Public Notice MODEL ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING FEES AND CHARGES
ESTABLISHING FEES AND CHARGES
This model ordinance establishing fees
and charges may be enacted by the City
Council either at the time the Minnesota Ba-
sic Code is adopted or any time thereafter. It
should be enacted in the same matter as any
other city ordinance is adopted.
AMENDED ORDINANCE NO 41B
CITY OF DEER CREEK
COUNTY OF OTTER TAIL
STATE OF MINNESOTA
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A SCHED-
ULE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR VARI-
OUS SERVICES, LICENSES AND PER-
MITS FOR THE CITY OF DEER CREEK,
Whereas, the City Council of the City of
Deer Creek has adopted the Minnesota Ba-
sic Code as it has been amended and sup-
plemented to be its city code and that code
permits the city to adopt by ordinance a
schedule of fees and charges for various
services, licenses and permits.
Now, therefore, the City Council the City of
Deer Creek, Minnesota ordains:
Section 1. All fees and charges in effect as
of the date of the adoption of the city code
for the city shall remain in effect unless oth-
erwise modified by the provisions of this ordi-
nance. All citations below are to various sec-
tions of the city code unless otherwise indi-
Section 2. The following are the fees and
charges for the permits, licenses and servic-
es listed below which are referenced to the
section of the city code which authorizes
1. The fee for making service connection,
pursuant to *51.064 (D) shall be $50.00
2. The charge for not connecting to the
municipal water system when it becomes
available pursuant to *52.06 (B) shall be
$1,500.00. All residents not hooked up to
water in the water district is unlawful to con-
struct, reconstruct or repair any private water
system which is designed or intended to pro-
vide water for human consumption. All exist-
ing homes that are not connected to the city
water must notify the city upon sale of their
home with a written explanation as to who is
to take care of the connection to the city wa-
ter, whether it will be the current home owner
or the buyer. Any homes not connected to
city water, upon sale, is on record at the Ot-
ter Tail County Recorders Office.
3. The Cold Weather Rule will apply as
specified 216B.096 in Minnesota Statutes.
4. The rental charge for use of a fire hy-
drant pursuant to *52.08 (A) (4) shall be
$5.00 minimum per 1,000 gallons.
5. The fee which must be paid before wa-
ter service may be turned on pursuant to
*52.27 (D) shall be $50.00.
6. The schedule of rates, fees and charges
for permits of service pursuant *52.51 shall
be in Ordinance #38B. The established pre-
existing water and sewer district with existing
lines without Girards and Barnharts and with-
out Pederson's water line, would go from
Truax Auto's curb stop to their own curb stop
established August 30, 1999.
7. The fee for dog licenses for one year
pursuant to *92.02 (B)(1) and (2) shall be
8. The fee for liquor licenses for one year
are: On-sale $1,250, Off-sale $100.00 (2 li-
censes per city) and Sunday-Sale $200.00
9. The fee for Non-intoxicating Liquor for
one year *112.12 is $150.00.
10. The cigarette license fee for one year
*115.04 shall be $25.00.
11. The fee for Zoning Permits shall be
12. The fee for lawn mowing shall be
$50.00 an hour with a minimum of one hour.
13. The fee for spraying lots: $50.00 for
100 feet x 100 feet minimum, anything over
$100.00 to $150.00.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF
THE CITY OF DEER CREEK, MINNESOTA
THIS 28th DAY OF March, 2011.
APPROVED: Julie Brunko MAYOR
ATTEST: Carol C. Pearson CLERK