City Code


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City Code
This version includes all ordinances (up to and including Ordinance 639) adopted through March 11, 2019. Listed below are the ordinances that have been adopted and/or published since that date:
Ordinance No.
Date Approved
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, rezoning The Park to Planned Unit Development
Amending Chapter 18, Subdivisions, concerning the 30-20-10 tree diversity standard; Amending Chapter 19,Water, Sewers and Sewage Disposal, referencing Carver County's Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems ordinance; and Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, concerning designation of alternate front yards.
Amending Chapter 6, Boats and Waterways, concerning Slow-no wake restrictions.
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, establishing an Economic Development Commission
Amending Chapter 9, Fire Prevention and Protection, and Chapter 18, Subdivisions Concerning Adopting the Minnesota Fire Code; Revising the Fire Code Appeals Process; Establishing Recreational Fire and Burn Permit Standards; and Adopting Design Standards for Street and Fire Apparatus Access Roads
Minnesota Valley Electric Franchise Ordinance
Minnesota Valley Electric Franchise Fee
Xcel Energy Franchise Ordinance
Xcel Energy Franchise Fee
CenterPoint Energy Franchise Ordinance
CenterPoint Energy Franchise Fee
Amending Chapter 2-Administration concerning commission applications and vacancies, Chapter 4-Fees concerning reference to the International Code Council Building Valuation Data and set fee for electronic message center sign, and Chapter 20-Zoning with various changes (see ordinance for details). 12/09/2019
Amending Chapter 4, Fees 12/09/2019
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning Rezoning the Moments of Chanhassen property from Rural Residential (RR) District to High Density Residential (R-16) District  4/13/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning Amending the Paisley Park Planned Unit Development 5/27/2020
Amending Chapter 6, Boats and Waterways concerning slow-no wake restrictions 5/27/2020

Amending Chapter 20, Zoning to remove residential restrictions for Regional/Lifestyle Center Planned Unit Developments 6/22/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, Rezoning 188+/- acres from A-2 to PUD Regional Commercial (Avienda) 7/13/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, PUD Amendment for Chaparral, Chaparral 2nd Addition and Chaparral 3rd Addition 7/27/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning to remove 1"=200' Scale Mylar Requirements 9/28/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, IOP District Permitted Accessory Uses Numbering 9/28/2020
Amending Chapter 20, Zoning, to permit the construction of certain structures on outlots 10/12/2020


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