CITY OF WORTHINGTON SUMMARY ORDINANCE NO.
CITY OF WORTHINGTON
SUMMARY ORDINANCE NO. 1160
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA TO AMEND CITY CODE TITLE XV, CHAPTER 153 (SIGNS) TO ALLOW SCOREBOARDS IN RESIDENTIAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND NATURAL FEATURES DISTRICTS AND HAVE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON ALL SCOREBOARDS.
THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON DO ORDAIN that on April 13, 2020, Ordinance Amending Title XV, Chapter 153 (Signs) to Allow Scoreboards in Residential, Institutional and Natural Features Districts and have Certain Restrictions of all Scoreboards. Due to the lengthy nature of the Ordinance the following summary of the ordinance has been prepared for publication as authorized by state law:
The ordinance adopted by the council 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.
This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage and publication. A printed copy of the entire ordinance is available for view at the office of the Worthington City Clerk, 303 9th Street, by any person during the City's regular office hours.
APPROVED FOR PUBLICATION BY the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota, this 14th day of April, 2020.
SEAL CITY OF WORTHINGTON
Mike Kuhle Mayor
ATTEST: Mindy Eggers
VOTING IN FAVOR: Cummings, Ernst, Harmon, Janssen, Oberloh
VOTING IN OPPOSITION: None
(April 15, 2020)