 2013, Ordinance No. 013-665 was adopted by the City Council of the City of Farmington, Minnesota.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, because of the lengthy nature of Ordinance No. 013-665, the following summary of the ordinance has been prepared for publication.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the intent of the ordinance is to ensure that the exterior appearance of residential structures are maintained in an acceptable manner and do not become a chronic nuisance, life safety issue or substantially diminish property values while providing an appeals process for non-compliant properties by:
* Providing a trigger point for noncompliance of 25% for painted areas, missing siding, missing or loose pointing of any brick or stone wall, stucco walls, and roofing.
* Requiring that all exterior building structure projects which require a building permit must be completed within six (6) months of building permit issuance;
* Outlining the duties and powers of the City’s Building Official or designee in regards to the enforcement of this ordinance;
* Establishing a procedural process for notifying the owner of the non-compliant structure.
* Establishing a violation for non-compliance.
A printed copy of the whole ordinance is available for inspection by any person during the City’s regular office hours.
APPROVED for publication by the City Council of the City of Farmington this 21st day of October, 2013.
CITY OF FARMINGTON
/S/: Todd Larson, Mayor
ATTEST:
/S/: David McKnight, City Administrator
SEAL
Approved as to form the 25th day of October, 2013.
/S/: City Attorney
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