City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
designed, constructed and equipped for use as a single-family dwelling place, living abode or living quarters, suitable for occupancy during the entire year which contains the same water supply, waste disposal and electrical conveniences as immobile housing including mobile homes as defined in M.S.A. 327.14, Subd. 2.
Mobile Home Park -- A parcel of land meeting minimum ordinance requirements, which has been specifically planned and improved for the placement by pad or rental, of 5 or more mobile homes and which has been duly licensed by the State of Minnesota.
Non-Conforming Use -- A use lawfully in existence on the effective date of this Ordinance and not conforming to the regulations for the district in which it is situated, except that such a use is not non-conforming if it would be authorized under a conditional use permit where located.
Persons -- Any individual, firm partnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association or body politic; includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative thereof.
Premises -- A lot or plot with the required front, side and rear yards for a dwelling or other use as allowed under this Ordinance.
Setback -- The shortest horizontal distance between the lot line and the foundation wall of a building or the allowable building line as defined by the yard regulations of this ordinance.
Sign -- A name, identification, display, illustration or device which is affixed to or represented directly or indirectly upon a building, structure, or land in view of the general public and which directs attention to a product, place, activity, purpose, institution or business.
Sign, Advertising --A sign which directs attention to a business, commodity, service, activity or entertainment not necessarily conducted, sold or offered upon the premises where such a sign is located.
Sign, Business -- A sign which directs attention to a business or profession or a commodity, service, or entertainment sold or offered upon the premises where such a sign is located.
Sign, Flashing -- Any illuminated sign on which such illumination is not kept stationary or constant in intensity and color at all times when such sign is in use.
Sign, Illuminated -- Any sign which has characters, letters, figures, designs or outlines illuminated by electric lights or luminous tubes as part of the sign.