City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances

Hotel -- Any building or portion thereof where lodging is offered to transient guests for compensation and in which there are more than five sleeping rooms, with no cooking facilities in individual dwelling units.

Junk Yard -- Land or buildings where waste, discarded, or salvaged materials are bought, sold, exchanged, stored, cleaned, packed, disassembled or handled, including but not limited to scrap metal, rags, paper, rubber products, glass products, lumber products, and products resulting from the wrecking of automobiles or other machinery.

Loading Area -- Any area where trucks are parked, maneuvered, or loaded or unloaded of materials or equipment.

Lot -- One unit of a recorded plat or subdivision, which unit has frontage on a public street and is occupied, or to be occupied, by a building and its accessory buildings and including as a minimum, such open spaces as are required under this Ordinance.

Lot Area -- The land area within the lot lines.

Lot, Corner -- A lot situated at the intersection of two or more streets.

Lot Coverage --  The total allowable amount of lot area, expressed as a percentage, which may be covered by a principal use and its accessory structures.

Lot Depth -- The average distance between the front and rear lot line (the greater frontage of a corner lot shall be deemed its depth and the lesser frontage its width).

Lot, Double Frontage -- An interior lot having frontage on two streets.

Lot, Interior -- A lot other than a corner lot.

Lot Width -- The horizontal straight line distance between the side lot lines at the setback line.

Manufactured Home added 05-13-91– A structure, transportable in one or more sections, which in the traveling mode, is 12 body feet or more in width (min 24 feet wide) or when erected on site is 800 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designated to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundations when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein.


Mobile Home –added 05-13-91 –Any type of transportable structure or vehicle not drawn by its own power with permanently attached undercarriage and wheels which is

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