August 2, 2017
ORDINANCE NO. 98, 3RD SERIES
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CITY CODE CHAPTER 152 ENTITLED “ZONING CODE” BY AMENDING 152.095 (5) (c) (4), (5) AND (6) BY REMOVING RESTRICTIONS AS TO THE AMOUNT OF SIGN SURFACE WHICH MAY BE USED TO DISPLAY AN EVENT OR CERTAIN INSIGNIA OR NAMES AND BY DELETING THE PROVISION THAT LETTERS OR CHARACTERS MAY NOT BE CHANGED MORE OFTEN THAN ONCE EVERY TWO HOURS AND BY ADOPTING BY REFERENCE CITY CODE CHAPTER 10 AND SECTION 152.998, WHICH, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONTAIN PENALTY PROVISIONS.
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THIEF RIVER FALLS ORDAINS:
Section 1.  Section 152.095 (5) (c) (4), (5) and (6) is hereby amended to read as follows:
4. The sign surface may be used to display an event;
5. The sign surface area may be used to display the insignia or name of any nonprofit organizations and educational institutions sponsoring the sign; and
6. The signs may be illuminated if the illumination does not reflect into any homes located in the Residential Districts.
Section 2.   City Code Chapter 10 entitled “General Provisions” and Section 152.998 entitled “Violation” are hereby adopted in their entirety, by reference, as though repeated verbatim herein.
Section 3.  This ordinance shall be in force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication.
Passed by the City Council of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, on the 3rd day of January, 2017.
Voting Aye: Aarestad, Brown, Hagen, Holmer, Howe, Narverud, Prudhomme, Sollom
Voting No:    None
Abstaining:    None
Absent:    None
/s/ Brian Holmer
Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Rodney Otterness
City Administrator

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