Ordinance No.

CITY OF ISANTI
ORDINANCE NO. 567
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO 445 ZONING; SECTION 15 FENCING, SCREENING,AND LANDSCAPING; SUBDIVISION 2 RESIDENTIAL FENCES, (B) EXCEPTIONS TO CLARIFY FENCE OPACITY
THE CITY OF ISANTI DOES ORDAIN:
I. AMENDMENTS
Section 15: Fencing, Screening, and Landscaping; Subdivision 2 Residential Fences (B) Exceptions is hereby amended to include and read as follows:
B. Exceptions. The following exceptions apply to residential fences.
1. On corner lots and through lots, a four (4) foot chain-link fence that is at least less than ten (10) ninety (90) percent opaque or ninety (90) percent transparent may be placed along the secondary street frontage.
2. Fences permitted past the front corner of the principal structure shall meet the height requirements as specified within this Section. Chain-link fences shall not be permitted within the front yard. A decorative fence is the only type of fence permitted past the front corner of the principal structure and shall have an opaqueness of no greater than 50%.
3. Screening fences, as required by Chapter 227, Article II of the City Code of the City of Isanti; for screening of stored recreational vehicles within the side or rear yard shall meet the requirements of Subdivision 4(A) of this Section and shall obscure from view at ground level any neighboring property or public street by at least 80% of the area.
III. EFFECTIVE DATE
This ordinance shall take effect upon its adoption and publication in the Citys Official Newspaper.
Adopted by the City Council this 19th day of November 2013.
Mayor George A. Wimmer
ATTEST: Donald C. Lorsung
City Administrator/City Clerk
Published in the
Isanti County News
November 27, 2013
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