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CITY OF HASTINGS ORDINANCE 2013-03

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:00am

CITY OF HASTINGS, MINNESOTA

ORDINANCE NO. 2013-03,

THIRD SERIES

An Ordinance of the City of Hastings Establishing Restrictions on the Use of

Open Flame or Barbecues on Patios or Balconies.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HASTINGS:

HASTINGS CITY CODE CHAPTER 93, SECTION 93.07 IS AMENDED BY ADDING THE FOLLOWING (new language is underlined, strikethrough language is deleted):

§ 93.07 ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF OPEN FLAME OR BARBECUES ON PATIOS OR BALCONIES.

(A) In any structure containing 3 or more dwelling units, no person shall kindle, maintain, or cause any fire or open flame on any balcony above ground level, or on any ground floor patio within 15 feet of any structure.

Exceptions:

1.Residential occupancies where all units have private direct ingress and egress to exterior of the structure and no use of common means of egress (examples hallways or stairways used by separate occupancies.)

(B) No person shall store or use any fuel, barbecue, torch, or other similar heating or lighting chemicals or devices in the locations designated in § 93.01. § 93.07. (A)

(C) Electric grills or gas-fired barbecue grills which are permanently mounted, wired, or plumbed to the building's gas supply or electrical system and maintaining a minimum clearance of 18 inches on all sides may be installed on balconies and patios when approved by the Fire Chief.

(Prior Code, § 9.82) Penalty, see § 10.99

This Ordinance shall be effective upon its passage and publication.

Council member _________________ moved a second to this Ordinance, and upon being put to a vote it was adopted by a majority of all Council members present.

Adopted by the Hastings City Council on this 3rd day of June, 2013, by the following vote:

Ayes

Nays:

Absent:

CITY OF HASTINGS

_______________________

Paul J. Hicks, Mayor

ATTEST:

______________________________

Assistant City Administrator/City Clerk

I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of the Ordinance presented to and adopted by the City of Hastings, County of Dakota, Minnesota, on the ____ day of ______, 2013, as disclosed by the records of the City of Hastings on file and of record in the office.

_____________________________

Assistant City Administrator/City Clerk

6/13/2013


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