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HF 2297

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2019 02:54pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; modifying municipal authority to regulate
subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462.358, subdivision
1a.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462.358, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Authority.

To protect and promote the public health, safety, and general
welfare, to provide for the orderly, economic, and safe development of land, to preserve
agricultural lands, to promote the availability of housing affordable to persons and families
of all income levels, and to facilitate adequate provision for transportation, water, sewage,
storm drainage, schools, parks, playgrounds, and other public services and facilities, a
municipality may by ordinance adopt subdivision regulations establishing standards,
requirements, and procedures for the review and approval or disapproval of subdivisions.
The regulations may contain varied provisions respecting, and be made applicable only to,
certain classes or kinds of subdivisions. The regulations shall be uniform for each class or
kind of subdivision.new text begin A municipality may condition approval of a subdivision on the
construction and installation of streets, require a reasonable portion of the buildable land
to be dedicated to the public or preserved for public use as streets, and impose a cash fee
by ordinance for the construction and installation of streets.
new text end

A municipality may by resolution extend the application of its subdivision regulations
to unincorporated territory located within two miles of its limits in any direction but not in
a town which has adopted subdivision regulations; provided that where two or more
noncontiguous municipalities have boundaries less than four miles apart, each is authorized
to control the subdivision of land equal distance from its boundaries within this area.