PROPOSED CITY ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota is considering the adoption of an ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND WORTHINGTON CITY CODE TITLE XV, CHAPTER 153 (SIGNS) TO ALLOW SCOREBOARDS IN RESIDENTIAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND NATURAL FEATURES DISTRICTS AND HAVE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON ALL SCOREBOARDS.
On March 23, 2020, Worthington City Council passed the second reading of an ordinance which would amend and create a new subchapter in Chapter 153: Signs, of the Worthington Municipal Code to allow scoreboards with advertising and video capabilities in Residential, Institutional and Natural Features Districts subject to certain conditions. Some of the conditions in the ordinance include:
1. Having to get a conditional use permit for any video scoreboard;
2. Limiting commercial speech to 30% of the scoreboard;
3. Scoreboards only can be operated from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM;
4. Allowing a maximum of 2,000 square feet for scoreboards in any district.
A complete copy of this ordinance is available for view in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 303 9th Street, Worthington, MN 56187 from 8 AM to 5PM Monday through Friday.
Dated this 24th day of March, 2020
Mindy L. Eggers, City Clerk
City of Worthington, MN
(March 25, 2020)