City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
purposes, and less than 500 feet from any church site, from any school site, from any day care facility, or from any park which is adjacent to property zoned residential. In addition, no adult oriented business may be located within 500 feet of another adult oriented business. For purposes of this Ordinance, this distance shall be a straight line horizontal measurement from the nearest existing residential district boundary or site used for residential purposes, church site, school site, day care site, park site, or another adult oriented business site to the nearest boundary of the proposed adult oriented business site.
Section 5. Hours of Operation.
No Adult Oriented Business site shall be open to the public from the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Section 6. Operation.
Subdivision 1. Nudity Prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any licensee to permit or allow any person or persons to be on the licensed premises when such person does not have his or her buttocks, anus, breast, and genitals covered with a non-transparent material.
Subdivision 2. Liquor Prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any licensee to sell or otherwise dispense any alcoholic beverage, or to permit or allow any person or persons on the licensed premises to consume or be in possession of any alcoholic beverage, including liquor, wine or beer, or any derivative thereof.
Subdivision 3. Off-site viewing. An establishment operating as an Adult Oriented Business shall prevent off-site viewing of its merchandise, which if viewed by a minor, would be in violation of Minnesota Statutes chapter 617 or other applicable Federal or State Statutes or local ordinances.
Subdivision 4. Entrances. All entrances to the business, with the exception of emergency fire exits which are not useable by patrons to enter the business, shall be visible from a public right-of-way.
Subdivision 5. Layout. The layout of the display areas shall be designed so that the management of the establishment and any law enforcement personnel inside the store can observe all patrons while they have access to any merchandise offered for sale or viewing, including but not limited to books, magazines, photographs, video tapes or any other similar material.
Subdivision 6. Illumination. Illumination of the premises exterior shall be adequate to observe the location and activities of all people on the exterior premises.