Code of Ordinances – 2017

GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS
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CHAPTER 1 – CODE OF ORDINANCES 1
CHAPTER 2 – CHARTER 9
CHAPTER 4 – MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS 13
CHAPTER 5 – OPERATING PROCEDURES 21
CHAPTER 6 – CITY ELECTIONS 29
CHAPTER 7 – FISCAL MANAGEMENT 35
CHAPTER 8 – INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS 45
CHAPTER 9 – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION 49
CHAPTER 10 – URBAN RENEWAL 53
CHAPTER 11 – URBAN REVITALIZATION 57
CHAPTER 12 – HOTEL/MOTEL TAX 59

ADMINISTRATION, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
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CHAPTER 15 – MAYOR 75
CHAPTER 16 – MAYOR PRO TEM 77
CHAPTER 17 – COUNCIL 79
CHAPTER 18 – CITY CLERK 85
CHAPTER 19 – CITY TREASURER 93
CHAPTER 20 – CITY ATTORNEY 95
CHAPTER 21 – CITY ADMINISTRATOR 97
CHAPTER 22 – LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES 101
CHAPTER 23 – PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 107
CHAPTER 24 – PARK AND RECREATION COMMITTEE 111
CHAPTER 25 – (Repealed by ord. 7-2013) 115

POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCIES
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CHAPTER 30 – POLICE DEPARTMENT 135
CHAPTER 36 – HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SPILLS 147

PUBLIC OFFENSES
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CHAPTER 40 – PUBLIC PEACE 185
CHAPTER 41 – PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY 189
CHAPTER 42 – PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY 201
CHAPTER 45 – ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND INTOXICATION 225
CHAPTER 46 – MINORS 229
CHAPTER 47 – PARK REGULATIONS 235
CHAPTER 48 – ANTI-LITTER REGULATIONS 237
CHAPTER 49 – DRUG PARAPHERNALIA 243

NUISANCES AND ANIMAL CONTROL
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CHAPTER 50 – NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE 249
CHAPTER 51 – JUNK AND JUNK VEHICLES 255
CHAPTER 55 – ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL 265
CHAPTER 56 – DOG AND CAT PERMITS 275
CHAPTER 57 – KENNEL LICENSES 277
CHAPTER 58 – DANGEROUS DOGS AND WILD ANIMALS 279

TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
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CHAPTER 60 – ADMINISTRATION OF TRAFFIC CODE 295
CHAPTER 61 – TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES 299
CHAPTER 62 – GENERAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS 301
CHAPTER 63 – SPEED REGULATIONS 311
CHAPTER 64 – TURNING REGULATIONS 317
CHAPTER 65 – STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED 319
CHAPTER 66 – LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS 321
CHAPTER 67 – PEDESTRIANS 323
CHAPTER 68 – ONE-WAY TRAFFIC 325
CHAPTER 69 – PARKING REGULATIONS 327
CHAPTER 70 – TRAFFIC CODE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES 355
CHAPTER 75 – ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES 371
CHAPTER 76 – BICYCLE REGULATIONS 377
CHAPTER 77 – (Repealed by ord. 03-10) 381
CHAPTER 78 – SKATEBOARDS 383
CHAPTER 80 – ABANDONED VEHICLES 391
CHAPTER 81 – RAILROAD REGULATIONS 395

WATER
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CHAPTER 90 – WATER SERVICE SYSTEM 415
CHAPTER 91 – WATER METERS 421
CHAPTER 92 – WATER RATES 423
CHAPTER 93 – WATER emergency response program 427

SANITARY SEWER
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CHAPTER 95 – SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM 441
CHAPTER 96 – BUILDING SEWERS AND CONNECTIONS 447
CHAPTER 97 – USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS 449
CHAPTER 98 – ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS 455
CHAPTER 99 – SEWER SERVICE CHARGES 457

GARBAGE AND SOLID WASTE
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CHAPTER 105 – SOLID WASTE CONTROL 471
CHAPTER 106 – COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE 481

FRANCHISES AND OTHER SERVICES
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CHAPTER 110 – NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE 501
CHAPTER 111 – ELECTRIC FRANCHISE 509
CHAPTER 112 – CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE 519
CHAPTER 113 – RIGHTS-OF-WAY 529

REGULATION OF BUSINESS AND VOCATIONS
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CHAPTER 120 – LIQUOR LICENSES AND WINE AND BEER PERMITS 585
CHAPTER 121 – CIGARETTE and tobacco PERMITS 595
CHAPTER 122 – PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS 599
CHAPTER 123 – HOUSE MOVERS 603
CHAPTER 124 – TAXICABS 611
CHAPTER 125 – ALARMS 615
CHAPTER 126 – TRAVEL TRAILER PARKS 625
CHAPTER 127 – ULTIMATE FIGHTING 629
CHAPTER 128 – SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES 635

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
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CHAPTER 135 – STREET USE AND MAINTENANCE 645
CHAPTER 136 – SIDEWALK REGULATIONS 651
CHAPTER 137 – VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS 657
CHAPTER 138 – STREET GRADES 659
CHAPTER 139 – NAMING OF STREETS 661
CHAPTER 140 – RECEPTACLES IN PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY 663
CHAPTER 141 – SIGNS AND AWNINGS 665
CHAPTER 142 – MUNICIPAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS 685
CHAPTER 143 – SIDEWALK CAFÉS 701

BUILDING AND PROPERTY REGULATIONS
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CHAPTER 145 – DANGEROUS BUILDINGS 725
CHAPTER 146 – MANUFACTURED AND MOBILE HOMES 729
CHAPTER 150 – BUILDING NUMBERING 755
CHAPTER 151 – TREES 757
CHAPTER 155 – EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL 771
CHAPTER 156 – PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE 779
CHAPTER 157 – BUILDING CODE 791
CHAPTER 158 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 815
CHAPTER 159 – SPIRIT LAKE ELECTRICAL CODE 835
CHAPTER 160 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 875
CHAPTER 161 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 901
CHAPTER 162 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 921
CHAPTER 163 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 935
CHAPTER 164 – (rEPEALED BY oRD. 01-08) 965

ZONING AND SUBDIVISION
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CHAPTER 165 – ZONING 985
CHAPTER 166 – SUBDIVISION 987