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Farmington, 55024

Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

ORDINANCE NO. 2-17-09

AN ORDINANCE

ESTABLISHING A STREET NAMING AND ADDRESSING SYSTEM

The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Vermillion ordains as follows:

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SECTION 1.00 TITLE

This ordinance shall be known, cited, and referred to as the Vermillion Township Street Naming and Addressing System, herein referred to as this ordinance.

SECTION 2.00 PURPOSE, JURISDICTION, AND AUTHORITY

2.01 PURPOSE.

The purpose of this ordinance is to establish a uniform system for naming streets and assigning numbers to dwellings, principal buildings, and businesses to facilitate emergency services, deliveries, and to provide the general advantages of a uniform street naming and addressing system.

2.02 JURISDICTION.

This ordinance applies to all town roads located within the boundaries of the township. This ordinance does not apply to county highways.

2.03 AUTHORITY.

This ordinance is adopted pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 368.01, subd. 10. or successor statute.

SECTION 3.00 DEFINITIONS

3.01 "COUNTY" means Dakota County, Minnesota.

3.02 "COUNTY HIGHWAY" has the meaning given to it in Minn. §160.02, Subd. 17 and 18, as may be amended.

3.03 "TOWNSHIP ROAD" means Vermillion Township, Dakota County, Minnesota.

3.04 "TOWNSHIP ROAD" has the meaning given to it in Minn. Stat. §160.02, subd. 28, as may be amended.

3.05 "USNAS" means the Dakota County Uniform Street Naming and Addressing System Procedural Manual, as may be amended.

SECTION 4.00 STANDARDS ADOPTED

Except as provided in section 6.00 of this ordinance, the USNAS is adopted by reference and made a part of this ordinance. The township shall utilize the standards and guidelines set forth in the USNAS in naming town roads and assigning addresses within the township.

SECTION 5.00 ADMINISTRATION

The Clerk (township official) shall administer the street naming and addressing system and all provisions of this ordinance.

SECTION 600 CHANGES TO EXISTING OCCUPIED ADDRESSES

In place of the procedure provided for the USNAS, the township adopts the following procedure for requests to change the name of any town road: (Section 10.00 of the USNAS provides that each participating municipality must establish its own procedure for considering address changes of those roads over which they are the road authority. The procedure adopted should include notification to the county.)

SECTION 7.00 severability

If any section, clause, provision, or portion of this ordinance is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of law, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected and shall remain in full force.

SECTION 8.00 EFFECTIVE DATE

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication according to law.

ATTEST:

Vermillion Township,

State of Minnesota

/s/ Maryann Stoffel

Maryann Stoffel, Clerk

Dated: February 17, 2009

/s/ Robert Bohn

Robert Bohn, Chair Board of Supervisors

Dated: February 17, 2009

Approved as to Form/Date

/s/ Township Attorney

Dated: February 17, 2009

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