Ordinances

Title I - City Government

TITLE I. CITY GOVERNMENT - GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 9/20/2018)

  • 1-01. The Enacting Ordinance.

  • 1-02. Ordinances.

  • 1-03. City Council.

  • 1-04. Appointive Officers.

  • 1-05. Municipal Elections.

  • 1-06. Civil Defense.

  • 1-07. Disposal of City Property.

  • 1-08. Municipal Court.

  • 1-09. Clean-Up Fees.

  • 1-10. Sales and Use Tax

Title II - Sidewalks & Streets

TITLE II. SIDEWALKS AND STREETS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 2-01. Sidewalks and Driveways.

  • 2-02. Streets.

  • 2-03. Excavation Code.

Title III - Parks & Boulevards

TITLE III. PARKS AND BOULEVARDS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 9/20/2018)

  • 3-01. Parks.

  • 3-02. Boulevards.

  • 3-03. Trees and Forestry Advisory Committee

Title IV - Land Use

TITLE IV. LAND USE ORDINANCE

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 01/18/2022)

  • 17.1 Introduction

  • 17.2 Rules and Definitions

  • 17.3 General Provisions

  • 17.4 Zoning District Boundaries and Map

  • 17.5 Zoning District Regulations

  • 17.6 Special Provisions

  • 17.7 Land Subdivision

  • 17.8 Design Standards

  • 17.9 Required Improvements

  • 17.10 Administration and Enforcement

  • 17.11 Procedures for Amendments, Conditional Uses, PUD, Variances, and Plats of Subdivision

  • 17.12 Citizens Protest

  • 17.13 Violations and Penalties

  • 17.14 Enactment

  • 17.15 Storm Water Management Plan

Title V - Buildings

TITLE V. BUILDINGS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 4/23/2021)

  • 5-01. Building Code.

  • 5-02. Dangerous Buildings.

  • 5-03. Moving Buildings.

  • 5-04. Flood Damage Prevention.

  • 5-05. Property Maintenance Code.

Title VI - Fire Protection & Prevention

TITLE VI. FIRE PROTECTION AND PREVENTION

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 6-01. Fire Prevention Code.

  • 6-02. Public Conduct in Case of Fire.

  • 6-03. Fireworks

Title VII - Heating, Air Conditioning & Combustions Units

TITLE VII. HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING, AND COMBUSTION UNITS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 7-01. General Provisions.

  • 7-02. Heating and Air-Conditioning Plants.

  • 7-03. Combustion Units.

  • 7-04. Chimneys and Flues.

  • 7-05. Gasoline Stoves.

  • 7-06. Penalty.

Title VIII - Plumbing Code

TITLE VIII. PLUMBING CODE

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 8-01. General Provisions.

Title IX - Water & Sewer Service

TITLE IX. WATER AND SEWER SERVICE

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 2020)

  • 9-01. Garbage and Sewer Service

  • 9-02. Water Service

Title X - Business Licenses & Regulations

TITLE X. BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 6/20/2022)

  • 10-01. Alcoholic Beverages.

  • 10-02. Gambling.

  • 10-03. Pawn Brokers.

  • 10-04. Sunday Opening - Food Stores.

  • 10-05. Tobacco Licensing.

  • 10-06.  Food Trucks and Mobile Food Vendors.

Title XI - Animals

TITLE XI. ANIMALS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 11-01. Domestic Fowl, Farm Animals and Vicious Animals.

  • 11-02. Dogs and Cats.

Title XII - Public Conduct - Offenses

TITLE XII. PUBLIC CONDUCT - OFFENSES

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 06/25/2021)

  • 12-01. Criminal Offenses - General.

  • 12-02. Obstruction of Government Operations and Law Enforcement.

  • 12-03. Civil Rights.

  • 12-04. Offenses Against Persons.

  • 12-05. Offenses Against Property.

  • 12-06. Theft and Related Offenses.

  • 12-07. Offenses Against Public Order, Health, Safety and Sensibilities.

  • 12-08. Noise Violations.

  • 12-09. Possession of Marijuana.

  • 12-10. Purchase of Alcoholic Beverages by Person Under 21 Years of Age.

  • 12-11. Sale of Tobacco Products and Use by Persons Under the Age of Twenty-One
    Prohibited.

  • 12-12. Curfew for Minors.

Title XIII - Traffic

TITLE XIII - TRAFFIC

Chapters: (Last update 8/26/2022)

  • 13-01. Definitions. 

  • 13-02. RESERVED FOR FUTURE USE. 

  • 13-03. Enforcement and Obedience to Traffic Regulations.

  • 13-04. Traffic Control Devices.

  • 13-05. Streets.

  • 13-06. Operation of Vehicle.

  • 13-07. Criminal Violation.

  • 13-08. Miscellaneous Regulations. 

  • 13-09. General Rules of the Road. 

  • 13-10. Miscellaneous Driving Rules. 

  • 13-11. Speed. 

  • 13-12. Turning Movements. 

  • 13-13. Pedestrians. 

  • 13-14. Accidents. 

  • 13-15. Equipment of Vehicles - size, weight, height and load restrictions.

  • 13-16. Parking.

  • 13-17. Railroad cars and crossings. 

  • 13-18. Bicycles. 

  • 13-19. Transportation by Motor Vehicles of Explosives Within City. 

  • 13-20. Snowmobiles. 

  • 13-21. Arrest Procedure. 

  • 13-22. Classification and Disposition of Traffic Offenses.

Title XIV - Franchises

TITLE XIV. FRANCHISES

CHAPTERS:  

  • 14-01. Cable Television Franchise.

  • 14-02. Cass County Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Electric Franchise.

  • 14-03. Northern States Power Company - Gas.

  • 14-03A. Gas Service Franchise Fee.

  • 14-04. Dickey Rural Services, Inc. - Fiber Optic Data Franchise

Title XV - Health

TITLE XV. HEALTH

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 8/26/2022)

  • 15-01. Board of Health and Health Officer.

  • 15-02. RESERVED FOR FUTURE USE.

  • 15-03. Public Nuisances.

Title XVI - Mobile Home Parks

TITLE XVI. MOBILE HOME PARKS

CHAPTERS:   (Last Update: 12/6/2017)

  • 16-01. Definitions.

  • 16-02. Permit.

  • 16-03. License.

  • 16-04. Inspection.

  • 16-05. Notice, Hearings and Orders.

  • 16-06. Exemptions.

  • 16-07. Area: Streets and Sidewalks:Parking: Illumination Regulations.

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