CITY OF CROSSLAKE COUNTY OF CROW WING STATE OF MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 322 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 26, LAND USE ORDINANCE, RELATED TO TOWER FACILITIES AND RESORT DESIGN CRITERIA
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CROSSLAKE HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:
• Section 26-281 Land Use Tables
(6) Commercial and Industrial Uses
• Telecommunication Tower Remove CU from RR5
• Section 26-901 Administrative Permit:
The following tower facilities may be given an administrative permit from the Department after completing the application requirements and meeting the standards of this article:
(1) Tower facilities that are located outside shoreland and residential districts, unlit, camouflaged, monopole tower, and do not extend more than 10 feet above the average height of the tree canopy or 99 feet above the average ground level;
(2) (1) The addition of antenna(s) on existing structures such as but not limited to buildings, flagpoles, church steeples, cupolas, ball field lights, power line support device that does not require modifications to the structure; and(3) (2) The addition of antenna(s) to existing lighted tower facility if the tower facility is modified to meet the lighting standards of Section 26-910 and do not increase the height of the tower facility.
• Section 26-902 Conditional Use Permit:
The following tower facilities require a conditional use permit approved by the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment and may be granted a conditional use permit after completing the application requirements, having conditions placed on the tower facility, and findings of fact that support the tower facility:
(1) Tower facilities that are located inside shoreland on publicly owned land and or residential districts inside of Commercial/Light Industrial Districts, unlit, camouflaged, monopole tower, and do not extend more than 10 feet above the average height of the tree canopy or 99 feet above the average ground level, whichever is less;
(2) Tower facilities that are located outside Shoreland and Residential Districts, unlit, from 100 feet 199 feet in height and are designed to accommodate several levels of antennae.
Section 26-840 Resort Design Criteria
(4) (C) Shore recreation facilities, including but not limited to swimming areas, docks and watercraft mooring areas must be centralized and located in areas suitable for them. The number of allowable continuous watercraft mooring spaces for resorts shall not exceed the number of allowable dwelling unit lots in the first tier. Evaluation of suitability must include consideration of land slope, water depth, aquatic and shoreland vegetation, soils, depth to groundwater and bedrock or other relevant factors. Boating facilities shall be located adjacent to the deepest water available. Continuous docking space shall only be used by transient lodgers at the resort, except for the allowance of one dock for the primary service provider. Launching ramp facilities including a small dock for loading and unloading equipment may be provided for use by occupants of dwelling units/sites. Non-moored watercraft shall be stored so they are not visible from the lake.
• Section26-308, Table 26-308B Additional Structure Setbacks
o Change Township, County, State or Federal road right-of-way to City, County, State or Federal road right-of-way.
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and publication according to law.
Passed by the Crosslake City Council on April 14, 2014.
CITY OF CROSSLAKE, MINNESOTA
By Darrell Schneider, Its Mayor
Charlene Nelson, City Clerk
Published in Northland Press Tuesday, April 22, 2014