City Code


The following is a list of a few of the most asked city ordinances. For a complete list of the city code, please view the titles listed below. To view these ordinances you must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software to access them.

Grass and Weeds
Liquor Ordinance
Snowmobile Ordinance
Parking Regulations
Fireworks Ordinance
Rental Ordinance
Mobile Food Vendor Ordinance
Animal Ordinance – Title 5-2
Nuisance Ordinance
Solicitors Ordinance: The Solicitors Ordinance requires that a Solicitor’s License be turned into the Police Department
Curfew Ordinance
Fire Marshal’s State Requirements For Recreational Fires
Noxious Weed List


View the city code table of contents here.

Title 1- General Provisions

  • General Provisions
  • Mayor and City Council
  • Fees and Charges
  • Excessive Use of Public Services

Title 2- Boards and Commissions

  • Planning Commission
  • Park Commission
  • RESERVED
  • Board Of Health
  • Fire Code Board of Appeals
  • Economic Development Commission

Title 3- Business and License Regulation

  • General Licensing and Permit Provisions
  • Liquor Control
  • Amusements
  • Bingo
  • Gambling
  • Tobacco and Electronic Delivery Devices
  • Food Vending Machines
  • Portable Confectionery Stores and Mobile Food Vendors
  • Peddlers, Solicitors and Itinerant Merchants
  • Junk Dealers
  • Plumbers
  • Gas Installers
  • Alarms
  • RESERVED
  • Lodging Tax

Title 4- Public Health and Safety

  • RESERVED
  • Open Burning
  • Poisonous Liquids and Gas
  • Explosives Regulations
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Nuisances
  • Garbage and Refuse
  • Shade Trees
  • Rental Dwellings
  • Fireworks Regulations
  • Maintenance of Turf Grass and Vegetation

Title 5- Police Regulations

  • Police Department
  • Animal Control
  • RESERVED
  • General Offenses
  • Curfew
  • Abandoned Property
  • Ice Fishing Below Dam
  • RESERVED
  • Employment Background and Department of Vehicle Services Drivers License Checks
  • License Background Checks

Title 6- Motor Vehicles and Traffic

  • General Traffic Provisions
  • Parking Regulations
  • Bicycles
  • Snowmobiles
  • Self-Propelled Wheeled Devices

Title 7- Public Ways and Properties

  • Local Improvements and Assessments
  • Right of Way
  • Parks
  • Baseball Field
  • Cemetery
  • Private Docks on Public Property
  • House Moving
  • Driveway, Sidewalk, Curb or Gutters/Apron, Rain Garden Surfacing of Boulevards

Title 8 Water and Sewer

  • Water and Sewer Services
  • Water System
  • Sewer Use Code
  • Sewer Service Charge System
  • Storm Water Utility

Title 9- Building Regulations

  • Building Codes
  • Electrical Installations
  • Fire Codes

Title 10- Zoning Regulations

  • Title, intent, and Jurisdiction
  • Rules and Definitions
  • Zoning Districts; Map
  • Enforcement and Administration
  • Residential Districts
  • Business District
  • Industrial Districts
  • General Requirements
  • Site (Plat) Plan
  • Parking and Loading Requirements
  • Signs
  • Landscaping
  • Nonconforming Uses
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Interim Use Permits
  • Amendments and Rezoning
  • Variances and Appeals
  • Site Design Standards
  • Wetland District
  • Comprehensive Design Zone
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance
  • Illicit Discharge and Connection Ordinance
  • Environmentally Sensitive Areas Ordinance

Title 11- Subdivision Regulations

  • Purpose, Interpretation and Definitions
  • General Provisions
  • Platting Procedure
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Design Standards
  • Required Improvements
  • Administration

Title 11 – Appendix A

  • Permanent Stormwater Design Checklist

Title 11 – Appendix B

  • Alternative Stormwater Treatment Options

Title 12- Flood Control

  • General Provisions
  • Definitions
  • Administration
  • Flood Plain Zoning Districts
  • Floodway District (FW)
  • Flood Fringe District (FF)
  • Subdivisions and Developments
  • Public Utilities, Railroads, Roads and Bridges
  • Manufactured Homes, Travel Trailers and Travel Vehicles
  • Conditional Uses
  • Nonconforming Uses
  • Violation; Penalty

Questions?

Please contact the City of Sartell with questions.