City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
5.30l Permit for Well. No person or persons in the City shall dig a well or permit a well to be dug on premises owned by them without having first obtained a permit with the City Council for the well construction. All such wells shall be screened so as to provide a means to be capped off. The fee for such permit shall be set by the City Council by Resolution.
Part Four: Fair Housing
5.40l Fair Housing.
Section l. Declarations of Fair Housing Policy. Status with regard to public assistance. Discrimination with regard to housing on the basis of race, sex, creed, religion, marital status, and disability adversely affects the health, welfare, peace, and safety of the community. Persons subject to such discrimination suffer depressed living conditions, and create conditions which endanger the public peace and order. The public policy of the City of Deer River is declared to be to foster equal opportunity for all to obtain decent, safe and sanitary housing without regard to their race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, disability status, sex and strictly in accord with their individual merits as human beings. It is also the policy of the City to protect all persons from all unfounded charges of discrimination.
Section 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this ordinance the following terms, phrases, words and their deviations, shall have the meaning given herein unless the context otherwise indicates:
A. Discriminate or discrimination includes segregate or separate:
B. Disability means a mental or physical condition which constitutes a handicap. Nothing in this ordinance shall be construed to prohibit any program, service, facility or privilege afforded to a person with a disability which is intended to habitate, rehabitate or accommodates that person.
C. Marital Status means the standing, state or condition of one as single or married person.
Section 3. Prohibited Acts in Regard to Housing. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice and a misdemeanor offense:
A. For any person to discriminate on grounds of race, creed, religion, color, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, age or disability, in the sale, lease, or rental of any housing unit or units.