language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to natural resources; allowing conditional uses on certain lands within the Lower St. Croix River area;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.351, subdivision 4.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) The commissioner of natural resources shall adopt rules that establish guidelines and specify standards for local zoning ordinances applicable to the area within the boundaries covered by the comprehensive master plan.
(b) The guidelines and standards must be consistent with this section, the federal Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and the federal Lower St. Croix River Act of 1972. The standards specified in the guidelines must include:
(1) the prohibition of new residential, commercial, or industrial uses other than those that are consistent with the above mentioned acts; and
(2) the protection of riverway lands by means of acreage, frontage, and setback requirements on development.
(c) Cities, counties, and towns lying within the areas affected by the guidelines shall adopt zoning ordinances complying with the guidelines and standards within the time schedule prescribed by the commissioner.
Presented to the governor May 11, 2010
Signed by the governor May 13, 2010, 10:11 a.m.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes