Cross Connection and Backflow Prevention, LMC Model OrdinancePublished Jun 22, 2016
Requires backflow prevention devices in water systems with cross-connections between potable and non-potable water in furtherance of the Safe Drinking Water Act and Minnesota Dept. of Health Rules chapters 4720 and 4715. This ordinance is provided by the Minnesota Rural Water Association. Please consult with your city attorney before adopting any provisions within this model ordinance.
Model Tobacco Licensing OrdinancePublished Dec 8, 2010
Model tobacco licensing ordinance regulating the sale, consumption and possession of tobacco and tobacco related products. Developed by the League of Minnesota Cities and the Public Health Law Center. (Revised 12/2010)
Temporary Family Health Care Dwellings, LMC Model OrdinancePublished May 26, 2016
A new law allows landowners to place mobile residential dwellings on their property to serve as a temporary family health care dwelling. Cities are allowed to opt out of the requirements of the new permit system. You can use this ordinance to exercise the your opt out choice.
Right-of-Way Regulation, LMC Model OrdinancePublished Sep 2, 2016
Imposes comprehensive reasonable regulations administering and regulating excavation and obstruction of city roads, streets and other public rights-of-way by telecommunications utilities. Requires issuance of right-of-way permits. Provides that persons excavating and obstructing the rights-of-way will bear financial responsibility for their work, including the city’s recovery of out-of-pocket ad projected costs.
Short Form Right-of-Way Regulation, LMC Model OrdinancePublished Sep 2, 2016
Administers and regulates excavation and obstruction of city roads and streets for smaller cities that may want less extensive right of way management, such as minimal registration and reporting requirements by permit-holders. Still provides for restoration of rights-of-way and city recovery of costs.
Public Nuisance, LMC Model OrdinancePublished Apr 1, 2015
Prohibits public nuisances affecting health, morals and decency, peace and safety, noise, parking and storage, inoperable motor vehicles. Sets duties of city officers and provides abatement procedures, including recovery of cost.
Critical Water Deficiency Declaration, LMC model ordinancePublished May 16, 2016
Satisfies statutorily required provisions to adopt and enforce water conservation restrictions if the governor declares a critical water deficiency. Includes provisions for the public water supplier declaration and public notification; mandatory emergency water conservation measures; a variance procedure and violation and enforcement measures.
Lawful Gambling, LMC Model OrdinancePublished Jul 6, 2016
Regulates lawful gambling. Includes options for allowing or prohibiting lawful gambling. Contains provisions for a local gambling tax, contribution of net profits to a city fund, establishment of a trade area. Sets parameters for application and local approval of premises permits.